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Group files rights violation case vs QC cops over melee outside Aquino home


Activists who protested outside President Aquino’s home late last month filed a complaint against the Quezon City police personnel who allegedly used excessive violence to disperse them.

Posted: December 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Aquino has last say on LP standard bearer – Belmonte

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / LEO M. SABANGAN II

The Liberal Party might have started the vetting process to find its standard bearer for the 2016 national elections but Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said that party members have only a 0.1 percent say on the presidential bet.

Posted: December 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace still unsure when PNP chief will start serving suspension order

Alan Purisima 3

Not even Malacañang is sure when Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Alan Purisima would start serving his six-month suspension imposed by the Office of the Ombudsman but acknowledged that it is President Benigno Aquino III who would be appointing an officer-in-charge (OIC) in his stead.

Posted: December 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Raps set vs protesters at Aquino home

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Farmers and indigenous peoples protest outside President Benigno Aquino III's house in Times St., Quezon City. Photo contributed by Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA).

The Quezon City Prosecutor’s Office recommended on Saturday the filing of vandalism and slight physical injuries charges against the protest leader and others who led 300 people in a rally outside President Aquino’s private home in Quezon City that resulted in a clash with the police.

Posted: November 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Maguindanao massacre anniversary: Aquino reminded of poll promise

Journalists carry torches and display placards bearing the photos of victims of the massacre of 58 people, 32 of them journalists, as they march towards the Justice Department in Manila Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 ahead of Sunday's 5th year commemoration of the massacre in Maguindanao, Southern Philippines. The journalists lamented the slow pace of the trial of the Ampatuan clan, the prime suspects in the massacre as well as 196 others accused in the carnage. The massacre of 58 people is the country's worst election violence. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

Jergi Malabanan, daughter of Gina dela Cruz, one of the 58 killed in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre, was fidgety as her turn to take the stage on Saturday night was nearing.

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