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Power play: Find out who eased Aguirre out of office

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II was left without a choice but to resign amid a concerted effort to have him sacked allegedly by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea and Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation president Alfredo…

LP spurns Erap’s offer to back Roxas, dump Lim in Manila

Administration standard bearer Mar Roxas lost a formidable endorser in the person of Manila mayor Joseph Estrada after the Liberal Party thumbed down the former President’s offer to drop his political rival, erstwhile Manila mayor Alfredo…

Bam backs up ‘businessman’ in Torre debate

It appears that DMCI Homes, the builder of the unfinished yet much-abhorred Torre de Manila in Ermita has won the sympathy of Senator Bam Aquino. Aquino, who chairs the trade, commerce and entrepreneurship panel in the Senate found it…

Atienza to blame for DMCI’s sins. Here’s why

While Manila mayor Joseph Estrada and his predecessor, Alfredo Lim, continue blaming each other for green-lighting the Torre de Manila building's construction, noticeably silent--if not absent--in the blame game is former city mayor Lito…

Erap run will depend on divine sign

Manila Mayor Joseph "Erap" Estrada is waiting for God's go signal before taking another crack at the presidency. "I have said being a president is providential. Nobody knows. Bahala na. As of now, hindi pa," Estrada said in a press…

Atienza son will run for Manila vice mayor: Si Kuya Kim ba?

The Atienzas are looking to solidify their foothold in politics next year as Buhay party-list Rep. Lito Atienza announced his candidacy for senator and his son Ali’s intent to run for Manila vice mayor. At a recent forum, Atienza told…

Lim: Manila mayor shouldn’t be ‘tainted’ like Erap

Former Manila mayor Alfredo Lim still hasn’t gotten over the fact he lost to former President Joseph Estrada in the 2013 mayoralty race. An incredulous Lim said he could not believe how Estrada was deemed qualified by the Supreme Court…