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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

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“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

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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

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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 »

Senator Angara presses Alan Cayetano as Corona replacement

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Senator Edgardo Angara. INQUIRER file photo

A senator on Thursday warned Malacañang against choosing a politician as the next Chief Justice.

Posted: May 31st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

No personal issues in defense motion to inhibit vs Angara—lawyer

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Senator Edgardo Angara. INQUIRER file photo

The defense panel said Tuesday that there were no “personal issues” in the filing of the motion to inhibit against Senator Edgardo Angara.

Posted: May 8th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

What senators say

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Senators were meanwhile divided over the implications of the electoral sabotage charges brought against Arroyo as the Supreme Court had made it clear that the temporary restraining order (TRO) it issued allowing her to leave the country remained in “full force.”

Posted: November 19th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Groups ask Supreme Court: Void laws on Apeco

Residents opposing the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Freeport (Apeco) in Casiguran, Aurora, on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to declare unconstitutional the laws that created the zone.

Posted: October 12th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Angara files P61-M libel suit vs Palafox

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Senator Edgardo Angara. INQUIRER file photo

Senator Edgardo J. Angara has filed a P61-million libel suit against architect Felino Palafox Jr. who, Angara claimed, has been waging a “willful, wanton, reckless and malevolent campaign” against him.

Posted: September 23rd, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Urban planner sues Angaras over Aurora project

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Architect-Urban Planner, Arch. Felino Palafox, Jr. files corruption charges against Senator Edgardo Angara, his sister Aurora Gov. Bellaflor Angara-Castillo and his son Aurora Rep. Juan Edgardo Angara regarding the Aurora Special Economic Zone Authority (Apeco) at the Office of the Ombudsman on Tuesday. (Inset) Senator Angara says Palafox’s graft charges are not important at this point as he is yet to secure a copy of the complaint. INQUIRER/ Marianne Bermudez

Urban planner Felino Palafox took on the Angaras of Aurora province on Tuesday, filing a criminal complaint against Sen. Edgardo Angara for allegedly having a pecuniary interest in the Aurora Pacific Ecozone and Freeport Authority (Apeco) project and for pushing for its development despite concerns about the project site.

Posted: September 21st, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Koko Pimentel leads by 257K; winning ‘inevitable’

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SWEET SMELL OF VICTORY.  Supporters raise the hands of Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III during Thursday’s press conference at Club Filipino in San Juan City, a day after Miguel Zubiri resigned from the Senate.  Now the waiting begins. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

Was it truly a sacrifice, or he just knew what was coming? Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri has drawn praise from both sides of the political fence for resigning his post as senator. But according to former Sen. Aquilino Pimentel Jr., the father of Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III who has doggedly contested Zubiri’s victory in the [...]

Posted: August 5th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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