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Aquino declares August 18 as 'Jesse Robredo Day'

President Benigno S. Aquino III on Wednesday signed Republic Act 10669, declaring August 18 of every year as “Jesse Robredo Day”.

Aquino declared August 18 as a special working holiday to be celebrated in all elementary and secondary schools in the country to commemorate the late interior secretary’s dedication to public service. 146 more words

Nation Stories

Is the Filipino Worth Dying For?

Today, the Philippines is celebrating a National Holiday called the Ninoy Aquino Day. Ninoy was a historic figure whose death served as a catalyst that launched the… 360 more words

Pinoy Style

Political nincompoopism: Aquino as Roxas’ vice president

Despondency can bring out the craziest of ideas.

In politics, dispondency can inflict acute nincompoopism that breeds bizarre ideas.      Thanks to Cavite Rep. Elpidio Barzaga, the prelude to the presidential race in the May 2016 has been spiced up with this kind of weird political insanity. 234 more words
2016 ELECTION

AQUINO MULLS SALARY HIKES FOR GOVT EMPLOYEES

President Benigno Aquino III expressed confidence on Tuesday that the government could increase the salaries of its workers next year. During the Jesse Robredo Day Multi-Sectoral Forum in Naga City, Aquino told a state employee that the government would be able to implement the fourth phase of the Salary Standardization Law (SSL4). 155 more words
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PNOY ENDORSEMENT OF ROXAS TO BOOST BINAY PRESIDENTIAL BID

Vice President Jejomar Binay said on Friday, July 31, that the declared presidential bid of Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II would “boost” the opposition leader’s candidacy, as the public would now compare their track records. 122 more words
2016 ELECTION

IS MALACANANG POLITICAL COALITION BREAKING UP?

Aquino meets with Poe Escudero to “save” administration coalition

BY ROGER M. BALANZA

As reports said that Senator Grace  Poe and Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero are forming a tandem for the 2016 election, President Benigno Aquino met with the two allies in an apparent  move to save the administration coalition led by his Liberal Party (LP). 578 more words
DUTERTE FOR PRESIDENT 2016 MOVEMENT

MILF serah senjata

MANILA – FILIPINA . Barisan Pembebasan Islam Moro (MILF) memulangkan semula berpuluh-puluh senjata berat yang dirampas daripada anggota komando polis yang terbunuh dalam operasi antikeganasan di selatan Filipina, Januari lalu. 149 more words

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