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PNoy hit for ‘misuse’ of ‘Yolanda’ funds

SEVERAL advocacy groups have joined in denouncing the Aquino administration for the alleged “misuse and misappropriation” of funds supposedly earmarked for the Yolanda rehabilitation program. In a forum dubbed “State of Yolanda Reconstruction: The Aquino Legacy,” the NASSA/Caritas Philippines, the Development and Peace, Freedom from Debt Coalition, Tacloban City’s Maunlad…

‘Boundary system’

WITH the decision of Quezon City Rep. Winston “Winnie” Castelo to file a bill in the House of Representatives which calls for the abolition of the “boundary system” in the transport industry, he has apparently bowed to popular public outcry. Certainly, nobody will argue with those who believe that the…
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Gov’t under spending

THROUGH concerned offices and agencies, the government is supposed to spread the benefits of development even to far-flung communities, where majority of the people are poor farmers and fishermen, across the country. But in the eyes of many people, the government, is a failure when it comes to uplifting the…

Fulfill pledge, PNoy urged

SENATORIAL candidate and Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez has called on President Benigno S. Aquino III to step up efforts to fulfill the country’s commitments in the 21st Conference of Parties (COP 21) after noting the chief executive’s “apparent support” for the establishment of more coal plants to meet the country’s…

PNoy declares Sept. 25 a holiday

President Benigno S. Aquino III has declared Sept. 25 (Friday) a regular holiday nationwide in observance of Eid’l Adha, known as the Feast of Sacrifice. The declaration was made through Proclamation No. 1128, which President Aquino signed on Sept. 15. In signing the proclamation, the President cited Republic Act No.…
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Defend our hard-won freedom — Aquino

“DON’T forget the value of freedom,” President Benigno S. Aquino III said as he led yesterday’s 118th celebration of Philippine independence for the last time. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Minsan nang inagaw ng kapwa natin Pilipino ang ating kalayaan. Ibig sabihin, kung hindi tayo magiging mapagmatyag, maaari uli itong…
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PNoy: Defend freedom

“Don’t forget the value of freedom.” Thus said President Benigno S. Aquino III as he led yesterday’s celebration of the 118th Philippine independence at Rizal Park, Manila, his last as the nation’s leader. “Minsan nang inagaw ang ating kalayaan. Ibig sabihin, kung hindi tayo magiging mapagmatyag, maaari uli itong mangyari,”…

Graft, corruption

TODAY, there should be happy reasons to expect the best in the “snake-infested” waterfront in the remaining months of the Aquino administration, which ends at 12 noon on June 30, 2016. This, if the outgoing government of President Benigno S. Aquino III heeds the appeal of former Commissioner Titus Villanueva…

Crack soldiers get medals

President Benigno S. Aquino III led yesterday the awarding of medals to outstanding soldiers during the 119th founding anniversary of the Philippine Army (PA) in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The President was joined by Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief…
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Acosta lauds Romualdez malasakit for PAO lawyers

THE Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) yesterday laud efforts of Rep. Martin Romualdez to push for a competitive benefit package including salary increases for its public attorneys nationwide. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “PAO appreciates Romualdez plan,” said Chief Public Attorney Dr. Persida V. Rueda Acosta. Romualdez earlier noted that indigents…
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