Parts of Bangsa draft law ‘unconstitutional’

The chief government negotiator with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on Wednesday admitted that certain provisions in the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) may be unconstitutional and that is why members of the government and MILF panels are trying … 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

Sandiganbayan subpoenas banks with accounts of ‘pork’ informers

The Sandiganbayan’s First Division has ordered representatives from five banks to appear before the court in Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr.’s bail hearing today. The order came after the camp of businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles asked the anti-graft court to issue … Read more »

Regions

Typhoon leaves 55,000 homeless in Albay

LEGAZPI CITY: Albay province was heavily affected by Typhoon Glenda (internationally known as Rammasun) last week and suffered severe damage from powerful winds that lashed the entire Albay landmass, Burias Pass, and Albay Gulf for almost seven hours. Despite this … Read more »

Top Stories

  • Pnoy: SC also transferred funds to executive

    PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino 3rd unleashed his latest tirades against the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday as he directly accused the tribunal of committing cross-border fund transfers two years ago similar to the transfer of funds under the Disbursement Acceleration Program … Read more »

  • Scrapped Gilas-NBA games enrage fans

    What was billed as an exhibition series between the Gilas Pilipinas national basketball team and a group of National Basketball Association (NBA) stars has turned into a fiasco that enraged fans, triggered a call for a congressional inquiry and embarrassed … Read more »

  • Aquino-Murad meet seen risky to peace process

    DAVAO CITY: A former chief government negotiator on Wednesday expressed apprehension over a meeting between President Benigno Aquino 3rd and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) leader Murad Ibrahim. Jesus Dureza, former presidential adviser on the peace process during Gloria Arroyo’s … Read more »

  • President talks DAP at Mabini birth anniversary

    President talks DAP at Mabini birth anniversary

    TANAUAN, Batangas City: President Benigno Aquino 3rd on Wednesday led the celebration of the 150th birth anniversary of Apolinario Mabini but he ended up talking about the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). “Mabini embodies the intelligence of the Filipino people, an … Read more »

  • US ready to pay for Tubbataha damage

    The United States government is ready to deliver a “satisfying” amount of money that will pay for damages caused by an American minesweeper when it ran aground at the Tubbataha Reef in January last year, according to US Ambassador to … Read more »