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Jardeleza will be Aquino’s spy, mole in SC – Kabataan partylist

Supreme Court Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza. FILE PHOTO

A partylist lawmaker characterized the appointment of Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza to the Supreme Court as another attempt by the Aquino administration to undermine the high court’s independence “this time from the inside.”

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

Makabayan lawmakers laud Palparan’s arrest

Fugitive former Philippine Army Maj.Gen. Jovito Palparan talks to the media at the National Bureau of Investigation following his capture by NBI agents Tuesday, Aug.12, 2014 in Manila, Philippines.  Military spokesman Lt. Col. Ramon Zagala said military intelligence and National Bureau of Investigation agents arrested Jovito Palparan in a hideout in a district of Manila. Palparan,63, was wanted in the kidnapping of two students, fulfilling a promise by President Benigno Aquinio III to bring high-profile criminal suspects to justice, official said. He went into hiding in December 2011.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

Makabayan solons on Tuesday lauded the arrest of fugitive Jovito Palparan who was accused by militants as the “Butcher” allegedly behind human-rights violations against activists.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino ‘not worried’ about impeachment complaints – Palace

Benigno Aquino III

Malacañang insisted on Sunday that President Benigno Aquino III committed no impeachable offense as three impeachment complaints against him were set to move forward at the administration-controlled House of Representatives.

Posted: August 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

All set for Aquino impeachment hearings

President Benigno Aquino III. AP FILE PHOTO

Minority lawmakers in the House of Representatives on Saturday expressed readiness to defend the three impeachment complaints they endorsed against President Benigno Aquino III in spite of avowals by administration allies to block them.

Posted: August 10th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

DBM has redefined savings in budget, claims party-list solon


The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) inserted a redefinition of savings in the proposed 2015 national budget to fit Malacañang’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), a move likely to win the nod of a Congress dominated by administration allies, a militant lawmaker said on Thursday.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »