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As 2016 nears, Palace factions show

Aug 23, 2014 - 4:42 PM

Mixed messages from Malacañang regarding President Benigno Aquino III s stance on a possible second term hint at divisions among the president s men

Resignations under the Aquino administration

May 09, 2014 - 4:53 PM

PNP chief Director General Alan Purisima is the latest official to resign under the Aquino administration


#PugadBaboy: Quotes

Dec 25, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Who will replace Ricky Carandang?

Carandang resigns; Customs chief named

Dec 12, 2013 - 12:35 PM

UPDATED Communications Secretary Ricky Carandang leaves the Cabinet while Sunny Sevilla joins it as Customs chief

RICKY CARANDANG. Carandang's office has been cited in an audit for overspending on telecommunications expenses. File Photo

Relief goods airdropped in remote areas hit by Yolanda

Nov 16, 2013 - 7:47 PM

Interior Secretary Mar Roxas asks barges in ports to prioritize transporting relief goods and fuel

PNoy flies to Zamboanga

Sep 13, 2013 - 9:27 AM

The decision to leave was made last night upon discussion with people on the ground

HOT PURSUIT. President Aquino in a file photo

Palace spends P6M on pre-election surveys

Jul 11, 2013 - 8:00 AM

Presidential communications chief Ricky Carandang dismisses insinuations the surveys were used for the polls: It s part of my function to know and understand public opinion

Palace finalizes P2.268-T budget proposal for 2014

Jul 11, 2013 - 12:25 AM

The thrust remains inclusive growth We are enhancing social protections and creating opportunities for employment says Malacañang

LONG TALKS. President Benigno S. Aquino III presides over the Cabinet Meeting at the Aguinaldo State Dining Room of the Malacañang Palace on Monday, July 8. Malacañang Photo Bureau

Palace explains communications office phone bills

Jun 22, 2013 - 9:16 PM

It s a communications office Of course it s heavy on cellphone use says a spokesperson of the President

RICKY CARANDANG. Carandang's office has been cited in an audit for overspending on telecommunications expenses. File Photo

Aquino flood plan: Move 20,000 families this year

Jun 19, 2013 - 2:54 PM

The government plans to relocate 20 000 families living near waterways this year as part of its flood control plan

Hacker publishes PNoy's 'personal mobile numbers'

Jun 15, 2013 - 12:40 PM

The hacker a member of Anonymous Philippines urged his followers to communicate with the President

Palace: Flood control better, but far from done

Jun 14, 2013 - 10:20 PM

Malacañang says vast improvement won t be felt until a few years from now

Photo by Atenews ADDU

Carandang to Comelec: Be more transparent

May 28, 2013 - 9:31 PM

Carandang says Comelec needs to be more proactive in explaining poll issues to the public

Taiwan: We agreed on 'parallel' probe

May 20, 2013 - 12:06 PM

Taipei says Taiwan and the Philippines have reached a consensus on initiating a parallel investigation instead of a joint investigation

PARALLEL INVESTIGATION. Taiwanese probers are returning to Manila for a ‘parallel investigation’ with the Philippines over slain Taiwanese fisherman. Photo by Jedwin M. Llobrera

Philippines rejects Taiwan 'murder' claims

May 18, 2013 - 1:56 PM

The head of the Taiwan team investigating the incident says evidence shows PH law enforcers were intentionally shooting the fishing boat

#PHVote wRap May 13, 6am: D-day

May 13, 2013 - 7:22 AM

A tally of arrests and confiscated arms by the PNP major cases of vote buying and the Aquino administration s hopes and fears begin election day

Victory in polls key to passing revenue measures - Carandang

May 13, 2013 - 1:21 AM

The Aquino administration is banking on favorable results from the May 13 mid term elections to push for more revenue reform measures in Congress in the last 3 years of the Aquino administration

Espionage not an issue in Tubbataha, says Palace

Apr 11, 2013 - 4:09 PM

Communications Secretary Ricky Carandang says USS Guardian and F V Min Long Yu are two separate cases

ARRESTED. The Chinese poachers are facing criminal and administrative charges. Photo from the Facebook account of the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park

Palace: PH tried to stop Sabah clash

Mar 05, 2013 - 10:24 AM

We ve done everything we could to prevent this but in the end Kiram s people chose this path

HISTORICAL CLAIM. Sabah was ruled by the Sulu sultanate until 1870, when it agreed to lease the territory to the British for a yearly fee. Graphic by Matt Hebrona

'No need for UN intervention in Sabah'

Feb 23, 2013 - 5:40 PM

Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte says the situation on the ground indicates all parties are open to resolving the issue peacefully

LEGAL REVIEW. DOJ will study the claims of the Sultanate of Sulu over Sabah.

Aquino to visit MILF stronghold

Feb 07, 2013 - 4:54 PM

President Benigno Aquino III will next week make a historic visit to the stronghold of the country s main Muslim rebel force in an effort to push forward peace talks

Palace: We'll deal with Cebu's Garcia after holidays

Dec 29, 2012 - 10:41 PM

Will Suspended Cebu Gov Gwen Garcia be evicted before the end of the year?

PNoy suffers bum stomach in Australia

Oct 24, 2012 - 7:35 PM

While in Australia the President said his spirit is wanting but the body is not cooperating

Aquino wants PH, NZ to be ‘top of mind’

Oct 22, 2012 - 12:15 PM

President Aquino wants to expand trade with New Zealand as he meets with Filipinos and businessmen in Auckland

IN PHOTOS: The Social Good Summit

Sep 25, 2012 - 12:50 AM

Missed the iPHLgood: The Social Good Summit last September 22? Here it is in photos

Tapping social media's 'real power'

Sep 22, 2012 - 6:50 PM

The real power of social media is not in its ability to spread information quickly says the Tourism chief at a netizens summit

Malacañang douses Xstrata miner's hopes on Tampakan, cites Robredo's death

Sep 20, 2012 - 6:02 PM

Hours after a unit of Swiss mining giant Xstrata said it is counting on the Aquino government for an approval for its 5 9 billion copper gold project in the Philippines Malacañang says a quick approval is unlikely

Lawmakers urged not to pass on RH Bill to next Congress

Sep 09, 2012 - 11:11 PM

The Palace is agreeable to “watering down” the Reproductive Health Bill if only to reach a compromise version

Aquino to interview CJ aspirants

Aug 21, 2012 - 4:02 PM

The interview schedules of chief justice nominees have yet to be finalized according to the Palace


Should PH redeploy ships to Scarborough?

Jul 06, 2012 - 11:27 AM

Netizens debate the Scarborough Shoal issue

Palace to 'seriously' consider Nora Aunor for nat'l artist

Apr 18, 2012 - 7:41 PM

Malacanang has not received a formal nomination of Nora Aunor for national artist but will seriously consider it

Nora Aunor at an interview for her film "Himala". RAPPLER/John Javellana

Wiki-what?! The Cablegate Debate

Sep 14, 2011 - 8:00 AM

Some politicians and journalists call Wikileaks dangerous Othersdismiss it as gossip What does this beast mean to the guardians ofnews?

PNoy’s Top Love Life Quips

Sep 08, 2011 - 8:00 AM

Malacañang discourages journalists from reporting about President Aquino’s love life But when it comes to romance Aquino is his own Wikileaks