Mar Roxas reaps whirlwind for ‘smear drive’ vs. Duterte

Presidential candidate Mar Roxas is being swamped with a tsunami of barbs from all corners after being accused as behind a smear campaign against Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte. The fireworks come even as Roxas denied being behind a journalist … Continue reading Mar Roxas reaps whirlwind for ‘smear drive’ vs. Duterte

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SOLONS: $1B loan to IMF ‘crazy’

MANILA, Philippines – The plan of the Aquino administration to lend $1billion to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) continue to draw jeers, with one lawmaker even calling it “crazy.” “It is plain crazy,” Bayan Muna partylist Representative Teddy Casino said Monday. Another partylist lawmaker, ACT Teachers Representative Antonio said setting aside such huge amount for the international body was the “height of government neglect for education,” which badly needed the resources. President Benigno Aquino III has pledged to pitch in $1 billion (P42.26 billion) from the country’s gross international reserves to the IMF fund to help bail out the Europe … Continue reading SOLONS: $1B loan to IMF ‘crazy’

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