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Russia, West reach deal on Ukraine crisis but Obama cautious

US President Barack Obama. AP FILE PHOTO

Russia, Ukraine and the West reached a surprise deal Thursday aimed at easing the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War, but US President Barack Obama cautioned it was uncertain if Moscow would stand by the agreement.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Chelsea Clinton pregnancy

In this image taken from video, Chelsea Clinton speaks to the audience as she co-hosts “Girls: A No Ceilings Conversation,” in New York, Thursday, April 17, 2014. The daughter of former president Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, announced at the event that she is pregnant with her first child. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey)

America’s former first daughter Chelsea Clinton announced in New York on Thursday that she is pregnant with her first baby, giving her parents Bill and Hillary a long-awaited grandchild.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Punishment for discrimination vs race, belief, gender pushed in Senate

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BAM AQUINO. EDWIN BACASAMAS

A bill that seeks to prohibit and penalize discrimination on the basis of ethnicity, race, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, civil status, HIV status and other medical condition, among others, has been filed at the Senate.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Obama launches measures to support solar energy in US

President Barack Obama AP FILE PHOTO

The White House Thursday announced a series of measures aimed at increasing solar energy production in the United States, particularly by encouraging the installation of solar panels in public spaces.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this

Bureau of Internal Revenue Commissioner Kim Henares AP FILE PHOTO

Revenue commissioner Kim Henares went on the defensive and said she did not start the frenzy over welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao’s tax woes.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace defends Abaya, Roxas on ‘electioneering’ issue

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DOTC Secretary Joseph Abaya  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Malacañang on Tuesday said Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II and Transportation Secretary Joseph “Jun” Abaya should be given the benefit of the doubt after being accused of early campaigning.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino, Pacquiao to meet if time permits – Palace

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Timothy Bradley (R) and Manny Pacquiao battle during their 12 round World Boxing Organization welterweight title bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Saturday, April 12, 2014. Pacquiao won by unanimous decision. AP

New World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao will arrive in the country this week but it might take a while before a courtesy call with President Benigno Aquino III is arranged.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Putin denies interfering in Ukraine as pro-Russia insurgents gain ground

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, on Monday, April 14, 2014. Putin denied involvement Monday with pro-Russian insurgents gaining ground in eastern Ukraine, but an unconvinced European Union expanded its sanctions on officials accused of trying to break up the ex-Soviet country.  AP/RIA-NOVOSTI, ALEXEI NIKOLSKY, PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE

Russian President Vladimir Putin denied involvement Monday with pro-Russian insurgents gaining ground in eastern Ukraine, but an unconvinced European Union expanded its sanctions on officials accused of trying to break up the ex-Soviet country.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito

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Sen. JV Ejercito will decide according to his conscience—not according to family or party loyalty—when he would have to choose whether to sign the Senate blue ribbon committee report that found his half-brother, Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, one of those liable for plunder in the P10-billion pork barrel scam.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Roxas accused of using aid-giving to campaign for 2016

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Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II. INQUIRER.net file photo

Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II was roundly criticized on Monday, for appearing to use the government’s rehabilitation of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan)-stricken areas to boost his candidacy in the 2016 presidential elections where he has been touted to be the ruling Liberal Party’s standard bearer.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

2016 US presidential race off to an early start

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. AP FILE PHOTO

The next US presidential election is more than two years away, but competition for the nomination is well under way. Democrats have a powerful frontrunner who may not face a real challenger, while Republicans have a wide-open field with no candidate close to being a favorite.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Roxas goes on aid blitz in ‘Yolanda’-ravaged areas

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Interior Secretary Mar Roxas on Saturday capped a whirlwind three-day visit to areas devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda by leading the groundbreaking rites for two multimillion-peso infrastructure projects in his home province of Capiz.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Roxas orders audit of senior officials in PNP to resolve PMA, PNPA rivalry

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Interior Secretary Mar Roxas. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

It doesn’t matter if you’re crispy pata or fried chicken. Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II has stepped into the purported rift between graduates of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) and the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) — jokingly referred to as crispy pata and fried chicken, respectively — and ordered an audit of senior police officials occupying major posts in the 148,000-strong police force.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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