DFA, foreign missions open condolence books for Aquino

August 2, 2009 12:14 pm· Comments Off on DFA, foreign missions open condolence books for Aquino 

MANILA, Aug. 2 — Embassies and consulates-general of the Philippine government are opening books of condolences to allow foreign friends and Filipinos overseas to pay their respect to former President Corazon C. Aquino, who died of a lingering illness early Saturday morning, August 1.

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Coast Guard vessels blow horns as Cory's remains pass by Roxas Blvd.

August 2, 2009 12:14 pm· Comments Off on Coast Guard vessels blow horns as Cory's remains pass by Roxas Blvd. 

MANILA, Aug. 2 — Admiral Wilfredo Tamayo, Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) commandant, directed the blowing of horns of all Coast Guard vessels in the north and south harbor area in Manila while the remains of the late President Corazon C. Aquino pass Roxas Boulevard in Manila on her way to Manila Cathedral on Monday.

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PGMA cements RP-US trade, diplomatic relationship

August 2, 2009 12:14 pm· 1 Comment 

By Joel C. Atencio

MANILA, Aug. 2 – President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has "cemented" the Philippines-United States diplomatic and trade relations as well as increased political and economic cooperation during her meeting with US President Barack Obama

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PNP bares traffic rerouting for transfer of the remains of former Pres. Aquino from San Juan to Manila Cathedral

August 2, 2009 12:14 pm· Comments Off on PNP bares traffic rerouting for transfer of the remains of former Pres. Aquino from San Juan to Manila Cathedral 

MANILA, Aug. 2 -– Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Jesus Verzosa today tasked the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) to ensure security and the orderly transfer on Monday of the late President Corazon Aquino from De la Salle-Greenhills in San Juan City to the Manila Cathedral in Intramuros.

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Flashfloods hit three Sarangani towns, one GenSan village

August 2, 2009 12:14 pm· Comments Off on Flashfloods hit three Sarangani towns, one GenSan village 

MANILA, Aug. 2 – Flash floods, triggered by heavy rains brought about by tropical storm "Jolina," hit three towns in Saragani province and a barangay in General Santos City during the past two days, sending 5,063 residents to evacuate to higher grounds.

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From Washington to China, a pouring of grief for former President Aquino

August 2, 2009 12:14 pm· Comments Off on From Washington to China, a pouring of grief for former President Aquino 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Aug. 2 — Condolences from the White House in Washington, D.C. to foreign missions such as the Chinese Embassy in Manila keep pouring for the late former President Corazon C. Aquino, first woman Head of State of the Philippines and the icon of reinvigorated democracy in the country.

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PNP, MMDA oversee traffic, security during transfer of Cory's remains

August 2, 2009 12:14 pm· Comments Off on PNP, MMDA oversee traffic, security during transfer of Cory's remains 

MANILA, Aug. 2 – Malacañang this afternoon said it coordinated with the Philippine National Police (PNP) and Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) security arrangements and traffic rerouting in Manila to ensure a smooth transfer of the remains of former President Cory Aquino from La Salle Greenhills to Manila Cathedral.

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Army, police capture top Mindanao NPA commander

August 2, 2009 12:14 pm· Comments Off on Army, police capture top Mindanao NPA commander 

By Mike U Crismundo

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 2 -– A ranking commander of the New People’s Army (NPA) was captured Saturday evening by combined elements of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and Philippine National Police (PNP) in one of the known hotels in Cagayan de Oro City.

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PGMA gets "two thumbs up" from US media

August 2, 2009 12:14 pm· Comments Off on PGMA gets "two thumbs up" from US media 

MANILA, August 2 – President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo earned “two thumbs up” from the members of the American media over the weekend.

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Islamist group mourns Aquino's demise

August 2, 2009 12:14 pm· Comments Off on Islamist group mourns Aquino's demise 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Aug. 02 —The Philippine Council for Islam and Democracy (PCID) joins the nation in mourning the passing away of former President Corazon Aquino.

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