Name names,
Lacson told

Name names and back it up with evidence, senators demanded Thursday. Disclosures by Justice Secretary Leila de Lima and Presidential Assistant Panfilo Lacson that Janet Lim-Napoles, the alleged mastermind of the P10-billion pork barrel scam, has written affidavits implicating more than a dozen senators—past and present—drew sharp reactions in the Senate.


Lacson is fronting
for Enrile, Reyes

Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Thursday accused former Sen. Panfilo Lacson of being part of a “trinity of unholy conspirators” that was sowing disinformation in the pork barrel scam.


US will defend
Japan vs China

Showing solidarity with Japan, US President Barack Obama on Thursday affirmed that the United States would be obligated to defend Tokyo in a confrontation with Beijing over disputed islands but urged all sides to resolve the long-running dispute peacefully.


First at Vatican
in 60 years

Pope John Paul II might have beatified more than a thousand martyrs and holy men and canonized almost 500 during his papacy but his canonization, along with that of Pope John XXIII on Sunday, will be only the first of a Pope in 60 years.


Visiting the ‘palm
of the ocean’

It could be a tricky trip down the island village of Maniwaya to a favorite destination: the Palád sandbar. It could be a tricky trip down the island village of Maniwaya to a favorite destination: the Palád sandbar.


Smooth Edsa ride
up in 2 yrs, but…

Is the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) unhappy with the condition of the 23-kilometer Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (Edsa)?


Hong Kong victims
to get P115M

Money raised by Chinese-Filipino businessmen and businessmen in Hong Kong who have interests in the Philippines was used in the compensation package for the victims of the 2010 Manila hostage tragedy, a Manila councilman said on Thursday.


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