The Inquirer headline said it all: “The issue is the killing.” Olongapo City Prosecutor Emilie Fe de los Santos correctly reminds us: “What is clear is that a person is dead. … Let’s put an end to the issue that there is bias in the gender. There’s no gender issue here. The issue is: Somebody got killed.”
By Neal H. Cruz
Vice President Jejomar Binay has been accused by his former associates, in their testimonies in the Senate, of using dummies to hide his immense wealth derived from kickbacks from Makati infrastructure projects.
By Amando Doronila
Malacañang has rebuffed overtures by Vice President Jejomar Binay seeking President Benigno Aquino’s intervention to stop the Senate inquiry into alleged corruption during Binay’s tenure as mayor of Makati City.
By Peter Wallace
The truck ban in Manila brought to the fore two important points: Decisions should be fully researched and openly discussed and argued before being made, and local governments cannot be allowed to make decisions that impact on the nation without agreement from the national leadership.
By Ma. Ceres P. Doyo
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima’s statement that she would stop investigating the corruption charges against Vice President Jejomar Binay only if the President or the Ombudsman would order her to stop was a loaded one.