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Binay not seeking Aquino’s 2016 backing but will be glad to get it—Nancy Binay

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Vice President Jejomar Binay.  FILE PHOTO

Vice President Jejomar Binay isn’t seeking President Benigno Aquino III’s endorsement in 2016, but it will be the “icing on the cake’’ if he gets it, according to Sen. Nancy Binay.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Rufus Rodriguez: No to Aquino’s emergency powers

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Rufus Rodriguez. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Cagayan de Oro 2nd District Representative Rufus Rodriguez vowed to block the proposal of the Department of Energy for Congress to grant President Benigno Aquino III emergency powers to solve the power crisis in the country.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Militant solons ready to face sanctions over Sona walkout

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The Makabayan bloc is ready to face sanctions for walking out of the session hall before President Aquino delivered his State of the Nation Address (Sona) before Congress on Monday.

Posted: July 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Sona most crucial for Aquino, say solons

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A protester holds a mask of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III while shouting slogans during a rally near his residence Sunday, July 27, 2014 at suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines. Aquino is expected to deliver his State-of-the-Nation address on Monday, the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) or the allocation of funds or savings by the government to finance various programs or projects which is under the discretion of the president and was declared in part as unconstitutional by the Supreme Court. AP

Will it be all gloves off or all apologies for President Aquino in his penultimate State of the Nation Address (Sona)?

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

DOJ backs bill requiring disclosure of funding sources for surveys

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The Department of Justice has lent its support to a House bill requiring the disclosure of the source of funding and the financing of surveys.

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

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