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Senators deny ouster plot vs Sen. Pimentel

Posted on: January 13th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Several senators have denied being dissatisfied with Senator Aquilino Pimentel III’s stint as senate president. This, after a recent statement from Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito about talks...

Revilla disappointed over slow progress of case in Sandiganbayan

Posted on: January 13th, 2017 | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines — Former senator Bong Revilla Jr. is disappointed because it seems that the plunder case against him is taking a long time to resolve. “Ine-expect natin na...

Palace mum on retraction of VP Robredo’s invitation to vin ‘d honneur

Posted on: January 12th, 2017 | No Comments
Malacañang has not commented on its alleged retraction of Vice President Leni Robredo’s invitation to the annual vin d’ honneur. Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said he is yet to confirm...

Aguirre open to De Lima’s Senate probe request on Jack Lam bribery scandal

Posted on: January 11th, 2017 | No Comments
Senator Leila de Lima, as supposed, has the right to appeal to the Senate to investigate into the bribery scandal involving two former Bureau of Immigration (BI) officials. Justice Secretary...

Environmental advocates file complaint vs. Lopez

Posted on: January 11th, 2017 | No Comments
The United Filipino Consumers and Commuters and Airboard Company filed a complaint against Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Gina Lopez. This is in connection with the alleged...

Sen. Leila de Lima to ask Supreme Court to bar Duterte from threatening her

Posted on: January 11th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Leila de Lima is planning to appeal to the Supreme Court, through a Writ of Amparo, to bar Pres. Rodrigo Duterte and his camp from threatening...

De Lima urges Senate to probe BI officials involved in bribery

Posted on: January 10th, 2017 | No Comments
Senator Leila de Lima is urging the Blue Ribbon Committee to investigate into the alleged P50-million bribery by Chinese businessman Jack Lam to several Bureau of Immigration officials. This was...

Duterte still No.1 most trusted government official — Pulse Asia

Posted on: January 10th, 2017 | No Comments
President Rodrigo Duterte remains to have the highest trust rating among national government officials based on the latest Pulse Asia survey. Most Filipinos are happy with President Duterte’s accomplishments in...

DOJ: No probe on ‘LeniLeaks’, oust-Duterte plots

Posted on: January 10th, 2017 | No Comments
The Department of Justice (DOJ) will not investigate the so-called ‘LeniLeaks’ or the alleged communication between the office of Vice President Leni Robredo and the group of businesswoman Loida Nicolas-Lewis...

Spare VP Robredo from ‘LeniLeaks’: Lawmakers

Posted on: January 10th, 2017 | No Comments
Several lawmakers see no problem in the plan of Malacañang to investigate several emails in connection with the alleged plot of Vice President Leni Robredo’s supporters to destabilize the administration...