During the Senate's last session on Wednesday, two senators who could possibly seek the highest posts of the land engaged in a heated argument in relation to the 2016 elections and the alleged pork barrel scam.
Senate President Ralph Recto on Wednesday said car owners and the state can all save substantial time and money if the government would abandon a 'wasteful' proposal to require the installation of new plates even on cars already registered and already on the road.
The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner expanded on Wednesday to cover a swathe of Southeast Asia, from the South China Sea to India's territorial waters, with authorities no closer to explaining what happened to the plane or the 239 people on board.
The Philippines airdropped food and water to soldiers stationed on a grounded transport ship on disputed Ayungin (Second Thomas) Shoal, after China earlier blocked two Filipino supply ships from reaching the troops, a senior navy official said on Wednesday.
Criticizing the "sloppy" and "amateurish" investigation of the DOJ into the alleged pork barrel scam, Sen. Jinggoy Estrada on Wednesday assailed the credibility of whistle-blowers Dennis Cunanan and Ruby Tuason, whom he accused of having "dubious backgrounds" and engaging in "shady dealings."
The House of Representatives will summon Arroyo-era officials in the shelter sector, led by then Vice President Noli de Castro, as it investigates the multibillion-peso housing scam that deepened the woes of the state firm that guarantee Delfin Lee's property projects.
It might seem crazy, what you're about to see... but they don't care. Because even in the aftermath of one of the worst disasters to hit their country, Filipinos in this video still find a lot of reason to dance and give thanks.
Amid the often contentious, even acrimonious, statements of whistleblowers and would-be witnesses to the pork barrel scam, a financial expert says probers might be ignoring the one piece of evidence that can pin down government officials involved in the massive anomaly -- their SALNs.