Monthly Archives: October 2014

Aquino: No more second term

MANILA  – President Aquino ended yesterday speculations on a possible term extension, telling a group of businessmen that having six more years in office was not “the right solution” to sustain the

Militants bare P500-b budget for LP war chest

MANILA — More than 200 pages of “errata” that the Department of Budget and Management is inserting into the 2015 spending plan without congressional scrutiny will constitute a P500 billion blank check

Poe: No plans to run for president in ’16

MANILA –People should not read too much into her use of her father’s altanghap campaign line in her privilege speech on hunger, Sen. Grace Poe said on Tuesday, as she continued to

Revilla questions OMB move to garnish his assets

MANILA — Detained Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. brushed off on Tuesday as “premature” a bid by government lawyers to garnish his multi-million-peso assets through a writ of preliminary attachment. Revilla said

Raps filed vs Drilon, 2 Cabinet men over ‘overpriced’ convention center

MANILA —Graft and plunder charges were filed against Senate President Franklin Drilon, Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez, Public Works Secretary Rogelio Singson and other Department of Public Works and Highways officials before the

Scrap terminal fees for OFWs, court asked

MANILA — At least 12 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) groups and non-government organizations (NGOs) filed on Tuesday a court petition to stop the government from collecting a P550 airport terminal fee from