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Probe should include Aquino’s P24-B pork

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Since suspicions are rife that pork barrels of public officials are being misused amid the P10 billion pork barrel scam that is being played up against the political opponents of the administration, civic groups are now demanding a probe on President Aquino’s bigger P25 billion discretionary funds.

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Former NJ Gov. McGreevey to head Jersey City’s Employment and Training Commission

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JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced last July 12 the appointment of JamesMcGreevey to serve as the Executive Director of the Jersey City Employment & Training Commission.

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Tightened policies on pork in Aquino Sona

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Jumping the gun on the lawmakers, Malacañang is submitting to Congress next week “policy recommendations” to tighten up the rules on the disbursement of funds from the graft-tainted pork barrel.

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CSI-like technology coming soon to PNP

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MANILA -- The European Union (EU) is financing some P570 million worth of projects for reforms in the field of Philippine justice and rule of law.

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HERMINIO R. POBLETE, CHICAGO FIL AM LEADER, DIES

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 DARIEN, Illinois (FAXX/jGLi) – Herminio “Ka Miniong” Rillo Poblete, who is credited for inviting prominent Filipino and Filipino American government celebrities to grace the Kasarinlan, the Independence celebration once sponsored by the Filipino American Community of Greater Chicago (FACC), died of lung cancer last July 12. He is 79.

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Erap allowed more time to answer disqualification case

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MANILA - The Supreme Court has allowed former President Joseph Estrada more time to answer the allegations against him in connection with the bid for his disqualification as the new mayor of Manila.

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DOJ bolsters pork scam probe

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Justice Secretary Leila de Lima reinforced Thursday a government team looking into an alleged P10-billion pork barrel scam linked to businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles, and said the lawyer of whistle-blower Benhur Luy had told her his client wanted to be placed under state protection.

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Comelec annuls proclamation of Marinduque representative

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MANILA -- The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has annulled the proclamation of Regina Ongsiako Reyes as the winning representative of Marinduque province in the May 13 midterm elections.

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Bongbong, Lauren linked to P10-B scam

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MANILA – Senators Loren Legarda and Ferdinand Marcos Jr. have been dragged into the probe of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) against a businesswoman who reportedly defrauded the government of billions of pesos by establishing ghost projects allegedly funded by pork barrel.

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Justices challenge arguments vs RH

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Forces opposed to the Reproductive Health Act unleashed their most scathing arguments against the law in oral arguments Tuesday in the hopes of convincing the magistrates of the Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional.

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