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Noy’s LP cronies go scot-free in pork scam

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Not one Liberal Party senator or congressman, as well as Noy’s allies in both houses of Congress, nor even a Cabinet official will be charged for plunder on the pork barrel scam.

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Uighur group slams China’s terror claim

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BEIJING -- An Uighur group on Thursday dismissed Beijing’s account of a “terrorist attack” at Tiananmen Square as a dubious pretext to repress the ethnic minority, as state-run media hinted at potential repercussions.

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PH, Indonesia, Malaysia seal fisheries pact covering Sulu-Celebes Sea

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MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia on Wednesday signed a fisheries management agreement in East Kalimantan, Indonesia, in a bid to promote sustainable production in the Sulu-Celebes Sea.

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P150M in DAR funds went to NGOs picked by Honasan, Estrada

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Two years after the plunder of the Malampaya Fund, the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) continued to be the clearinghouse of lawmakers’ pork barrel funds channeled to bogus nongovernment organizations (NGOs).

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Aquino defends DAP, rebukes detractors

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President Benigno Aquino III addressed the Filipino people on national TV  last Oct. 30, in a bid to enlighten the public on major controversial issues related to the President’s Social Fund and the Disbursement Allocation Program (DAP).

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De Lima asks DFA: Cancel passports of Enrile et al.

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Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Thursday said she had asked the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to cancel the passports of Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon Revilla Jr. and 35 others charged with plunder in the Office of the Ombudsman in connection with the alleged P10-billion pork barrel racket.

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Chinese cops nab 5 suspects in Tiananmen attack

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BEIJING -- Chinese authorities have captured five suspects in a fatal car crash on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, state media said Wednesday, describing the incident as a “terrorist attack” for the first time.

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Napoles ‘sent millions of dollars to US in suitcases’

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Janet Lim-Napoles amassed millions of dollars from two local money changers and sent them to the United States, without central bank approval, either through bank-to-bank transfers or hand-carried in suitcases that were cleared through US airports by Filipino contacts there, the Inquirer has learned.

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China sends sympathy to Filipino doc’s kin

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The Chinese government has extended its sympathies to victims of Monday’s terror attack at Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, where a Filipino doctor was among those killed and her family among the injured.

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Anti-pork protesters fight ‘kapre’, ‘tikbalang’, ‘manananggal’ in gov’t

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MANILA -- The anti-pork barrel protesters took to the streets Wednesday afternoon the “three monsters of the government.”

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