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Palace on Osmeña: Allies can have disagreements

Sen. Sergio Osmeña III. FILE PHOTO

Senator Sergio Osmeña III may from time to time criticize the administration but that does not mean that he is no longer an ally of President Benigno Aquino III, Malacañang said Wednesday.

Posted: March 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino defends shooting title in ‘Games of Generals’

The annual “Games of the Generals,” a shooting competition led by President Aquino and the military top brass, opens this Saturday at the Philippine Army headquarters in Fort Bonifacio.

Posted: February 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Time to rebuild


With relief goods still coming, the government’s focus now is on rebuilding damaged towns and cities in north Cebu and Eastern Visayas. Congress for once acknowledged the urgency of the undertaking by listing P100 billion as a rehabilitation fund.

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Aquino issues orders to prevent a repeat of ‘Yolanda’ disaster

President Benigno Aquino lll.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino has issued directives to government agencies to prevent a repeat of the devastation wrought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan).

Posted: November 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Luisita land raffle proof of Aquino resolve, says Palace

Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda: Clueless

The distribution of lot allocation certificates (LACs) in Hacienda Luisita should finally put to rest any fears that President Benigno Aquino III was unwilling to part with the family-owned sugar estate, Malacañang said on Friday.

Posted: July 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Police arrest more than 100 for ‘crackers in early hours

PNP Director General  Alan Purisima

As the nation bade farewell to 2012, more than 100 persons so far had been arrested for selling, transporting and using prohibited firecrackers in separate police operations Monday, according to the Philippine National Police (PNP).

Posted: December 31st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Thousand ‘n one thieves


“Scientists called it “the tree of 999 uses” for food, roofing, even toothpicks. President Benigno Aquino presented the coconut’s 1,000th use as export jackpot in his State of the Nation Address. The Philippines sold 16.7 million liters of coconut water last year

Posted: September 8th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Cop relieved for refusing to give way to Aquino convoy

President Benigno Aquino III: Slammed

A Quezon City Police District police was relieved after he refused to give way to President Benigno Aquino’s convoy along Commonwealth Avenue Tuesday, police said.

Posted: July 17th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

No delay in Hacienda Luisita distribution by President Aquino—DAR


Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio de los Reyes has sought to assure farmers there was no secret plan to delay the distribution of the huge sugar hacienda owned by President Benigno Aquino III’s relatives in Tarlac, adding that neither would the farmers be required to plant only sugarcane in their own plots.

Posted: June 24th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Matching standards


Focus your light,“ grizzled editors often drill into young reporters. “Then, watch the cockroaches skitter. That could well be your story. ”

Posted: February 18th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Louis XIV syndrome


Impeached Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona skewered President Benigno Aquino for seeking to install “a puppet” in his place. A budding “dictator,” P-Noy wants the judiciary as his stamp pad.

Posted: December 17th, 2011 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Blunted swords


Turning swords into ploughshares and spears into pruning hooks” seemed possible in August. President Benigno Aquinio and Moro Islamic Liberation Front’s Al-Haj Murad, in Tokyo, agreed to begin formal talks in Kuala Lumpur next month. Did that hope collapse in Basilan’s firefight Tuesday? A Special Forces team tracked Abu Sayyaf leaders Nurhasan Jamiri and Long [...]

Posted: October 22nd, 2011 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Aquino’s political adviser facing death threats, says Palace aide


Prior to the discovery of an assault rifle in the possession of one of his bodyguards last week, President Aquino’s political adviser Ronaldo Llamas has been facing death threats, Malacanang said on Sunday.

Posted: October 9th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

  1. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  2. Gigi Reyes’ only option: tell all
  3. Unease in Vatican over cardinal’s luxury flat—report
  4. Santiago sees Palace hand in Gigi’s return
  5. Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after tire burst
  6. Gigi Reyes back to face charges
  7. Aquino vows to intensify anti-corruption drive further
  8. In the know: Gigi Reyes
  9. Healing priest invites political leaders to join ‘prayer for nation’
  10. ‘Malang’ next crocodile attraction after ‘Lolong’
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  7. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


  • LPA enters PH, to bring rains and thunderstorms
  • Sing-along saint: Showbiz world gets papal inspiration
  • Two-thirds of underwater search done, no sign of MH370
  • S. Korea prosecutors turn to mobile app for ferry probe
  • 31 dead in Holy Week incidents—NDRRMC
  • Sports

  • Reigning champs Miami open playoffs with win
  • Spurs subdue Mavericks in playoff opener
  • Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters
  • Ageless Hopkins pitches 50-50 Mayweather deal
  • Goodbye MGM, Las Vegas for Pacquiao?
  • Lifestyle

  • Miss America: Don’t suspend teen over prom invite
  • Transitions and resurrection in the performing arts
  • ‘Archaeology tour’ of Cebu’s heritage of faith
  • Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  • ‘Imports’ from London, and play of the year
  • Entertainment

  • Discovery network cancels Everest jump
  • ‘Captain America’ stays strong atop US box office
  • Easter musings
  • Solenn in shorts
  • Unmerry mix of attention-calling moves on ‘Mini-Me’ TV tilts
  • Business

  • Oil prices down in quiet Asian trade
  • Asian shares mixed in holiday-thinned trade
  • BDO seen keen on bidding for Cocobank
  • Bataan freeport investment pledges up 1,302%
  • Golden Week
  • Technology

  • PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  • Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary
  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Opinion

  • Gigi’s home
  • Palace stonewalls on MRT inquiry
  • Couple of things too
  • There is plenty of water behind Wawa Dam
  • Triduum thoughts of a young boy
  • Global Nation

  • Obama on mission to quiet Asia skeptics
  • Search for Etihad passengers launched
  • Japan presents $57-B ‘dream plan’ to solve Metro congestion
  • Tim Tebow’s charity hospital in Davao seen to open in 7 months
  • OFW died of Mers-CoV in Saudi Arabia, says family
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