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Apr
Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO MANILA, Philippines – Despite Cabinet Secretary Jose Rene Almendras’ initial denial that he accompanied Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada to Hong Kong, Malacañang on Wednesday thanked the former president for his successful attempt to gain the forgiveness of families and victims of the 2010 Manila hostage crisis. Read more [...]

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24
Apr
Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada speaks during a news conference in Hong Kong Wednesday. Read more [...]

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23
Apr
SENATOR Miriam Defensor Santiago on Monday urged Senate Blue Ribbon Committee chairman Senator Teofisto Guingona III to subpoena Jessica “Gigi” Reyes, the former chief of staff of Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile, to shed light on their alleged role in the P10 billion pork barrel scam. In a letter to Guingona, Santiago said she believed that Reyes’ testimony would round out and clarify certain aspects of the committee report on the scam, and might be the subject of an addendum. Read more [...]

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23
Apr
Erap in Hong Kong to present apology for 2010 hostage crisis. Former Philippine president and now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada exits Hong Kong International Airport on Tuesday, April 22, after arriving from Manila. Read more [...]

23
Apr
Metro Rail Transit general manager Al Vitangcol III. Read more [...]

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23
Apr
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima met with Janet Lim-Napoles for five hours at the Ospital ng Makati last Monday night. Napoles signed a statement at the end of the interview Read more [...]

23
Apr
Joseph Estrada will be hoping that the dispute can be settled. Photo: AP The Philippines' chief presidential aide, along with Manila's mayor and the nation's top policeman are flying to Hong Kong today in an attempt to defuse the stand-off over the 2010 bus hostage tragedy - and will bring a cheque for the victims. Read more [...]

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23
Apr
Ping gets ‘hello Janet’ recording MANILA, Philippines - Businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles is pointing to someone else as the mastermind of the pork barrel scam, and she is prepared to testify against this person, her lawyer said yesterday. With someone else tagged as the brains, Napoles will no longer be considered the most guilty and she may be allowed to turn state witness. Read more [...]

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23
Apr
MANILA, Philippines — Senator Bam Aquino is calling for an investigation to find out why other Southeast Asian nations enjoy faster and cheaper Internet speed while the Philippines bear the brunt of slow connection. Read more [...]

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