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Inquirer named newspaper of the year by VACC


For the fourth time in a row, the Volunteers against Crime and Corruption (VACC) has named the Philippine Daily Inquirer as its “Outstanding Newspaper of the Year.”

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

It pays to snitch; informants set P5.2M bounty

delfin lee joel reyes

Two informants became millionaires after getting their reward money for tipping off authorities on the whereabouts of developer Delfin Lee and fugitive rebel leader Grayson Naogsan.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DOH to launch drive vs measles, rubella


The Department of Health (DOH) is urging parents across the country to bring their children aged 5 and below to health centers next month for a supplemental measles and rubella vaccination in a bid to prevent outbreaks of the disease.

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

Drilon, Belmonte: Charter change to lift foreign equity limits

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Senate President Franklin Drilon (left) and Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr.: Allies but biggest opponents of a second term for President Aquino. (Photo by Benhur Arcayan / Malacanang Photo Bureau)

The biggest opponents of a second term for President Aquino through a constitutional amendment are his principal allies in Congress, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. and Senate President Franklin Drilon.

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

Ex-AFP chief back in gov’t as Palace undersecretary

Retired Gen. Emmanuel Bautista .  PHOTO from AFP Public Affairs Office

A month after retiring from the Armed Forces of the Philippines, former chief of staff General Emmanuel Bautista is back in government service, this time as an undersecretary at the Office of the President (OP).

Posted: August 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »