Monthly Archives: November 2012

Fresh PH China face off looms

MANILA — Another face-off looms between the naval forces of the Philippines and China in the disputed West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), following the latter’s pronouncement that it would implement starting

Strong stand vs China urged

MANILA — Even as Malacañang opted to remain cautious on Beijing’s latest policy ordering its naval forces to “board and search” ships entering the contested waters in the West Philippine Sea, the

Aquino tells solons to vote on RH bill

MANILA — President Benigno Aquino III says he will not impose his will on lawmakers over the controversial Reproductive Health bill when he meets with them over lunch in Malacañang on Monday.

SC holds disqualification of 4 more party-list groups

MANILA — Four more party-list groups are beneficiaries of the status quo ante order (SQAO) issued Thursday by the Supreme Court (SC) that stopped temporarily their disqualification in the 2013 national elections

Over 1 million attend mass for Calungsod

CEBU CITY—President Aquino, Vice President Jejomar Binay and Interior Secretary Mar Roxas on Friday led other government officials and more than a million devotees in the National Thanksgiving Mass for the canonization

Poverty negates 7.1% growth

MANILA— If the high unemployment rate and poverty incidence were to serve as basis for determining economic growth, government’s claim that it accelerated to 7.1 percent for the third quarter of this