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He didn’t have to say a word; his body language said it all: President Aquino wanted Sen. Grace Poe to be the running mate of his preferred successor, Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II.

Neal Cruz, veteran editor and columnist, died yesterday at the St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City. He was 85.

Days of being deprived of food and medical attention are taking a physical toll on some members of the Iglesia ni Cristo reportedly being held at a compound owned by the religious group in Quezon City, an expelled minister said yesterday.

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The Electric Road Train (ERT) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has gained the support of Transportation and Communications Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya.

President Aquino formally submitted yesterday his proposed P3.002-trillion “continuity” national budget for 2016 to the House of Representatives.

Malacañang defended yesterday President Aquino’s long State of the Nation Address (SONA), saying the Filipino people, as his bosses, deserved a comprehensive report on what he and his administration had accomplished.

Malacañang is optimistic over the chances of an anti-dynasty bill passing Congress after President Aquino included the measure among his priority bills before stepping down in 2016.

To ease the crisis in the Metro Rail Transit (MRT), the government is putting more buses in the streets.

President Aquino’s pitch for the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) would hasten its passage, the chairman of the House of Representatives ad hoc committee on the proposed law said yesterday.

In a move seen as preparation for the coming elections, Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero resigned his posts yesterday as chairman of the Senate committee on finance and as co-chairman of the joint congressional oversight committee on public expenditures.

The Philippines has stepped up its crackdown on human trafficking but needs to increase efforts to hold government officials criminally accountable for trafficking-related offenses, the US State Department said.

Officials of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and Department of Justice (DOJ) will meet today with Indonesian officials to discuss the case of death convict Mary Jane Veloso.

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has summoned American hip-hop singer Chris Brown and his promoter John Michael Pio Roda on the $1-million estafa charge filed against them by the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC).