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Nov
MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) - President Benigno Aquino III has given his go-ahead signal to a master plan that outlines the rehabilitation of areas ravaged by typhoon Haiyan, known as Yolanda locally, a senior government official said today. Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. Read more [...]

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Nov
MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino approved on Wednesday the P167.9-billion Comprehensive Rehabilitation and Recovery Plan (CRRP), solidifying the government’s commitment to rebuild areas in Eastern Visayas devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda last year. In a statement, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. Read more [...]

01
Nov
Cracks are showing on the wall of the United Nationalist Alliance. It may seem that former President and now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada was only expressing his opinion when he vouched for Mar Roxas’ integrity and contradicted Vice President Jejomar Binay  who accused his 2016 presidential rival as the brains behind the demolition job against him. Read more [...]

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01
Nov
President Aquino announced before a conference of Semiconductor and Electronics Industries executives to vote for the right candidate who not only says the right things but who can also be trusted to deliver what they promise. Aquino also told a group of Makati businessmen that having six more years in office is not the right solution to sustain the country’s growth. Read more [...]

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01
Nov
MANILA, Philippines–Vice President Jejomar Binay told a journalist in an interview in 2010 that he owned a farm and piggery in Batangas province, and that he had bought the property for P30 per square meter. Journalist Raissa Robles submitted to the Senate blue ribbon subcommittee investigating alleged anomalies in Makati City the audio recordings of her interview with Binay conducted at his Makati City home as well as photos she had taken at that time. Read more [...]

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01
Nov
TIGAON, Camarines Sur—Former President and now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada, who admitted to accepting P200 million from a “jueteng” lord, said Vice President Jejomar Binay was experiencing “persecution” similar to what he went through when he was in Malacañang. Read more [...]

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01
Nov
Almost a year to the day Super Typhoon Yolanda flattened vast swaths of Eastern Visayas, the master plan for rehabilitation of the devastated areas has finally been approved, with funding of P167.9 billion. Former senator Panfilo Lacson, coordinator of the rehabilitation effort, said his office had set up a website where utilization of the fund could be monitored and scrutinized by the public Read more [...]

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01
Nov
MANILA, Philippines - The Senate Blue Ribbon Committee should include the allegedly overpriced P700-million Iloilo Convention Center (ICC) in its list of issues to be investigated now that a resolution has been filed for this purpose. Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano said the Blue Ribbon Committee members could already discuss the resolution filed by Sen Read more [...]

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01
Nov
Vice President Jejomar Binay says his critics have crossed the line in dragging daughter Joanna Marie into their efforts to discredit him KARAOKE NIGHT. Read more [...]

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