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Aquino missed key issues in 2014 Sona—political analyst

President Aquino deliving his Sona on Monday, July 28, 2014. AP

President Benigno Aquino III missed the opportunity to tackle “equally deserving” issues in his fifth State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday, a political analyst said Tuesday.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino faces another impeach complaint


Another impeachment complaint was filed Tuesday against President Benigno Aquino III at the House of Representatives over the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Indonesia deadlock: Court may decide new president

Supporters display a banner bearing a portrait of Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, left, and his running mate Hatta Rajasa during a rally in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, July 10, 2014. Jakarta Governor Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and former army general Prabowo Subianto are both claiming victory in Indonesia's presidential election based on unofficial "quick counts," raising the specter of prolonged political instability in Southeast Asia's largest economy. The writings on the banner reads "Congratulations on the victory of Prabowo-Hatta." AP/Dita Alangkara

A day after Indonesia’s presidential elections failed to produce a clear winner, Jakarta’s police chief promised to prevent violence by cracking down on anyone celebrating prematurely. With both candidates continuing to claim victory, the next leader of the world’s third-largest democracy could be decided in court.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Most respondents say Nora Aunor doesn’t deserve National Artist award

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Majority of INQUIRER.net readers believed that actress Nora Aunor does not deserve the National Artist for Film Award, according to an unofficial survey it conducted.

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace: Aquino in ‘generally good health’

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Despite his persistent smoking, President Benigno Aquino III is healthy.

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