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Aquino vows to step up fight against corruption

President Benigno Aquino III. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

President Aquino on Sunday vowed to step up his campaign against corruption in government for the remainder of his term.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

More gov’t spending seen

Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Aquino administration is expected to hasten and pour more funds into infrastructure development and poverty alleviation towards the end of its term, a Malacañang spokesperson indicated over the weekend.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Massive infra spending set

PASSENGER TERMINAL INSPECTION  President Aquino boards MV St. Pope John Paul II docked at Manila North Harbor’s North Passenger Terminal Complex in Tondo, Manila, as part of his inspection of major passenger terminals in Metro Manila. Behind him are Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya, Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma and Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson. LYN RILLON

With just two years to go before its term ends, the Aquino administration plans to spend more on infrastructure and introduce other reforms to try to make economic growth inclusive and lift millions out of poverty.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Aquino commends distinguished cops; Capa left out

President Benigno Aquino III. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

For their “heroic acts” during the Zamboanga crisis, recent disasters and various police operations, 37 policemen were honored by President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday.

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

PNPA Valedictorian: Aquino is model of selfless public service


Pres. Benigno Aquino III may have been branded as an “awful manager” by Senator Sergio Osmeña two weeks ago, but the topnotcher of the police academy this year thinks otherwise.

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Escudero defends Aquino administration, says it ‘has gone a long way’

Sen. Francis Escudero INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III ‘s administration “has gone a long way” compared to the previous administration, Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero said on Wedneday.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino appeals end to speculations about Delfin Lee’s arrest

President Benigno Aquino III. INQUIRER.net file photo

If someone influential blocked Delfin Lee’s arrest, he wouldn’t be behind bars, President Benigno Aquino III said Wednesday.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino: We’ll catch a big fish soon

President Aquino: Why me? Photo by RYAN LEAGOGO/INQUIRER.net

President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday revealed to media that authorities would soon capture an important fugitive.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Apply the honor code outside PMA, Aquino tells graduates

The Long Gray Line.  Inset President Benigno Aquino III.  KRISTINE SABILLO/INQUIRER.net and INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Uphold the Honor Code even after you leave the Philippine Military Academy (PMA), President Benigno Aquino III told graduates on Sunday during their commencement exercises at Fort Gregorio Del Pilar in this city.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino presents diplomas, awards to PMA cadets

Aquino shuns riding ceremonial vehicle, approaches troops on foot, receives applause. KRISTINE SABILLO/INQUIRER.net

President Benigno Aquino III on Sunday presented the graduating cadets of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) with their diplomas and awards at Fort Gregorio Del Pilar in this city.

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

Aquino reshuffles DFA, other gov’t agencies

President Benigno Aquino III. AP FILE PHOTO

– President Benigno S. Aquino III has either reappointed or named new government personnel in the Department of Foreign Affairs and some government agencies.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

What Went Before: MILF-PH government peace deal

PRESIDENT Aquino poses for a photo with Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, chair of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, after their meeting in Tokyo in August. MALACANANG FILE PHOTO

On July 2010, President Benigno Aquino III assembled a new panel to resume peace talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), with Marvic Leonen, dean of the University of the Philippines College of Law, as chair. A month later, the President announced that Malaysia would remain as facilitator of the talks.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Sacked NBI execs see relief as ‘total dismissal from bureau’

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima and Reynaldo Esmeralda, former NBI deputy director for Intelligence Service. FILE PHOTOS

Sacked ranking officials of the National Bureau of branded their relief from the NBI as a total “dismissal from the bureau.”

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

  1. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  2. Obama, family cause a small stir at Easter service
  3. Santiago sees Palace hand in Gigi’s return
  4. Gigi Reyes’ only option: tell all
  5. Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after tire burst
  6. ‘Malang’ next crocodile attraction after ‘Lolong’
  7. Ancient enigmatic carvings in danger of disappearing
  8. New plant to boost supply of clean energy
  9. Unease in Vatican over cardinal’s luxury flat—report
  10. In the know: Gigi Reyes
  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


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  • Port Area fire spares Red Cross warehouse
  • PNP may use ‘reasonable force’ against of Etihad Airlines passengers refusing medical test
  • Intrigues mar signing of Bangsamoro draft law
  • Singson apologizes for delay in Edsa road repairs
  • Sports

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  • Ageless Hopkins pitches 50-50 Mayweather deal
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  • 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

  • Lindsay Lohan says she had a miscarriage
  • Discovery network cancels Everest jump
  • ‘Captain America’ stays strong atop US box office
  • Easter musings
  • Solenn in shorts
  • 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

  • Filipinos in Middle East urged not to panic amid MERS-CoV scare
  • 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
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