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Palace: Nothing wrong with Aquino relaying Binay’s plea to Senate


President Benigno Aquino III has no intention to intervene in the ongoing Senate investigation on the alleged corruption allegations hurled against Vice President Jejomar Binay.

Posted: November 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Obama taps 1st black woman for attorney general

In this April 28, 2014 file photo, Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York speaks during a news conference in New York. President Obama chose Loretta Lynch as attorney general on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, which would make her the first black woman in the position. AP Photo

President Barack Obama intends to nominate a New York City federal prosecutor to become the next attorney general and the first black woman to lead the Justice Department.

Posted: November 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Aquino signs ‘Yolanda’ rehabilitation plan


Almost a year after Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) devastated the Visayas, President Benigno Aquino III signed the Yolanda Comprehensive Rehabilitation and Recovery Plan (CRRP).

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

Zambian president dies after long illness

Michael Sata

Zambian President Michael Sata, once dubbed “Mr. King Cobra” for his sharp-tongued remarks, has died in a London hospital after a long illness. Vice President Guy Scott, a white Zambian of Scottish descent, became the country’s acting president Wednesday, making him the first white leader of a sub-Saharan African nation since 1994 when South Africa moved to majority rule.

Posted: October 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Aquino’s satisfaction rating rebounds after reaching all-time low – SWS

President Benigno S. Aquino III AP FILE PHOTO

The net satisfaction of President Benigno Aquino III rose by nine points during the third quarter of 2014, up from its all-time low in the second quarter, according to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey.

Posted: October 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »