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Villar: Nothing wrong with P200M insertion for one flyover

abs-cbnNEWS.com – Senate President Manny Villar said Tuesday he is not angry with Senator Panfilo Lacson despite being accused of possible corruption in connection with the alleged double funding for the C-5 road project.

Is the Philippine peace process dead?

By Vaudine England, BBC News Just over a month ago, prospects for peace in the troubled southern Philippines looked brighter than in a long time. A Memorandum of Agreement on Ancestral Domain had been drawn up, extending the land area to be administered by autonomous Muslim leaders.

Statement of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo

Mga minamahal kong kababayan. Mariing kino-kondena ko ang ‘di makatarungang pag-atake at paghasik ng karahasan ng MILF kaninang madaling araw sa ilang bayan ng Lanao del Norte.

United States of the Philippines

Federalism does not allow GMA to stay in office beyond 2010. Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Q. Pimentel, Jr. (PDP-Laban) today said there is no way President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will be allowed to stay in power beyond 2010 expiration of her term if the federal system of government embodied in Joint Read more »

Top Philippine court halts deal with Muslim rebels

MANILA (AFP) — The Philippine Supreme Court on Monday stopped the government from signing a land deal with Muslim separatist rebels, in yet another setback to efforts to end more than 30 years of deadly insurgency.

Madrigal: There’s proof Nograles brod got P14M in ‘swine scam’

Sen. Ana Consuelo “Jamby” Madrigal on Friday said that there is proof that the brother of Speaker Prospero Nograles got P14 million in “attorney’s fees” from Quedancor’s multi-billion swine loan program which is a subject of a Senate Blue-Ribbon Committee probe.