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Whistleblower names Sen. Estrada in pork barrel scam

A CLOSE friend to the Estrada family has confessed her direct involvement as Sen. Jinggoy’s agent in the alleged pork barrel or Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) scam. In Estrada’s bail hearing for plunder before the Sandiganbayan on Monday, June … Continue reading

June 16, 2015

UN tribunal to hear PH case vs. China in July

THE United Nations’ arbitration court has scheduled the oral arguments on the Philippines’ case questioning China’s massive claim in the South China Sea, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. DFA spokesman Assistant Secretary Charles Jose said the hearings will … Continue reading

June 16, 2015

Senators: EDCA needs Senate’s nod

THIRTEEN senators, led by Miriam Defensor-Santiago, signed a draft resolution asserting that the Philippines-United States’ Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) should be deemed invalid without the Senate’s concurrence. Santiago who also leads the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, insisted that … Continue reading

June 12, 2015

No Aquino support for VP Binay in 2016 polls

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III will not be endorsing Vice President Jejomar Binay in the upcoming national elections, Aquino revealed on Thursday, June 11. “Maybe it’s not clear to me, is he seeking my support? Because in 2010 he was with … Continue reading

June 12, 2015

Congress set to pass anti-political dynasty bill before 2016 nat’l elections

WHILE the Senate vowed to pass the Anti-Political Dynasty law, leaders of the House said they are open to amending the bill to a “looser” version, allowing not one, but two members of a family to run for positions in … Continue reading

June 12, 2015

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