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Kid Peña moves fast to secure documents

Big brother is watching. Acting Mayor Romulo "Kid" Pea on Thursday set up office---a wooden table and an executive chair---at the lobby of Makati …

Documents

No more port congestion under my watch – Lina

MANILA, Philippines - Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Alberto Lina yesterday assured members of the British Chamber of Commerce in the …

San Juan clash of clans: Estradas’ plans anger ‘ally’

Philippine Daily Inquirer

By: Christine O. Avendaño, DJ Yap, July 3rd, 2015 04:27 AM

PAL TO FOE? San Juan Vice Mayor Francis Zamora (left) has aired …

San Juan

Images show Chinese airstrip on man-made Spratly island nearly finished

Images show Chinese airstrip on man-made Spratly island nearly finished According to the CSIS Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative, this satellite …

Asia

Binay's battles: Two weeks on the political rollercoaster

A resignation, a violent scuffle, a party launch and a snub - The last two weeks have been an emotional rollercoaster for the Binay family.

Roller Coasters

Beermen fight back, overpower Painters

SAN Miguel Beer shut out Rain or Shine in the final 4:40 last night to pull off a 101-95 victory and lead their best-of-five semifinal series, 1-0, …

Big Brother

Palace dares Binay: Back up attacks with hard facts, not clichés

Malacaang on Thursday came out swinging against Vice President Jejomar Binay, challenging President Benigno Aquino III's former ally to back up with …

Jejomar Binay

Adoptive father ni Jiro Manio, nalulungkot sa sinapit ng anak

• Bystanders using NAIA 3 as temporary shelter not unusual, says manager
• AiAi Delas Alas, may pakiusap sa mga basher ni Jiro Manio
• Airport security, …

LIST: Maritime disasters in the Philippines

Scores of people die each year in ferry accidents in the Philippines, an archipelago of 7,100 islands with a notoriously poor record for maritime …

Philippines

BPO sector to sustain demand for properties

The steady expansion of the business process outsourcing industry is supporting the demand for office and residential spaces, Jones Lang LaSalle, the …

Office Spaces

Ombudsman blows top, dares critics they can have her job

Philippine Daily Inquirer

By: Dona Z. Pazzibugan, July 2nd, 2015 04:13 AM

Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales TARRA QUISMUNDO

In a rare public outburst, …

At least 36 dead, 19 missing after motor banca capsized off Ormoc City port

(Updated 4:27 p.m.) At least 36 people were confirmed dead while 19 others were reported missing after a motor banca bound for Camotes Island in Cebu …

Search and Rescue

LOOK: UFC's Arianny Celeste bares for UNO mag

UFC bombshell Arianny Celeste recently showed her curves for local men's magazine, UNO.

UFC

36 killed, 26 missing in Ormoc sea mishap

Coast Guard personnel conducting search and rescue operations after a boat capsized off Ormoc City on Thursday. Photo courtesy of Ronald …

Search and Rescue

UP students’ lawyers seek HDO vs frat men

Philippine Daily Inquirer

By: Jaymee T. Gamil, July 2nd, 2015 07:24 PM

Lawyers of the victims in the June 18 fraternity-related violence at the …

Philippines

Before Jiro Manio: 7 stories of troubled stars

For four days, former child wonder Jiro Manio, apparently homeless, roamed a terminal of Ninoy Aquino International Airpot (NAIA) begging for food …

College Sports

Junjun defends Nancy, blasts 'inexperienced' Grace

MANILA – Suspended Makati Mayor Junjun Binay on Thursday said there is nothing wrong with his sister, Sen. Nancy Binay, becoming a lawmaker while …

Jejomar Binay

Filipinos on Greek debt crisis: 'Slow death'

ATHENS, Greece (UPDATED) – “This is slow death [for Greece],” said 19-year-old Mary Grace Reyes, a Greek-Filipina born here. She was referring to the …

Greece

Police exec Jamias: VP mocked my being a cop; PNP to file charges

Philippine Daily Inquirer

By: Marlon Ramos, July 2nd, 2015 03:50 AM

‘HEMOCKEDmy being a policeman’ says Senior Supt. Elmer Jamias. The Philippine …

Policing

Junjun Binay belittles social media, says ‘paid hacks’ abound

Suspended Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin "Junjun" Binay belittled social media on Thursday for hosting many "paid hacks." Asked on ANC's Headstart if the …

Social Media

Binay hits Aquino's 'lazy, teka-teka' government

MANILA, Philippines – With a program rivaling a noontime show, Vice President Jejomar Binay launched his opposition United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) …

Philippines

Veep Binay describes Aquino gov’t: Lazy, slow, indecisive

Where is the government? Vice President Jejomar Binay repeated this sentence throughout the 15-minute speech in Filipino as he delivered his sharpest …

Jejomar Binay

DND reiterates call to China to stop reclamation in West PH Sea

The Department of National Defense has repeated its call to China to stop its reclamation activities in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). …

China

Kumpanya ni Ricky Reyes, inireklamo ng empleyadong may HIV ng diskriminasyon

Isang hairdresser na may human immunodeficiency virus o HIV ang nagreklamo ng diskriminasyon laban sa kaniyang amo at kilalang celebrity hairstylist …

Junjun Binay steps down from Makati city hall

MANILA, Philippines – Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr "temporarily" stepped down from city hall on Wednesday, July 1, following the Court of …

Philippines

Kumpare o inaanak? Erap still choosing between Binay, Poe

MANILA - Former president and now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada admitted Wednesday he is still studying whether to support Vice-President Jejomar Binay …

Jejomar Binay

Binay fires another volley at Aquino during UNA launch

INQUIRER.net

By: Aries Joseph Hegina, July 1st, 2015 05:07 PM

VICE President Jejomar Binay took a swipe again at the administration of President …

Jejomar Binay

Erap skips Binay party launch

MANILA - It was probably the most important day in Vice President Jejomar Binay's political career so far - and his key ally former President Joseph …

Junjun Binay to step down as Makati mayor, for now

INQUIRER.net

July 1st, 2015 09:24 AM

Makati Mayor Junjun Binay on Wednesday said he would temporarily vacate his position while awaiting the Court of …

Jejomar Binay