Comelec to increase indelible ink solution by 20%

March 16, 2010 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Comelec to increase indelible ink solution by 20% 

MANILA, March 16 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is working on increasing the silver nitrate solution of the indelible ink to be used in the May 10 polls.

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PGMA to address SNAMMM on Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation Wednesday

March 16, 2010 10:34 pm· Comments Off on PGMA to address SNAMMM on Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation Wednesday 

MANILA, March 16 -– President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will address on Wednesday the Special Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Ministerial Meeting on Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation for Peace and Development on Wednesday being held at the Philippine International Convention Center.

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BUC proposes role in monitoring Mindanao peace drive

March 16, 2010 10:34 pm· Comments Off on BUC proposes role in monitoring Mindanao peace drive 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, March 16 -— Mindanao-based Archbishop Fernando R. Capalla, head convenor of the Bishops-Ulama Conference (BUC), on Tuesday proposed that religious groups be given roles in monitoring the peace process in Mindanao.

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Villar says Boncodin is a great loss to country

March 16, 2010 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Villar says Boncodin is a great loss to country 

MANILA, March 16 – Nacionalista Party standard bearer Manny Villar said on Tuesday that the untimely demise of former Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Emilia Boncodin “is a great loss” to the government and society.

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(Metro News) Comelec allows Asistio to run in Kalookan

March 16, 2010 10:34 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Comelec allows Asistio to run in Kalookan 

MANILA, March 16 – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has allowed former Caloocan Rep. Luis Asistio to run for mayor in the city after junking the petition for disqualification filed by the city’s incumbent Mayor Enrico Echiverri for lack of merit.

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PGMA set to sign Philippine National Red Cross Charter

March 16, 2010 10:34 pm· Comments Off on PGMA set to sign Philippine National Red Cross Charter 

MANILA, March 16 — President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is set to sign into law the Congress-ratified bill recognizing the Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) as an auxiliary to the authorities of the Republic of the Philippines in the humanitarian field.

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Nograles unfazed by NPA threats

March 16, 2010 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Nograles unfazed by NPA threats 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, March 16 – Speaker Prospero Nograles on Tuesday vowed not to be terrorized by the New People's Army (NPAs) which, according to ANAD partylist Rep. Pastor Alcover and BANTAY partylist Rep. Jovito Palparan, are being given refuge and even financial and logistical support by a local official in order to maintain political control over Davao City's rural communities.

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Religious, civil society groups urge NAM to resolve nine important issues

March 16, 2010 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Religious, civil society groups urge NAM to resolve nine important issues 

MANILA, March 16 –- The civil society and religious organizations urged on Tuesday the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) member-countries to resolve nine important issues that would promote deeper collaborations with the different governments in achieving lasting peace and development.

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Education, health care, infra build-up are Gibo's hallmarks to presidency

March 16, 2010 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Education, health care, infra build-up are Gibo's hallmarks to presidency 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

BACOLOD CITY, March 16 — Lakas-Kampi-CMD standard bearer Gilberto "Gibo" Teodoro Jr. intends to resolve the growing problems in the Philippines’ education and health-care sectors in a bid to boost the country’s human capital development.

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Future scientists bat for 'Gibo'

March 16, 2010 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Future scientists bat for 'Gibo' 

MANILA, March 16 — The best and brightest scholars from the country’s premier science high school — the Philippine Science High School (PSHS) in Agham Road, Quezon City — are convinced that Lakas-Kampi-CMD presidential candidate Gilberto "Gibo" Teodoro Jr. is the best choice for their future, a survey conducted by students bared.

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