A grand salute for President Cory

August 3, 2009 12:56 pm· Comments Off on A grand salute for President Cory 

arrivalhonorpresidentcoryFormer President Corazon C. Aquino’s remains were taken from the De La Salle Greenhills in Mandaluyong to the Manila Cathedral in Intramuros on Monday. The streets around the cathedral will be closed to vehicles starting 6 a.m. today until Aug. 5, when the country’s first woman president will be brought to the Manila Memorial Park in Paranaque for burial. (PNA photos Jess Escaros Jr.)/V3/jme/

Palace call to politicians: don’t politicize Cory's funeral

August 3, 2009 9:36 am· Comments Off on Palace call to politicians: don’t politicize Cory's funeral 

MANILA, Aug. 3 –- Malacañang on Monday asked Filipino politicians especially the opposition to stop politicizing the funeral of democracy icon former President Corazon Aquino because it will only fuel trouble and protest rallies.

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'Kiko' stationary over Philippine Sea

August 3, 2009 9:36 am· Comments Off on 'Kiko' stationary over Philippine Sea 

MANILA, July 3 — Tropical Depression 'Kiko' is seen to remain non-moving over Philippine Sea in the next 24 hours, but will induce southwest monsoon over most parts of the country.

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News photographer hurt covering Cory's transfer to Manila Cathedral

August 3, 2009 9:36 am· Comments Off on News photographer hurt covering Cory's transfer to Manila Cathedral 

MANILA, Aug. 3 –A photographer was hospitalized when he accidentally fell from the outside broadcast (OB) van of ABS-CBN Channel 2 when the convoy of the remains of former Pres. Corazon Aquino passed by in Ermita, Manila, on Monday afternoon.

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Manila Archbishop to preside memorial mass for Cory

August 3, 2009 9:36 am· Comments Off on Manila Archbishop to preside memorial mass for Cory 

MANILA, Aug 3 —- Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales will preside over a concelebrated mass at 8 p.m. on Monday in honor of former President Corazon Aquino whose remains arrived at the cathedral at around 4 p.m.

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BIR launches new tax payment system

August 3, 2009 9:36 am· Comments Off on BIR launches new tax payment system 

By Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, Aug. 3 – Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and State-run Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) are partnering in implementing a system that will enable taxpayers to pay their taxes at privately-run Bayad Centers nationwide.

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Senate ratifies CARP extension Law

August 3, 2009 9:36 am· Comments Off on Senate ratifies CARP extension Law 

MANILA, August 3 —Senate ratified on Monday the bicameral conference report of the five-year extension of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP).

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Palace welcomes Senate probe on 'recall' of Cory PSG men

August 3, 2009 9:36 am· Comments Off on Palace welcomes Senate probe on 'recall' of Cory PSG men 

MANILA, Aug. 3 –- Malacañang on Monday afternoon said it welcomes a Senate investigation on the reported withdrawal of security personnel for the late former President Corazon Aquino.

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Malacanang backs proposal to declare Cory a hero

August 3, 2009 9:36 am· Comments Off on Malacanang backs proposal to declare Cory a hero 

MANILA, August 3 —Malacanang on Monday said that it will not oppose the move to make the late President Corazon Aquino to become a hero but instead will support it.

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Palace hails Senate for CARP extension

August 3, 2009 9:36 am· Comments Off on Palace hails Senate for CARP extension 

MANILA, Aug. 3 – Malacañang today hailed the Senate for ratifying on its bicameral conference the five-year extension of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP).

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