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The pork barrel scam has triggered virtual activism and although it is still too early to say if the peaceful demonstrations set to happen across the country on Monday would be able to achieve the critical mass needed to create a nuclear chain reaction so to speak, one thing is sure – people are getting [...]

Posted: August 22nd, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Survey shows 4 in 10 Filipinos don’t think the economy moved at all

Pulse Asia survey. Screengrab from http://www.pulseasia.ph/

Despite the country’s two credit rating upgrades in the first half of the year, about four in 10 Filipinos still believe that the national economy hardly budged over the past year, a recent survey by Pulse Asia shows.

Posted: July 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Pork barrel, DOTC controversies mar Aquino’s ‘daang matuwid’ campaign

As he makes his fourth State of the Nation Address (Sona) today, President Aquino’s “daang matuwid (straight path)” policy to stop corruption is under close scrutiny in the wake of allegations that transportation and communication officials tried to extort $30 million from a Czech train supplier and that bogus NGOs funneled P10 billion in pork [...]

Posted: July 22nd, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

‘Daang matuwid’ faces serious test

SECURITY CHECK  A K-9 dog and its trainer check the premises of the legislative complex in Quezon City a day before President Aquino’s address to the nation.  ARNOLD ALMACEN

As he makes his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday President Benigno Aquino III’s “daang matuwid (straight path)” policy to stop corruption is under scrutiny in the wake of allegations that transportation and communication officials tried to extort $30 million from a Czech train supplier and that bogus NGOs funneled P10 billion in pork barrel into ghost projects.

Posted: July 22nd, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Disillusionment with Aquino setting in’


They are now disillusioned with President Benigno Aquino and wondering about his “daang matuwid.” Members of religious and civil society groups that had rallied against former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo said this was how they now felt toward Mr. Aquino.

Posted: April 7th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

90-day senatorial campaign starts Tuesday: Team PNoy banking on Aquino


It’s “daang matuwid” (good governance), stupid. From speeches to TV adverts, from jingles to slogans, Team PNoy will be trumpeting President Aquino’s accomplishments spurred by his policy of good governance.

Posted: February 12th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Election Photos,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Pimentel wants probe into Road Board

Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Road Board under the Department of Public Works and Highways (DWPH) should be investigated for alleged corruption that has led to poor maintenance of national and provincial roads, Senator Aquilino Pimentel III said Wednesday.

Posted: November 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace: No road map needed for ‘daang matuwid’


President Benigno Aquino’s “daang matuwid” (straight path) campaign does not need a road map.

Posted: July 25th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Lotto paper supplier, PCSO trade charges

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The TMA Group of Companies, Pty. Ltd. (TMA), an Australian paper manufacturer, has dared President Benigno Aquino III to make good on his “Daang Matuwid” crusade by curbing the alleged abuses of the state-run Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO).

Posted: June 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Labor chief warns vs contractualization ahead of Labor Day

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Amid preparations to commemorate Labor Day, Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz warned employers Monday against resorting to contractualization.

Posted: April 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bureau of Corrections spent P204K for Aquino ‘red carpet’

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They may have spent close to P2 million for the visit of President Benigno Aquino III lasting just a few hours but that doesn’t mean they were not adhering to his policy of following the “matuwid na daan,” or the righteous path.

Posted: March 6th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Ramos: Following right path better than straight path


Former President Fidel V. Ramos on Monday declared that military adventurism was a thing of the past, but hastened to add that the Aquino administration must make sure that its daang matuwid (straight path) was leading the country in the right direction.

Posted: July 19th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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  2. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  3. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  4. Sandigan junks Marcos family claim to Paoay property
  5. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  6. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  7. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  8. Maid confesses in killing of 2 and stabbing of employer in Laguna
  9. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  10. Vitangcol to sue Czech envoy
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
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  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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