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After only two hearings, the House committee on justice junked yesterday all three impeachment complaints against President Aquino, saying they were “not sufficient in substance.”

The House of Representatives will rewrite the bill that seeks to protect private citizens against intrusion into their privacy.

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. assured the nation that the House of Representatives will pass the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill before the end of President Aquino’s term on June 30, 2016.

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Malacañang yesterday dismissed calls for President Aquino to take the Metro Rail Transit challenge, saying he need not ride the MRT to feel or understand the plight of commuters.

There will be no immediate pullout of Filipino peacekeepers from the Golan Heights and Liberia even as President Aquino demanded a full report on the Golan Heights incident to guide the government in future deployment of troops to war zones.

Sen. Jinggoy Estrada urged the Senate leadership yesterday to collectively vote on the issue of suspending a member following the order of the Sandiganbayan suspending Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile for 90 days.

The Commission on Audit (COA) has returned to the national treasury P65.1 million in unused allocation from the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).

In few countries of the world is journalism as professionally intricate, politically risky and socially challenging as in China. And because of China’s position in the world, in few countries is journalism’s practice as far-reaching in its consequences.

China yesterday expressed concern over last Monday’s foiled bombing attempt by a self-proclaimed anti-Chinese group as it asked the Philippine government to ensure the security of its diplomatic mission and staff and Chinese nationals in the country.

A self-proclaimed “general” of “USAFFE” and two others have been linked to Monday’s foiled attempt to smuggle improvised explosives into the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), officials said yesterday.

The long-delayed draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) will be submitted to the House of Representatives before President Aquino leaves for his European trip on Sept. 13, it was learned yesterday.

Vice President Jejomar Binay remains focused on his job, Cavite Governor Jonvic Remulla, his spokesman for political concerns, said yesterday in the face of the Senate inquiry into the alleged overpricing of the annex building of the Makati City Hall.

Three Army wives kept their faith that their husbands were safe though they were hearing  sporadic gunfire in the background while talking with them on their cell phones.