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Osmena says PNoy disrespectful, childish

MANILA - Senator Sergio Osmeña III on Wednesday said he was shocked by President Aquino's defiance of the Supreme Court and blamed Palace handlers for the lousy handling of the controversy over the disbursement acceleration program. Full article

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3rd impeach rap to be filed vs PNoy

As of 07/23/2014 1:34 PM
MANILA - A third impeachment complaint against President Benigno Aquino III is set to be filed Thursday. Full article

DAP did not fund lawlessness - OPAPP

As of 07/23/2014 1:33 PM
MANILA - The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) insisted the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) it received was not used for lawlessness. Full article

PNoy: SC also juggled funds

As of 07/23/2014 1:23 PM
MANILA - President Benigno Aquino III is turning the tables on the Supreme Court, saying the tribunal also juggled its own funds by funding the construction of a justice hall under the Department of Justice. Full article

CA upholds dismissal of special prosecutor in Garcia case

As of 07/23/2014 12:12 PM
MANILA - The Court of Appeals (CA) has junked the motion for reconsideration (MR) filed by a dismissed special prosecutor from the Office of the Ombudsman who approved the plea bargain deal in the plunder case against retired military comptroller Maj. Gen. Carlos Garcia in 2010. Full article

Citizen journalism: Bagong Pagpapatrol

As of 07/23/2014 9:37 AM
Bayan Mo iPatrol Mo (BMPM) will pay tribute to its Top 10 BIDA Patrollers today, July 23 at the University of Santo Tomas, in commemoration of BMPM's reaching 1 million Patroller members. Full article

VP Binay eyes Iglesia vote to seal 2016 win

As of 07/23/2014 9:30 AM
MANILA - Vice-President Jejomar Binay is confident about his chances of winning the presidential race in 2016 after he topped a recent poll on the coming elections. He also said he is seeking the endorsement of the influential Iglesia ni Cristo sect to seal the win. Full article

SC asks Palace, CJ to comment on SolGen's plea

As of 07/22/2014 6:53 PM
MANILA - The Supreme Court has directed the Palace, Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno, and the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) to answer a petition filed by government lawyer, Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza, that seeks to have his name included on the shortlist for a new magistrate. Full article

Enrile's suspension by Sandigan unconstitutional - Mendoza

As of 07/22/2014 6:04 PM
MANILA - Senator Juan Ponce Enrile's lawyer, Estelito Mendoza, on Tuesday argued that a preventive suspension by the Sandiganbayan against Enrile may be unconstitutional. Full article

SC ready for round 2 on DAP

As of 07/22/2014 6:01 PM
MANILA - The Supreme Court (SC) ordered the 9 petitioners in the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) to comment on the appeal of the Aquino administration, paving the way for another round of arguments on the matter. Full article

DAP funds 5 labor dept projects

As of 07/22/2014 5:21 PM
MANILA - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Tuesday said it has accounted for P143.330 million in allocations from the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) given to the department. Full article