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Aquino: SC had
DAP-like measure

President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday again assailed the Supreme Court (SC) for its decision declaring parts of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), saying the judiciary had its own cross-border transfers.

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SC on Aquino’s new
rant: No comment

The Supreme Court refused anew to comment on the latest tirades of President Benigno Aquino III, who accused the high court of double standard in its interpretation of discretionary fund.

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Napoles pleads:
Don’t put me in jail

Alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles pleaded to the Sandiganbayan on Wednesday not to transfer her to a city jail as she urged the court to ensure her safety.

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List of 2015
holidays released

Malacañang on Wednesday released the list of official holidays for 2015 based on Proclamation No. 831.

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OFW cheats death
twice in S. Arabia

An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) was able to return home to the Philippines after he escaped death twice in Saudi Arabia, first when he was sentenced to death and second when he became ill with tuberculosis, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Wednesday.

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Aquino should’ve
let Abad go

Vice President Jejomar Binay for the first time on Wednesday admitted that he disagreed with President Benigno Aquino III’s decision to reject Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad’s resignation over the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) controversy.

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Estrada blames Lim
for Manila’s woes

Former President and now Manila Mayor Joseph “Erap” Estrada on Wednesday said the “inefficient governance” in Manila by the past administration made the city the “gates of hell.”

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COMMENTARIES

  • Amando Doronila Calling on the rabble

    The decision of the Supreme Court striking down the Aquino administration’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) as unconstitutional was so devastating to his regime that it sent the President on …

  • Conrado de Quiros Storytelling

    Oscar Tan had some thoughtful observations in his commentary last Monday. They had to do with some Ateneans flashing the “V” sign in Imelda Marcos’ “selfie” during the Ateneo Scholarship Fou …

  • Neal H. Cruz The good and bad news of the power problem

    Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla provided a comprehensive and clear briefing on the energy situation in the Philippines at the Kapihan sa Manila at the Diamond Hotel last Monday. …

  • Michael L. Tan Mind, body, sports

    The new season of the UAAP (University Athletic Association of the Philippines) has started, so I thought I’d write about sports. …

  • Ramon Tulfo Aquino’s call dividing Filipinos

    President Noynoy polarized the nation when he called on the citizenry to rally behind him against the Supreme Court, which ruled that his Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) was unconstitutional. …

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