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“Ester” remains strong

According to the PAGASA, “Ester” is now moving northeast of the country and may leave the Philippine area of responsibility tomorrow but the storm is maintaining its strength and is pulling the southwest monsoon on its wake, bringing rains to the northern and central parts of the country, including Metro Manila.

Coloma highlights role of media in regional integration

Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. has said that the media will play a significant role in raising awareness as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) prepares for regional integration next year. The fulfillment of this ASEAN integration dream will not come as one big bang but it will gradually unfold and blossom, Coloma said. “As ministers responsible for information, ours is the vital yet daunting task of creating heightened awareness and […]

Enrile, Estrada, Revilla, Napoles, and others charged with 42 counts of graft

MANILA, Philippines — Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Ramon “Bong” Revilla and Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada who had been charged with plunder along with alleged “pork barrel” queen Janet Lim Napoles is facing fresh charges before the Sandiganbayan. This was after the Ombudsman slapped 42 counts of graft on Monday, June 9, against the three senators, Napoles, two of her children, officials of government firms and private persons at the Sandiganbayan. The graft charges constitute the second […]