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Storm surge, other terms to be made simple

Screengrab from PAGASA website

President Benigno Aquino III has been among Pagasa’s most severe critics, often lecturing its forecasters publicly to use layman’s terms in its bulletins.

Posted: November 27th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Shut up, De Lima chides (acting) health secretary Janette Garin

Secretary Leila de Lima and Acting Health Secretary Janette Garin. INQUIRER and DOH FILE PHOTOS

Instead of going to the media to defend themselves, Department of Health officials should just submit themselves to an investigation, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said on Friday.

Posted: November 15th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Aquino emergency powers House resolution filed

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, center, gestures as he is applauded by Senate President Franklin Drilon, left, and House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. during the start of his 5th State of the Nation Address during the joint session of the 16th Congress at the House of Representatives in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines Monday July 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

The House of Representatives energy committee has filed a joint resolution giving President Benigno Aquino III emergency powers to address the looming power shortage during the summer of 2015.

Posted: November 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino only listens to ‘voices in his head’—‘Yolanda’ survivors


A group of survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” hit President Benigno Aquino III for his alleged “incompetent” response a year after the tragedy.

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

Aquino scores critics on eve of Yolanda anniversary

President Aquino (right clockwise) on Sunday meets with Interior Secretary Mar Roxas (second right) and Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez (in bright orange shirt) and other local officials to discuss alternative measures to hasten relief operations in and rehabilitation of Tacloban and other areas of Leyte devastated by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”  FILE PHOTO/MALACACANG PHOTO BUREAU

President Benigno Aquino III on Friday scored critics who accused him of neglecting Tacloban City, the area most devastated by Super Typhoon “Yolanda,” and which happened to be the bulwark of his family’s political foes.

Posted: November 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »