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Aquino: If there’sa will, there’s a way

President Benigno Aquino III believes there is still time to amend the Constitution and lift term limits if and when he decides to seek a fresh mandate. …

Aquino seeks emergency powers

President Benigno Aquino III has formally asked Congress to grant him emergency powers to address the looming power shortage in Luzon in 2015. …

They’re free

Businessman Cedric Lee and Simeon “Zimmer” Raz were granted temporary freedom Tuesday after posting bail amounting to P500,000 for their serious illegal detention charge over their alleged involvement in the mauling of actor-host Ferdinand “Vhong” Navarro. …

Deniece Cornejo on cloud nine

Just the thought of her impending release from prison is already enough to excite Deniece Cornejo even if there is still no certainty that she would be freed on Tuesday. …

Higher pay for nurses sought

Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano is pushing for higher pay for government nurses in the proposed 2015 national budget.…

Nancy Binay: Make hospital arrest legal

Should the allegations of corruption against Vice President Jejomar Binay lead to his indictment for plunder in the Sandiganbayan, would he accept incarceration at the Makati City Jail instead of asking to be placed under house arrest?…

Vhong Navarro dismayed, upset

Television-host actor Ferdinand “Vhong” Navarro was dismayed and saddened by the decision of the Taguig regional trial court (RTC) granting the bail plea of his alleged assailants but vowed to fight back, his lawyer said Tuesday. …

Billy Crawford pleads ‘not guilty’

Singer-actor and television host Billy Crawford pleaded not guilty to two counts of disobedience to a person or agent in authority and one count of malicious mischief during his arraignment Tuesday at the Taguig Regional Trial Court (RTC).…

12,000 flee homes as Mayon acts up

Albay Governor Joey Salceda on Tuesday ordered the evacuation of up to 12,000 residents in three cities and three towns in Albay after alert level three was raised over Mayon Volcano. …

Soliman ignores calls to resign

A familiar refrain. Amid calls for her resignation, Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman said she would not give up her post and that she did not wish to be distracted from her tasks.…

‘The speech can wait’

Even in far, far Cagayan, Vice President Jejomar Binay was hounded Monday by questions about the allegations of corruption thrown at him by his former political lieutenants in Makati City. …

Heavy rains, minimal damage

Except for a missing person in Pangasinan province, Typhoon “Luis” left northern Luzon on Monday with minimal damage after it dumped heavy rains on Cagayan Valley, and the Ilocos and Cordillera regions, officials said.…

No bullying can stop Ridon

No amount of bullying will stop him from pursuing the investigation into the construction of the Iloilo Convention Center, a project partly funded with Senate President Franklin Drilon’s Disbursement Acceleration Program.…

‘Not all rich cops are corrupt’

Not all policemen who drive nice cars are corrupt. The newly appointed commander of the La Loma police station in Quezon City gave this opinion when asked for his reaction to the news that one of his men who…

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