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Sona 2014: Who will be the no-shows?

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Who will miss President Benigno Aquino III’s State of the Nation Address this year? Four senators, one is sick while three others are in jail, and an annoyed member of the House Representatives.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lawyer berated by Senator Santiago new Comelec exec

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Remember the private prosecutors Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago gave a dressing down to during the impeachment trial of then Chief Justice Renato Corona?

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cancer-stricken Santiago takes leave to seek treatment in US

Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago. FILE PHOTO BY JOSEPH VIDAL / PRIB

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago formally informed the Senate on Friday about her plan to seek medical treatment abroad, saying she would either “rise victorious” from cancer after six weeks or come back to the country in a “horizontal position.”

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Fellow Ilonggos pray for Santiago’s recovery from lung cancer

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Ilonggos shocked by the announcement of Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago that she has lung cancer have offered prayers and their support to the Ilonggo legislator.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Abad, 20 senators told to quit: Good faith is no excuse

Budget Secretary Florencio Abad. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Good faith is no excuse, and neither is spending Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) funds for projects that benefited the public, Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago said on Wednesday.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »