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Senate sub-panel recommends plunder vs Binays

MANILA (UPDATE) - The Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee is set to recommend plunder charges against Vice-President Jejomar Binay, his son, Makati Mayor Junjun Binay, and other Makati officials over the overpricing of the Makati City Hall Building 2 and other anomalies.

WATCH: 10 biggest scams in PH

Through the years, billions of savings that could have gone to creation of new businesses, education, retirement, homes, and even social causes have been siphoned away by financial scams.

Grace Poe asked: Kaya mo ba o hindi?

MANILA - Is Senator Grace Poe mentally prepared for the presidency in 2016?

'Cha-cha bill has good chance of passing at Senate'

Senator Sergio Osmeña III believes the House bill proposing changes to economic provisions of the Constitution has a good chance of passing at the Senate.

Senate draft report has 'weight of toilet paper' - Binay spokesman

MANILA -- The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay is not surprised by the findings of a Senate subcommittee investigating him for various corruption issues, which reportedly recommended plunder charges against him, his son, and several others.

Intel chief, pinag-inspeksyon ni Lina ng kubeta

Nasangkot sa mga kuwestyunableng transaksyon ang ilang kumpanya na pag-aari ni Customs Commissioner Alberto Lina noong hindi pa siya nakaupo bilang hepe ng Customs.

Japan, Philippines to deepen ties as China asserts sea claims

TOKYO/MANILA - Japan and the Philippines are set to bolster security ties when President Benigno Aquino visits Tokyo next week, the latest move by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to beef up cooperation with Southeast Asian nations facing China's growing naval ambitions.

And the richest Aquino Cabinet member is...

MANILA - Who is the richest member of the Aquino Cabinet?

Philippine, Vietnamese troops play soccer and sing on disputed island

MANILA (UPDATE) - Vietnamese and Philippine troops played soccer and sang karaoke on a South China Sea island on Wednesday in a sign of the growing security ties between the two Southeast Asian nations most at odds with Beijing over the contested waterway.

How people should prepare for the 'Big One'

MANILA - "Ano ang matibay na bahay?" Everyone, including children, should be able to answer this question, according to Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) director Renato Solidum.