SONA 2014
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P2.6T 2015 budget
free of ‘pork’

Something's different in the Aquino government's proposed P2.606 trillion national budget for 2015 submitted to the House of Representatives on Tuesday.

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AFP: No reason
to oust Aquino

Newly-appointed Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr. said there was no intelligence report of any destabilization plot against the Aquino administration, saying the military’s morale now is “high.”

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AMID COUP TALK

APC on Edsa
causes jitters

Amid reports of a plot to overthrow President Benigno Aquino III, an armored personnel vehicle was spotted along the busy Epifanio delos Santos Avenue Wednesday morning, triggering alarm among motorists.

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Pacquiao’s advice
to Aquino

International boxing icon and Sarangani lawmaker Manny Pacquiao told President Benigno Aquino III to focus on education in his reform agenda.

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AFTER TREATING DOZENS

Leading doctor
dies from Ebola

A leading doctor who risked his own life to treat dozens of Ebola patients died Tuesday from the disease, officials said, as a major regional airline announced it was suspending flights to the cities hardest hit by an outbreak that has killed more than 670 people.

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Pope’s visit
set: Jan. 15-19

Pope Francis will visit the Philippines in January next year, an event that Church officials hope will usher in a “typhoon”—not the destructive variety but a “spiritual” and uplifting one.

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Mayors: Hurry
up ‘Yolanda’ rehab

It’s about time. But please hurry up. Leaders of municipalities ravaged by Super Typhoon Yolanda welcomed President Aquino’s approval of the rebuilding blueprint for five provinces and Tacloban City. Mayor Ricky Ramirez of Medellin town in Cebu province said his constituents had been waiting for eight months for the rebuilding to get off the ground.

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COMMENTARIES

  • Zenaida T. Nucum ‘Carpe diem,’ Mr. President

    Most Filipinos lament the state of moral degeneration in which we find ourselves. We are disgusted with the social cancer we read about every day in the newspapers. Anomalies, such as the Napoles pork …

  • Rina Jimenez-David Color-coded tears and memories

    Director General Lilia de Lima of the Philippine Export Zone Authority was informed only last Sunday about Malacañang’s request that she be present at the Batasan when President Aquino delivered hi …

  • Ambeth R. Ocampo Incunabula in the Lopez Museum

    Most of the commentaries on these pages this week will undoubtedly be on the President’s State of the Nation Address. Viewpoints differ, and one can see the glass as either half-empty or half-full, …

  • Conrado de Quiros What a difference a tear makes

    You knew that at the end of the day, few would remember much of what he said. They were only going to remember that he cried. And found redemption in it. …

  • Dolly Anne Carvajal La vida Eugenia in Madrid

    I immensely enjoy chatting with amiga mia, Eugene Domingo, through Viber. Her joie de vivre is infectious. Uge has just returned from Spain. …

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