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COA chief wonders why Makati school project hit P1.3B

OCULAR INSPECTION The ocular inspection of the allegedly overpriced Makati
Science High School Building on Kalayaan Avenue,Makati City, on Saturday conducted
by Senators Aquilino Pimentel III and Antonio Trillanes IV.

Makati City originally pegged the construction of its 10-story Makati Science High School building at P348.669 million, but the cost ballooned over six phases and reached P1.3 billion, Commission on Audit (COA) Chair Grace Pulido-Tan said on Tuesday.

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Allegedly overpriced Makati High impresses senators

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Video by INQUIRER.net’s Ryan Leagogo MANILA, Philippines—It would be anyone’s dream high school. The classrooms are spacious, well-lit and ventilated. An audio-visual room, with theater-like seats, could rival a top university’s. The speech lab comes with glass booths and headsets. The dormitory is furnished with bunk beds, and there are lockers to store one’s belongings. […]

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Binay probe sparks war of tabloids


The war between Vice President Jejomar Binay and the senators bent on exposing his alleged corruption and official misconduct has now extended to the doorsteps of Makati residents and those of 72 other cities reached by a seemingly double-dealing tabloid.

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Suspect in Makati teen’s kidnap caught


Using the footage taken by a closed-circuit television (CCTV) camera, the police identified and arrested on Thursday one of two men who allegedly abducted and molested a 14-year-old girl inside a sport utility vehicle (SUV) in Makati City last week.

Posted: November 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Mayor Binay asks Senate not to cite him in contempt

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Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay asked the Senate not to cite him in contempt for failing to appear in the blue ribbon subcommittee’s probe on the alleged corruption in Makati involving him and his father Vice President Jejomar Binay.

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