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Ph successes...

Colleagues in APEC, good morning. I would like to thank you for this opportunity to share with you the Philippines’ successes and challenges in implementing structural reform. Let me start by saying that the Philippines has been implementing structural reform since the late 80s. And the Aquino administration has followed…
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Miriam blames Pnoy

SENATOR Miriam Defensor-Santiago believes that President Benigno Aquino III and three ranking Philippine National Police (PNP) officials were responsible for the death of 44 Special Action Force (SAF) troopers due to their failure to properly execute a rescue plan for the commandos trapped during a firefight with Muslim rebels last…

Purisima out

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III yesterday said he had accepted the resignation of suspended Philippine National Police chief Director General Alan Purisima “effective immediately.” Aquino said it was difficult for him to let Purisima go especially in the prevailing circumstances surrounding the massacre of 44 PNP-Special Action Force members who have…

PNoy promotes 7 to police generals

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has approved the promotion of seven Philippine National Police generals. Promoted to the rank of Police Director which is equivalent to a Major General in the Armed Forces are Director Wilfredo D. Franco, a classmate at Philippine Military Academy Class 1982 of Gen. Marquez and former…

Name PNP chief now, PNoy urged

PRESSURE is mounting for President Benigno Aquino III to appoint a permanent chief of the Philippine National Police amid the resignation of his trusted ally, Director General Alan LM Purisima, in the aftermath of the debacle suffered by the PNP Special Action Force in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last January 25. The…

‘Very rich man’ financing coup plot vs PNoy -- Santiago

SENATOR Miriam Defensor-Santiago revealed in yesterday’s hearing that a “very rich man” known to the public is financing a coup plot against President Benigno Aquino III. Santiago refused to name the alleged coup financier. “He is one known to have funded similar coup d’etat in the past. That’s why you…

Aquino declares May 9 special non-working holiday

President Benigno Aquino III has declared May 9 a special non-working holiday, Malacañang announced yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “May 9, Election Day, is a special non-working holiday per Proclamation No. 1254 signed by President Aquino on April 25 to enable the people to properly exercise their right of…
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PNoy pressed for truth on Mamasapano issue

WHILE he disagrees with people who want President Benigno Aquino III impeached, House Independent Minority Leader Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez wants President Benigno Aquino III to face the people and tell all the information he had about the Mamasapano incident. According to Romualdez, neither resignation of the President the solution…

Ina ambolodto, kandidato ng LP sa senado

MAAARING hindi matunog sa nakararaming botante sa bahagi ng Luzon at Visayas ang pangalan ni Nariman “Ina” Ambolodto, ang kaisa-isang babaing Muslim mula sa Mindanao na kandidato sa pagka-senador sa ilalim ng Liberal Party (LP)-Daang Matuwid Coalition. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Subalit kung susuriing mabuti ang kanyang pagkatao, kakayahan,…
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PNoy’s resignation ‘more urgent’ -- religious leaders

A GROUP of religious leaders from the Catholic Church and other Christian denominations, has renewed its call for the resignation of President Benigno S. Aquino III, implying that the “Mamasapano massacre” and its aftermath have made it even “more urgent and imperative.” The National Transformation Council (NTC) comprising religious leaders…
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