No Pacquiao-Marquez V?

THERE may be no fifth fight between rival pugilists Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez. Despite reports that promoter Bob Arum is already working on a fifth fight for next year, the 39-year-old Mexican superstar hasn’t decided if he will return to the ring against Pacquiao. (READ MORE)

Binay to talk to Aquino over Garcia suspension

IF GIVEN the chance, Vice President Jejomar Binay would like to see President Benigno Aquino III to discuss Malacañang’s decision to suspend Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia months before the 2013 midterm elections.

Binay, one of the leaders of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) to which Garcia belongs, said he has not yet conveyed his dismay over the Palace directive to Aquino because of the Christmas break. Read more

Aquino meets officials in preparation for New Year revelry

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III on Sunday met with concerned government agencies to know their preparations and security measures for the coming New Year revelry.

Officials from the Department of Health (DOH), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), the Philippine National Police (PNP), and the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) briefed the President in Malacanang regarding their measures to ensure fewer injuries and zero-casualties due to firecracker-use. Read more