Remembering Benigno 'Ninoy' Aquino Jr.

COA to Marcos:
Return P10M pork

The Commission on Audit has disapproved for being “illegal and irregular” the P10 million channeled by Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to a livelihood project in Nakar town, Quezon province, through a foundation headed by pork barrel scam whistle-blower Benhur Luy.


Aquino uncles back
Binay run in 2016

A political line was drawn on the tarmac during the commemoration of the 31st death anniversary of Sen. Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. on Thursday, with Vice President Jejomar Binay getting an open endorsement of his presidential plans from the elders of the Aquino clan.


Makati gets 50
more policemen

To solve the increasing number of robbery and holdup cases in Makati—particularly in public utility vehicles like passenger jeepneys and taxicabs—the Philippine National Police has assigned additional 50 policemen to the area upon the request of the city government.


How Ninoy got
his 2 passports

Sometime early in 1983, I learned from several sources and from Philippine newspaper accounts that Ninoy was dead serious about returning home and that authorities in the Philippines were already planning moves in reaction to this calculated move by Ninoy, taking into account the crucial factor of Marcos’ faltering health. This meant that the latter was not in full control.


LTFRB still sparing
‘colorum’ trucks

The “no-apprehension policy” granting a temporary reprieve to colorum or unauthorized cargo trucks will continue, but only for those that deliver to and from the Manila port area.


Aquino 2nd term
up in LP meeting

Senate President Franklin Drilon on Thursday confirmed that he had endorsed a meeting among Liberal Party (LP) members to discuss the issue of Charter change.


Sharon Cuneta’s
midlife crisis

Actress Sharon Cuneta reached out to her fans on social media and revealed that she had gone through a midlife crisis.


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