Monthly Archives: February 2012

Binay to seek presidency in 2016

MANILA – A day after his party mates expressed support for him, Vice President Jejomar Binay admitted that he is planning to run for president in 2016 even as he stressed that

600,000 join INC prayer rally at Luneta

MANILA — In a show of force amid perceived tension with their once staunch ally President Benigno Aquino III, some 600,000 members of the politically influential Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) gathered for

Wynn just one investor — Aquino

MANILA — President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday downplayed the possible adverse effects of a House resolution banning casino magnate Steve Wynn from doing business in the Philippines, saying that would not

‘Daang Matuwid’: Going in circles

By Val G. Abelgas PRESIDENT Aquino’s “Daang Matuwid” has taken another crooked turn with the implication of his friend and classmate, Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. chief Cristino Naguiat Jr., in a

No suspense in impeachment court

By Rodel Rodis IT IS simply unrealistic to expect the Philippine Senate to remove Chief Justice Renato Corona. The whole televised spectacle, while educational and entertaining at times, has been an exercise in

PH coco exports up

MANILA — The country’s coconut export earnings increased by a fifth last year despite a significant drop in volume due to low demand in the global market, the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA)