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Senate probe exposes root of frigates deal mess

Feb 24, 2018 - 7:00 PM

(UPDATED) Senators fail to probe deeper into why the defense department and the Navy did not come to a compromise

PACKED ROOM. The Senate Session Hall was packed with supporters of Special Assistant to the President Christopher 'Bong' Go. Photo by Joseph Vidal/PRIB

5 nagging questions after the Senate frigates probe

Feb 22, 2018 - 9:19 PM

If the innocence of Bong Go depended on a vote among the warm bodies inside the Senate compound, he would have won hands down. But the probe failed to pursue questions that would have given more light on the frigates issue.

Sea saga continues: Indonesian navy impounds Chinese trawler for illegal fishing

Apr 24, 2016 - 10:41 PM

The incident happened just weeks after a confrontation between vessels from the two countries caused tensions

ILLEGAL FISHING. The Indonesian navy holds crew members of the Chinese trawler Hua Li-8 in Belawan, North Sumatra. AFP PHOTO / ABIMATA HASIBUAN

China urges Indonesia to release crew after sea confrontation

Mar 21, 2016 - 4:43 PM

8 crew members of the Chinese fishing vessel were detained before the coastguards intervened a Chinese envoy said and urged Jakarta to let them go

Surveillance vessels chased and caught a Chinese fishing boat allegedly operating in waters near the Indonesian Natuna Islands without a permit. File photo by AFP/Therence Koh

Phillip Salvador confirms confrontation with foreigner

Dec 17, 2014 - 12:05 PM

I’m the f cker who’s gonna beat your ass if you don’t apologize to them says Phillip to an angry foreigner

World leaders mark D-Day in shadow of Ukraine crisis

Jun 06, 2014 - 2:07 PM

UPDATED Around 1 800 veterans from Britain the United States France Canada but also Russia and Poland will honor the sacrifice of thousands of their comrades who fell on D Day

WebHits: HIMYM stars' 'Confrontation'

Apr 01, 2014 - 8:00 AM

If Neil Patrick Harris and Jason Segel starred in Les Miserables this is what it would sound like

Les Misérables' Hugh Jackman in tears about mom

Dec 12, 2012 - 9:57 AM

The actor opens up in an interview with 60 Minutes

FAMILY MAN, ALWAYS. Hugh Jackman's painful childhood made it clear to him that family should always come first. Movie still courtesy of Universal Pictures from the Les Misérables Facebook page

Mitos Magsaysay vs Butch Abad in budget hearing

Aug 01, 2012 - 4:42 PM

It was bound to happen Zambales Rep Mitos Magsaysay has been publicly attacking Budget Secretary Abad for withholding her district s P70 million Priority Development Assistance Fund or pork barrel