PGMA wants to accomplish more — Palace

January 8, 2010 10:46 pm· Comments Off on PGMA wants to accomplish more — Palace 

MANILA, Jan. 8 — A long record of infrastructure accomplishment it seems is not enough for President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as she ordered her frontline agencies to improve their goals and objectives.

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RP had lowest debt-to-GDP ratio under President Arroyo

January 8, 2010 10:46 pm· Comments Off on RP had lowest debt-to-GDP ratio under President Arroyo 

MANILA, Jan. 8 — Malacañang said on Friday the country had, on record, the lowest debt-to-GDP (gross domestic product) ratio under the Arroyo administration. And the debts, moreover, were incurred and restructured by previous administrations for the most part.

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(Metro News) 2 hurt in QC mall ceiling crash

January 8, 2010 10:46 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) 2 hurt in QC mall ceiling crash 

MANILA, Jan. 8 -– Two persons were injured when a portion of the ceiling on the fifth floor level of a shopping mall in Barangay Bago Bantay, Quezon City accidentally fell on them Friday afternoon.

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Remonde says no politics in case vs Lacson

January 8, 2010 10:46 pm· Comments Off on Remonde says no politics in case vs Lacson 

MANILA, Jan. 8 — The case against Senator Panfilo Lacson went through the normal judicial process.

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Atienza says survey shows that people reject HB 3773

January 8, 2010 10:46 pm· Comments Off on Atienza says survey shows that people reject HB 3773 

MANILA, Jan. 8 — "Stop blackmailing the government and stop fooling the people!"

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Filing of murder raps vs. Lacson only proves it's not politically motivated — Remonde

January 8, 2010 10:46 pm· Comments Off on Filing of murder raps vs. Lacson only proves it's not politically motivated — Remonde 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo, Jr.

MANILA, Jan. 8 – A Malacanang official on Friday said that the filing of two counts of murder against Senator Panfilo "Ping" Lacson only proves that it is not politically motivated.

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(Metro News) Six million devotees expected to attend the Black Nazarene procession on Saturday

January 8, 2010 10:46 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Six million devotees expected to attend the Black Nazarene procession on Saturday 

MANILA, Jan. 8 — Attendees of the Black Nazarene procession on Saturday are expected to double compared to the estimated three million in the previous Quiapo Feast, Church officials said on Friday.

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Another body recovered from sunken M/V Catalyn B

January 8, 2010 10:46 pm· Comments Off on Another body recovered from sunken M/V Catalyn B 

MANILA, Jan. 8 — Diving team from the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) retrieved on Friday morning another body of a woman from the sunken M/V Catalyn B off Limbones Island in Cavite province.

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PGMA to ask Comelec to exempt building of roads, bridges from election ban

January 8, 2010 10:46 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, Jan. 8 — For the first time in the country’s electoral history, the construction of roads and bridges in most parts of Luzon may be allowed even during the campaign period leading to the May national elections.

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PGMA determined to disband private armies

January 8, 2010 10:46 pm· Comments Off on PGMA determined to disband private armies 

MANILA, Jan. 8 — Malacañang said on Friday President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will make sure that the newly constituted Presidential Commission Against Private Armies perform its task despite the criticism against it.

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