Monthly Archives: September 2015

Ombudsman orders probe on Abad over DAP

MANILA – The Office of the Ombudsman on Wednesday ordered the preliminary investigation for the criminal and administrative charges against Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad. According to

Obama airs concern on sea row at UN

WASHINGTON – Three days after calling out China over its land reclamation and militarization of disputed areas in the South China Sea, US President Barack Obama voiced his concern yet again before

Poe explains why she once gave up her Filipino citizenship

MANILA — Senator Grace Poe answered on Wednesday the lingering questions why she once gave up her Filipino citizenship, which is now the issue being raised against her. “Alam niyo po, noong

Cayetano running for VP, courts Duterte

DAVAO CITY—Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano has announced he is running for Vice President, but he is still courting a standard-bearer. Announcing his run for the vice presidency here, Cayetano said he wanted

Duterte to run for President, source says

MANILA — Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte will join the presidential race in next year’s elections, a highly placed source said Monday. The source said Duterte will announce his presidential bid and

Drilon says Leni Robredo is LP’s VP bet

MANILA — Senate President Franklin Drilon confirmed on Wednesday that Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo would be the running-mate of the administration’s bet in 2016. Drilon made this confirmation when asked in