‘Step down now’

LIPA CITY, Batangas: Hundreds of people from various walks of life, varying political persuasions and different religious beliefs rallied here on Wednesday and demanded that President Benigno Aquino 3rd step down because of his failure to deliver on his promises … 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

Roxas: DILG budget not a 2016 kitty

SECRETARY Manuel Roxas 2nd of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) is willing to give up the proposed P5.6-billion budget for grassroots infrastructure projects that an opposition lawmaker claims is his campaign kitty. Alliance of Concerned Teachers Rep. … Read more »

Regions

IS ‘virus’ ideology threat to Philippines – MILF

COTABATO CITY: The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on Wednesday said the real threat from the Islamic Caliphate (IS) or Khilafah Islamiyah in Arabic is its “virus” ideology and not the small groups from the Philippines which are joining the … Read more »

Top Stories

  • President’s term extension ‘unlikely’

    Prospects of a term extension for President Benigno Aquino 3rd look dim even if the ruling Liberal Party (LP) is yet to come up with its official stand on the matter. Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Wednesday admitted that amending … Read more »

  • Bernas: Miriam should run for President

    Will it be a showdown between Vice President Jejomar Binay and Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago in 2016? This scenario came into focus on Wednesday when Santiago announced that she is willing to run for President if there are enough “like-minded” supporters … Read more »

  • Anti-Arroyo lawyer named acting SolGen

    PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino 3rd has appointed Senior Solicitor and University of the Philippines (UP) professor Florin Hilbay as acting Solicitor General (SolGen). Hilbay, 40, will replace Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza, who was recently appointed as Associate Justice of the Supreme … Read more »

  • Brains, gunman in race driver’s slay fall

    Brains, gunman in race driver’s slay fall

    The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) on Wednesday announced it has closed the case of the murder of race car driver Ferdinand “Enzo” Pastor with the arrest of the gunman and the mastermind. The police also believe that a love … Read more »