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PerryScope By Perry Diaz A couple of weeks before the May 10, 2010 presidential elections, a hitherto unknown group popped out of nowhere. It gained a personality when it became apparent that it was campaigning for Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III and Jejomar “Jojo” Binay, for president and vice-president, respectively. Nothing was wrong with that. But what is strange was Aquino and Binay, who belong to Read More …

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By REY O. ARCILLA  MALAYA (Why can’t China just join us in the International Tribunal if she is so sure of the validity of her claim? After all, she is also a signatory to UNCLOS.) The Martilyo Gang struck again last week at the SM Mall of Asia. Unlike last year, though, when the gang hit SM North on EDSA, President Noynoy Aquino and his Read More …

Vice President Jojo Binay and Sen. Jinggoy Estrada (File Photo)

PerryScope By Perry Diaz With the 2016 presidential elections still two years away, presidential and vice-presidential wannabes have already started jockeying for positions to succeed President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III and Vice President Jejomar “Jojo” Binay. Among the presidential hopefuls, Binay has been promoting himself for the presidential job since his election as Vice President in 2010. For someone who had expressed a desire to Read More …

Binay-Roxas

GLIMPSES By Jose Ma. Montelibano The presidential elections are two years away, yet it is beginning to seem like we already are in an early campaign mode. It must be that the great powers given to the Office of the President and the Executive Branch can actually make the head spin, or the mouth salivate – even from onlookers. I remember how it was in Read More …

Binay-Roxas

By Ducky Paredes  Malaya THERE is only one issue that the opposition United Nationalist Alliance keeps bringing up against the administration that it feels will be its main foe in the 2016 elections when the Vice President will go for the presidency against the man that Jejomar Binay beat in the last election, Interior Secretary Mar Roxas. The UNA says the government is not playing Read More …

The President’s dream team:Roxas-Escudero

Making life worth living By Ellen Tordesillas Malaya These are the political alliances shaping up for the 2016 presidential elections. President Aquino’s dream team for 2016.[/caption]Interior Secretary Mar Roxas for president and Sen. Chiz Escudero for vice president for the Liberal Party; Vice President Jejomar Binay and Gawad Kalinga founder and chairman Tony Meloto for the United Nationalist Alliance; and Senators Alan Cayetano and Antonio Read More …

Aquino and Roxas (File Photo)

By Charlie V. Manalo The Daily Tribune The militant Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) yesterday accused President Aquino and Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas of inventing a new form of pork barrel through a bill pending in both chambers of Congress intended to benefit both of their relatives. The peasant group said the four bills pending before the Senate and one in the Read More …

He is not the epitome of intelligence and good public service but his story about the breakfast meeting is revealing of Malacañang's methods under Aquino.

Making life worth living By Ellen Tordesillas Malaya Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla, Jr., one of the three senators charged with plunder before the Ombudsman in connection with alleged anomalous use of Priority Development Assistance Fund, related Monday an incident that took place in December 2012, a few days before the conclusion of the impeachment of ousted Chief Justice Renato Corona. Revilla said Roxas, who was Read More …

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POSTSCRIPT By Federico D. Pascual jr.   WHAT TO DO?: Almost always, when I get into discussions with individuals incensed with the pork barrel plunder, the conversation reaches the cul de sac question “So what do we do now?” Refusing to turn around, we pursue the question. And the options narrow down to either: (1) The President, with the co-operation of congressional players, must reform Read More …

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By Mike Frialde The Philippine Star  MANILA, Philippines – Businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles is not yet moving from the Makati City Jail to the Special Action Force (SAF) training school at Fort Sto. Domingo in Sta. Rosa, Laguna. Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas, who inspected the facility at Fort Sto. Domingo yesterday, said Napoles would be transferred as soon as security enhancements to the Read More …