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Libel case dismissed vs Inquirer, Taguig cop behind drug exposé


The Makati Prosecutor’s Office has dismissed for lack of merit the libel charges filed by a group of policemen against a former colleague, the Inquirer editor in chief and three reporters.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Government to sue MRTC for breach of contract

40 MINUTES TO GET MRT RIDE  Commuters have to wait for 40 minutes before they can ride a train of Metro Rail Transit 3, the operations manager tells the Senate subcommittee on transportation chaired by Sen. Grace Poe (left photo). Transportation Secretary Joseph Abaya (right photo) attended the hearing.  PHOTOS BY JOSEPH VIDAL/PRIB

The government is suing Metro Rail Transit Corp. (MRTC) for breach of obligation and is asking Congress for a P53-billion budget to take over MRT 3 to improve its service, transport officials said on Monday.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Water in Angat Dam rising


The water level at Angat Dam, which supplies most of Metro Manila’s water, continued to rise above the normal operating level of 180 meters after hovering close to the critical level the past three months.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

SC twits Palace: We asked for e-court funds

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The Supreme Court on Sunday debunked a statement by a Malacañang spokesperson who said that the judiciary did not ask for funds for its e-courts.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

At 84, Silliman biologist still busy with marine research

National Scientist Dr. Angel Alcala continues working on marine protected areas and is expecting to publish their latest study soon. Photo by Alex Pal/ Inquirer Visayas

Over the past 62 years, the scientist has been reporting for work in a small office named after him at Silliman University here.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »