Comelec finally declares Pagdanganan as the winner in the 2007 Bulacan gubernatorial race

March 5, 2010 11:14 pm· Comments Off on Comelec finally declares Pagdanganan as the winner in the 2007 Bulacan gubernatorial race 

MANILA, March 5 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) finally ruled on Friday that Roberto “Obet” Pagdanganan was the duly-elected governor of Bulacan in the May 2007 polls.

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Bomber Basit Usman is still alive, AFP official says

March 5, 2010 11:14 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, March 5 -A top military official said the Filipino bomber recently reported by Pakistani authorities to have been killed by an American drone attack in Pakistan is still alive.

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MECO: Latest reports show all Pinoys safe after Taiwan quake

March 5, 2010 11:14 pm· Comments Off on MECO: Latest reports show all Pinoys safe after Taiwan quake 

MANILA, March 5 – The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) is keeping close watch on the welfare of some 75,000 Filipinos in Taiwan following an earthquake that hit at around 8 o'clock Friday morning.

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PNP asks Makati court to recall General Lim's "pass"

March 5, 2010 11:14 pm· Comments Off on PNP asks Makati court to recall General Lim's "pass" 

The Philippine National Police (PNP) is asking a Makati City court to recall its order granting temporary pass to detained senatorial candidate Brig. Gen. Danilo Lim.

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NPAs eye P5B from poll extortion

March 5, 2010 11:14 pm· Comments Off on NPAs eye P5B from poll extortion 

MANILA, March 5 – A top official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Friday said the New People’s Army (NPA), the armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), is projected to generate about P2 to P5 billion from their permit to campaign (PTC)and permit to win (PTW)fees this year.

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Visayas power problems over – PGMA

March 5, 2010 11:14 pm· Comments Off on Visayas power problems over – PGMA 

TOLEDO CITY, March 5 – President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, after inaugurating here Friday a new 82-megawatt coal-fired power plant, said the Visayas power problem is over and the region will no longer “import power from Luzon.”

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DOE orders power firms to ensure adequate electricity supply

March 5, 2010 11:14 pm· 1 Comment 

By Marie S. Neri

MANILA, March 5 –The Department of Energy (DOE) has directed all power companies to ensure "adequate and reliable electric power supply in the country" after the Luzon and Mindanao grid continue to encounter power disruptions.

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In KL, MILF clarifies proposal for 'self-governance setup' in ARMM; GRP to counter at next meeting

March 5, 2010 11:14 pm· Comments Off on In KL, MILF clarifies proposal for 'self-governance setup' in ARMM; GRP to counter at next meeting 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, March 5 — The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has clarified its draft proposal for a “transition arrangement” that will convert the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) into a “self-governance setup” during its question-and-answer meeting with members of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) panel on Thursday in Kuala Lumpur.

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Passport applications with confirmed appointments processed at new DFA building

March 5, 2010 11:14 pm· Comments Off on Passport applications with confirmed appointments processed at new DFA building 

MANILA, March 5 —- Passport applications with confirmed appointments will be accepted and processed at a new building housing the Office of Consular Affairs (OCA) of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) beginning March 8, Monday, it was announced Friday.

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DoJ plans not to discharge former police colonel Michael Ray Aquino as accused in Dacer-Corbito case

March 5, 2010 11:14 pm· Comments Off on DoJ plans not to discharge former police colonel Michael Ray Aquino as accused in Dacer-Corbito case 

MANILA, March 5 –The Department of Justice (DoJ) said on Friday that it has no plan to discharge former police Sr. Supt. Michael Ray Aquino as an accused in the killing of publicist Salvador “Bubby” Dacer and his driver Emmanuel Corbito in November 2000.

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