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Aquino says he’s done with politics when he steps down in 2016

President Benigno Aquino III. AFP FILE PHOTO

He’s retiring from politics when he steps down from office on June 30, 2016, President Benigno Aquino III told some 10,000 participants of a youth summit on Friday.

Posted: December 20th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Cayetano: Binay camp offering P20M to smear my wife

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Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano, one of the three senators leading the investigation into alleged anomalies in Makati City, has revealed that a Makati lawyer with links to embattled Vice President Jejomar Binay has been dangling P5 million to P20 million to suppliers for any information of anomalous projects in Taguig City.

Posted: November 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Binay’s Boy Scout Pledge


BINAY: I’m being crucified—Inquirer’s banner headline on Wednesday.

Posted: November 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro,On Target | Read More »

Cemeteries rid of goons’ knives but not political daggers

PRAYERS FOR THE “MISSING” The central plaza of Manila North Cemetery is where families light candles and say prayers after failing to locate the tombs of their loved ones on All Saints’ Day  in the 57-hectare public graveyard. JOAN BONDOC

The police may have secured the cemeteries against troublemakers on All Saints’ Day, but apparently not against attackers of the political kind.

Posted: November 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Jail won’t stop my 2016 run—Revilla

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READY FOR HIS CLOSE-UP Sen. Bong Revilla poses for his mug shot as part of the booking procedure in Camp Crame.  Revilla, who is facing charges of one count of plunder and 16 counts of graft in the P10-billion pork barrel scam, motored to the Sandiganbayan with a 10-vehicle convoy to surrender on Friday.  He arrived smiling and waving like already on the campaign trail followed by an entourage of fans, family, friends and bodyguards. PNP-PIO

“I will rise again,” Sen. Bong Revilla declared on Friday, as he turned himself in at the Sandiganbayan amid the shrieking of his fans and the jostling among photographers and court employees that led to broken glass and shoes getting lost in the mad dash to cover the first high-profile arrest in the P10-billion pork barrel scam. Just like in the movies.

Posted: June 21st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »