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Compensation for Tubbataha Reef damage pushed

By SAMMY JULIAN Manila News Bureau Chief MANILA — The Philippine government will continue discussing with the United States the matter of securing full compensation for...

PNoy seeks emergency powers Aquino wants to prevent power shortage

By PRINCE GOLEZ Manila Reporter MANILA — President Benigno Aquino III urged Congress to enact a joint resolution that will permit him to use emergency powers...

Bill allows service animals in malls

By PRINCE GOLEZ Manila Reporter MANILA — Sen. Manuel “Lito” Lapid was seeking the protection of persons with disabilities (PWDs) assisted by service animals. He filed Senate...

Use SEF to hire more teachers – Treñas

By PRINCE GOLEZ Manila Reporter MANILA — Rep. Jerry Treñas of Iloilo City wanted the Special Education Fund (SEF) to be used in creating more teaching...

PH to guard Chinese from threats

By SAMMY JULIAN Manila News Bureau Chief MANILA — The Department of Foreign Affairs has reassured the Chinese Embassy here of appropriate and necessary protection to...

‘I froze in horror’ Kabataan solon says of encounter with Drilon

By PRINCE GOLEZ Manila Reporter MANILA — Rep. Terry Ridon of Kabataan party-list was not expecting an angry Senate President Franklin Drilon to confront him regarding...

Brgy execs’ term extension sought

By PRINCE GOLEZ Manila Reporter MANILA — Sen. Teofisto “TG” Guingona III wanted to extend the term of barangay officials from three years to six years. Guingona...

‘Meet and greet’ for Miriam’s social media followers

By PRINCE GOLEZ Manila Reporter MANILA — Sen. Miriam Defensor–Santiago yesterday announced that she will hold a “meet and greet” event for her social media followers...

‘13% kickbacks for Jojo Binay’ Defend yourself, come to Senate probe, VP urged

By PRINCE GOLEZ Manila Reporter MANILA — Former Makati City mayor and now Vice President Jejomar Binay Sr. got 13-percent kickbacks from all infrastructure projects in...

Nancy: We got nothing from Mercado

By PRINCE GOLEZ Manila Reporter MANILA — Lies. So said Sen. Nancy Binay about the latest allegation against her father, Vice President Jejomar Binay Sr. Former Makati...

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