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Confirmed: Puerto Princesa Underground River in New7Wonders

Preparations are underway for the official inauguration of the New7Wonders of Nature, which includes the Philippines’ Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) in Palawan in the West Philippine Sea. Bernard Weber, founder and president of New7Wonders made the announcement in Manila where he met with Puerto Princesa Mayor...

Miriam scolds prosecutors

MANILA. Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago yesterday scolded the House impeachment prosecutors for coming unprepared during the 5th day of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona. Speaking to ANC, Santiago noted that the House prosecution team failed to submit their memorandum on why Bureau...

Saguisag: Corona trial is a political exercise

MANILA. Former Senator Rene Saguisag believes that the impeachment trial of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona should not be compared to other legal proceedings, saying that it is a political exercise. “The impeachment shouldn’t be tested by the standards in other proceedings. This is...

Cities told to present CJ Corona’s land titles

MANILA.  The Senate issued yesterday a subpoena ordering the officials of the Registers of Deeds of different cities to produce the land titles supposedly in the name of Chief Justice Renato Corona and his family. Early in the second day of trial, Senate President and...

Senators defend Aquino vs. Corona camp accusations

Senator-judges denied allegations that President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III is convincing them to vote for Chief Justice Renato Corona’s impeachment. Retired Associate Justice Serafin Cuevas, Corona’s lead counsel, said the defense is concerned over reports that the president himself is influencing members of the impeachment...

Ex-Rep. Ronald Singson back in Ilocos Sur a free man

Former Ilocos Sur Representative Ronald Singson is a free man once again and back home in Vigan, where relatives and friends welcomed him. He had served 18 months of jail time in Hong Kong after pleading guilty to possession of illegal drugs. His father, Ilocos...