Comelec appeals to first time voters to take advantage of the extended registration

December 23, 2009 11:10 pm· Comments Off on Comelec appeals to first time voters to take advantage of the extended registration 

MANILA, Dec. 23 – Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Nicodemo Ferrer appealed to first time voters to take advantage of the remaining two days of the voter’s registration extension for them to be able to participate in the May 10, 2010 national and local elections.

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Farmer nabbed for possession of gun seized by rebels from San Narciso police station

December 23, 2009 11:10 pm· Comments Off on Farmer nabbed for possession of gun seized by rebels from San Narciso police station 

MANILA, Dec. 23 -– Pursuing government forces captured a farmer in Quezon province for possession of firearms, one of which was among the guns seized from the San Narciso Municipal Police Station (MPS) by communist New People’s Army (NPA) rebels last Sunday.

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(Yearender) 2009: A challenging year for the Judiciary

December 23, 2009 11:10 pm· Comments Off on (Yearender) 2009: A challenging year for the Judiciary 

MANILA, Dec. 23 – The year 2009 has been a challenging year for the Judiciary as it saw the retirement of Supreme Court (SC) Sr. Associate Justice Leonardo Quisumbing and Associate Justices Minita Chico-Nazario, Dante Tinga, Adolf Azcuna and Ruben Reyes who all reached the mandatory retirement age of 70.

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QC Mayor Belmonte formally opens second underpass

December 23, 2009 11:10 pm· Comments Off on QC Mayor Belmonte formally opens second underpass 

MANILA, Dec. 23 -– Quezon City Mayor Feliciano “Sonny” Belmonte on Wednesday afternoon formally opened Quezon City’s second pedestrian underpass in Diliman, Quezon City.

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DepEd says 11 regions already received SAROs and NCAs from DBM

December 23, 2009 11:10 pm· Comments Off on DepEd says 11 regions already received SAROs and NCAs from DBM 

MANILA, Dec. 23 — The Department of Education (DepEd) on Wednesday said that the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) is in the process of releasing the Special Allotment Release Order (SARO) and the Notice of Cash Allocation (NCA) for the grant of Productivity Enhancement Incentive (PEI) to their employees: teaching and non-teaching personnel.

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Malacanang likely to endorse early elections for ARMM — Ermita

December 23, 2009 11:10 pm· Comments Off on Malacanang likely to endorse early elections for ARMM — Ermita 

MANILA, Dec. 23 — Malacanang will likely endorse the recommendation for an early voting in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) to ensure the conduct of honest, orderly and peaceful elections in the area.

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State workers to get bonuses on time — Palace

December 23, 2009 11:10 pm· Comments Off on State workers to get bonuses on time — Palace 

MANILA, Dec. 23 — Malacanang said on Wednesday the promised P7,000 to P10,000 cash gift for state workers will be available anytime before Christmas.

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Palace confident of early Maguindanao case resolution

December 23, 2009 11:10 pm· Comments Off on Palace confident of early Maguindanao case resolution 

MANILA, Dec. 23 — Malacañang expressed confidence on Wednesday that the judicial system will be able to dispose of the Maguindanao massacre case in a speedy and expeditious manner.

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AFP recommends SOMO during holidays

December 23, 2009 11:10 pm· Comments Off on AFP recommends SOMO during holidays 

MANILA, Dec. 23 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will likely approve the suspension of offensive military operations (SOMO) during Christmas and the New Year when she returns from Albay, where she personally inspected the condition of Mayon volcano evacuees.

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(Metro News) QC judge issues arrest order for Ivler

December 23, 2009 11:10 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC judge issues arrest order for Ivler 

MANILA, Dec. 23 – The Quezon City Regional Trial Court (QC-RTC) on Wednesday issued a warrant of arrest for fugitive Jason Ivler, the main suspect in the road rage killing of the son of a Malacañang official.

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