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De Lima defends WPP coverage for Mercado, Bondal over Makati bldg ‘overprice’

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Justice Secretary Leila de Lima defended on Wednesday, the admission into the government’s Witness Protection Program of the two of three witnesses who testified against the allegedly overpriced parking building in Makati City constructed when Vice President Jejomar was mayor.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bayan Muna: Aquino has numbers in House to pass Bangsamoro law

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Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares said the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law would depend on “numbers,” which the Aquino administration might be able to muster.

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

Nancy Binay files bill allowing house or hospital arrest

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Should the allegations of corruption against Vice President Jejomar Binay lead to his indictment for plunder in the Sandiganbayan, would he accept incarceration at the Makati City Jail instead of asking to be placed under house arrest?

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

COA: P200M pork projects questionable


Roughly P200 million in pork barrel funds of a senator, seven party-list representatives and several allies of the Aquino administration that were coursed through the National Agriculture and Fisheries Council from 2012 to 2013 were awarded to dubious NGOs, the Commission on Audit said.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Binay unfazed by allegations of graft by rivals

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Vice President Jejomar Binay. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Vice President Jejomar Binay says he is not distracted from his job by allegations of corruption being leveled at him and his family by his political rivals.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »