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Left-handed apologies


As always, many folks expressed high hopes for the New Year with high explosives—because nothing says “a bright 2014” like a few missing fingers.

Posted: January 5th, 2014 in Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns | Read More »

Hataman backs Aquino’s claim on ex-Arroyo officials fuelling Sabah standoff

Acting ARMM Gov. Mujiv Hataman. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Acting Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Governor Mujiv Hataman backed President Benigno Aquino III in the claim that there have been officials from the Arroyo administration who instigated the standoff in Sabah.

Posted: March 5th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Casino bagman got $30M

Japanese billionaire Kazuo Okada’s Universal Entertainment funneled at least $30 million to an ex-consultant for the state gambling regulator, the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor), who is now at the center of a bribery investigation, according to sources and company records.

Posted: December 1st, 2012 in Banner Story,Headlines | Read More »

Arroyo still butt of Aquino jokes in Laos

Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo

President Benigno Aquino III isn’t easing up attacks on former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in his meetings with overseas Filipinos.

Posted: November 6th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Aquino defends foreign trips, says Arroyo had more mileage

President Benigno Aquino III. AFP FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III defended his jet-setting ways, saying his travels were fewer than that of his predecessor, former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

Posted: November 6th, 2012 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Aquino continues criticism of Arroyo even in Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Philippines' President Benigno Aquino (L) smiles as he is greeted by an honour guard upon his arrival at Wattay airport to attend the ninth Asia-Europe (ASEM 9) summit in Vientiane on November 4, 2012. The debt-laden European nations will lobby Asia's economic dynamos for help to calm the crisis raging in the eurozone at a major summit next week in communist Laos, one of the world's poorest countries.    AFP/HOANG DINH Nam

It doesn’t matter where he is; President Aquino is not letting up on his seeming tradition of criticizing former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.

Posted: November 5th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Palace downplays ‘wheelchair’ joke

Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino didn’t mean to offend people with disabilities (PWDs) with his “joke” about wheelchairs, Malacañang said Tuesday.

Posted: October 24th, 2012 in Features,Headlines,Philippines | Read More »

Aquino hits Arroyo even in faraway Auckland


Just two hours after arriving for his first state visit to New Zealand, President Aquino immediately took a swipe at his predecessor for the alleged massive corruption and mismanagement on her watch.

Posted: October 23rd, 2012 in Banner Story,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Comelec to block Arroyo attempt to fly to New York

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Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday quickly thumbed down suggestions that former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo seek a second opinion on her medical condition from specialists in New York, after doctors early this week found a blockage in her neck.

Posted: August 16th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Corona would have booked Arroyo flight, Aquino tells Fil-Ams

Former Chief Justice Renato Corona. INQUIRER file photo

President Benigno Aquino III lashed out at former Chief Justice Renato Corona anew, saying that he would not have been surprised if the former magistrate personally booked the ticket that would have allowed former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to flee the country last year and piloted the plane himself.

Posted: June 9th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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