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Palace chaplain offers prayer for Aquino’s ‘infinite’ term

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Father Daniel Tansip

If Father Daniel Tansip, Presidential Security Group chaplain, had his way, he wants President Benigno Aquino III to continue serving the country “ad infinitum”.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Who should pay for botched NorthRail project, Escudero asks

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Senator Chiz Escudero. ARNOLD ALMACEN/INQUIRER

Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero is urging the Aquino administration to run after those responsible for the botched NorthRail project, which has cost the government P9 billion.

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

Undelivered speech of Senator Benigno S. Aquino Jr.

Former Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr.

What would then Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. have said to the Filipino people on Aug. 21, 1983, the day he arrived in the country after a three-year stay in the US? Below is the late senator’s undelivered speech in English and Filipino as released by Malacañang on his 31st death anniversary.

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

Palace calls on youth to revisit life of Ninoy Aquino

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THE TRIAL  Aug. 27, 1973, Fort Bonifacio. Sen. Benigno Aquino “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. challenged the jurisdiction and independence of the military commission of Marcos-appointed generals and colonels. He refused to participate in the trial. On Nov. 25, 1977, the military tribunal sentenced him to die by musketry.  ED SANTIAGO

For his martyrdom and contributions to democracy, Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. deserves to be remembered not only by those who witnessed his courage during the dark days of martial law but also by the youth who are now enjoying the freedom he fought for, Malacañang has said.

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

Ninoy Aquino’s 7 acts of defiance

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DEFENSE LAWYERS  Soc Rodrigo, Joker Arroyo and Lorenzo Tañada Sr. support Ninoy Aquino in his defiant stand against Marcos.  EDGARDO SANTIAGO

Six acts of defiance, one of which ended in the death of a man, sparked a seventh, which started the rebirth of a democracy.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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