Redeem true meaning of respective faiths, PGMA challenges NAM

March 17, 2010 10:57 pm· Comments Off on Redeem true meaning of respective faiths, PGMA challenges NAM 

MANILA, March 17 — President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Wednesday challenged delegates attending a meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in the country to redeem the true meaning of their respective faiths to bring lasting peace and prosperity to the world.

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Comelec lawyer sees no problem candidates joining Pacquiao’s motorcades

March 17, 2010 10:57 pm· Comments Off on Comelec lawyer sees no problem candidates joining Pacquiao’s motorcades 

MANILA, March 17 – Expects not few candidates will join the victory motorcades of Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao starting on March 22 when he returns from his successful defense of World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight crown against Ghana’s Joshua Clottey last Sunday.

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Villanueva camp lambasts Comelec over poster issue

March 17, 2010 10:57 pm· Comments Off on Villanueva camp lambasts Comelec over poster issue 

MANILA, March 17 – The camp of Bangon Pilipinas party has cried foul over the unfair treatment of Commission on Elections (Comelec) in implementing its rules regarding campaign posters and materials.

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Villar, Legarda urge underemployed Filipinos to try entrepreneurship

March 17, 2010 10:57 pm· Comments Off on Villar, Legarda urge underemployed Filipinos to try entrepreneurship 

MANILA, March 17 – Nacionalista Party standard-bearer Manny Villar and running mate Loren Legarda reiterated on Wednesday their call to the seven million underemployed Filipinos to take up the challenge of entrepreneurship.

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PGMA can also appoint new SC associate justices

March 17, 2010 10:57 pm· Comments Off on PGMA can also appoint new SC associate justices 

MANILA, March 17 — Aside from appointing the new Chief Justice to replace outgoing Chief Justice Reynato Puno, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo also has the power to appoint the new Associate Justices of the Supreme Court (SC).

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Catholic prelates say no to donations from politicians

March 17, 2010 10:57 pm· Comments Off on Catholic prelates say no to donations from politicians 

MANILA, March 17 — The Catholic bishops on Wednesday said they will reject donations from politicians even if these are intended for the Lenten Season.

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PNP files formal complaint vs Pasay prosecutor for releasing the Albay mayor nabbed for gun ban violation

March 17, 2010 10:57 pm· Comments Off on PNP files formal complaint vs Pasay prosecutor for releasing the Albay mayor nabbed for gun ban violation 

MANILA, March 17 – The Philippine National Police-Aviation Security Group (PNP-Avsegroup) on Wednesday formally filed criminal and administrative charges against a Pasay City prosecutor for alleged mnmalfeasance and grave abuse of discretion in connection with the prosecution of an Albay town mayor arrested for gun ban violation.

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PGMA highlights role of S&T in nat’l dev’t

March 17, 2010 10:57 pm· Comments Off on PGMA highlights role of S&T in nat’l dev’t 

MANILA, March 17 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo highlighted on Wednesday the leading role of science and technology (S&T) in national development, including adaptation to the impact of climate change.

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Comelec orders PES to deliver printed election returns within 3 days after May 10 polls

March 17, 2010 10:57 pm· Comments Off on Comelec orders PES to deliver printed election returns within 3 days after May 10 polls 

MANILA, March 17 — The Commission on Elections has directed all provincial election supervisors (PES) to deliver all printed election returns (ERs) to the Comelec central office in Manila and Congress not later than May 13 or three days after the May 10 polls.

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Egyptian minister lauds RP’s commitment to international peace and security

March 17, 2010 10:57 pm· Comments Off on Egyptian minister lauds RP’s commitment to international peace and security 

MANILA, March 17 –- The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) commended the Philippines for its commitment to promote international peace and security with the hosting of the first Special Non-Aligned Movement Ministerial Meeting (SNAMMM) on Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation for Peace and Development.

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