(Metro News) SC orders bus firm to pay P1M to victim of vehicular mishap

March 19, 2010 10:10 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) SC orders bus firm to pay P1M to victim of vehicular mishap 

MANILA, March 19 – The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday ordered a bus company to indemnify a couple, who were hit by one of its buses in Quezon City 19 years ago, in the amount of more than P 1 million.

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AFP belies allegations of restiveness, future adventurism due to SC ruling

March 19, 2010 10:10 pm· Comments Off on AFP belies allegations of restiveness, future adventurism due to SC ruling 

MANILA, March 19 – The Armed Forces on Friday sought to downplay pronouncements of suspected coup plotter now senatorial candidate Brig. Gen. Danilo Lim that the Supreme Court ruling, allowing President Arroyo to appoint a Chief Justice of the SC despite a ban on appointments during election period, has invited fresh military adventurisms.

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Cardinal Rosales blesses new DFA consular building

March 19, 2010 10:10 pm· Comments Off on Cardinal Rosales blesses new DFA consular building 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, March19 —Cardinal Gaudencio Rosales, Archbishop of Manila, today officiated at the blessing ceremony of the new Office of Consular Affairs (OCA) of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) along Diosdado Macapagal Avenue in Paranaque City.

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Comelec bares new list of candidates violating poll campaign laws

March 19, 2010 10:10 pm· Comments Off on Comelec bares new list of candidates violating poll campaign laws 

MANILA, March 19 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) released on Friday a new list of national candidates who might be facing disqualification cases if they continue to ignore the laws on campaigning.

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SC unfazed by negative reactions to ruling declaring it legal for PGMA to appoint Puno successor

March 19, 2010 10:10 pm· Comments Off on SC unfazed by negative reactions to ruling declaring it legal for PGMA to appoint Puno successor 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, March 19 — The Supreme Court (SC) will not be pressured by the negative sectoral reactions concerning its decision authorizing President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to appoint the successor of Chief Justice Reynato S. Puno who is retiring this coming May 17.

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AFP says "DOH confirms 'Morong 43' are not health workers"

March 19, 2010 10:10 pm· Comments Off on AFP says "DOH confirms 'Morong 43' are not health workers" 

MANILA, March 19 – Representatives from the Department of Health (DOH), led by Secretary Esperanza Cabral, and delegates from the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) visited the 2nd Infantry Division on Thursday, a military spokesman reported Friday.

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South Korea earmarks P27M for Filipino scholars

March 19, 2010 10:10 pm· Comments Off on South Korea earmarks P27M for Filipino scholars 

MANILA, March 19 — The South Korean government has allotted US$ 600,000 (P27.6 million) this year to fund training scholarships for Filipinos, the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) said.

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PNP contests release of Albay mayor arrested for gun ban violation

March 19, 2010 10:10 pm· Comments Off on PNP contests release of Albay mayor arrested for gun ban violation 

MANILA, March 19 – The Philippine National Police-Aviation Security Group (PNP-AvSeGroup) has filed motion for reconsideration before the Pasay City Prosecutor’s Office in connection with the released of an Albay mayor arrested for violating the gun ban.

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No gensets for precinct use –Comelec

March 19, 2010 10:10 pm· Comments Off on No gensets for precinct use –Comelec 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, March 19 – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is ready to utilize almost 2,000 generator sets in anticipation of a power deficiency during the conduct of the May 10, 2010 polls.

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Country faces bigger problem if PGMA won't name next chief justice — SC

March 19, 2010 10:10 pm· Comments Off on Country faces bigger problem if PGMA won't name next chief justice — SC 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo, Jr.

MANILA, March 19 – The country faces a bigger problem if President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will not appoint a new Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice with the retirement of Chief Justice Reynato Puno on May 17, 2010.

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