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Weigh pros and cons of bank secrecy law lifting, BIR urged

Senator Nancy Binay.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senators cautioned the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Monday over its proposal to lift the bank secrecy law, one saying it has a “chilling effect” on the banking industry.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Edsa ‘babies’ are now senators

They were only children when the Edsa People Power Revolution happened in 1986.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Angara bill would bring computers to all schools

Sen. Juan Edgardo Angara: We have to be prepared to take advantage of Internet in education. INQUIRER.net file photo

Sen. Juan Edgardo Angara has filed a bill seeking a long-term and sustainable modernization program for the public schools.

Posted: August 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bam Aquino tells youth congress: Don’t just protest, act

Sen. Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV

Student leaders, officials of nongovernment organizations and young professionals from across the country attended the Second Philippine Model Congress, a two-day youth conference on public service over the weekend at the Senate building in Pasay City.

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

Farm schools to be set up under new measure awaiting signature by Aquino


A different kind of high school, focusing on agriculture and fisheries-related lessons, could soon rise in the country’s rural areas, on the guiding principle that not all students’ needs are the same.

Posted: June 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Angara: ‘It hasn’t sunk in’

Senator Juan Edgardo "Sonny" Angara. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

“It still hasn’t sunk in,” Senator-elect Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara said Thursday night of his win in the May 13 midterm elections although his namesake and father, the outgoing senator, wasn’t surprised.

Posted: May 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Debates needed for wise choice, says Angara

Senator Juan Edgardo "Sonny" Angara. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Aurora Rep. Juan Edgardo Angara on Friday challenged his fellow senatorial candidates to a debate on relevant national issues in an effort to help voters make informed decisions on election day.

Posted: April 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Angara pledges P100M of ‘pork’ for schools

Aurora Rep. Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Administration senatorial candidate Rep. Juan Edgardo Angara on Tuesday pledged to allocate P100 million—or half of the annual pork barrel entitlement of senators—for the construction of classrooms and the upgrading of equipment in the public schools, particularly in the provinces.

Posted: April 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

It’s time to file tax returns, SALNs


It’s tax filing season and for government officials, in particular, the time of year for disclosing their statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN).

Posted: April 10th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Senatorial bet wants cash doles widened

Aurora Rep. Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A candidate of the Team PNoy coalition wants the Aquino administration’s P40 billion-a-year conditional cash transfer system for the country’s poorest of the poor to include micro-financing for small scale businesses at the grassroots level.

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

Representative Angara is ‘pressured’ when compared to his father

Aurora Rep. Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Representative Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara admits he feels slightly pressured whenever he’s compared to his father, incumbent Senator Edgardo Angara.

Posted: February 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lessons Sonny Angara learned from his old man

Senator-elect Juan Edgardo Angara. FILE PHOTO

In an election campaign dominated by old and familiar names, his is one that easily stands out: Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara, son of a political veteran whose family rules the politics of Aurora province.

Posted: January 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Representative Angara files candidacy for senator


Aurora representative Juan Edgardo Angara has filed his Certificate of Candidacy at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Wednesday morning.

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

  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Opinions split on Napoles turning state witness
  3. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  4. Plunder complaint filed vs PNP chief, firearms office head over license delivery deal
  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  3. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  4. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  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. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Ex-PBA player Bryan Gahol dies in road mishap


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  • Vitangcol to sue Czech envoy
  • Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  • 43 out of 414 Etihad passengers yet to be found, tested for MERS-CoV – Palace
  • Sandigan junks Marcos family claim to Paoay property
  • Sports

  • Caguioa blasts ‘no heart, soft’ Ginebra on Twitter
  • San Mig Coffee grinds out win over Alaska to force decider
  • UP nips St. Benilde; Adamson blasts RTU in Filoil women’s caging
  • Kevin Garnett responds to Raptors’ GM F word
  • Albert Pujols hits 500th HR of major league career
  • Lifestyle

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  • Haneda International Airport: A destination on its own
  • Wanted: Beauty queen with a heart that beats for the environment
  • Kim Atienza: At home with art and design
  • Life lessons I want to teach my son
  • Entertainment

  • Bollywood Oscars, film stars come to Florida
  • Ex-Fox exec denies allegations in sex abuse suit
  • Kris Aquino backtracks, says Herbert Bautista and her are ‘best friends’
  • Summer preview: Chris Pratt enters a new ‘Galaxy’
  • Bon Jovi helps open low-income housing in US
  • Business

  • SM to rebuild Tacloban hospital
  • PSEi slips after 4-day rally
  • Toyota sells 2.58 million vehicles, outselling GM
  • McDonald’s 1Q profit slips as US sales decline
  • SEC approves SM’s P15B retail bond offer
  • Technology

  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Engineers create a world of difference
  • Bam Aquino becomes Master Splinter’s son after Wiki hack
  • Mark Caguioa lambasts Ginebra teammates on Twitter
  • Opinion

  • One-dimensional diplomacy: A cost-benefit analysis of Manila’s security deal with Washington
  • No ordinary illness
  • Reforest mountains with fire trees and their kind
  • Day of the Earth
  • When will Chinese firm deliver new coaches?
  • Global Nation

  • 19 Ukrainians, Russians, Filipinas rescued in bar raid
  • Filipinos coming home from Mideast must obtain MERS clearance – DOH
  • US Secret Service in Manila ahead of Obama visit
  • Palace thanks Estrada for successful HK mission
  • Hong Kong accepts PH apology; sanctions also lifted
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