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NAIA bombers also targeted mall, Chinese embassy

As of 09/02/2014 12:00 PM
MANILA - The group behind yesterday's foiled car bomb attack at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport was also eyeing other targets including a mall owned by the country's richest man, the Chinese embassy in Manila and a Philippine company employing Chinese workers. Full article

Binay camp blasts experts, says aircons expensive

As of 09/02/2014 11:40 AM
MANILA - Like protégés of Madam Auring. This is how a spokesman of Vice-President Jejomar Binay described experts who examined the Makati City Hall Building 2 and called it ordinary. Full article

Binay daughter blames China for Makati Bldg price

As of 09/01/2014 7:11 PM
MANILA - What does China have to do with the alleged overpricing of the P2.2 billion Makati City Hall Building 2 project? Full article

COA budget for new equipment nearly wiped out

As of 09/01/2014 7:10 PM
(UPDATED) The Commission on Audit (COA) , one of the government's vanguards against corruption, saw its budget for new equipment and facilities nearly wiped out for 2015. Full article

Belmonte outlines Congress' priorities

As of 09/01/2014 6:12 PM
MANILA - House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said the Bangsamoro Basic Law, economic charter change, and the anti-trust bill are among the legislative priorities decided on by leaders of both houses today. Full article

WATCH: Drilon accepts ice bucket challenge

As of 09/01/2014 5:56 PM
MANILA - Senate President Franklin Drilon has accepted the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) ice bucket challenge, which seeks to raise funds and promote awareness of the disease. Full article

No need to worry about NAIA 'car bomb' - PNP

As of 09/01/2014 5:12 PM
MANILA - Philippine National Police (PNP) public information chief Reuben Theodore Sindac said there is no reason to worry about the “car bomb” found at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 on Monday morning. Full article

PNoy ally to push for political Cha-cha

As of 09/01/2014 4:24 PM
MANILA - An ally of President Benigno Aquino III wants to start within the year the process of amending the charter's political provisions, including a proposed shift to a four-year presidential term with one re-election. Full article

UNA on Trillanes: Interior decorator na rin?

As of 09/01/2014 3:44 PM
MANILA - A United Nationalist Alliance official said Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV could find a new line of work after 2016, as an interior decorator. Full article

Makati Bldg 2 ordinary, not world-class: experts

As of 09/01/2014 3:33 PM
MANILA – A Senate sub-committee of the blue ribbon chaired by Senator Aquilino Pimentel Jr. conducted an ocular inspection of the allegedly overpriced P2.2 billion Makati City Building 2 on Monday morning. Experts agreed it's not a world-class building as claimed by the mayor. Full article