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Corona, Singson
barred from leaving

The Sandiganbayan issued a Hold Departure Order against former Chief Justice Renato Corona and former Ilocos Sur Governor Luis “Chavit” Singson on Friday. Corona and Singson were barred from leaving the country as the Sandiganbayan’s Third Division ordered the Bureau…

Golf club suspends
Roxas for outburst

For allegedly berating employees of a popular golf club Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II was suspended as its member for two months.…

More expected
from new PAF chief

President Benigno Aquino III said Friday he was expecting more from his new Air Force chief since he knew him more than his predecessor. …

‘No fly zones’
on Obama visit

The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and Malacañang will be a “no fly zone” for “up to 30 minutes” when US President Barack Obama arrives next week, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines said in a statement Friday.…

Lacson rejects calls
to ID ‘pork’ execs

Former senator and now rehabilitation czar Panfilo "Ping" Lacson rejected calls for him to identify the government officials who had been implicated by Janet Lim-Napoles in the "pork barrel" scam.…

Why Kate Upton
loves Boracay

“It was my first-ever Sports Illustrated (SI) shoot,” said Kate Upton, perky as she is lovely in person. The model who has 1.35 million followers on Twitter alone was telling us why Boracay, an island paradise in the Philippines, was…

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…

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.…

Escudero ready
to defend self

Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero on Thursday said he is not worried with the “tell-all” testimony of alleged pork barrel mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles. …

Hair of John Paul II,
skin of John XXIII

Cebuanos need not travel to Rome to pay homage to two of the most influential popes of the 20th century. …

25 cops relieved
over drug links

At least 25 policemen, among them six senior police officials, were ordered relieved after their names appeared in a diagram linking them to the operations of syndicates involved in cybersex and illegal drug trade.…

Pacquiao must
try-out first in PBA

Even a boxing legend will still need his name to be called in the rookie draft if he wants to join Asia’s oldest pay-for-play basketball league. …

Kris’ ex-aide
New PAF chief

Major General Jeffrey Delgado, once Kris Aquino’s close in security and President Benigno Aquino III’s senior military assistant, has been named as the next Air Force chief.…

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