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Court orders charge reinstated vs Cagayan vice governor


The Court of Appeals (CA) has ordered a regional trial court to reinstate the frustrated murder charge and issue the corresponding arrest warrant against Cagayan Vice Gov. Leonides Fausto for allegedly strafing the car of a rival politician during the October 2010 barangay (village) election period.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | 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 »

In Cebu, Binay redefines meaning of opposition: Praise, hit

Vice President Jejomar Binay. FILE PHOTO

Vice President Jejomar Binay, criticized for deciding to stay in the Cabinet after a tirade against the Aquino administration, is redefining the meaning of opposition.

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

Cayetano claims Binays trying to buy damaging information against him

Senator Alan Peter Cayetano.   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A Makati lawyer has dangled P5 million to P20 million to suppliers for information about any anomalous projects in Taguig City, Senator Alan Peter Cayetano claims.

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Obama’s immigration orders will protect 5 million

President Barack Obama speaks during a nationally televised address from the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families." (AP Photo/Jim Bourg, Pool)

President Barack Obama invited a showdown with newly empowered Republicans in Congress, ordering far-reaching changes to the US immigration system that will protect nearly 5 million people from deportation while testing the limits of his presidential powers.

Posted: November 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »