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Poe: Releasing Purisima testimony good for Aquino

Feb 18, 2015 - 8:34 PM

However the accounts of the SAF survivors and PNP Intelligence Director Fernando Mendez in an executive session will remain secret

CLEARANCE. Resigned PNP chief Director General Alan Purisima has told senators in executive sessions that there are certain information that would need President Aquino’s permission for him to share. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Purisima cites 'executive privilege' on Aquino role

Feb 11, 2015 - 4:49 PM

Lawmakers say Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr should be invited to the House hearing

Aquino’s tirade vs SC seen to backfire

Jul 17, 2014 - 12:16 PM

This is the first time in Philippine history that a sitting President has publicly attacked a unanimous decision of the Supreme Court as legally wrong says an SC justice

FOI bill for final approval at Senate

Mar 09, 2014 - 8:00 PM

The FOI bill in its present form does not cover Cabinet discussions matters of national security diplomatic affairs and ongoing police investigations