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Where Poe Differs from Roxas

Two of the five major candidates for Philippine president in 2016, Sen. Grace Poe and administration candidate Mar Roxas, adhere to the reform and anti-corruption programs of President Benigno Aquino III. 255 more words


Aquino to Appoint New Supreme Court Justice

President Benigno Aquino III is set to make his sixth appointment to the 15-person Philippine Supreme Court (SC) when Justice Martin Villarama takes his scheduled April 2016 retirement three months in advance. 195 more words


Congress Gives Up on Slashing Tax Rates

Rep. Feliciano Belmonte Jr., the Speaker of the Philippine House of Representatives, waved the white flag on the move of some administration allies to cut the personal and corporate income tax rates. 131 more words


Aquino Orders Intensified Drive Against Abu Sayyaf Terror Group

President Benigno Aquino III ordered police and military personnel to further intensify the drive against the Abu Sayyaf terror organization. Aquino made the directive after a Malaysian national kidnapped last May was beheaded by the group. 64 more words


Prayers for the presidents

Manila is currently at a standstill to accommodate the hosting of this year’s Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit. Twenty-one world leaders, including United States President Barrack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping, are in town to discuss various issues, chiefly trade and economic relations. 393 more words

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2016 Philippine Elections (VP): Leni Robredo

Congresswoman Leni Robredo is a favorite of non-government, civic society, and people organizations because of her scandal- and corruption-free image. The wife of the popular late Sec. 68 more words