CALABARZON-PNP rescues two minors from kidnap men in Antipolo City

March 26, 2010 9:40 pm· Comments Off on CALABARZON-PNP rescues two minors from kidnap men in Antipolo City 

MANILA, March 26 –- Police authorities on Thursday safely rescued two minors an hour after they were kidnapped in Tagaytay City, a ranking police official said Friday.

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(Metro News) Mayor Lim kicks off his reelection campaign with a motorcade

March 26, 2010 9:40 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Mayor Lim kicks off his reelection campaign with a motorcade 

MANILA, March 26 — Mayor Alfredo S. Lim kicked off his reelection campaign on Friday with a motorcade with his running mate, Vice Mayor Isko Moreno.

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Comelec prohibits campaigning on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday

March 26, 2010 9:40 pm· Comments Off on Comelec prohibits campaigning on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday 

MANILA, March 26 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has reminded all candidates in the May 10, 2010 national and local polls that campaigning is prohibited on Maundy Thursday (April 1) and Good Friday (April 2) in observance of the Holy Week.

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New Agri-Agra law to boost benefits of agrarian reform beneficiaries — DAR

March 26, 2010 9:40 pm· Comments Off on New Agri-Agra law to boost benefits of agrarian reform beneficiaries — DAR 

MANILA, March 26 -– The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) said Friday the beneficiaries of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) have reasons to rejoice due to a new law signed by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo requiring all banks to lend at least 25 percent of their loan funds to farmers and fishermen nationwide.

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Hero's welcome for Gibo in home province Tarlac

March 26, 2010 9:40 pm· Comments Off on Hero's welcome for Gibo in home province Tarlac 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

PANIQUI, Tarlac, March 26 — Tens of thousands of locals here momentarily dropped what they were doing, and spilled out into the streets, crowding marketplaces, and other major thoroughfares to welcome once again their hometown hero, Lakas-Kampi-CMD standard bearer Gilberto "Gibo" Teodoro Jr., on Friday.

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OPAPP holds 1st roundtable dialogue with international mediators

March 26, 2010 9:40 pm· Comments Off on OPAPP holds 1st roundtable dialogue with international mediators 

MANILA, March 26 – The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) will hold on Saturday the first ever roundtable dialogue with international mediators to bring out “ ideas and “build bridges” that could help hasten the peace process to a successful conclusion.

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Noted educator gives PGMA ‘B’ or ‘85%’ in governance

March 26, 2010 9:40 pm· Comments Off on Noted educator gives PGMA ‘B’ or ‘85%’ in governance 

MANILA, March 27 — Noted educator and former De La Salle University (DLSU) president Brother Rolando Dizon, FSC, is giving President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo a grade of "B" or 85 percent for her performance as head of state, asserting at the same time that she will eventually be vindicated from the negative impressions by her critics.

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(Metro News) 60-year-old woman dies in freak accident in Tondo

March 26, 2010 9:40 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) 60-year-old woman dies in freak accident in Tondo 

MANILA, March 26 — A 60-year-old woman died after a piece of wood fell on her head from the fourth floor of a building under construction in Tondo, Manila Friday morning.

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Noynoy exceeds 120 minutes airtime in ABS-CBN

March 26, 2010 9:40 pm· Comments Off on Noynoy exceeds 120 minutes airtime in ABS-CBN 

MANILA, March 26 – Liberal Party (LP) presidential candidate Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III has exceeded the 120 minutes allowable time to place political advertisements on ABS-CBN.

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1,451 pass 2009 bar exams

March 26, 2010 9:40 pm· Comments Off on 1,451 pass 2009 bar exams 

MANILA, March 26 — A total of 1,451 out of the 5,903 examinees from 108 law schools nationwide passed the 2009 Bar examinations.

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