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Aquino: We’re winning battle vs corruption

President Benigno Aquino III. FILE PHOTO

President Aquino on Monday urged Filipinos to remain on the path of “righteousness” and “reason” during what he described as the “last two minutes” of his term, saying his good government policy was now “eradicating the last vestiges of corruption.”

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Arroyo accuses Aquino of abusing power to go after political enemies

Former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. AP FILE PHOTO

Former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo took a swipe at the administration in her New Year message on Tuesday, saying its anti-corruption message was not backed by deeds and was belied by the abuse of power to go after political enemies.

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Pope prays for ‘gift of peace’ in New Year message

Pope Benedict XVI  AP

Pope Benedict XVI prayed for world peace, condemning the inequality between rich and poor and “unregulated financial capitalism” at a New Year’s mass in St Peter’s Basilica on Tuesday.

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Aquino: ‘We need tighter unity’


The President, who begins the second half of his term in July, said this year would be a “critical stage” for the administration’s crusade for long-term development and good governance.

Posted: December 31st, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Aquino New Year message: Vote for ‘upright’ candidates

President Aquino: In campaign mode FILE PHOTO

On the eve of New Year’s Day, President Aquino stressed the importance of the upcoming midterm elections, saying these would play a critical role in the administration’s anti-corruption campaign and asking the Filipino electorate to choose candidates wisely.

Posted: December 31st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »