By Nikko Dizon
Why hasn’t the illegal numbers game “jueteng” been stopped even under this “daang matuwid” (straight path) presidency? Asked the question on Saturday, Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas told the Inquirer: “Maybe it’s human nature. You have to ask the anthropologists and sociologists that. My job is to stop it.”
By TJ Burgonio
President Benigno Aquino III has ordered Liberal Party officials to review the accreditation of Ampatuan clan members who are running for office in Maguindanao under the party, according to Budget Secretary Florencio Abad.
By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
Fifteen provinces considered “high-risk” areas for election violence will get special attention from the Philippine National Police three months before the start of the campaign for the May 2013 midterm elections.
By Christian V. Esguerra
, Norman Bordadora
Did President Benigno Aquino III have the 2013 and 2016 elections in mind when he appointed two members of his Liberal Party to head two strategic government departments?