By DJ Yap
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.”
By Marc Jayson Cayabyab
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.
By Christian V. Esguerra
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.
By DJ Yap and Nikko Dizon
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.
By Tarra Quismundo
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.