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Bilibid moving to Ecija; old site soon a commercial area

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National Bilibid Prison

After nearly 75 years in Muntinlupa City, the national penitentiary is headed for the countryside.

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Senate decides to suspend probes to focus on national budget


When the Senate begins plenary deliberations on Wednesday on the national budget for 2015, all committee hearings are expected to grind to a halt.

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

Senator wants P40-M Apeco ‘caretaker fund’

Sergio Osmena

Senator Serge Osmeña III is again pushing for a sparse budget for the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Freeport Authority (Apeco) for 2015, insisting that giving it the full allocation it had sought would be a “total waste of money.”

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Senate calls for prosecution of officials behind Northrail project

Sen. Francis Escudero  INQUIRER file photo

The government is paying P9 billion for the derailed Northrail project but nobody has been charged for the fiasco, and not a kilometer of a rail has been built.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino determined, unfazed on eve of penultimate Sona

President Benigno S. Aquino III INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III is set to deliver Monday afternoon (July 28) his penultimate State of the Nation Address (Sona) amid a backdrop of growing discontent over his Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) and impatience over his promised inclusive growth.

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