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Justices asked to explain recusal from Jinggoy Estrada case


Two lawmakers on Tuesday urged the Sandiganbayan to compel the three justices who inhibited themselves from the plunder and graft trial of Sen. Jinggoy Estrada to explain their sudden move.

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

After fine-tuning, House sees Bangsamoro law by March


The House of Representatives expects the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) to pass in March as it nears a consensus on weeding out provisions that appear to go against the Constitution.

Posted: December 15th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Lawmakers seek probe of luxury car smuggling at Cagayan de Oro port

CAR BOOM IN CAGAYAN A fleet of imported used luxury vehicles—including Porsches, BMWs, Mercedes-Benzes, Hummers—await wash and polishing work at a car lot in Casambalangan village in Santa Ana, Cagayan province.  MELVIN GASCON / INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Two lawmakers from Mindanao have called for a congressional probe into reports that the Cagayan de Oro port has become a smuggling hub for luxury cars.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Ex-SC justices, legal experts set to give views on Bangsamoro law

Rufus Rodriguez

Former Supreme Court magistrates, law school deans and other legal experts will gather at the House of Representatives on Tuesday to give their views on the constitutionality of the Basic Bangsamoro Law (BBL).

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

Binay’s fall in ratings leaves race to 2016 wide open, say lawmakers

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Isabela Representative Rodolfo Albano III  FILE PHOTO

Lawmakers expect a wide open race in the 2016 presidential election with no single candidate likely to benefit from the steep fall in Vice President Jejomar Binay’s ratings.

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