What happened to the P1.16 billion budget approved in 2011 to rehabilitate Terminal 1 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA)? Why didn't it shake off the tag of being the world's worst airport? These are only a couple of questions that a lawmaker wants answered.
Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Monday asked the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee to summon Atty. Jessica Lucila "Gigi" Reyes in its pork probe hearing to clarify certain portions of its report.
(UPDATE 5:40PM) Authorities are focusing on an illegal black-sand mining deal that went awry as a backdrop for the assassination of the town mayor of Gonzaga town in Cagayan, by 20 suspected communist rebels during the Monday morning flag ceremony in front of the municipal hall.
The Aquino administration has released P1.05 billion for farmers in areas affected by super typhoon Yolanda.
The Taguig City Regional Trial Court has issued arrest warrants against model Deniece Cornejo, businessman Cedric Lee, and three others for the alleged January 22 serious illegal detention of actor-host Vhong Navarro.
Unless concurred in by a 2/3 vote of the Philippine Senate, the proposed agreement covering the increased rotational presence of US troops in the country - believed being rushed in time for President Barack Obama's visit - will violate the Constitution, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago said Sunday.
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has delisted 11 recruitment agencies for various reasons.
Thirty-one people died in 50 incidents, mostly car crashes, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Monday.