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Isko Moreno to file charges vs cops who arrested him, 5 others

Isko Moreno. FILE PHOTO

The camp of reelectionist Manila Vice Mayor Francisco Domagoso said Monday it is bent on filing charges against police officers who arrested him and five other fellow councilors over a bingo game last weekend in Sta. Cruz district, Manila.

Posted: February 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Activist priest pushes ‘131313’ movement for clean elections

Fr. Robert Reyes: humanity should take the upper hand. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Activist priest Fr. Robert Reyes received his cross of ash on Wednesday, the start of Lent, before preparing to pray for 13 minutes at 1 p.m.

Posted: February 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Mike Arroyo pleads not guilty in PNP chopper deal case

Former first Gentleman Jose Miguel “Mike” Arroyo. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Jose Miguel Arroyo, husband of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, looked relaxed and fit on Tuesday when he appeared at the Sandiganbayan, where he pleaded not guilty to charges he owned the choppers that were sold and passed off as brand new to the Philippine National Police.

Posted: January 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace unfazed by aborted repatriation of Amalilio


There is no need for President Benigno Aquino III to request Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak to release fugitive Manuel Amalilio to Philippine authorities because foreign affairs and justice officials could work this out, Malacañang said Monday.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Comelec favoring Arroyo party-lists, watchdog claims


A poll watchdog said Friday that the Commission on Elections gave other non-marginalized groups it had disqualified from next year’s midterm elections “legal ammunition” when it accredited at least 16 partylist groups linked to President Benigno Aquino III and his predecessor, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

Posted: December 1st, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

BIR files tax evasion raps vs lawyer of Andal Jr.

Site of the Maguindanao massacre. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The government has filed tax evasion charges against the lawyer of Andal Ampatuan Jr. for failing to declare his P20-million income last year which he used to purchase eight properties in Davao City from his client, the prime suspect in the November 2009 Maguindanao massacre.

Posted: November 29th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

No word from Aquino on massacre of journalists

President Aquino: ‘Feeling the rigors of election campaigns’. AP

On the third anniversary of the Maguindanao massacre on Friday, President Aquino said nothing about that political violence that took the lives of 58 people, including 32 journalists.

Posted: November 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Ampatuan henchmen making sure jailed masters still wield power, says Mangudadatu


Henchmen of Ampatuan clan members, who are accused of involvement in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre, continue to roam free and make sure the influence of their bosses do not diminish, according to Maguindanao Gov. Esmael Mangudadatu.

Posted: November 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bidding for election-related services not yet complete–Comelec


The Commission on Elections has yet to complete the bidding process for a big bulk of election-related services to be used in the second nationwide automated elections next year. But it remained confident that it will be able to meet all the requirements by next month.

Posted: November 12th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Makabayan adopts 5 senatorial bets from 2 major slates

Bayan Muna Rep. Teodoro Casiño monitored the report of the fire fight and linked INQUIRER.net’s breaking story to his tweet. “This is one hell of a shootout,” he tweeted.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Political alliances for next year’s elections just got stranger after Senate candidates of the two major coalitions received the endorsement of a 3.8-million-strong left-leaning umbrella group that is fielding its own senatorial candidate as well.

Posted: November 9th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Taxpayers should fund elections, says Angara

Senator Edgardo Angara. INQUIRER file photo

Taxpayers should fund the country’s political parties instead of rich campaign donors so that politicians would not be beholden to vested interest groups, a senator said Saturday.

Posted: November 3rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Groups seek Akbayan disqualification


Insisting that Akbayan is already a party in power and that it currently enjoys government support and funding, multisectoral groups and individuals on Wednesday filed in the Commission on Elections a petition for its disqualification from the party-list elections next year.

Posted: October 24th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Arroyo, son file medical parole bill

Former President and now Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. AP FILE PHOTO

Ailing former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, who is once again in detention this time for plunder, is seeking a medical parole for prisoners suffering from an incapacitating physical condition, like herself.

Posted: October 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

  1. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  2. Obama, family cause a small stir at Easter service
  3. Santiago sees Palace hand in Gigi’s return
  4. Gigi Reyes’ only option: tell all
  5. Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after tire burst
  6. ‘Malang’ next crocodile attraction after ‘Lolong’
  7. Ancient enigmatic carvings in danger of disappearing
  8. New plant to boost supply of clean energy
  9. Unease in Vatican over cardinal’s luxury flat—report
  10. In the know: Gigi Reyes
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  7. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  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. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


  • After bombs, Boston Marathon under tight security
  • Port Area fire spares Red Cross warehouse
  • PNP may use ‘reasonable force’ against of Etihad Airlines passengers refusing medical test
  • Intrigues mar signing of Bangsamoro draft law
  • Singson apologizes for delay in Edsa road repairs
  • Sports

  • Reigning champs Miami open playoffs with win
  • Spurs subdue Mavericks in playoff opener
  • Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters
  • Ageless Hopkins pitches 50-50 Mayweather deal
  • Goodbye MGM, Las Vegas for Pacquiao?
  • Lifestyle

  • Miss America: Don’t suspend teen over prom invite
  • Transitions and resurrection in the performing arts
  • ‘Archaeology tour’ of Cebu’s heritage of faith
  • Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  • ‘Imports’ from London, and play of the year
  • Entertainment

  • Lindsay Lohan says she had a miscarriage
  • Discovery network cancels Everest jump
  • ‘Captain America’ stays strong atop US box office
  • Easter musings
  • Solenn in shorts
  • Business

  • Oil prices down in quiet Asian trade
  • Asian shares mixed in holiday-thinned trade
  • BDO seen keen on bidding for Cocobank
  • Bataan freeport investment pledges up 1,302%
  • Golden Week
  • Technology

  • PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  • Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary
  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Opinion

  • Gigi’s home
  • Palace stonewalls on MRT inquiry
  • Couple of things too
  • There is plenty of water behind Wawa Dam
  • Triduum thoughts of a young boy
  • Global Nation

  • Filipinos in Middle East urged not to panic amid MERS-CoV scare
  • Obama on mission to quiet Asia skeptics
  • Search for Etihad passengers launched
  • Japan presents $57-B ‘dream plan’ to solve Metro congestion
  • Tim Tebow’s charity hospital in Davao seen to open in 7 months
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