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Gov’t, MILF wrap up talks on Bangsamoro law

Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. FILE PHOTO

The government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on Friday said they have wrapped up talks aimed at ensuring that the terms of a landmark peace deal would be enacted into law.

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

Palace on Jardeleza: No endorsement

Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Despite filing a legal reply to the Supreme Court defending Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza against the Judicial and Bar Council’s (JBC) selection process that rejected Jardeleza, Malacañang on Thursday said this was not an indication that President Aquino wanted to appoint the government’s chief legal counsel to the high tribunal.

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino declares 2014 as Iglesia centennial year

Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) centennial commemorative stamp  SCREENGRAB from www.phlpost.gov.ph

President Benigno Aquino III has declared 2014 as “Iglesia ni Cristo Centennial Year,” to mark the 100th founding anniversary of what he described as the “largest homegrown Christian church in the Philippines.”

Posted: July 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace to wait for final SC ruling on power hike before deciding on subsidy–Lacierda

Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Malacañang said on Monday it would wait for the final Supreme Court ruling on whether the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) committed grave abuse of discretion in allowing a P4.15 per kilowatt-hour power increase.

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Coloma gains more air time in Malacañang


Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda might get a chance to enjoy some fresh air in London next week, as Secretary Herminio Coloma takes a more prominent role at the regular press briefings in Malacañang, Palace officials said.

Posted: October 26th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »