PGMA is a sure winner in Pampanga, says Panlilio

June 25, 2009 8:45 am· Comments Off on PGMA is a sure winner in Pampanga, says Panlilio 

MANILA, June 25 — Pampanga Governor Eduardo "Among Ed" Panlilio today admitted that President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is a sure winner if she decides to run in the 2nd District of the province of Pampanga.

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PGMA urges Congress to institutionalize her poverty reduction program (4Ps)

June 25, 2009 8:45 am· Comments Off on PGMA urges Congress to institutionalize her poverty reduction program (4Ps) 

BRASILIA, Brazil, June 25 -– President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo hás asked Congress to "institutionalize" her poverty reduction program, otherwise known as Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) by passing a law establishing, regulating and funding it.

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PGMA lauds Brazil’s poverty-reduction program

June 25, 2009 8:45 am· Comments Off on PGMA lauds Brazil’s poverty-reduction program 

BRASILIA, Brazil, June 25 -– President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Wednesday likened Brazil’s poverty alleviation program to her administration’s Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), saying they reflect the efforts of the governments of the Philippines and Brazil “to overcome social inequality”.

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SC junks oil firm's P209-M tax case

June 25, 2009 8:45 am· Comments Off on SC junks oil firm's P209-M tax case 

MANILA, June 25 – The Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed a case filed by Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. (Shell) involving the P209-million worth of liabilities for customs duties and internal revenue taxes which the latter paid using tax credit certificates (TCCs) and which was later cancelled by the government.

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Joker says PGMA can run for lower post in 2010 without quitting as president

June 25, 2009 8:45 am· Comments Off on Joker says PGMA can run for lower post in 2010 without quitting as president 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, June 25 – Senator Joker Arroyo said on Thursday that President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo can run for a lower position in the 2010 national and local elections without stepping down as President.

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PGMA state visit to Brazil yields wider RP-Brazil cooperation with 5 bilateral agreements sealed

June 25, 2009 8:45 am· Comments Off on PGMA state visit to Brazil yields wider RP-Brazil cooperation with 5 bilateral agreements sealed 

BRASILIA, Brazil, June 25 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Brazil President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva witnessed on Wednesday (June 24) the signing of five bilateral agreements between the Philippines and Brazil aimed at expanding the two countries’ cooperation in several fields, including energy and agricultural development.

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PGMA’s last SONA to focus on economy and education

June 25, 2009 8:45 am· Comments Off on PGMA’s last SONA to focus on economy and education 

MANILA, June 25 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s upcoming State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) will focus mainly on the economy and education, Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Lorelei Fajardo said today.

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"Feria" out of RP by Saturday — Pagasa

June 25, 2009 8:45 am· 1 Comment 

MANILA, June 25 — Tropical storm "Feria" accelerates as it moves away from western Luzon and may exit the country by Saturday, the state weather bureau said Thursday afternoon.

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DOH, Deped revise guidelines for suspending classes, work for A(H1N1) alert

June 25, 2009 8:45 am· Comments Off on DOH, Deped revise guidelines for suspending classes, work for A(H1N1) alert 

MANILA, June 25 — The Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Education (Deped) on Thursday issued the revised rules for the suspension of classes or offices that have influenza A(H1N1) alert.

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PGMA underscores need to deepen RP-Brazil relations

June 25, 2009 8:45 am· Comments Off on PGMA underscores need to deepen RP-Brazil relations 

BRASILIA, Brazil, June 25 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo underscored Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) the need for the Philippines and Brazil to further deepen and widen 49 years of bilateral relations through diplomacy, mutual trade and investment.

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