Monthly Archives: August 2013

Napoles in the same jail with ex-maid she ‘framed’

MANILA  - Janet Lim Napoles is actually in the same city jail where her former maid that she accused of stealing underwear and jackets is currently detained, a lawyer said Thursday. The

No secret deal – Palace

MANILA — No secret deal, no special treatment. All that President Aquino wants is for the truth behind the P10-billion pork barrel scam to finally come out and guarantee the safety of

HK court junks hostage victims’ suit vs PH govt

MANILA  - A Hong Kong judge yesterday struck out a claim filed by victims of the Luneta hostage tragedy against the Philippine government on legal grounds, the South China Morning Post reported.

No US bases in Philippines – Pentagon chief

MANILA – The Philippines, the leading ally of the United States in Southeast Asia, welcomes an increased American military presence in its territory amid lingering tensions in the West Philippine Sea. But US

China 9-Dash claim violates PH sovereignty – Carpio

MANILA — China’s claim over almost 90 percent of the total area of the South China Sea violates the rights of the Philippines as a sovereign state under international law, Supreme Court

China withdraws invitation for Aquino to attend trade expo

MANILA – Beijing has withdrawn its invitation to President Benigno Aquino 3rd to attend the China-Association of Southeast Asian Nations Expo for Complex Trade Show (Caexpo) in the province of Nanning. “The President has