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Sereno lied on fund request – Malacañang

August 30, 2014 11:14 pm

MALACAÑANG on Saturday said it did not reject the judiciary’s request for funding for its e-court program as Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno claims because no such request was made. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said Sereno could have made … Read more »

West jihadists’ next target – Saudi king

August 30, 2014 11:14 pm

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia: King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has warned that the West will be the next target of the jihadists sweeping through Syria and Iraq, unless there is “rapid” action. “If we ignore them, I am sure they will … Read more »

US issues travel warning to Mindanao amid kidnappings

August 30, 2014 11:13 pm

DAVAO CITY: Citing threats of violence and kidnappings, the United States embassy in Manila has warned American nationals to avoid traveling to the Southern Philippines. The advisory came amid reports of the existence of a group of Muslim militants from … Read more »

Binay seeks aid for Pinoys on death row in Vietnam

August 30, 2014 11:12 pm

VICE President Jejomar Binay on Sunday reiterated his warning to Filipinos, especially those going abroad, not to carry illegal drugs when travelling to other countries. “Lives are at stake here and no amount of money can compensate for a lost … Read more »

ASEAN, US eye deeper ties to boost SME growth

August 30, 2014 11:11 pm

NAYPYITAW: Economic ministers from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and US Trade Representative Michael Froman shared optimism on small and medium-sized enterprises in benefiting from deeper economic cooperation between the two regions. The two sides, in a … Read more »

Binay on PNoy’s 2nd term: Enough already

August 29, 2014 10:35 pm

Now that President Benigno Aquino 3rd has signified his intention to step down in 2016, Vice President Jejomar Binay said it was time for those “goading” the President to change the Constitution’s political provisions to focus on the more “pressing … Read more »

Cha-cha stand not ‘political mischief’– Palace

August 29, 2014 10:15 pm

Malacañang has refuted the New York Times editorial accusing President Benigno Aquino 3rd of “political mischief.” On Thursday, the international version of the New York Times carried an editorial where the newspaper urged Aquino to “stop butting heads with the … Read more »

‘Good governance to attract US investors’

August 29, 2014 10:10 pm

United States Ambassador Philip Goldberg said improved governance and the rule of law are among the most important reforms that should be in place to attract more American investors into the Philippines. In an exclusive roundtable interview with The Manila … Read more »

Seamen sent home $5.5B in remittances this year

August 29, 2014 10:03 pm

The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) on Friday said it expects Filipino sailors aboard foreign merchant ships to send home via bank wire a record $5.5 billion this year, mainly on account of increased deployment to Europe. “A … Read more »

MRT 3 officials should try riding train – Poe

August 29, 2014 9:53 pm

IN order to understand better the current situation of the Metro Rail Transit 3, Sen. Grace Poe rode an MRT 3 coach on Friday and just like everybody else she, too, experienced how difficult it was to get a ride … Read more »