‘They were my mentors’

‘They were my mentors’

Napoles: Senator, former DAR chief, ex-DA Usec taught me the ropes In yesterday’s papers, Janet Lim-Napoles, primary suspect in the P10-billion PDAF scam, insisted that she was not the brains behind it and pointed instead to another. Her lawyer, Bruce … 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

FILSCAP officer sacked for misappropriating P17 million

THE Court of Appeals (CA) upheld the dismissal of an officer of the Filipino Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Inc. (FILSCAP) for allegedly misappropriating its funds worth more than P17 million. In a 15-page decision penned by Associate Justice … Read more »

Regions

Indonesian terror suspect missing

ZAMBOANGA CITY: An Indonesian militant linked to terror groups Al-Qaeda and Jemaah Islamiya was reported missing two months after his release from prison. Indonesian news website Khabar reported that Agus Dwikarna, who was jailed in 2002 for illegal possession of … Read more »

Top Stories

  • Revelations by Napoles shocking – Lacson

    Former Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Thursday said he was shocked at the revelations contained by the recording and documents provided by the family of Janet Lim-Napoles about the “real mastermind” of the pork barrel scam and how it all started. … Read more »

  • Obama vows to defend Japan in China sea row

    Obama vows to defend Japan in China sea row

    TOKYO: US President Barack Obama vowed on Thursday to defend Japan if China attacks over a tense territorial dispute, but also urged Beijing to help stop North Korea from forging ahead with its “dangerous” nuclear program. Obama described as “critically … Read more »

  • Bare Napoles list – senators

    SOME senators want rehabilitation czar Panfilo Lacson to make public the names of lawmakers who allegedly received pork kickbacks to remove the cloud of suspicion hanging on the heads of all members of Congress. Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano … Read more »

  • Vitangcol urged to tell all in House probe

    Embattled Metro Rail Transit General Manager Al Vitangcol, who is accused of demanding a $30-million bribe in exchange for a contract to buy MRT trains, has been urged to answer the charges against him in a congressional probe. Lawyers and … Read more »

  • MMDA offers free ferry rides

    TO entice passengers, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is offering free rides during the first week of operation of the ferry service in Pasig River. MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino said passengers will also enjoy free coffee from April 28 … Read more »