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Poe to make ‘important announcement’ at PNP anniversary

Sen. Grace Poe FILE PHOTO

“Gracing” the 23rd founding anniversary of the Philippine National Police on Monday, Senator Grace Poe is expected to deliver an “important announcement” on the recent spate of illegal drugs and cyber pornography crimes.

Posted: January 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Loren on love: I’m not a cougar…


Do Sen. Loren Legarda’s initials also stand for “loveless?” The better question is, does she even care?

Posted: February 15th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Santiago diagnosed with a chronic bone marrow disorder, staff says

Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Just days after reportedly suffering a mild stroke, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago was diagnosed with a chronic bone marrow disorder that results in low blood cell count, her media bureau said Saturday.

Posted: January 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Ex-Puerto Rico senator pleads guilty to 93 charges

In this Oct. 2, 2008 file photo, then Puerto Rico Sen. Jorge de Castro Font is surrounded by reporters after being released on bail in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The former high-profile senator has pleaded guilty to 93 charges, including extortion, money laundering, bribery and perjury. The island's justice department said Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, that de Castro Font was sentenced to 10 years in prison. AP Photo/Andres Leighton, File

A former high-profile Puerto Rico senator has pleaded guilty to 93 charges, including extortion, money laundering, bribery and perjury.

Posted: September 28th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Labor union boss tells members to support Garcia for senator


Two senate aspirants, both women, were guests of the 14th national congress of the country’s largest trade union held in Cebu City.

Posted: July 29th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

It’s official: Koko Pimentel, wife part ways

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Senator Koko Pimentel and Jewel May Lobaton . INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The announcement came quietly and was almost drowned by the day’s highly charged events at the Senate impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona.

Posted: May 23rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Magsaysay won’t ‘leave anyone hanging’

Zambales Rep. Milagros Magsaysay.  PHOTO FROM congress.gov.ph

MANILA, Philippines—Zambales Representative Mitos Magsaysay on Friday said she would not “leave anyone hanging” should she run for senator in the 2013 elections. “I will make sure all affiliations are ironed out,” she said during a Lakas-Christian Muslim Democrats’ meeting at the Diamond Hotel Friday. “I will definitely ask permission and talk to them,” she [...]

Posted: May 11th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Hypocrites’ meddle with Corona impeachment trial, says Honasan

Senator Gregorio Honasan said “organized hypocrisy” in the country was getting in the way of the nation’s economic progress.

Posted: April 5th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senator questions haste in amending anti-money-laundering law


A number of senators are questioning the urgency in the approval of several amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Act being demanded by the international Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

Posted: March 20th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senator Santiago absent as impeachment trial resumes


Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago is absent on the eight day of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Corona since she is again suffering from hypertension, an indicative she said of a “possible stroke.”

Posted: January 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senator asks NBI to pinpoint, jail persons circulating Ramgen-Janelle video

Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. is asking the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to identify and jail the perpetrators behind the online uploading of an intimate video between his deceased brother Ramgen Bautista and his girlfriend, Janelle Manahan.

Posted: January 2nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Sotto: Pro-RH NGO is pro-abortion


MANILA, Philippines—A nongovernment organization (NGO) supposedly among the Department of Health’s (DoH) partners in its family planning program has ties to international lobby groups that implicitly support abortion, a senator said. Senate majority leader Vicente Sotto III, the most vocal among those against the Reproductive Health (RH) bill, revealed that the Family Planning Organization of [...]

Posted: September 9th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senator Arroyo: Beware of US Embassy invitations


Hobnob at your own risk. Those cocktails apparently come with a heavy (political) price. Government officials should now be wary of invitations from the US Embassy following embarrassing revelations from purported diplomatic cables released by the antisecrecy website WikiLeaks, many of them based on conversations between American officials and prominent Filipinos, Senator Joker Arroyo said. [...]

Posted: September 9th, 2011 in Headlines,Nation | Read More »

  1. US teacher fired over comment on black president
  2. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  3. Filipinos, Dane re-enact crucifixion of Christ
  4. Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
  5. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Massive infra spending set
  8. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  9. Easter crucifixions draw huge crowds
  10. Korea ferry captain arrested, divers spot bodies
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  9. Massive infra spending set
  10. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  5. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  6. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  7. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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