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THE National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) downplayed Tuesday the effect of the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union, also known as Brexit, to the Philippines, citing the country's strong macroeconomic fundamentals.Read more
THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) welcomed Tuesday the ruling of the Supreme Court (SC) denying the petition seeking to nullify the poll body's resolution extending the deadline for the filing of the Statement of Contributions and ExpendituresRead more
THE Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed the petition filed by losing senatorial candidate Greco Belgica seeking to compel the Ombudsman to investigate and prosecute all the officials behind the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).Read more
"VIGILANTE killings is not consistent with our democratic system."
These were the strong words of Senate President Franklin Drilon who once served as Justice Secretary under the administration of President Corazon Aquino.Read more
AMID the internal rift at the Commission on Elections (Comelec), the en banc meeting on Tuesday went on smoothly, said Chairman Juan Andres Bautista, who is the subject of the six commissioners' memorandum that cited, among others, his "failure ofRead more
PRIVATE media can be a "critical partner" of the government as their good working relationship can help the country to progress, a Palace official said on Tuesday.Read more