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NY Times editorial ‘Political Mischief’ seeks to stop Aquino from 2nd term, clip SC powers

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President Benigno S. Aquino III (Photo by: Robert Viñas/ Malacañang Photo Bureau)

The influential New York Times newspaper has called out President Benigno Aquino III for entertaining thoughts of amending the Constitution in order to clip the powers of the Supreme Court and to run for a second term.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Palace calls New York Times editorial ‘inappropriate’

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herminio-coloma

Malacañang called the “New York Times” editorial as “inappropriate” when it criticized President Benigno Aquino III for causing “political mischief.”

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

New York Times hits Aquino for ‘political mischief’

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President Benigno S. Aquino III . GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The “New York Times” criticized President Benigno Aquino III for alleged “political mischief” as he accused the Supreme Court of having grown “too powerful” after it voted against his economic program and of hinting at extending his term beyond 2016.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Integrity issue’ vs SolGen: Legal strategy or disloyalty to country?

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A handout picture received from Taiwan’s National Security Council on Sept. 1, 2012, shows Interior Minister Lee Hong-yuan holding a national flag at Itu Aba or Taiping, the biggest islet of the disputed Spratlys on Aug.31, 2012. AFP file photo

Legal strategy or disloyalty to country? Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza’s handling of the Philippines’ case against China before the United Nations arbitral tribunal was scrutinized by some members of the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) when they vetted the nominees to the seat of a Supreme Court associate justice to be vacated by retiring Justice Roberto Abad.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

SC junks anew ‘comfort women’s’ plea for Japan’s apology

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Comfort women. AFP FILE PHOTO

The Supreme Court has upheld its 2010 ruling junking the petition of Filipino comfort women to compel the Philippine government to take up their cause of seeking a formal apology from the Japanese government for the abuse they endured during World War 2.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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