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China stopped harassing PHL ships

Gazmin cites enhanced military ties with US in calmer but disputed waters MANILA (Mabuhay) – Chinese vessels stopped harassing Filipino ships en route to the disputed Ayungin Shoal after the Philippines and the United States signed the Enhanced Defense Cooperation […]
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SC denies Laude plea to intervene in EDCA cases

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Supreme Court has denied a bid from the family of slain transgender woman Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude to intervene in the pending cases against the controversial Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement between the Philippines and the US. “We […]
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HR lawyer as slain transgender kin’s counsel vs. US Marine

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A human rights lawyer will be the counsel of the family of a transgender woman killed in Olongapo City earlier this month. Lawyer Harry Roque Jr. will represent the family of Jeffrey Laude, also known as Jennifer, […]
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PHIBLEX a precursor of EDCA, solon claims

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A new round of joint military exercises by Philippine and American forces in Palawan and Luzon is a “soft launch” for the activities planned under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA), a progressive lawmaker claimed. Kabataan party-list […]
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DND: No budget for EDCA in 2015, talks with US yet to start

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Department of National Defense (DND) has not allotted any budget for projects under the controversial Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) in 2015 following challenges to its constitutionality now pending with the Supreme Court. “Walang...
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House panel junks three impeachment raps vs. Aquino

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The House justice committee on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted to junk the three impeachment complaints against President Benigno Aquino III, declaring them to “insufficient in substance.” Voting 54-4 in all three impeachment complaints, the panel moved to dismiss...
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3 Aquino impeach raps sufficient in form, according to House body

MANILA, Aug 26 (Mabuhay) – The House of Representatives justice committee has found sufficient in form the last two impeachment complaints against President Benigno Aquino III. During Tuesday’s committee hearing, chairman Iloilo Representative Niel Tupas Jr. noted that 42...
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4th impeachment complaint against Aquino filed

MANILA (Mabuhay) – ACT-Teachers party-list Rep. Antonio Tinio on Monday led several teachers in submitting the fourth impeachment complaint against President Benigno Aquino III over what they claimed as the continuation of the pork barrel system in Congress. The 40-page […]
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Zamora skips signing impeach rap vs Aquino over failing kidneys

MANILA (Mabuhay) – House Minority Leader Ronaldo Zamora has opted not to back the impeachment of President Benigno Aquino III, citing among other reasons, his scheduled kidney transplant because of his failing kidneys. Zamora will go under the knife on […]
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3rd impeach rap to be filed vs Aquino

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A third impeachment complaint against President Benigno Aquino III is set to be filed Thursday. ACT Teachers’ Party-list Rep. Antonio Tinio said the impeachment complaint will center on the government’s Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) with the...