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Binays face
plunder case

A group of Makati City residents on Tuesday brought plunder and graft charges against Vice President Jejomar Binay, his son Makati Mayor Junjun Binay and 23 others over the alleged “unconscionable overpricing” in the construction of an 11-story parking building…

Gov’t didn’t see
the disappeared

It has been seven years since Edita Burgos’ son, farmer-activist Jonas Burgos, was abducted in Quezon City, and despite losing hope that she will find justice under the Aquino administration, she continues to draw strength from family and friends. …

P800M DAP funds
to fix Palace, etc.

Some P800 million from the Disbursement Acceleration Program, which the Supreme Court recently declared unconstitutional, was spent for construction, renovation and equipment upgrade in Malacañang.…

Mabini still sounds
painfully familiar

Apolinario Mabini (1864-1903) has been reduced by textbook history into two simplistic titles: “Sublime Paralytic” and “Brains of the Revolution.” These meaningless titles do not do justice to the hero’s life and legacy. …

Slum-born is new
Indonesian leader

The reform-minded governor of Jakarta, Joko Widodo, has convincingly won Indonesia’s closely fought presidential race against a controversial ex-general with deep roots in the era of strongman Suharto, final results showed on Tuesday.…

Emergency powers
for Aquino mulled

The House of Representatives is amenable to granting President Benigno Aquino emergency powers to address the looming power crisis, Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said Tuesday.…

Spreadsheet
of zero sex life

A sexually frustrated husband compiled in an Excel spreadsheet the excuses of his wife every time he asked to have sex with her. …

Another impeach
rap vs Aquino

Another impeachment complaint was filed Tuesday against President Benigno Aquino III at the House of Representatives over the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).…

Photos of ‘scarred’
Claudine real

The lawyer of actress Claudine Barretto, Atty. Ferdinand Topacio, insisted that the photos he posted on Twitter showing the actress wounded and battered were real and not fabricated. …

Malaysia gets
black boxes

Malaysian officials received the two MH17 black boxes from the Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine.…

Crisis Alert Levels
in other countries

Over the past weeks several countries in the Middle East have been rocked by violence, prompting the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to raise Crisis Alert Levels and urge overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to return to the Philippines.…

PH fitness guru
a hit in US

She’s taking Western social media by storm, and she’s 100-percent Filipino. Social media star Liane Valenzuela, a.k.a. Liane V, is a United States-born, 5’3” performer with golden tan skin, long wavy hair, a shapely bod and flat abs. She…

DAP doled out
in small doses

The Department of Budget and Management dispersed the Disbursement Acceleration Program funds to legislators in small doses for indigent patients, scholarships and livelihood programs—a distribution pattern eerily similar to the congressional pork barrel funds before these were outlawed by the…

Impeachment rap
filed vs Aquino

Anti-pork barrel groups on Monday filed an impeachment complaint against President Benigno Aquino III over the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), parts of which were declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court. …

Pangilinan, Sotto,
Recto top Pulse poll

If former senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan's appointment as Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization were a ploy to boost his ratings, then it is probably working.…

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