By Leila B. Salaverria
No politicians, especially those with aspirations for higher office, should be appointed to head the Bureau of Customs (BOC), in order to protect the bureau from any intrigue that would hinder its task of going after smugglers, said Valenzuela Rep. Sherwin Gatchalian.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
Want to save the country from corruption? Don’t just push for the removal of the pork barrel—go after the “pigs” as well.
Former Cebu City south district congressman Antonio Cuenco clarified that he didn’t spend all his pork barrel funds from 2007 to 2010.
By Cathy Yamsuan
In a quixotic attempt to curb the “padrino system” that she admits is not exclusive to the customs bureau, Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago has filed a bill barring politicians from recommending individuals to any position in government offices across the country.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
Thanking the people who voted you into office is simply not enough.
By Michael Lim Ubac
Incoming administration-allied Senators Antonio Trillanes IV, Alan Peter Cayetano, Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV and Cynthia Villar took their oath of office Thursday before President Aquino in Malacañang. Their swearing in preceded the mass oath-taking of 78 new administration members of the House of Representatives.
Stem cells are the foundation of every organ, tissue and cell in the human body that do not yet have a specific physiological function but have the potential to develop into many different cell types.
This mayoral hopeful in Mexico promises to eat, sleep most of the day and donate his leftover litter to fill potholes.
Politicians out to win today’s election by force or by cash should stop in their tracks.
By Cathy C. Yamsuan
, Leila B. Salaverria
, Norman Bordadora
A government report showing that the level of poverty in the country remained unchanged over the past six years despite robust economic growth drew various proposals from senatorial candidates and their supporters to address the problem.
Three years after his separation from his ex-wife, Christine, Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero still finds himself playing the role of a mother to their five-year-old twins.
By Tweeny M. Malinao
CEBU City south district Rep. Tomas Osmeña may be the family’s cook this Christmas, but political issues cannot seem to escape him as he touched on alleged missing Christmas lights.
By Marlon Ramos
The Philippine National Police (PNP) is bracing itself for possible “zombie” attacks in the coming 2013 midterm elections.