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Recipients of gov’t aid put face to poverty

Pantawid Pamilya National Family Day

Almost 10,000 beneficiaries of the government’s Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) gathered at the Philippine Sports Arena in Pasig City on Sunday for its first National Family Day.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Palace taking security breach by woman with gun seriously

Malacañang Palace.  FACEBOOK PHOTO

Malacañang is taking “seriously” the security threat posed by an armed woman who was able to breach the Palace grounds on Friday wanting to frighten President Benigno Aquino III into stepping down for failing to alleviate the extreme poverty in the country.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DBM: No ‘pork’ in antipoverty projects

Florencio ''Butch'' Abad 2

Heeding the clamor, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has uploaded on its two websites the details of poverty reduction projects worth P20.9 billion, which 1,590 local governments are seeking through a Grassroots Participatory Budgeting Process (GPBP) in the proposed P2.6-trillion national budget for 2015.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Recto seeks muting of Charter change chatter


Senate Pro Tempore Ralph Recto on Thursday urged 2016 aspirants to observe “political ceasefire” and “mute” the Charter change (Cha-Cha) overtures.

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

JV Ejercito lists Aquino’s failures in ‘kontra-Sona’

Senator Joseph Victor "JV" Ejercito INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito delivered what he said was the “true state of the nation” that President Benigno Aquino III failed to mention in his State of the Nation Address (Sona).

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »