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‘F’ puts National Artist Almario in trouble

Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino chair Virgilio Almario: Rebuffed anew. FILE PHOTO

Saying President Aquino is “Pangulo ng Pilipinas”—not “Pangulo ng Filipinas”—Malacañang has taken to task the chair of the Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino (KWF) for tampering with the President’s official message on the recent 225th birth anniversary of the poet Francisco Balagtas.

Posted: August 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Malacañang finds 1948 law banning gambling on Rizal Day

cartoon, december 30, 2012

Attention gamblers: Sunday, Rizal Day, is not only a nonworking holiday but also a gambling holiday. Malacañang has found an old, little-known law that prohibits gambling on Dec. 30, Rizal Day. Republic Act No. 229 specifically prohibits cockfighting, horse racing and jai alai on Rizal Day.

Posted: December 30th, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Environment, economic execs agree to revisit mining laws


Environment and economic officials have agreed on a need to revisit existing mining laws and policies to determine how much revenue the government receives from mining operations in the country, a Malacañang official said.

Posted: March 10th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Zambales Rep. Mitos Magsaysay ‘corners’ Sec. Ricky Carandang in House


’Twas the worst and best place to be for a former journalist. But it wasn’t prime time for Communications Secretary Ricky Carandang. Zambales Rep. Milagros Magsaysay finally had a chance to corner Carandang following their word war in the media over the purchase of laptop computers and other equipment for his Malacañang staff. Magsaysay on […]

Posted: August 26th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

‘Firing blanks without checking facts’


Malacañang on Wednesday denied allegations that corruption attended the Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office’s purchase of P1.6 million worth of laptop computers. Secretary Ricky Carandang, PCDSPO head, said assistant secretary Reginald Tongol resigned after the secretary told him to improve the way he was doing his job. “His mistakes came one after another […]

Posted: August 4th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »