Monthly Archives: September 2014

Binay’s 2016 ratings drop amid corruption allegations

MANILA  - Fewer people would vote for Vice President Jejomar Binay in the 2016 presidential election though he remains to be the top contender, according to the latest survey by Pulse Asia.

‘Midnight insertions’ in 2015 budget hit

MANILA — The Palace inserted 100 pages of undisclosed changes to the 2015 budget just hours before its approval by the House of Representatives, including “midnight insertions” that allow President Benigno Aquino

PNP chief faces plunder raps anew

MANILA  - Philippine National Police chief Director General Alan Purisima is now facing a new set of plunder and graft charges before the Office of the Ombudsman regarding the construction of the

PH to continue legal aid to FilAm found guilty on US terror charges

MANILA  – After 25-year-old Filipino-American Ralph De Leon was found guilty of terrorism-related charges, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said that they will continue to extend legal assistance to him and

Napoles-linked Sandigan justice tried to influence SC – Leonen

MANILA  - Former Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Gregory Ong tried to influence the magistrates of the Supreme Court (SC) when he offered to resign prior to the high court’s decision dismissing him over

Aquino may tap P31-B Malampaya fund amid ‘crisis’

MANILA — The House is now considering granting President Benigno Aquino III police powers after Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla gave a new projection that the country will have a power shortage of