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With 2 years left in office, Aquino proud of accomplishments

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AIR SHOW  Emitting smoke in celebratory colors, trainer planes perform aerobatics during the 67th anniversary of the Philippine Air Force held at Haribon Hangar in Air Force City, Clark Air Base, Pampanga province, on Tuesday. President Aquino was the special guest and keynote speaker.  GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

With only two years left in office, President Aquino said he was proud of being the leader of a country doing what was right and showing the world that it could face any challenge as one nation, as much as he was proud of his achievements as Chief Executive in the past four years.

Posted: July 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Filipinos urged to bust ‘fellowship of crooks’

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A protester expresses anger at the plunder of taxpayers’ money through the pork barrel system at a rally of students and teachers on Session Road in Baguio City. RICHARD BALONGLONG / INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

The continuing public outrage over the P10-billion “pork barrel” scam should spur the people not only to bust the “fellowship of crooks” but also to work for political transformation, a private think tank said Friday.

Posted: September 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senate panels approve FOI bill

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Sen. Grace Poe FILE PHOTO

The proposed Freedom of Information (FOI) bill that would give the public access to government records was approved by a joint panel in the Senate on Wednesday after holding only two hearings.

Posted: September 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Largest barangay in PH can’t live up to ‘new hope’ image; split pushed

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Bigger is not necessarily better.

Posted: September 17th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

San Juan City goes slow on ‘zebra lane’ law

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Wanting to prevent a repeat of the confusion sowed by a new ordinance banning colorum buses in Manila, the author of a newly passed law sanctioning motorists who don’t step on the brakes when pedestrians use the zebra lanes in San Juan City has called for a grace period.

Posted: September 17th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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