PGMA visits bus accident victims at Quezon Medical Center in Lucena City

August 26, 2009 11:03 pm· Comments Off on PGMA visits bus accident victims at Quezon Medical Center in Lucena City 

2608lucenaLUCENA CITY — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo talks to some of the victims of an accident involving two buses that collided along the diversion road of the Maharlika Highway in Barangay Domoit, Lucena City shortly after midnight last Sunday. The President visited the injured victims confined at the Quezon Medical Center in Lucena City Tuesday (August 25, 2009). (PNA/NIB photos by R. Baniquet)
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Palace hails Senate decision on EO 464 issue

August 26, 2009 10:50 am· Comments Off on Palace hails Senate decision on EO 464 issue 

MANILA, Aug. 26 — Malacanang today lauded the Senate leadership for its decision to diplomatically resolve the issues surrounding Executive Order 464, which bars Cabinet officials from testifying in congressional hearings without the President’s approval.

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PGMA names new NTC commissioner

August 26, 2009 10:50 am· Comments Off on PGMA names new NTC commissioner 

MANILA, Aug. 26 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has appointed lawyer Gamaliel Cordoba commissioner of the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC).

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Dumlao not arraigned; DOJ files omnibus motion that may pave way for his discharge as accused

August 26, 2009 10:50 am· Comments Off on Dumlao not arraigned; DOJ files omnibus motion that may pave way for his discharge as accused 

MANILA, Aug. 26 –Former police Superintendent Glenn Dumlao, who was tagged in the 2000 double murder case of Salvador “Bubby” Dacer and his driver Emmanuel Corbito, was not arraigned on Wednesday after the Department of Justice (DoJ) filed an omnibus motion that would pave the way for the removal of the former police officer from the list of an accused.

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House panel approves Concon consolidated bill

August 26, 2009 10:50 am· Comments Off on House panel approves Concon consolidated bill 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Aug. 26 — Amidst calls from various sectors to stop Charter change (Cha-cha), the House committee on Constitutional Amendements on Tuesday approved the consolidated House Concurrent Resolution calling for a Constitutional convention (Concon) to amend the 1987 Constitution.

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Callandra LCNG eyes opening of six refilling stations middle of next year

August 26, 2009 10:50 am· Comments Off on Callandra LCNG eyes opening of six refilling stations middle of next year 

MANILA, Aug. 26 —- Local energy firm Callandra Liquefied CNG Fuels Corp. is targeting to open six CNG (compressed natural gas) refilling stations middle of next year.

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PPA updates on the modernization project of the North Harbor

August 26, 2009 10:50 am· Comments Off on PPA updates on the modernization project of the North Harbor 

MANILA, Aug. 26 — The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) Special Bids and Awards Committee (SBAC) for the public bidding for the development, management, operation and maintenance of the Manila North Harbor (MNH) is still subject to bid evaluation and post qualification.

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(Metro News) MPD, NTC seize P3.5 million worth of China

August 26, 2009 10:50 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) MPD, NTC seize P3.5 million worth of China 

MANILA, Aug. 26 — Some P3.5 million worth of cellular phones reportedly equipped with “voice scrambler” feature were seized by joint operatives of the Manila Police District (MPD) and National Telecommunications Commission (NTC)in a series of raids in Divisoria, Manila on Wednesday.

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(Metro News) Lim orders compulsory drug testing on drivers of buses plying Manila

August 26, 2009 10:50 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) Lim orders compulsory drug testing on drivers of buses plying Manila 

MANILA, Aug. 26 –Mayor Alfredo S. Lim on Wednesday ordered that compulsory drug testing be done on drivers of buses plying the streets of Manila.

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PGMA leads World Breastfeeding Week rites

August 26, 2009 10:50 am· Comments Off on PGMA leads World Breastfeeding Week rites 

MANILA, Aug. 26 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will lead the nation tomorrow (Thursday, Aug. 27) in celebrating World Breastfeeding Week.

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