Monthly Archives: July 2014

Napoles also in isolation in Bicutan facility

MANILA  – Alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles is now temporarily detained in a room at the livelihood center of the Taguig City Jail female dormitory at Camp Bagong Diwa in

PH, 10 others agree to joint MH17 prosecution

MANILA  — The Philippines and 10 other countries whose citizens were victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 met at The Hague to cooperate on a joint judicial strategy. The European

MILF commanders restive

MANILA — Ground commanders of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) are becoming more impatient and frustrated over the delay in the submission of the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) to Congress

Pope to visit on January 15-19

MANILA – A “spiritual typhoon” is heading for the Philippines with the confirmation of Pope Francis’ visit on Jan. 15 to 19 next year, Papal Nuncio Archbishop Giuseppe Pinto said yesterday. Pinto,

‘Pork’-less 2015 national budget amounts to P2.6T

MANILA  — Something’s different in the Aquino government’s proposed P2.606 trillion national budget for 2015 submitted to the House of Representatives on Tuesday. This is a 15.1-percent increase from the P2.265 trillion

Aquino’s silence on FOI disappoints Binay, solons

MANILA — While lawmakers were generally impressed by President Aquino’s penultimate State of the Nation Address (SONA), they were dismayed over the Chief Executive’s failure to push for the Freedom of Information