Wednesday Mar 5
Phl anti-graft court in sad state
TO declog the dockets of the anti-graft court with the least cost to the government and hasten resolution of corruption cases, a Philippine lawmaker on Thursday filed a bill allowing individual justices to receive pieces of evidence in their behalf.
GMA gave P16.5-B 'pork' to allies in 2010
Then President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo released P16.5 billion in pork barrel funds to her congressional allies three months before the May 2010 presidential elections, which then Sen. Benigno Aquino III won.
Bomb threat may result in P5M fine, 12 years in jail
A lawmaker is pushing for the approval of House Bill 4030 that would impose a 12-year imprisonment and a P5-million fine on anyone proven to be behind a bomb threat.
Pictures: Palaces of Deposed Rulers, From Ukraine to Tunisia
A popular uprising has driven Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych out of office and into hiding.
Marikina revenue reaches P1.7-B in 2013
The city government also recorded a 93 percent tax collection efficiency rate in all its income generating offices, the mayor said.
Support for PWDs in Phl gains ground
THE National Council on Disability Affairs in Manila on Friday expressed support for the enactment into law of a congressional proposal exempting persons with disability from the value-added tax imposed by the government.
Benhur Luy confirms Mat Ranillo-Janet Napoles link
MANILA Whistle-blower Benhur Luy confirmed Thursday that actor Mat Ranillo III was one of the agents tapped by alleged pork scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles in Congress.
Ateneo bomb threat source traced to Marikina
The source of the bomb threat at Ateneo de Manila University has been traced by police, Quezon City Mayor Herbert Baustista said Wednesday.