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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.…

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. …

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. …

List of 2015
holidays released

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

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…

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.”…

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. …

All show, no play

The Last Home Stand All-Star Charity event took on a disastrous twist Tuesday night when what was initially scheduled as a match between the Gilas Pilipinas basketball squad and a group of NBA All Stars turned into a glorified training…

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.…

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