PGMA urges traders to ‘go green’

January 19, 2010 10:50 pm· Comments Off on PGMA urges traders to ‘go green’ 

MANILA, Jan. 19 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo stressed on Tuesday that environmental protection and economic growth can co-exist side by side as she called on businesses to ‘go green.”

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Lawmakers bid farewell to a true public servant

January 19, 2010 10:50 pm· Comments Off on Lawmakers bid farewell to a true public servant 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Jan. 19 — Members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday expressed condolences to the family of Press Secretary Cerge Remonde who passed away Tuesday morning due to cardiac arrest.

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Noynoy casts politics aside, extends sympathy to Remonde's family

January 19, 2010 10:50 pm· Comments Off on Noynoy casts politics aside, extends sympathy to Remonde's family 

MANILA, Jan 19 — Liberal Party (LP) standard-bearer Sen. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III on Tuesday cast politics aside and extended condolences to the family of one of the staunchest ally of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, Press Secretary Cerge Remonde.

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Stakeholders explore Coral Triangle's business opportunities

January 19, 2010 10:50 pm· Comments Off on Stakeholders explore Coral Triangle's business opportunities 

By Catherine J Teves

MANILA, Jan. 19 — Stakeholders concerned are looking into environment-friendly business opportunities in the Coral Triangle (CT), the 5.4-million square kilometer expanse of biodiversity-rich Indo-Pacific ocean area which Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and leaders of five other countries there are striving to protect.

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Senate session aborted due to lack of quorum

January 19, 2010 10:50 pm· 1 Comment 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Jan. 19 – The Senate suspended its session on Tuesday due to lack of quorum which Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile described as part of maneuvering by some senators to derail the presentation of a committee report on the C-5 extension road project in the plenary.

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Solons want ERC to take control over electric cooperatives

January 19, 2010 10:50 pm· Comments Off on Solons want ERC to take control over electric cooperatives 

MANILA, Jan. 19 — Two legislators have filed a measure seeking to transfer to the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) the regulatory and supervisory powers over electric cooperatives duly registered with the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA).

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PGMA names Limcaoco as Acting Press Secretary

January 19, 2010 10:50 pm· Comments Off on PGMA names Limcaoco as Acting Press Secretary 

MANILA, Jan. 19 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo appointed on Tuesday Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Director General Conrado A. Limcauco Jr. as Acting Press Secretary after the demise of Press Secretary Cerge Remonde, according to Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita.

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Tipster says he wants justice for Ivler's victim

January 19, 2010 10:50 pm· Comments Off on Tipster says he wants justice for Ivler's victim 

MANILA, Jan. 19 — The informant who gave the information to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Jason Ivler's whereabouts on Tuesday claimed that he wanted to help the family of the victim get justice.

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Remonde's remains lie in state at Heritage Memorial Park

January 19, 2010 10:50 pm· Comments Off on Remonde's remains lie in state at Heritage Memorial Park 

MANILA, Jan. 19 – Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Gary Olivar on Tuesday afternoon said that the remains of Press Secretary Cerge Remonde now lie in state at the Heritage Memorial Park in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City.

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Ivler's mother posts bail at Manila MTC

January 19, 2010 10:50 pm· Comments Off on Ivler's mother posts bail at Manila MTC 

MANILA, Jan. 19 — A Manila Metropolitan trial court judge on Tuesday night ordered the release of Marlene Aguilar, mother of road rage suspect Jason Ivler, from the custody of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) after posting P12,000 bail on charges of obstruction of justice.

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