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Duterte signed the Universal Health Care Act into law, which has a provision for the premium hike for direct contributors, including OFWs
'This administration has put itself into a corner unnecessarily. If there is a significant and sustained support for the reopening of ABS-CBN, it will happen.'
The Ombudsman says the withdrawal is ‘without prejudice to the filing of appropriate charges.’ Solicitor General Jose Calida wants to charge the former president with homicide instead of graft.
Actress Kris Aquino posts a video and photo montage set to the song 'Starting Over Again'
Otso Diretso candidates return to Cebu province
The Otso Diretso campaign makes an effort to distance itself from major controversies under former president Benigno Aquino III, like the Mamasapano and Dengvaxia scandals
The health department says the Dengvaxia controversy is the reason the drop in the number of vaccinations
(UPDATED) 'Dapat inako niya ang lahat ng responsibilidad doon bilang tatay ng bansa,' says opposition senatorial bet Gary Alejano
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Former president Benigno Aquino III says the election of more opposition bets would strengthen the system of checks and balances in government
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Former president Benigno Aquino III laments the lack of due process, saying he was not informed of the specific charges against him
The figures listed in a graphic posted by the Facebook page "Oras Na, Roxas Na" make it appear they cover Aquino's entire 6-year term and Duterte's first two years. The amounts are from the 2016 and 2017 national budgets only.
Former president Benigno Aquino III says that unlike ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, the late Renato Corona underwent the constitutional process of impeachment
'Hindi natin maiwasang mag-isip ng gano'n,' says former president Benigno Aquino III, when asked if he fears he would end up like his former justice secretary, detained Senator Leila de Lima
'Even the severely inebriated can see the pattern: anyone who files a complaint against the former president is magically given an appointment,' says the camp of ex-president Benigno Aquino III on the latest complaint of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption
The Commission on Audit also notes a discrepancy on the shelf life of the vaccine in the procurement documents
Former president Benigno Aquino III says he would rather focus on helping his cousin, reelectionist Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV, and other Liberal Party candidates get elected
Liberal Party stalwarts also defend former president Benigno Aquino III, as they question the timing and fairness of the draft report
'In legislative inquiries that I participated in, the process is [to] gather facts then arrive at a conclusion. The Dick Gordon show started with a conclusion and tried to produce facts to support it,' former president Benigno Aquino III tells Rappler
(UPDATED) '[He] has always demonstrated his readiness to answer questions about his decisions as president,' says the camp of former president Benigno Aquino III
Aquino, Garin, Abad, and other former and incumbent officials must appear before the Department of Justice on Friday, March 23, to answer the charges filed against them
(UPDATED) 'Klaro naman pong harassment ang punto,' says former president Benigno Aquino III as he appears before the Commission on Elections over alleged election offenses linked to the government's dengue immunization program
While expressing his condolences for those whose children died after being vaccinated, the former president calls on the public not to be 'carried away by emotion'
'There was this alarming problem, there was this potential cure to it,' says the former budget chief
At the House hearing, the former president once more defends his administration's decision to implement an unprogrammed dengue vaccination campaign
Ex-president Benigno Aquino III says he remembers the 'stresses and tribulations' of his father, late Ninoy Aquino, who was imprisoned during Martial Law
Former president Benigno Aquino III and former budget secretary Florencio Abad says they are ready to face the House investigation on Monday, February 26
Relatives of some Special Action Force commandos who died have asked the Supreme Court to charge the former president with 44 counts of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide instead of just graft.
Physician Francis Cruz accuses former president Benigno Aquino III, his former officials, and others of violating the Election Code for launching the dengue immunization program during the election ban in 2016
Solicitor General Jose Calida joins the relatives of the SAF 44 and the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption in arguing that the former president's knowledge of the operation makes him liable of homicide
(UPDATED) Aquino's previous pleadings defend former police chief Alan Purisima, his close friend. That slightly changes in his latest motion to quash
From complaints against former president Benigno Aquino III to controversies at the Bureau of Customs, here are high-profile cases to watch this year
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Former president Benigno Aquino III says lawyer Ferdinand Topacio can be sued for slander for making accusations without evidence
'On the allegations or charges against Sanofi, both for the China meeting nor the Paris meeting was I informed of any of these,' says former president Benigno Aquino III on the bribery and false product claims charges against the company
(UPDATED) 'The choice was simple: we can implement at this point in time to afford the protection or wait at least a year minimum and expose our people to a risk that could be prevented because of this.'
'It's incumbent upon me as a citizen to try and allay certain fears; to put it in proper perspective,' says former president Benigno Aquino III
'I hope that my appearing will promote a more sober discussion leading to the formulation of appropriate actions,' says former president Benigno Aquino III
The hearing is set on Thursday morning, December 14
The witness, a physician, supposedly rendered service to the DOH under then Secretary Ubial
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The cases are consolidated with those against Purisima and Napeñas earlier raffled to the 4th Division
Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II orders the National Bureau of Investigation to form a special task force to handle the investigation on former president Benigno Aquino III and the Disbursement Acceleration Program
'Baka naman puwedeng maalala rin ang nagawa naming tama,' says the former president
Former president Benigno Aquino III says that at that time, he had no reason to believe that the former SAF chief would lie to him
After posting bail in relation to Mamasapano-linked charges, the former leader says it’s part of the retirement process
(3rd UPDATE) About an hour after former President Benigno Aquino III posts bail, the anti-graft court announces it has found probable cause to put him on trial