MANILA, Philippines – President Aquino III is set to appoint two new commissioners at the Commission on Elections following the retirement of Gregorio Larrazabal and Nicodemo Ferrer last February 3. Malacanang has been mum about its shortlist, but the nominees to the two positions so far are the following: Legal Network for Truthful Elections co-convenor Carlos [...]
How will these events in the Middle East affect Philippine foreign and economic policy?
It would help if you ask him if he’s considering it
When the AFP asked Garcia to explain where his son got the $100,000 he was sneaking in to the US, he gave two different versions, both incredible. But the generals kept quiet.
Advocates say the president should include the Freedom of Information Act in the agenda of the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council, which is scheduled to meet on February 28
The task is to build on existing bright spots for reform MANILA, Philippines – Bigger doesn’t necessarily mean better, at least when it comes to the country’s political parties. An early entry into the political arena does not guarantee sustainability. Thus the younger ones are in fact more sophisticated than those that have been fielding [...]
The rebel group finds itself in a quandary as it resumes talks with government
President should uphold meritocracy in military appointments, says expert
After Oakwood, it was somehow downhill for him within the institution he served for most of his life.
MANILA, Philippines – Former defense secretary Angelo Reyes died Tuesday morning, February 8, in an apparent suicide. Here are key events in his life: March 17, 1945 – Born in Manila 1966 – Earned his bachelor’s degree from the Philippine Military Academy September 21, 1969 - Married Teresita Pernia Reyes 1986 – As colonel, defected from [...]
Philhealth’s capitation fund: yet another source of abuse?
Bogus claims haunt Philhealth
Compassionate care eludes post-abortion patients
Desperate women seek desperate measures
‘Hello, Garci’ officer returns to intel community
Leaked copy of PNoy’s ‘SONA’
Our Beijing envoy
Quiet protest at the DOTC
Your war, our fatal assumptions
Celebrating the power of the human spirit
Of book writing and Chocolate Kiss-ing
I could have done a Vargas