JOEL M. SY EGCO

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MALACAÑANG on Friday said the government will offer financial and other aid to families of those who died at the height of Typhoon Nona (international codename: Melor) that swept across a huge part of Luzon early this week. “We will help families whose relatives perished because of Nona. There will…

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THE management of the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) has belied claims by former employees that the bank owes them billions in unpaid allowances, stressing that what is being claimed was “integrated” into the workers’ pay beginning in 1989. “We must stress that (David) Naval (Jr.) himself admitted in…

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PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino 3rd has no plans of extending his term even by a day thus a “No-El” or no elections scenario would be farfetched, Palace spokesman Edwin Lacierda on Monday. In fact, Lacierda said Aquino is counting the days until he steps down. “It’s 206 days left. So we…

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PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino 3rd on Thursday night declared the hosting of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in Manila a “success,” especially for the Philippines that he said gained so much in terms of defense, trade and other forged deals in relation to disaster mitigation. “To make the most…

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THE Philippines and Russia sealed new pacts that seek to strengthen the countries’ trade ties and joint anti-narcotics program to address problems relative to the production, spread, and abuse of these substances. The agreements, among others, were signed during Wednesday’s bilateral meeting between President Benigno Aquino 3rd and Russian Prime…

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President Benigno Aquino 3rd and US President Barack Obama are confident that the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement will hurdle the constitutional challenges being hurled at it, with both leaders noting that the “effective” implementation of the agreement will support the US “pivot” in the region. “We are one of the…

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THE Philippines and Mexico have forged an agreement that will strengthen the two countries’ campaign against the proliferation of illegal drugs, a move that is seen to greatly favor Manila in the light of the reported operation of the notorious Siniloa drug cartel locally. In ceremonies held in Malacañang during…

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PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino 3rd on Tuesday exhorted his government counterparts and business leaders in the Asia Pacific region to “think out of the box” and not be constrained by “certain limits” that may be counterproductive to a common agenda of productivity and stability. “APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) is unique…

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Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Laura del Rosario, the chairperson of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Senior Officials’ Meeting this week said they are all ready for the arrival of the world’s most powerful leaders and other officials. In a press briefing at the International Media Center on Sunday, del Rosario…

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Malacañang on Thursday bluntly rejected an appeal by Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos for President Benigno Aquino 3rd to “move on,” stressing that members of the former First family should be made answerable for their past mistakes. “President Aquino has said time and again that there can be no reconciliation without…

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