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Support for Aquino
graft fight down

Amid controversies surrounding the Priority Development Assistance Fund and the Disbursement Acceleration Program, more Filipinos now disapprove of the Aquino administration's efforts at fighting graft and corruption in the government, according to the latest survey by Pulse Asia.…

Sandigan orders
Enrile suspended

The Sandiganbayan third division on Friday suspended Juan Ponce Enrile from serving as senator for 90 days as he faces plunder and graft charges over the pork barrel scam.…

No survivors in
Air Algerie crash

French soldiers on Friday secured one of the black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that went down in restive northern Mali with the loss of at least 116 people, French President Francois Hollande said Friday. Terrorism has not been…

PNP ups alert level

The Philippine National Police was placed on heightened alert Friday afternoon ahead of three major events in the country, including President Benigno Aquino’s national address Monday.…

Napoles to be with
friend Gigi Reyes

Hours before the court ordered her transfer to Camp Bagong Diwa, alleged “pork” barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles was smiling at reporters as she ate her "paksiw na tulingan" and pork chops at the Sandiganbayan canteen.…

Tornado kills two
Fil-Ams in Virginia

An F1 tornado toppled trees and flipped campers at a Virginia campground Thursday, killing two Filipino American campers and sending at least 33 more to area hospitals, officials said.…

Taiwan airline
sorry for crash

Taiwan's TransAsia Airways ran an apology on the front pages of five major newspapers Friday, pledging to shoulder the "utmost responsibility" after 48 people died when one of its planes crashed in stormy weather.…

The trouble with
impeaching Aquino

The trouble with impeaching President Aquino is that Vice President Jojo Binay would become president. His wife, Elenita, would become first lady. What a prospect! It would be as if Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos were back in Malacañang. …

Is time ripe
to amend Charter?

As President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address nears, the question has made itself relevant once more: Should the economic provisions of the 1987 Constitution be amended to make the local business environment more attractive to foreign investors?…

Plane wreckage
found in Mali

The wreckage of an Air Algerie plane missing since early Thursday with 116 people on board has been found in Mali near the Burkina Faso border, an army coordinator in Ouagadougou said.…

Luy says 2 lawyers
Napoles’ mentors

Benhur Luy, principal witness in the pork barrel plunder case, on Thursday tagged Livestock Development Council Executive Director Manuel R. Jarmin as one of two individuals who guided his former employer, Janet Lim-Napoles, in forming bogus nongovernment organizations (NGOs) from…

PH population
to reach 100M

By the reckoning of a population expert, the Philippine population will hit 100 million at 12:06 a.m. or thereabouts on Sunday. Be happy if your baby is born around that time because you will earn P5,000.…

Crippled patient
kills doc, then self

Frustrated that he could still not walk after a surgery, a 72-year-old retired seaman shot and killed the orthopedic surgeon who operated on his back last December. …

Edca focus of 3rd
impeachment rap

A third impeachment complaint was filed on Thursday against President Benigno Aquino III at the House of Representatives, this time over the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA). …

Latest bombshell
vs Binays

One and a half years before the 2016 presidential election, the political smear campaign against the leading presidential contender, Vice President Jojo Binay, has begun. …

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