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Churches mount black-and-white ribbon protest vs DAP

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Instead of yellow, white and black ribbons have sprouted on Panay Island to protest corruption in government.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Ilocos court workers wear black, Baguio activists mount noise barrage

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Transport groups hold a protest caravan to demand a P6-discount on diesel for all PUVs. NESTOR CORRALES/INQUIRER.net

Court employees at the Marcos Hall of Justice in this Ilocos Norte provincial capital went to work on Monday wearing black shirts pinned with red ribbons, as they joined a nationwide protest against Malacañang’s threats to scrap the Judiciary Development Fund (JDF).

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Trillanes backs emergency powers for Aquino in dealing with energy crisis

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Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said on Sunday said Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla should urge President Benigno Aquino III to back the measure that would give the chief executive emergency powers to address the looming energy supply crisis and put in place lasting solutions.

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

Aquino’s yellow ribbon idea: Unity knows no color

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President Benigno Aquino III  INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

President Aquino’s suggestion that people wear a yellow ribbon to show their support amid his plunging ratings and a squabble with the Supreme Court is divisive and will not benefit the country, senators said on Thursday.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Osmeña to Aquino: Bashing SC on DAP ruling won’t help


President Benigno Aquino III’s move to publicly confront and challenge the Supreme Court over its ruling declaring the controversial disbursement acceleration program as unconstitutional might not sit well with the public, Sen. Serge Osmeña III said on Wednesday.

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