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Santiago slams
P37B pork

They want to keep their pork and more. Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Monday cautioned lawmakers against trifling with the proposed 2015 national budget by keeping their “pork barrel” and agreeing to Malacañang’s declaring as savings at any time of the…

Ona in trouble
over dengue drug

Health Secretary Enrique Ona, who is on leave, is under scrutiny for authorizing the use of a supposed “breakthrough” drug for the treatment of malaria and dengue.…

How Dolphy lost
battle with COPD

The country’s most beloved comedian succumbed to pulmonary disease from a lifetime of smoking. Today his sons Eric and Epy Quizon are helping create awareness for respiratory health.…

Ampatuan clan
remains powerful

The Ampatuan clan remains influential in Maguindanao province, holding sway even in the villages five years after its patriarch and his sons were arrested and charged with murder over the massacre of 58 people, including 32 journalists, in Ampatuan town.…

Inquirer joins chat
apps revolution

Do you Viber? Or maybe WeChat? Perhaps KakaoTalk? Or Line? You can now get free news updates from the Inquirer with the same smartphone chat applications you use to keep in touch with family and friends.…

LPA moving
toward Visayas

A low-pressure area (LPA) outside the Philippine area of responsibility was spotted east of Mindanao on Monday afternoon and is expected to traverse the Visayas region on Thursday or Friday.…

3 firms cutting fuel
prices Tuesday

Local oil firms are slashing prices of fuel products on Tuesday (Nov. 25) to reflect the continued softening of prices of crude oil and petroleum products in the world market.…

PH convicts nine
Chinese poachers

The Palawan Regional Trial Court convicted nine Chinese fishermen for poaching off Hasa-Hasa Shoal (Half Moon Shoal) in the disputed waters of the West Philippine Sea.…

4 Aurora lots
linked to Binay

Vice President Jejomar Binay is listed as administrator of four lots, totaling more than 2 hectares, in Dingalan town in Aurora province facing the Pacific Ocean, according to copies of declarations of real property obtained by the Inquirer from the…

Sotto hits budget
for birth control

The Department of Health’s (DOH) P1-billion proposed budget for family planning supplies is hanging in the balance after Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III questioned the lack of certification from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) during Monday’s budget deliberations. …

Garin at Senate,
greeted with kisses

An “unprotected” acting Health Secretary Janette Garin showed up at the Senate on Monday and got kisses from at least two senators. …

Filipino pride
surges anew

For nearly an hour, survivors of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” in Tacloban City forgot their problems as Filipino pride surged anew across the nation and the world.…

Manny outclasses
rival in title bout

There was no knockout, only an abundance of knockdowns for Manny Pacquiao.…

As case drags
on, pain lingers

Cathy Nuñez’s voice breaks and tears wet her cheeks as she remembers her son. It is always like this, she said.…

Slain journalists
‘martyrs’–Palace

Malacañang on Sunday hailed as “martyrs” the 32 journalists killed with 26 other people in the Maguindanao massacre five years ago.…

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