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Roxas also rejects SSS pension increase

ADMINISTRATION standard bearer Manuel Roxas II said Monday he opposed raising Social Security System  pensions for retirees by P2,000 and said President Aquino III was right in vetoing the bill that proposed it. “All of our decisions and actions will ...

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‘PNoy did nothing to stop massacre’

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III “did not do anything at all” while the 44 Special Action Force commandos were being slaughtered by Muslim rebels in Mamasapano, and some Cabinet officials lied to the Senate panel investigating the massacre last year, Senator ...

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Aquino criticized over Edca deal

SENATOR Miriam Defensor Santiago on Sunday slammed President Benigno Aquino III for defying the 1987 Constitution when the Philippines signed the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement with the United States. “Instead of abiding by the Constitution he has sworn to protect, ...

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House leader: No override of veto

HOUSE leaders on Sunday waved aside calls to override the presidential veto of the P2,000 monthly hike in Social Security System pensions, saying this was “next to impossible” despite simmering public anger over President Benigno Aquino III’s rejection of the ...

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Hiked cabbie abuses scored

THERE has been a significant rise in number of complaints of erring taxi drivers last year, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board reported Saturday. The release of the LTFRB data led Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong”  Marcos Jr. to urged the ...

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Bishop, youth slam SSS bill veto

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III’s veto of a bill increasing the pensions of retirees continued to elicit criticism with a youth group assailing Aquino’s insult to the elderly and a bishop saying the act only showed the Chief Executive’s lack of ...

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President Aquino's Big Blunder: Joining China's Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

ith the 2015 deadline just a day away, Philippine President Benigno Aquino III threw in the towel and announced that the Philippines would join the Beijing-sponsored Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as its final founding member. Critics of the new ...

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Hooray to Our Young Heroes Not Afraid to Stand Up to Communist China

s we noted in our previous editorial, the Aquino Administration ended 2015 with yet another characteristic whimper by joining China’s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). It made sure it joined at the very last minute. Reluctantly of course, but with ...

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Iglesia ni Cristo's In-fighting Reveals Our Undesirable Traits

ust six months shy of it’s 102nd birthday Iglesia ni Cristo (INC), the Church that Felix Manalo cobbled together in 1914 appears to be in a deep ongoing crisis. The religion that claims to be the one true church of ...

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Terror threat seen to linger

SECURITY experts should continue to gather in-depth data and seriously assess the threat of terrorism in the country after  the jihadist attack in Jakarta on Thursday and the arrest of four militants in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday, according to a ...

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