House ‘kills’ impeach move against Aquino

House ‘kills’ impeach move against Aquino

THE House of Representatives on Tuesday threw out the three impeachment complaints filed against President Benigno Aquino 3rd, freeing the President from facing another impeachment complaint at least for a year. The House justice committee, which is dominated by allies … Read more »

  • Four missing in Philippine trash avalanche

    MANILA: Four people were missing after a huge garbage dump collapsed just outside the Philippine capital on Friday, the provincial police chief said. The four maintenance men who work on the dump site in the town of Rodriguez could not … Read more »

  • AQUINO’S BRUNEI TRIP TO COST TAXPAYERS P7M

      The Philippine government will be spending P7 million for President Benigno Aquino 3rd’s overnight trip to Brunei, where the 22nd high-level meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) will be held. Last year, the government allocated P11 … Read more »

  • Maceda: Only more jobs can ease poverty

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    THE failure of the government to provide employment to about four million jobless Filipinos nationwide is the reason why the incidence of poverty in the country remains high and unless it is addressed the number will continue to grow up. … Read more »

Nation

New budget tack unclear, discretionary – Nancy

OPPOSITION Sen. Nancy Binay is convinced that the Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB) introduced by Department of Budget and Management (DBM) in the proposed 2015 budget shows similarities with the pork barrel system that was declared illegal by the Supreme Court … Read more »

Regions

10-hour power outage hits Northern Luzon today

THE National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has advised its customers and the general public to take necessary preparations and precautions for the scheduled 10-hour power service interruption that would hit a huge area of Northern Luzon today. The … Read more »

Top Stories

  • PH to file complaint vs Undof commander

    THE Philippines will file a complaint against the commander of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (Undof) in the Golan Heights who endangered the lives of Filipino peacekeepers during a recent standoff against a Syrian rebel group. The Department of … Read more »

  • Supreme Court: Airtime limit for campaign ads illegal

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday struck down the airtime limit imposed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on political and campaign advertisements for broadcast media, particularly television and radio stations, saying it is unconstitutional. During Tuesday’s deliberations, the SC … Read more »

  • Lawyers earned fortune from Piatco case

    Foreign and local lawyers, including Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno, made the Philippine Air Terminals Co. Inc. (Piatco) case a milking cow, earning more than $30 million in attorneys fees, court records show. A breakdown of the salaries received by these … Read more »

  • Senate suspends Jinggoy

    A day after the Senate implemented the suspension order of the Sandiganbayan against minority leader Juan Ponce Enrile, Senate President Franklin Drilon on Tuesday also suspended Sen. Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada, who is facing plunder and graft complaints in connection with … Read more »

  • Anti-China group behind plot to bomb NAIA, mall

    Anti-China group behind plot to bomb NAIA, mall

    JUSTICE Secretary Leila de Lima on Tuesday claimed that a group of terrorists that espouses anti-Chinese sentiments was behind the plot to bomb the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 and other establishments. She said the other bombing targets … Read more »

  • ‘PH-Indon sea pact can help resolve sea rows’

    OTHER countries can use as a model a sea agreement signed by the Philippines and Indonesia in resolving territorial disputes in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), according to US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg. The ambassador was … Read more »