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Legacy fund pushed to address education woes

SEN. Edgardo Angara said there is a need to create a legacy fund to support the upgrade of the country’s education system.

Posted: April 5th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

‘Law of the stomach’ as tradition


“It is honored by tradition,” Sen. Edgardo Angara stressed. He meant Senate President Juan Ponce’s Enrile’s “Christmas gifts” of P1.6 million each to 18 “friendly” senators”, including Angara. At year’s end, Enrile ladled “maintenance and other operating expenditures” (MOOE) savings. Why did it ignite today’s brawl?

Posted: January 19th, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Aquino extends review of Angara’s pet project


President Benigno Aquino III has extended for another two or three months a weeklong review of the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Freeport Authority (Apeco), an official of the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) said on Friday.

Posted: December 22nd, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Osmeña vows to block budget for Aurora port

Senators Edgardo Angara and Sergio Osmeña III

Sen. Sergio Osmeña III on Tuesday vowed to block the P353-million budget next year for the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Freeport Authority (Apeco), saying Sen. Edgardo Angara’s pet project has “absolutely no chance of succeeding in 50 years” and that the P2 billion spent for it had been wasted.

Posted: November 28th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Feeling the heat

When Sen. Tito Sotto took to the podium yesterday to defend anew the passage of the cybercrime law, with his his pet copy-pasted online libel provision, you knew that he’s feeling the heat.

Posted: October 9th, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »