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Aquino assigns Manila port extensions during emergency situations

Batangas port-General Cargo open area

President Benigno Aquino III has signed an executive order declaring Subic and Batangas ports as extensions of the port of Manila “in case of port congestion and emergency situations.”

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

Obama calls on allies to defeat Islamic State

President Barack Obama. AP FILE PHOTO

US President Barack Obama outlined plans on Friday for a broad international coalition to defeat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria, but they received a cautious response from European allies.

Posted: September 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Head of Taiwan’s TransAsia Airways quits after plane crash

Rescue workers and firefighters search through the wreckage where TransAsia Airways flight GE222 crashed the night before near the airport at Magong on the Penghu island chain on July 24, 2014.  AFP

Taiwan’s TransAsia Airways said Monday its president Chooi Yee-Chong had left the firm after staying on to help handle the aftermath of the July crash that killed 48 people.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

SC didn’t ask for e-court funding–Palace

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno fields questions from journalists at a press briefing in Intramuros, Manila, in the wake of attacks on the Supreme Court from the House of Representatives and President Aquino. RAFFY LERMA

The Supreme Court did not ask for funds for its electronic courts (e-courts) for 2014 and 2015, Malacañang said Saturday.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino uncles back Binay run in 2016

Former Makati City Representative Butz Aquino, PNOC director Paul Aquino and Tarlac Representative Peping Cojuangco.  INQUIRER file photos/www.pia.gov.ph

A political line was drawn on the tarmac during the commemoration of the 31st death anniversary of Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. on Thursday, with Vice President Jejomar Binay getting an open endorsement of his presidential plans from the elders of the Aquino clan.

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