Monthly Archives: April 2012

PH: ‘We won’t be provoked’

MANILA – Malacañang on Saturday maintained the Philippines would stand its ground and not be provoked by the Chinese military’s posturing in the West Philippine Sea. Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said

Aquino says no timetable for Luisita distribution

BONGABONG, Oriental Mindoro — President Aquino declared Sunday that the government is ready to enforce the Supreme Court (SC) decision on the distribution of Hacienda Luisita to farmer-beneficiaries but could not yet

QC shootout leaves 5 dead

MANILA – Three robbers and a policeman were among five people killed during a shootout when suspected robbers victimized passengers of two jeepneys on Friday night in Quezon City. Police Officer 3

Overseas Filipinos set rallies vs. China

MANILA —Hit them where it hurts.” Balikbayan philanthropist, civil leader and lawyer Loida Nicolas-Lewis has called on the government to “show courage” by hitting back at China for “bullying” small countries like

Palace plays down dip in PNoy’s rating

MANILA — Malacanang on Friday shrugged off the dip in the public satisfaction rating of President Benigno Aquino III to “good” from “very good” across all geographical areas and socioeconomic classes in

Gov’t net borrowing in 1Q: P162.47B

MANILA —The government’s financing position in the first quarter showed a net borrowing of P162.47 billion, a reversal from a net payment of P64.01 billion in the year ago period, according to