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Alumni unhappy with designation of PMA men as new PPSC, PNPA chiefs

GUEST OF HONOR. President Aquino graces the 35th Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) commencement exercises of the Class of 2014 at the PNPA Grandstand, Camp Gen. Mariano Castañeda in Silang town,
Cavite province, on Monday. MALACAÑANG PHOTO BUREAU

Talk about salted fried chickens.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Paje exposes ghost undersecretary at DENR office


Is there a ghost undersecretary at the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)?

Posted: October 2nd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Maranan elected as new NIA administrator; Nangel looks forward to rice farming

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Former National Irrigation Administration chief Antonio S. Nangel has relinquished his office to his successor who immediately expressed his own criticisms about the NIA’s performance, adding to the laments of President Aquino.

Posted: July 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

ARMM governor forms new Cabinet for fresh term

ARMM Gov. Mujiv Hataman. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Gov. Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao has organized his new Cabinet, saying his official family is composed of public servants who deserve to hold the “trust and confidence” of the people and has the necessary “competence” for their jobs.

Posted: July 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Aquino should think twice on Lacson


Why doesn’t President Benigno Aquino III follow the advice of former President Fidel V. Ramos for him to meet face-to- face with Sultan Jamalul Kiram III to resolve the Sabah crisis?

Posted: March 8th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro,On Target | Read More »

Aquino appoints generals in AFP’s key posts


President Benigno Aquino III has approved the latest round of movements in several key posts in the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) following the designation of Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Bautista as the new chief of staff two weeks ago, the military said on Sunday.

Posted: January 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino’s classmate Caguioa eyed as chief presidential counsel

A classmate of Mr. Aquino’s from grade school to college at the Ateneo de Manila University, Alfredo Benjamin Caguioa topped the bar exams in 1986, was an honor graduate of Ateneo Law School and was an “able”  law practitioner, according to Secretary Edwin Lacierda.  PHOTO FROM CAGATLAW.COM

President Aquino will name a new chief presidential legal counsel in January 2013, and lawyer Alfredo Benjamin Caguioa, who was Aquino’s classmate in Ateneo, is being considered for the post.

Posted: December 27th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Presidential legal adviser resigns, gets job as BCDA director


President Benigno Aquino III’s chief presidential legal counsel has resigned and has moved to the government-owned and controlled corporation Bases Conversion Development Authority (BCDA).

Posted: December 20th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Appointments body defers hearing on COA commissioner Mendoza

Heidi Mendoza. FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Appointments deferred its hearing on the appointment of Heidi Mendoza as audit commissioner after some lawmakers asked to be given time to study the objections raised against her by two private individuals.

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

Ferrer eyed as next chief negotiator in peace talks with MILF

Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Secretary Teresita “Ging” Deles. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

While it may have lost its chief negotiator, Mario Victor “Marvic” Leonen, when he was appointed associate justice to the Supreme Court, the government peace panel is on track to forge a comprehensive agreement with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front by the end of 2012, according to Presidential Peace Adviser Teresita “Ging” Deles.

Posted: November 22nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Comelec chief welcomes Padaca’s appointment as commissioner

Elections Commissioner Grace Padaca

Finally, the male-dominated Commission on Elections (Comelec) will have a “referee” when it finds itself in a debate and at a deadlock on issues facing the poll body.

Posted: October 2nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino’s marching order to Roxas: Reach out to all local execs, friend or foe

President Benigno Aquino III

President Benigno Aquino III said on Sunday that reaching out to all local government officials, whether members or rivals of the ruling Liberal Party ally, would be the biggest challenge of incoming Interior Secretary Mar Roxas.

Posted: September 9th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Roxas, Abaya of LP frontrunners for DILG post, say LP insiders

Liberal Party

Congress was abuzz, on Thursday, with talk that Transportation Secretary Mar Roxas was poised to take over the Department of Interior and Local Government, while Cavite Representative Joseph E.A. Abaya would move over to the Department of Transportation and Communication.

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

  1. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  2. Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  3. Palace prepared to charge its allies
  4. Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  5. Napoles turnaround alarms whistle-blowers
  6. What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  7. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  8. Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  9. HK apology: Why Estrada and not Aquino?
  10. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  3. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  4. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  5. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  6. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  7. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  8. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  9. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  10. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  1. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  2. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  3. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  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. 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano


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