Pimentel: Martial law victims best proof vs Enrile lies

Filipinos who lived through martial law should debunk claims there were no arrests, torture and killings during the 21-year rule of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos.

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Panelo: Trillanes engaged in publicity stunts

Panelo: Trillanes engaged in publicity stunts

The chief presidential legal counsel, Salvador Panelo, has dismissed as “mere publicity stunts” Senator Antonio Trillanes IV’s continued stay in the Senate and claims of military surveillance.

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Tish, Jessica, Hermon and other missing martial law activists

Tish, Jessica, Hermon and other  missing martial law activists

Students. Labor leaders. Farmers. Members of the clergy. Teachers.  Most of them were young activists in their teens, others in their 40s or 50s. 

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Palace slams verdict of int’l people’s court

Malacañang on Thursday scoffed at the finding of the International People’s Tribunal (IPT) that President Duterte was guilty of human rights violations for the thousands of killings in his brutal war on drugs, persecution of political opponents and enforcement of military rule in Mindanao.

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Palace ‘won’t object’ if Ombudsman sacks Mocha

Palace ‘won’t object’ if Ombudsman sacks Mocha

Malacañang is leaving it to the Office of the Ombudsman to decide if Mocha Uson should be dismissed from her Palace post, after a controversial video she and a fellow blogger posted on social media last week reaped not only public indignation but a criminal complaint as well.

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Senators to review House fund realignments in 2019 budget

Senators to review House fund realignments in 2019 budget

The realignment of nearly P52 billion in the House of Representatives’ version of the P3.757-trillion proposed budget for 2019 won’t save the newly funded projects from Senate scrutiny, senators said on Wednesday, vowing to delve into the justification for what they called “capricious” new allocations.

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‘No laws yet to enforce Boracay tourist cap’ – DENR, Aklan execs

The government does not have a law to use as basis in enforcing limits on the number of people entering Boracay, environment and local officials admitted on Wednesday.

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Palace brushes aside tips on inflation given by Mar Roxas

Thanks, but no thanks, Malacañang told off former Interior Secretary Mar Roxas who had ventured several suggestions on how the Duterte administration could beat the rising prices of consumer goods in the wake of the devastation left by Typhoon “Ompong” (internaitonal name: Mangkhut).

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Gov’t aid to college students cut by P3.2B

Gov’t aid to college students cut by P3.2B

Most of the more than 350,000 tertiary students receiving stipends from government are expected to lose the lifeline next year as the budget for the “Tulong Dunong” program has been drastically cut to P1.1 billion from P4.1 billion.

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