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Bilibid raid revives call for death penalty


Sen. Vicente Sotto III is proposing a return of the death penalty for “high-level drug traffickers” to prevent the country being turned into a hub for the trade in illegal substances.

Posted: December 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Unprotected’ Garin grilled at Senate


In the end, they shook hands with and even bussed acting Health Secretary Janette Garin.

Posted: November 25th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Garin shows up at Senate, greeted with kisses

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An “unprotected” acting Health Secretary Janette Garin showed up at the Senate on Monday and got kisses from at least two senators.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Palace mum on clamor to compel Garin to wear protective gear


Following a much-criticized visit of military and health officials led by acting Health Secretary Janette Garin and Armed Forces chief General Gregorio Catapang Jr. to the quarantined peacekeepers on Caballo Island, Malacañang on Wednesday declined to comment on a suggestion of a senator to let Garin wear protective gear when the Senate tackles the budget of the Department of Health next week.

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senators to inspect ‘overpriced,’ ‘green’ Makati parking building

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Senators will inspect Makati City’s allegedly overpriced parking building to verify claims it’s a “world-class” green building, Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III said on Friday.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »