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7 more Lanao mayors join plunder suit vs electric coop, NEA execs

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Seven more mayors in Lanao del Sur have decided to file a plunder complaint against the manager of the Lanao del Sur Electric Coop. (Lasureco) and two government officials in the Office of the Ombudsman as the electric utility’s debt to its power suppliers ballooned to over P8 billion.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Binay urges people to hold government accountable on use of funds

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Vice President Jejomar Binay

Vice President Jejomar Binay on Wednesday called on the public to follow the rule of law and hold the administration accountable, especially in ensuring that government funds are properly spent.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Why didn’t gov’t see the disappeared?

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President Aquino: ‘You would be judged’ //inset Desaparecido Jonas Burgos, whose case remains unresolved. INQUIRER PHOTO / GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE

It has been seven years since Edita Burgos’ son, farmer-activist Jonas Burgos, was abducted in Quezon City, and despite losing hope that she will find justice under the Aquino administration, she continues to draw strength from family and friends.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Mabini still sounds painfully familiar

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REDUCED BY HISTORY The simplistic accolades “Sublime Paralytic” and “Brains of the Revolution” do not do justice to his life and legacy.

Apolinario Mabini (1864-1903) has been reduced by textbook history into two simplistic titles: “Sublime Paralytic” and “Brains of the Revolution.”

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Pimentel to look into Judiciary Development Fund

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Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III. RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net file photo

The head of the Senate’s justice committee plans to study the Supreme Court’s Judiciary Development Fund to check how much discretion it affords officials and how it was used in the past.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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