Business sector to undertake measures to ensure credible elections

April 30, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on Business sector to undertake measures to ensure credible elections 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, April 30 – Local businesses have offered to undertake various measures which could help the Commission on Elections (Comelec) ensure credible and peaceful elections on May 10.

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Only nine gun ban violators nabbed on Thursday

April 30, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on Only nine gun ban violators nabbed on Thursday 

MANILA, April 30 – Only nine violators of the Commission on Elections (Comelec)-imposed nationwide total gun ban were arrested on Thursday, a ranking police official said Friday.

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Philpost, SSS ink ID deal

April 30, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on Philpost, SSS ink ID deal 

By Lynda B. Valencia

MANILA, April 30 –A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between the Philippine Postal Corporation (Philpost) and the Social Security System (SSS) for the integration of SSS Unified Multipurpose Identification System (Umid) to the benefits of the Postal ID.

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PGMA to open big jobs fair on Labor Day

April 30, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on PGMA to open big jobs fair on Labor Day 

MANILA, April 30 – President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will lead the Labor Day celebration tomorrow (May 1) by launching simultaneous jobs and livelihood fairs nationwide through symbolic rite in Metro Manila.

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Industrial peace, higher wages prevail under PGMA

April 30, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on Industrial peace, higher wages prevail under PGMA 

MANILA, April 30 — Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Charito Planas today said the country achieved industrial peace, thus opening more jobs, increased investment and economic progress during the 9-1/2 years of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.

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Random manual audit covers over one million votes

April 30, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on Random manual audit covers over one million votes 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, April 30 – More than one million ballots cast will be verified in the random manual audit (RMA), a Commission on Elections (Comelec) official said Friday.

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Delivery of PCOS machines, other election paraphernalia to be completed ahead of schedule, says Smartmatic-TIM

April 30, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on Delivery of PCOS machines, other election paraphernalia to be completed ahead of schedule, says Smartmatic-TIM 

MANILA, April 30 — An official of Smartmatic-Total Information Management (TIM) has assured that the delivery of election paraphernalia to be used in the May 10, 2010 national and local elections will be completed ahead of schedule.

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PGMA inaugurates road linking Mindanao Ave. to NLEX

April 30, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on PGMA inaugurates road linking Mindanao Ave. to NLEX 

MANILA, April 30 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo inaugurated today a newly-completed 2.7-kilometer road project called Segment 8.1, connecting Mindanao Avenue and Circumferential Road 5 (C-5) in Quezon City to the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) main in Valenzuela City designed to provide easier access to the 84-kilometer tollway for travelers coming from the eastern parts of Metro Manila.

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(Metro News) Grass fire disrupts summer classes at Ateneo Grade School in QC

April 30, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Grass fire disrupts summer classes at Ateneo Grade School in QC 

MANILA, April 30 – An hour-long grass fire disrupted summer classes at the Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) grade school in Loyola Heights, Quezon City on Friday afternoon.

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NBI hunts down 5 more suspects in DepEd P4.9-M payroll robbery

April 30, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on NBI hunts down 5 more suspects in DepEd P4.9-M payroll robbery 

MANILA, April 30 –The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) launched a manhunt against the five remaining suspects in last year’s Department of Education (DepEd) P4.9-million payroll robbery and related crimes.

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