April 26, 2017 02:37 PM PST
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Lacson slams Duterte’s planned shoot-to-kill order on drug lords

Senator-elect Panfilo Lacson also has a tough guy image when dealing with criminals. But Lacson recently said he could not countenance Duterte’s earlier statements planning to give out shoot-to-kill order to private citizens against

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Former Mayor Lim alleges vote buying in Estrada’s May 9 win

By Macon Araneta | FilAm Star Correspondent

In its bid to disqualify newly-proclaimed Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada for alleged massive vote buying, the camp of his closest opponent, former Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim filed additional evidence with the Commission on Elections

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17th Congress to open with Pimentel as senate president; Sotto, majority leader

By Macon Araneta | FilAm Star Correspondent

PDP-Laban President Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III is the next Senate President in the 17th Congress, incumbent outgoing Senate President Franklin Drilon announced June 7.

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