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Naia heat spurs lawsuit from pol who fainted

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A former senatorial candidate filed a P1.5-million damage suit against the Manila International Airport Authority (Miaa) and an airline company, more than two weeks after he fainted due to the heat and hurt his head and elbow at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia).

Posted: June 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

OSG bid to quash TRO on pork barrel opposed

On the eve of a massive protest to be held at Rizal Park in Manila on Monday, Aug. 25, Malacañang on Sunday maintained that the graft-ridden pork barrel had been scrapped. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

“The monster itself should be slain at once.”

Posted: October 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Samson Alcantara: Age doesn’t matter in war vs political dynasties


Despite being 77 years old, the second oldest senatorial candidate in the May 2013 elections, and instead of retiring or resting, lawyer-teacher Samson Alcantara wants to bring his expertise and wisdom to the Senate to wage a battle against political dynasties and to make “social justice” a reality instead of just being a slogan.

Posted: May 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Samson Alcantara: Social justice not just slogan


If his biblical namesake used supernatural strength to combat enemies and perform heroic feats, Social Justice Society (SJS) senatorial candidate Samson Alcantara plans to rely on robust laws and legal arguments to push for socioeconomic reforms and defeat the political woes plaguing the country.

Posted: February 24th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Independent senatorial bet slapped with P1.4M countersuit by SWS, Pulse Asia

Samson Alcantara: Just protecting myself  PHOTO FROM FACEBOOK.COM

For asking a Quezon City regional court to temporarily stop the Social Weather Stations and Pulse Asia from conducting senatorial preference surveys, a candidate now finds himself the subject of a P1.4-million countersuit from the two polling organizations.

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