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Santiago to probe EDCA’s constitutionality

By PRINCE GOLEZ Manila Reporter MANILA — Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago said she will investigate the constitutionality of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA).“As chair of the...

Hearings on M’nao power crisis sought

By PRINCE GOLEZ Manila Reporter MANILA — Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III wanted public hearings on the continuing power crisis in Mindanao to be held in the...

Palace defends PNP over Sino vessel seizure

By PRINCE GOLEZ Manila Reporter MANILA — Malacañang yesterday defended the Philippine National Police (PNP) Maritime Command’s apprehension of a Chinese fishing vessel at the Half-Moon...

Miriam: EDCA ‘abnormal’

By PRINCE GOLEZ Manila Reporter MANILA — Ilongga senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago stands firm in opposing the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) between the Philippines and the...

EDCA mutually beneficial — envoy

By PRINCE GOLEZ Manila Reporter MANILA — The Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) will be “mutually beneficial” for the Philippines and the United States, Philippine Ambassador to Malaysia...

Buying new SIM card? ID may soon be required

BY PRINCE GOLEZ Manila Reporter MANILA – A House member has proposed to record the identities of prepaid SIM card buyers.House Bill 3928 introduced by Cong....

Dep’t of Internet pushed

BY PRINCE GOLEZ Manila Reporter MANILA – The government has been urged to create a new department that will oversee the quality and prices of Internet...

EU: PH maritime education improves

By SAMMY JULIAN Manila News Bureau Chief MANILA – The Philippines has made appreciated efforts to bring its maritime education, training and certification system in line...

PNoy appoints Pangilinan agriculture, food czar

BY PRINCE GOLEZ Manila Reporter MANILA – President Benigno Aquino III has appointed former senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan as Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization (PAFSAM).Pangilinan...

Kiko not keen on becoming president

BY PRINCE GOLEZ Manila Reporter MANILA – “Politics will take care of itself.”Former senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan dismissed speculations he is being groomed to be the administration’s standard...

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