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Suspend ‘K to 12’ scheme —Trillanes

SENATOR Antonio “Sonny” F. Trillanes IV has agreed to lead a broad coalition calling for the suspension of RA 10533 otherwise known as the “K to 12” law. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “The conclusion that can be drawn after going over all the facts is that the Philippines is…

PNoy deposition not enough — Romualdez

HOUSE Independent Bloc leader and Leyte Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez said yesterday the proposed deposition for President Benigno Aquino III on the House Mamasapano probe would not be enough to answer all questions about the bloody incident. While the separation of powers exists, Romualdez said only the appearance of President…
  • Published in Nation

Comelec admits massive vote-buying in polls

THE Commission on Elections yesterday admitted that massive vote-buying hounded the country’s presidential, national and local elections. The vote-buying occurred before millions of Filipinos yesterday trooped to the different polling centers to elect President Benigno Aquino III’s successor and other national and local leaders. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Vote-buying…

Don’t step down, Bongbong urges PNoy

SENATOR Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. has rejected calls for President Benigno Aquino III to step down amid public outrage over his alleged failure to save the lives of 44 Special Action Force (SAF) troopers trapped in a fierce firefight with Muslim rebels last January 25 in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. Some sectors were…

Pnoy quit call pressed

Some Catholic Church leaders have lent their collective voice to call for President Benigno Aquino III to step down in the wake of the massacre of 44 members of the Philippine National Police Special Action Force on January 25 in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. The Mamasapano incident had triggered an outpouring of…

Reports on PNoy: Malicious

“Downright malicious.” (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Thus said Malacañang yesterday as it belied reports that President Benigno Aquino III flew to Zamboanga City on the day of the bloody Mamasapano clash to await the capture of Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli bin Hir, alias “Marwan.” In his regular press briefing yesterday,…
  • Published in Nation

Customs chief quits

ONLY three days after dismissing reports that he had resigned, Bureau of Customs (BoC) chief John Philip Sevilla yesterday announced he is quitting the top Customs post, effective as soon as President Benigno Aquino III announces his replacement. Sevilla complained of “pressure” to “politicize” the bureau’s operations as the 2016…

Reds kill 3 soldiers in Negros ambush

Communist guerrillas killed three government troops in the first fatal clash since a newly-elected president offered to restart stalled peace talks, the military said yesterday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The soldiers were on the central island of Negros on Saturday investigating reports that New People’s Army guerrillas were extorting…

20 PNPA grads to join elite police force

AT least 20 cadets of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA), who are slated to graduate today, are bound for the elite Special Action Force (SAF) of the national police. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); President Benigno Aquino III will be the guest of honor and speaker at the 36th…
  • Published in Nation

P1.5-B cargoes in Lina’s warehouse ‘missing’

Businessman Alberto “Bert” Lina, who has been re-appointed as Customs commissioner by President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday, immediately found himself on the defensive after an anti-corruption non-government organization (NGO) urged him “to explain” his company’s “transactions” with the Bureau of Customs. Father Albert Alejo, book author, chair of the…
  • Published in Metro
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