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Mauled cabbie won’t file case vs TV host

The taxi driver mauled by a TV5 host has decided not to press charges after the latter apologized.

Gina Lopez vouches for DAP

MANILA (UPDATED) - Amid controversies on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), Budget Secretary Florencio Abad found an ally in Gina Lopez, chair of the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC), a government body tasked to clean up Pasig River and its tributaries.

How to prevent road rage

Anonymity behind the wheel, lack of concern over public or personal safety, weapons on board. Multimedia motoring personality James Deakin said these are just some elements that trigger a primal reaction like road rage.  

Jeepney barker turned BPO supervisor gets SONA mention

BACOLOD CITY – A former jeepney barker from this city who is now a supervisor at a business process outsourcing (BPO) company was hailed by President Aquino in his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday.

Palace to submit post-DAP budget

A new budget program presumably bereft of pork barrel allocations or elements of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) is set to be submitted today by Malacanang to the House of Representatives.

Ballsy on brother PNoy: Bugbog na bugbog na siya

MANILA - Presidential sister Maria Elena "Ballsy" Aquino-Cruz on Tuesday explained why she and her three sisters turned emotional during their brother's fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday.

How PH plans to ease tension with China

The Philippines will propose a freeze on all activity that raises tension in disputed waters in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) as part of a three-part plan at a regional security meeting next month, Manila's foreign minister said on Tuesday.

'Why Pinoys should stop worrying about SC, Palace clash'

What, me worry? This seems to be the attitude of former Chief Justice Artemio Panganiban who said there is nothing to fear about the supposed clash between the executive and the judicial branches over the Supreme Court's (SC) ruling on the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).

What PNoy's sister told Juana Change

MANILA - Satirist Mae Paner, popularly known as ''Juana Change'', said she had a short conversation with one of the President's sisters after the SONA.

'Second chance at life' not part of final SONA draft

MANILA - A Palace spokesman revealed Monday that the last part of President Aquino's 5th State of the Nation Address (SONA), where he mentioned that he was given a second chance in life, was not part of the prepared speech of the President.