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De Lima broke protocol

September 1, 2015 12:20 am

There were irregularities in the way Justice Secretary Leila de Lima handled the review of the kidnapping and serious illegal detention case involving leaders of the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC or Church of Christ), according to sources of The Manila … Read more »

CA ruling : Nothing wrong with Felix Manalo stamps

September 1, 2015 12:17 am

Here, the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC or Church of Christ) can really claim victory. The 2nd Division of the Court of Appeals (CA) has affirmed the legality of using public funds to print more than a million postage stamps to … Read more »

‘Be heroes for victims of violence, oppression’

September 1, 2015 12:15 am

President Benigno Aquino 3rd on Monday called on Filipinos to continue fighting for what the country’s national heroes fought for by upholding what is right in defending victims of violence and oppression. The President made the call as he led … Read more »

Pinoy family jumped from 4th floor to flee fire

September 1, 2015 12:13 am

A Filipino family of four were reportedly among the over 200 people injured in a fire that broke out at a residential complex housing employees of oil giant Saudi Aramco in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia, on Sunday, according to sources … Read more »

Estrada attending China parade

September 1, 2015 12:11 am

Deposed president and now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada will attend China’s huge military parade this week marking Japan’s defeat in the Second World War despite territorial tensions between Manila and Beijing, his spokesman said on Monday. The disgraced former leader, … Read more »

LDP support to Roxas run ‘not automatic’

September 1, 2015 12:10 am

Support of the Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino to the chosen standard-bearer of the ruling Liberal Party (LP)–Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas 2nd– is not automatic, even if the LDP has an existing partnership with the administration party, according to Sen. Juan … Read more »

Lone Manila bettor bags P91-M lotto pot

September 1, 2015 12:08 am

A lone bettor from Sampaloc, Manila has bagged the P91.4-million jackpot prize in Super Lotto 6/49 draw of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). According to the PCSO general manager, lawyer Jose Ferdinand Rojas 2nd, the winning combination 07-10-40-45-31-14 was … Read more »

Court upholds CHR official’s dismissal

September 1, 2015 12:07 am

THE Court of Appeals (CA) has affirmed the decision of the Office of the Ombudsman that fired a former Commission on Human Rights (CHR) commissioner for grave misconduct and for violation of the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for … Read more »

Group blasts DOTC for ‘anomalous’ deal

September 1, 2015 12:04 am

A consumer group lambasted officials of the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) for continuing to support a maintenance deal that may endanger the lives of rail commuters. “The DOTC’s continued lack of concern for commuters’ borders on criminal. We … Read more »

Petron cuts LPG prices

September 1, 2015 12:01 am

Petron Corp. will roll back prices of its Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) on Tuesday. In an advisory, Petron said it will lower Gasul and Fiesta Gas prices by P2.25 per kilogram or nearly P25 per 11/KG cylinder effective 12:01 a.m. … Read more »