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Opposition senators mum on impeachment complaints vs Aquino

President Benigno Aquino III  INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Senator Nancy Binay on Tuesday opted not to comment on the impeachment moves against the President, noting that her father, Vice President Jejomar Binay, “may directly benefit” from it.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Luy: Napoles got DAP funds

Benhur Luy and Janet Lim-Napoles. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

Principal whistle-blowers Benhur Luy and Merlina Suñas are ready to execute separate sworn affidavits detailing their knowledge of how five senators’ largesse from Malacañang’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) ended up in the fake nongovernment organizations (NGOs) of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Sotto not bothered by Aquino’s stance on entertainers-turned-politicians

Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto  III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Filipinos should also not vote for “learned but corrupt” people, Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto II said on Friday.

Posted: June 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Sotto backs De Lima’s confirmation

Senator Vicente "Tito" Sotto III and Justice Secretary Leila De Lima. FILE PHOTOS

Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III on Monday promised to back Justice Secretary Leila De Lima’s confirmation at the powerful Commission on Appointments (CA) after her swift action against prison officials and guards over the alleged special treatment being given to high-profile inmates.

Posted: June 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Political bloodbath, purge seen in Napoles’ list

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Senate should brace itself not only for tough times but for “political bloodbath” amid fresh allegations that more senators had skimmed off their pork barrel allocations, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV said on Sunday.

Posted: April 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »