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The IPO and the Ombudsman


Even at the Intellectual Property Office (IPO), supposedly a graft-free agency handling local inventions, there are corrupt officers.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro,On Target | Read More »

Navy to get new helicopters by year’s end

AFP chief General Emmanuel Bautista inspects one of the three brand new naval choppers  FILE PHOTO/AFP Public Affairs Office

To further strengthen its maritime surveillance and aerail capabilities, the Philippine Navy is set to receive two new helicopters by the end of 2014, an official said Wednesday.

Posted: June 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CA reaffirms Ombudsman ruling on dismissal of 10 Navy men linked to Pestaño’s death


The Court of Appeals stood pat in its decision affirming the Ombudsman’s order dismissing the 10 Navy officers and enlisted personnel linked to the death Navy Ensign Philip Andrew Pestaño in 1995.

Posted: May 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino rallies troops in face of sea dispute


President Aquino on Tuesday paid a “meaningful” visit to a strategic naval station here, rallying the troops in the face of the country’s territorial dispute with China.

Posted: May 28th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Aquino praises Navy ardor despite limited resources

President Benigno Aquino at the Naval Forces West in Puerto Princesa Palawan during the 116th founding Anniversary of the Phil. Navy, tuesday , fronting the Ulugan bay, Ulugan Bay in Puerto Princesa City, which is fronting disputed areas in the South China Sea or West Philippine Sea. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ/INQUIRER

President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday paid tribute to members of the Philippine Navy, thanking them for never giving up despite the government’s limited resources.

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