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Escudero twits Aquino: How can you tell what your 100M bosses want?


How exactly will President Aquino determine what his 100 million bosses want with regard to whether he should be seeking another term?

Posted: September 18th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

5 senators support emergency powers

Senators Francis Escudero, Sonny Angara, Grace Poe, Ralph Recto and JV Ejercito. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

Senators are inclined to grant President Benigno Aquino III emergency powers to avert the threat of a power crisis, but with a caveat: Avoid the costly power deals forged during the Ramos administration.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Spate of kidnapping cases reported

Sen. Francis Escudero: Reports of spate of kidnap-for-ransom activities.  INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Earlier this month, Sen. Francis Escudero called on the Philippine National Police to check reports that kidnap-for-ransom (KFR) cases in Metro Manila were on the rise.

Posted: September 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino on Chiz-Heart wedding: ‘I’m relieved I’m not ninong’

Chiz Escudero Heart Evangelista

Hope springs eternal, a candid President Benigno Aquino III said Monday as he reacted to news that he was asked by Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero to be his best man in his wedding with actress Heart Evangelista.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Group behind Naia-3 bomb try a threat to public safety – NSC

NBI Director Vergilio Mendez  together with DOJ Secretary Leila Delima show seized evidence from the Ultra Rightist Group USAFE,  during a presscon held at the NBI. 

The head of the National Security Council said on Wednesday the group behind the aborted attempt to detonate explosives at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport was no threat to national security, but nevertheless posed a threat to public safety.

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »