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Lawmakers’ projects in 2015 budget not ‘pork’—Escudero

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Sen. Francis Escudero. FILE PHOTO

The inclusion of projects identified by lawmakers in the 2015 national budget does not constitute a return to the pork barrel system but is an exercise of the lawmakers’ power of the purse, according to Sen. Francis Escudero.

Posted: November 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Binay slams DOJ for ‘hiding Mercado’

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Former Makati City Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado.  INQUIRER file photo.

Vice President Jejomar Binay has accused the Department of Justice (DOJ) of hiding former Makati City Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado, a state witness in the impending plunder case of the government against the vice president, after the DOJ refused to disclose Mercado’s whereabouts.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Morato denies Mercado’s claims Binay intervened in hotel project

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Manuel Morato

All wrong. Manuel “Manoling” Morato, former chair of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), was referring to claims by former Makati City Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado that Vice President Jejomar Binay used a dummy to secure a condominium unit in exchange for building concessions.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lawmakers seek probe of luxury car smuggling at Cagayan de Oro port

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CAR BOOM IN CAGAYAN A fleet of imported used luxury vehicles—including Porsches, BMWs, Mercedes-Benzes, Hummers—await wash and polishing work at a car lot in Casambalangan village in Santa Ana, Cagayan province.  MELVIN GASCON / INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Two lawmakers from Mindanao have called for a congressional probe into reports that the Cagayan de Oro port has become a smuggling hub for luxury cars.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Senate hikes tax exemption for bonuses up to P82,000

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Sen. Sonny Angara: Bill sponsor. INQUIRER file photo

The Senate has approved on second reading a bill that would allow more workers to enjoy their Christmas bonuses in full by raising the tax exemption cap for the 13th month pay and other benefits from P30,000 to P82,000.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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