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Aquino backs FOI bill, insists aide »

President Benigno Aquino III. FILE PHOTO

Although he failed to mention it in his recent State of the Nation Address, President Benigno Aquino continues to support the freedom of information bill (FOI), according to Secretary Herminio Coloma, head of the Presidential Communications Operations Office.…

Posted Friday, August 10, 2012 04:48:55 | Read More »

Senator Alan Cayetano set to deliver minority’s ‘contra-Sona’ »

Senate Minority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano will deliver a “contra-Sona”—the Senate minority’s view of what was missing in President Benigno Aquino III’s recently delivered State of the Nation Address—despite his being a shoo-in for the administration’s senatorial ticket in 2013.…

Posted Sunday, July 29, 2012 02:26:42 | Read More »

Palace: No war with bishops over reproductive health bill »

Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda: A board member of any GOCC can receive only up to P3 million annually, including bonuses and per diem. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Malacañang on Thursday ruled out any “war” between the government and the Catholic bishops following President Aquino’s fresh pitch for the reproductive health (RH) bill in Monday’s State of the Nation Address (Sona). …

Posted Friday, July 27, 2012 06:04:34 | Read More »

Dengue cases in Philippines up by 16% »

In his Sona, President Benigno Aquino praised the measures made by the DOH and the Department of Science and Technology to curtail dengue, singling out for special mention Health Secretary Enrique Ona and Science and Technology Secretary Mario Montejo. AP PHOTO

More and more Filipinos are infected with the dengue virus, largely disproving President Benigno Aquino’s claim in his State of the Nation Address (Sona) that the Philippines is on its way to managing the deadly mosquito-borne disease.…

Posted Friday, July 27, 2012 05:00:56 | Read More »

INQUIRER.net poll: 40% of respondents think Aquino’s SONA excellent »

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The greatest number of those polled by INQUIRER.net gave President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address the highest accolade. On a scale of 1 to 5, wherein 5 was “excellent,” 2,166 readers, or 40.1 percent of the 5,401 total number of respondents, said the President’s third SONA, delivered last Monday, was “excellent.”…

Posted Wednesday, July 25, 2012 04:16:17 | Read More »

Aquino’s RH bill endorsement an open war on Church, bishops say »

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It’s now open war. Members of the influential Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) on Tuesday denounced President Benigno Aquino’s decision to push for the passage of the reproductive health (RH) bill during his State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday.…

Posted Wednesday, July 25, 2012 04:39:34 | Read More »

Despite Aquino snub, FOI will be pushed, lawmaker vows »

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The committee on public information of the House of Representatives will push for the passage of the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill despite President Benigno Aquino’s failure to mention it as a priority in his State of the Nation Address (Sona) Monday.…

Posted Wednesday, July 25, 2012 03:55:26 | Read More »

Palace defends use of last year’s crime stats in SONA »

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When is it all right to use different sets of figures to make your point?…

Posted Wednesday, July 25, 2012 03:35:17 | Read More »

Aquino can’t stop Charter change moves—Palace »

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President Benigno Aquino, for now, can’t stop Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile and Speaker Feliciano Belmonte from pushing through with efforts to amend the Constitution.…

Posted Wednesday, July 25, 2012 02:53:17 | Read More »

Aquino submits P2-trillion budget to Congress »

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President Benigno Aquino has submitted to Congress the proposed P2.006-trillion national budget for 2013, saying it is a crucial step in improving the lives of Filipinos.…

Posted Wednesday, July 25, 2012 02:22:01 | Read More »

Palace: No road map needed for ‘daang matuwid’ »

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President Benigno Aquino’s “daang matuwid” (straight path) campaign does not need a road map.…

Posted Wednesday, July 25, 2012 02:04:28 | Read More »

Palace names Rojas permanent NBI chief »

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After serving for six months as officer in charge of the National Bureau of Investigation, Nonnatus Caesar Rojas finally received his appointment from Malacañang.…

Posted Wednesday, July 25, 2012 02:02:14 | Read More »

‘Dismantled MMDA signs used to hurt us’ »

Protesters tore down fences and road signs worth P105,000 and used it against the police at a violent showdown outside Congress as President Benigno Aquino III delivered his annual State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday.…

Posted Tuesday, July 24, 2012 10:29:19 | Read More »

Aquino statement on responsible parenthood ‘safe’ , says Sotto »

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Senate Majority Floor Leader Vicente Sotto III on Tuesday said that President Benigno Aquino III issued a safe position on the controversial reproductive health issue in his state of the nation address on Monday.…

Posted Tuesday, July 24, 2012 07:39:26 | Read More »

Luisita lands should be distributed in one year, says farmers group leader »

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President Benigno Aquino III should speed up and finish the distribution of the Hacienda Luisita lands in one year, and not until his term ends, said Farm Workers Agrarian Reform Movement (Farm)-Luisita president Renato Lalic said Tuesday.…

Posted Tuesday, July 24, 2012 11:32:20 | Read More »

Guingona says Aquino’s SONA surpassed his expectations »

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Senator Teofisto Guingona III on Monday said that President Benigno Aquino III's State of the Nation Address (SONA) surpassed his expectations.…

Posted Tuesday, July 24, 2012 03:39:51 | Read More »

Aquino: Philippines is no longer a joke »

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The time has come for the country to implement high-profile projects, invite more tourists, and spend more for education and healthcare to parlay the robust investors’ confidence in the economy into gains for his “bosses,” President Benigno Aquino said Monday.…

Posted Tuesday, July 24, 2012 03:28:34 | Read More »

6,000 cops block 5,000 protesters hurling stones »

ENRAGED protesters smash a police mobile along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City shortly before President Aquino delivered his Sona. MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

It was a familiar sight this time of year: Students and farmers burning effigies of President Benigno Aquino and Uncle Sam. But they were stopped by police from getting close to the Batasang Pambansa complex to denounce the government’s alleged failure to improve the plight of workers, triggering a brief melee that left scores injured.…

Posted Tuesday, July 24, 2012 03:23:29 | Read More »

House ‘Great Wall’ shrine to historic impeachment »

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Call it “The Great Wall of Epal.” A self-congratulatory mural celebrating the victory of prosecutors who worked to convict then Chief Justice Renato Corona greets passersby at the south wing of the House of Representatives.…

Posted Tuesday, July 24, 2012 03:15:33 | Read More »

Did you know »

From 1936 until last year, around 46 percent or 33 out of the 72 State of the Nation Addresses or Sonas were delivered at the Batasang Pambansa in Quezon City.…

Posted Tuesday, July 24, 2012 01:03:30 | Read More »

Aquino: Nothing is impossible »

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The Philippines has achieved change, and the Filipinos themselves have made it happen.…

Posted Tuesday, July 24, 2012 12:52:31 | Read More »

Scores hurt as protesters clash with cops »

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Five thousand students and peasants burned effigies of President Benigno Aquino III and Uncle Sam but were stopped by police from getting close to the Batasang Pambansa to denounce the government’s alleged failure to improve the plight of laborers, triggering a brief melee that left scores injured.…

Posted Monday, July 23, 2012 09:52:45 | Read More »

Aquino defends new mining policy »

In his Sona, President Benigno Aquino praised the measures made by the DOH and the Department of Science and Technology to curtail dengue, singling out for special mention Health Secretary Enrique Ona and Science and Technology Secretary Mario Montejo. AP PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III defended the new mining policy he signed, saying it was for the benefit of the Philippines.…

Posted Monday, July 23, 2012 09:36:04 | Read More »

Aquino: We’ve proven the impossible possible »

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President Benigno Aquino III on Monday said that after going through two years of reforms in the government he has learned that “nothing is impossible.”…

Posted Monday, July 23, 2012 09:24:38 | Read More »

Aquino’s ‘good news’ not in sync with reality—Casiño »

Bayan Muna Rep. Teodoro Casiño monitored the report of the fire fight and linked INQUIRER.net’s breaking story to his tweet. “This is one hell of a shootout,” he tweeted.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Bayan Muna Party-list Representative Teddy Casiño said President Benigno Aquino III's State of the Nation Address (Sona) was a "smorgasbord of good news” that was not felt “on the ground.”…

Posted Monday, July 23, 2012 09:21:06 | Read More »

No mention of RH bill in Sona, says Sotto »

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President Benigno Aquino III never mentioned the Reproductive Health (RH) Bill in his State of the Nation Address (SONA), Senate Majority Floor Leader Vicente Sotto III said Monday.…

Posted Monday, July 23, 2012 09:18:04 | Read More »

Mining, sin tax bills should be passed, says Drilon »

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Senator Franklin Drilon on Monday said he was one with President Benigno Aquino III in pushing for the passing of the sin tax and mining tax bills.…

Posted Monday, July 23, 2012 09:14:32 | Read More »

Aquino vows to step up infrastructure development »

In his Sona, President Benigno Aquino praised the measures made by the DOH and the Department of Science and Technology to curtail dengue, singling out for special mention Health Secretary Enrique Ona and Science and Technology Secretary Mario Montejo. AP PHOTO

President Aquino on Monday vowed to step up the development of the country’s infrastructure during his third State of the Nation Address.…

Posted Monday, July 23, 2012 09:11:53 | Read More »

Aquino calls ARMM governor ‘certified ghost buster’ »

Former Anak Mindanao party-list Representative Mujiv Hataman. Photo from congress.gov.ph

President Benigno Aquino III on Monday lauded Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao officer in charge Governor Mujiv Hataman for being a "certified ghost buster."…

Posted Monday, July 23, 2012 07:37:02 | Read More »

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