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Gov’t loses bid to stop hearing on TRO favoring Junjun Binay

THE Court of Appeals Sixth Division denied the government’s move to stop the hearing on the restraining order issued in favor of Makati Mayor Jejomar …

Hearing

Lee Kuan Yew and Jojo Binay

Vice President Jojo Binay has seen fit to eulogize Lee Kuan Yew, calling him “the architect of modern Singapore,” a “dedicated public servant and …

Lee Kuan Yew

Angara seeks ‘scientific sports complex’ for national athletes

Senator Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Sonny Angara is pushing for the construction of a …

Philippines

BIFF commander Abesali killed, Karialan's son wounded in clash with soldiers in Maguindanao

InterAksyon.com
The online news portal of TV5

MANILA - Heavy fighting Sunday between government troops and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters …

Maguindanao

AFP: NPA running out of cadres, will go back to peace talks soon

AFP: NPA ‘running out of cadres,’ will go back to peace talks soonThe New People's Army, the armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines, is …

Communist Party

Purefoods holds off Alaska, advances to semis

Purefoods import Denzel Bowles (L) attempts a shot against Alaska's Damion James. Photo by Mark Cristino for ABS-CBNnews.com

MANILA, Philippines – …

Alaska

PH offers Sabah to win Malaysia's support for UN case vs China

The Philippines has offered to downgrade its claim on Sabah in exchange for Malaysia’s support for its case against China before the United …

Malaysia

Chiz urges Aquino to alter draft BBL

Sen. Francis Escudero. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOPresident Aquino has formed a peace council that he believes can convince Congress to pass the proposed …

‘Get SAF 44 killers before BBL passage’

MANILA, Philippines - Lawmakers are demanding the arrest of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) fighters involved in the killing of 44 policemen …

Ferdinand Marcos

Get #SAF44 killers before BBL passage http://t.co/K3ypFAKeIu

Chan steals one for Rain or Shine, eliminates Ginebra in Comm’s Cup

Jeff Chan of Rain or Shine (dark) vs Mark Caguioa of Ginebra (light). PBA IMAGE by Nuki Sabio

MANILA, Philippines—Rain or Shine overcame a hostile …

Comm

No graduation pass for Revilla

MANILA, Philippines---Saying it would have set a bad precedent and would have been a "mockery" of the justice system, three Sandiganbayan justices …

Pork Barrel

Economy seen to grow by 6-7%

The Philippine economy in 2015 could grow by 6 percent, and even by as much as 7 percent, if vital investments in infrastructure were to be made …

Economics

‘Forge peace today or count body bags later’

MANILA, Philippines - On the first anniversary of the peace deal under his watch, President Aquino renewed his call yesterday for the passage of the …

Davao City

LOOK: Top 5 Bar passer gets new car from university

And this new car is for the 5th placer in the Bar Exam. University of Cebu traditionally gives our Bar topnotchers and...

CEBU - Bar examinations …

College & University

Aquino forms peace council

LET IT FLY Peace advocates release a dove on Friday, the first anniversary of the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro during the …

Moro Islamic Liberation Front

Tagle, Ayala lead citizens’ council on Bangsamoro

MANILA, Philippines – On the first anniversary of the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB), President Benigno Aquino III …

Moro Islamic Liberation Front

Indonesia prepares to transfer Pinay drug convict for execution

A convicted drug smuggler on death row, Filipina Mary Jane Fiesta Veloso, is escorted by Indonesian police as she arrives in court in Sleman in the …

Indonesia

Manny Pacquiao top Filipino taxpayer for 2013 with P163-million

Manny Pacquiao. AP File Photo

Sarangani representative and boxing champion Manny Pacquiao led the list of the country’s top individual taxpayers for …

Manny Pacquiao

Aquino says PH stands to lose more if BBL not passed

President Benigno Aquino III. MALACANANG PHOTO BUREAU

If the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) would be derailed, President Benigno Aquino III said on Friday …

Mindanao

Ombudsman asks SC: Stop CA order on Binay case

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales and Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the Court of Appeals …

Ombudsman

Comelec approves UNA party accreditation

The presidential bid of Vice President Jejomar Binay is now on more solid footing after the Commission on Elections (Comelec) approved yesterday the …

Accreditation

Drilon most trusted official; Noy drops to 3rd

Senate President Franklin Drilon emerged as the most trusted government official in the first quarter survey of Pulse Asia. Drilon received the …

GMA-7, ABS-CBN, TV5 come together for free TV broadcast of Pacquiao-Mayweather fight

GMA-7, ABS-CBN, TV5 come together for free TV broadcast of Pacquiao-Mayweather fightThe three major broadcast networks in the Philippines will come …

TV

PNoy laments how Senate, BOI ‘speculated’ about his role in Mamasapano mission

SILANG, Cavite -- President Benigno Aquino III on Friday lamented how the Senate and the police's Board of Inquiry supposedly resorted to …

Moro Islamic Liberation Front

Lucio Tan’s solar power plant starts operations

MANILA, Philippines – Lucio Tan Group’s Absolut Distillers Incorporated (ADI) already started the operations of its P189-million ($4.22 million) …

Renewable Energy

‘I swear I’m telling the truth’

A LONG WAY FROM MAMASAPANO President Aquino troops the line during the Philippine National Police Academy graduation on Thursday in Camp General …

Commandos

Noy vows to dismantle bata-bata system in PNP

SILANG, Cavite, Philippines – President Aquino vowed yesterday to dismantle the culture of factionalism or the bata-bata system within the Philippine …

Policing

San Beda Law grad tops Bar exams

MANILA - A graduate of the San Beda Law School topped last year's Bar Exams.

Supreme Court Justice Diosdado Peralta, who oversaw the Bar exams, said …

Supreme Court Justice