Straight News, Smart Views|Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Espenido want to be assigned to Iloilo

Espenido want to be assigned to Iloilo

During an interview with Karen Davila at ANC network, Espenido hoped to be assigned to Iloilo. According ...

Malacañang abolishes Negros Island Region

Malacañang abolishes Negros Island Region

President Rodrigo Duterte signed EO No. 38 revoking the creating of the Negros Island Region or the NIR. ...

Iloilo loses tag as most ‘shabulized’

Iloilo loses tag as most ‘shabulized’

There is a sharp decline in the number of drug personalities and the illegal drugs supply is ...

FULL INTERVIEW: Patricia Bautista details allegations vs Comelec chief

FULL INTERVIEW: Patricia Bautista details allegations vs Comelec chief

  This is the first interview of Patricia Bautista after her explosive revelations last Monday. It puts ...

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Aquino won’t certify FOI bill

Despite his election campaign promise in 2010, President Aquino is not certifying as urgent the passage of the freedom of information (FOI) bill, although senators approved their own version ...Full Article

HK journalists kicked out of APEC for shouting at Aquino

APEC hosts Indonesia on Monday denied stifling press freedom after withdrawing the credentials of several Hong Kong journalists for shouting questions at the Philippine leader, insisting that they had ...Full Article

Joker: No need to impeach Aquino, just abolish DAP

Former Senator Joker Arroyo said the impeachment of President Benigno Aquino III won’t even “reach first base” even if his administration’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) is considered illegal. He ...Full Article

Santiago: Where’s ‘daang matuwid’? Even GPS can’t locate it

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago said Monday that it is difficult to find the Aquino administration’s “daang matuwid” and hinted that even a “Global Positioning Service (GPS)” cannot locate it. ...Full Article

‘Porkless’ budget passes; Aquino gets to keep P450B

Amid the public outrage over the pork barrel system, the House of Representatives has formally “removed” a total of P25.4 billion in the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) from ...Full Article

At least 15 senators back PDAF abolition, says Sen. Aquino

Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV on Friday announced he is certain that the proposed abolition of the controversial Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) or “pork barrel” for legislators ...Full Article