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Binay gets second invite to hearing


The Senate blue ribbon subcommittee is inviting Vice President Jejomar Binay anew to its hearing on the allegedly overpriced Makati parking building so he could respond to the serious charges of corruption leveled against him, Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III said Saturday.

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

Senator Pimentel backs German think tank’s stand vs dynasties

Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Saturday welcomed a German think tank’s analysis that there won’t be any true progress in the Philippines unless the country’s political dynasties are dismantled.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Santiago: Metro Manila ‘seat of most atrocious corruption’


Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Friday called for an end to a “vicious cycle of corruption” in the country, describing Metro Manila as the “seat of the most atrocious corruption.”

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bill seeks more money to fight drug smuggling


Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago has filed a bill seeking the allocation of P165 million over the next three years to the Department of National Defense, the Bureau of Customs and the Philippine Coast Guard to beef up border security operations and prevent the smuggling of illegal drugs into the country.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aid to poor should be coursed through health centers, not legislators—Santiago

Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiiago INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago has filed a bill she believed would help solve senators and congressmen’s problem about letting go of their pork barrel as a means to help their poor constituents’ need for immediate medical assistance

Posted: September 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »