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Corona unfit to remain as SC chief justice – House prosecutors

Corona unfit to remain as SC chief justice – House prosecutors

By Lilybeth G. Ison MANILA, Philippines (16 Jan. 2012) – The House of Representatives’ prosecution panel asked the Senate impeachment court on Monday to convict Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato…

Philippine Senate formally begins impeachment trial of Chief Justice Corona

Philippine Senate formally begins impeachment trial of Chief Justice Corona

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Philippines (16 Jan. 2012) – The much-awaited impeachment trial of embattled Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Renato Corona formally started on Monday afternoon with 21…

Pantukan landslide, increasing disasters result of government neglect

Pantukan landslide, increasing disasters result of government neglect

MANILA, Philippines – The recent landslide in the small-scale mining (SSM) area of Pantukan, Compostela Valley province resulted in the death of 66 individuals and more than 100 missing. Environmental…

Pacquiao’s possible fights this Year of the Dragon

Pacquiao’s possible fights this Year of the Dragon

By Eddie G. Alinea MANILA, Philippines (3 Jan 2012)  – Two days from today on Friday (Saturday in Manila), undefeated American World Boxing Council welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. starts…

DOJ orders nationwide manhunt vs. Palparan, Hilario

DOJ orders nationwide manhunt vs. Palparan, Hilario

MANILA, Philippines (21 Dec. 2011) – The Department of Justice (DOJ) ordered on Wednesday the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to conduct a nationwide manhunt for former Bantay party-list representative…

Albay LGU and private groups send aid to victims of typhoon ‘Sendong’

Albay LGU and private groups send aid to victims of typhoon ‘Sendong’

By Mike de la Rama LEGAZPI CITY (21 Dec. 2011) – The local government of Albay including non-government organizations and government agencies based here have intensified their efforts to extend…

An appeal for our media colleagues battered by typhoon ‘Sendong’

An appeal for our media colleagues battered by typhoon ‘Sendong’

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) appeals to colleagues and the public to extend help to media workers including NUJP members who have been ravaged by typhoon…

Youth solon calls for vigilance against “Aquino court” after Corona impeachment in lower House

Youth solon calls for vigilance against “Aquino court” after Corona impeachment in lower House

MANILA, Philippines – In light of Chief Justice Renato Corona’s impeachment in the House of Representatives last night, Kabataan Party-list Rep. Raymond “Mong” Palatino today called for vigilance against the…

Cory Aquino’s security aide is new armed forces chief of staff

Cory Aquino’s security aide is new armed forces chief of staff

By Abigail Kwok, InterAksyon.com MANILA (UPDATED: 4:03 PM) – A top security aide of the late Corazon Aquino, the mother of incumbent President Benigno Aquino III, has assumed the post…

Good governance curriculum in elementary, secondary schools pushed in Congress

Good governance curriculum in elementary, secondary schools pushed in Congress

MANILA, Philippines – In light of the prosecution of former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Kabataan Party-list Rep. Raymond “Mong” Palatino filed in Congress HB 5417 or the…