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PH to buy 12 S. Korean fighter jets

MANILA - The Philippines will buy 12 South Korean FA-50 fighter jets to strengthen its poorly-armed military, government spokesmen said Wednesday, amid increasing maritime tensions with China.

Senate ratifies K+12 bill

MANILA, Philippines – The Senate on Wednesday ratified Senate Bill 3286 or the Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2012, which provides for the K+12 system. 

 

Palace: UNA claiming to be Aquino ally

MANILA - Malacañang said that in appearing in political ads endorsing the administration’s senatorial bets, President Aquino wants to distinguish his real allies from those claiming to be one. 

Transparency chief lays out case for FOI bill

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines must pass the freedom of information (FOI) bill if it wants to stamp out corruption in government, the chairperson of Transparency International said Wednesday.   

EXCL: Binay, Mar to face off in 2016?

Bago umarangkada ang kampanya, naggirian na ang campaign managers ng dalawang koalisyon ng mga kandidato sa Senado. Pero ang patutsadahan ng mga lider ng Liberal Party at UNA, nauwi sa usaping mga manok nila sa 2016. Exclusive nagpa-Patrol, Lynda Jumilla. TV Patrol, Enero 30, 2013, Miyerkules

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SC urged to strike down all libel provisions in penal code

MANILA - One of the 15 petitioners against the Cybercrime Prevention Law amended their petition and is now practically asking the Supreme Court (SC) to strike down all provisions in the Revised Penal Code on libel and decriminalize it.

PH plan to buy jets not due to China

MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang said that the Philippine government’s plan to purchase 12 fighter jets from South Korea is not related to the Philippines’ territorial row with China.

Palace: Mar focused on job

MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang said Department of the Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas remains focused on his job following a reported statement by Senator Franklin Drilon that Roxas will be the Liberal Party’s standard bearer in the 2016 presidential elections.


Palace backs news blackout on Amalilio

MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang supports a proposal to impose a news blackout to facilitate efforts to bring back Aman Futures founder, Manuel Amalilio.