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Brillantes: Do Cha-cha after 2016

MANILA - Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Sixto Brillantes said any amendments to the Constitution should be done after 2016 when a new president is already sitting.Full article

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Which cities, provinces are ahead, behind in Ligtas sa Tigdas?

As of 09/18/2014 6:28 PM
MANILA - The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday commended local chief executives who have vaccinated at least half of their eligible target population, and encouraged others to double their efforts to catch up after the second week of the month-long Ligtas sa Tigdas Campaign. Full article

Remulla: Binay was presidential in his speech

As of 09/18/2014 5:53 PM
MANILA - Cavite Governor Jonvic Remulla said Vice President Jejomar Binay was "presidential" on Thursday in his speech aimed at rebutting allegations of corruption in Makati when he was city mayor. Full article

Accusers tell Binay: Explain your wealth

As of 09/18/2014 5:08 PM
MANILA - Accusers of Vice-President Jejomar Binay have a new challenge against the country's second highest official: stop banking on your poor-man image and explain your wealth. Full article

PNoy ally to look for Binay's 'impeachable acts'

As of 09/18/2014 4:13 PM
MANILA - Liberal Party member and Caloocan City Representative Eddgar Erice said he will look for possible impeachable offenses that Vice President Jejomar Binay may have committed in connection with the Makati City Hall Building 2. Full article

Quorum woes, DAP list fight may lead to reenacted budget

As of 09/18/2014 3:31 PM
MANILA - Plenary deliberations on the 2015 national budget at the House of Representative stalled a second day following quorum woes and a fight over the full disclosure of the list of lawmakers whose projects were funded from the unconstitutional Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). Full article

Activists throw coins at Abad; Palace protests

As of 09/18/2014 2:59 PM
MANILA - Activists mobbed Budget Secretary Butch Abad, with one person grabbing him at the back of his collar, after he spoke at a forum at University of the Philippines in Diliman Wednesday night. Full article

Binay denies corruption claims

As of 09/18/2014 2:59 PM
MANILA - Vice President Jejomar Binay on Thursday denied allegations of corruption in the construction of the P2.2 billion Makati City Hall Building 2. Full article

Gabriela pickets plenary lobby

As of 09/18/2014 2:20 PM
MANILA - Members of the Gabriela Women's Party staged a flash mobilization at the plenary hall lobby of the Batasang Pambansa to scrutinize the budget of the National Housing Authority (NHA). Full article

Miriam: I did not ask for DAP funds

As of 09/18/2014 2:13 PM
MANILA - Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago said she did not ask for Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) funds from the government. Full article

BIR to PNP: Take lifestyle check challenge

As of 09/18/2014 12:26 PM
According to Bureau of Internal Revenue Commissioner Kim Henares, police officials can follow the example set by Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas and undergo a lifestyle check voluntarily. Full article