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No basis to impeach SC justices over pork, lawmaker’s disqualification – lawyer

Election lawyer Romulo Macalintal. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The threat to impeach certain Supreme Court justices over two recent controversial actions they took would not likely prosper for lack of legal or constitutional basis, lawyer Romulo Macalintal said on Sunday.

Posted: December 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Vilma Santos-Recto: We filed poll expenses

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Batangas Governor Vilma Santos. FILE PHOTO

Batangas Governor Vilma Santos said Thursday that she filed her poll expenses before the Commission on Elections.

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

Poll tribunal rules Aga Muhlach protest ‘sufficient in form and substance’

Aga Muhlach. FILE PHOTO

The House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET) has authorized the collection of ballots involved in the election protest filed by actor Aga Muhlach against Felix William “Wimpy” Fuentebella who defeated him for a congressional seat the fourth district of Camarines Norte.

Posted: November 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Teachers in autonomous region demand P5,000 in poll duty pay


Teachers, particularly those assigned to volatile and fraud-prone areas in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) are demanding higher pay for election duty.

Posted: April 19th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

LP ticket in Pangasinan says NPC using lies, dirty tricks


Liberal Party (LP) members in Pangasinan condemned what they said is the disinformation campaign being waged by supporters of Nationalist People’s Coalition re-electionist Gov. Amado Espino Jr., saying this was a “desperate measure meant to arrest the dwindling public support for his re-election bid.”

Posted: April 19th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

With numbers in its favor, opposition calls Quezon bailiwick


By sheer number, Quezon remains to be the bailiwick of the political opposition. According to records at the Commission on Elections (Comelec), at least 21 re-electionist mayors belong to the opposition National Unity Party (NUP) and one each from the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) and United Nationalist Alliance (UNA).

Posted: April 19th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Heart of Magsaysay

Maria Milagros B. Magsaysay, sister of Team PNoy senatorial candidate Ramon “Jun” Magsaysay, tells Philippine Daily Inquirer editors that nobody can be exactly like their father, the late president Ramon Magsaysay, but her brother has the heart for the people and he works for the people.

Posted: April 3rd, 2013 in Uncategorized | Read More »

Comelec scraps metal padlocks

Comelec chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr.: ‘Tampo’. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is shifting from the use of metal padlocks to cheaper plastic seals to secure ballot boxes.

Posted: January 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Senate passes early voting bill for media

Senator Manuel Villar: From senator to businessman. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Senate approved on third and final reading a bill that will allow members of the media to vote earlier than other voters in the May 2013 elections.

Posted: November 6th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gwen to run in Vice President Binay’s party?

WILL Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia run as senator under the Vice President Jejomar Binay’s party in the coming national elections? This seems to be the question that Garcia is considering after she learned that Vice President Binay is considering the governor as a possible candidate in the PDP-Laban’s (Partido Demokratiko Pilipino- Lakas ng Bayan) senatorial [...]

Posted: April 25th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

ARMM OICs short list coming soon


By next month, President Benigno Aquino III should have some people in mind to serve as officers in charge (OICs) of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) for two years or until the May 2013 elections. This after Mr. Aquino signed an executive order creating the body that would screen candidates for the elective [...]

Posted: August 2nd, 2011 in Headlines,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. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  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. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


  • Ex-COA chief and co-accused in Arroyo plunder case nabbed
  • Kris Aquino’s ex- close in security named new Air Force chief
  • The ‘link diagram’ that killed ex-Bataan police officer
  • Cebu has hair of John Paul II and piece of John XXIII’s skin
  • LTRFB denies Victory Liner appeal
  • Sports

  • NLEX holds off Jumbo Plastic for a playoff berth
  • Pacquiao can dodge tax issues
  • F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone rejects bribery charges
  • Big Chill freezes Cafe France to arrest skid
  • Pacquiao has to go through PBA Rookie draft
  • Lifestyle

  • Gongs and southern dances star in a workshop at San Francisco Bayanihan Center
  • This woman ate what?
  • Photos explore dynamics of youths’ sexual identity
  • 12th Philippine Food Expo set at the World Trade Center
  • No tourist draw, Malang the croc will remain wild
  • Entertainment

  • Smithsonian wants photos, videos for ‘Day in the Life of Asian Pacific Americans’
  • What Garcia Marquez left behind
  • Has Ai Ai fallen deeply with ‘sireno?’
  • Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy
  • California court won’t review Jackson doctor case
  • Business

  • Metro Pacific acquires stake in Victorias
  • How ‘one percent’ economic elite was uncovered
  • Facebook profits triple as mobile soars
  • Insular Honors Sales Performers at Testimonial Rites
  • Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock
  • Technology

  • Enrile in Masters of the Universe, Lord of the Rings?
  • Top Traits of Digital Marketers
  • No truth to viral no-visa ‘chronicles’
  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 24, 2014
  • Talking to Janet
  • Respite
  • Bucket list
  • JPII in 1981: walking a tightrope
  • Global Nation

  • Filipinos second-shortest in Southeast Asia
  • Obama to visit Filipino soldiers in Fort Bonifacio
  • Fil-Am youth conferences unite under one theme
  • Embassy advisory: Filipinos still need visas to enter US
  • No travel restriction to Mideast, DFA clarifies
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