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Presidential relatives, critics join INC protest

President Benigno Aquino III's own relatives joined members of the Iglesia ni Cristo at their protest at EDSA in Mandaluyong City Saturday night, Aug. 29. These included Aquino's uncle former Tarlac Rep. Jose "Peping" Cojuangco Jr. and…

Bongbong presses Palace to sanction Purisima

Senator Bongbong Marcos Jr. on Thursday, June 18, pressed Malacanang to fulfill its promise to give justice to the 44 Special Action Force commandos killed in the Mamasapano clash by providing assistance to their families and sanctioning…

No need to discuss Mamasapano report in plenary – Poe

Senator Grace Poe sees no need to present her committee's findings on the Mamasapano incident before the plenary, saying the matter is now in the hands of the Office of the Ombudsman. Poe, who chairs the Committee on Public Order and…

Ad Hoc panel chair credits MILF for getting Usman

THE Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has made a believer out of House Ad Hoc Panel chair Rep. Rufus Rodriguez as far as who should be acknowledged for the death of notorious terrorist Abdul Basit Usman is concerned. "What I tend to…

Iqbal: MILF to cite ceasefire pact if gov’t files charges

MORO Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal said the secessionist group would "invoke the ceasefire agreement" once the government files criminal charges against its members. During Wednesday's joint House panel…

MILF can’t control its own forces–senators

Politikos in the Senate agree: the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) leadership failed to exercise control over its ground fighters during the January 25 Mamasapano incident that resulted to the death of 44 Special Action Force (SAF)…

2015 PNPA valedictorian looks up to PNoy

Despite flak he has received over the Mamasapano tragedy, President Benigno Aquino III remained to be a model of integrity and outstanding public service to the top cadet of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) Lakandula Class of…

ER’s SAF movie a career suicide – Erap

Manila mayor Joseph Estrada cannot fathom why his nephew, ousted Laguna governor Emilio Ramon “ER” Ejercito would want to make a movie on the death of 44 Special Action Force (SAF) troopers killed in a clash with Moro rebels last month.…