28 years of MILO Summer Sports Clinics

April 20, 2010 8:11 pm· Comments Off on 28 years of MILO Summer Sports Clinics 

The 28-year old MILO Summer Sports Clinics sports program teaches the basic fundamentals of various in a unique and scientific way during the summer months of April and May. Andrew Neri (center with microphone) of Milo Marketing and Events discussed its importance during the weekly Philippine Sportswriters Association(PSA)forum held in Shakey’s Pizza at U.N. Avenue, Manila on April 20). Other guest were (from left),Coach Floyd Lobaton ( Table tennis), Mila Emperado (Chess), Lester Castillo of Milo Marketing and Events and Judith Brosula (Badminton).(PNA photo by Boy Antonio)
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The PLDT-ABAP Youth team to World Youth Boxing C’ship in Azerbaijan

April 20, 2010 8:09 pm· Comments Off on The PLDT-ABAP Youth team to World Youth Boxing C’ship in Azerbaijan 

PLDT assistant vice president Dodie Lucas,(right) poses with the PLDT-ABAP Youth Team, from left, Ricky Dulay (54-kg), Nathaniel Montealto (57-kg), Mark Anthony Barriga (48-kg) and Jenno Cabugngan (51-kg), that will compete in the World Youth Boxing Championship in Baku, Azerbaijan this month. (Photo courtesy of ABAP)
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SC issues 'status quo ante order' vs. NPC-NP merger

April 20, 2010 7:47 pm· Comments Off on SC issues 'status quo ante order' vs. NPC-NP merger 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo, Jr.

BAGUIO CITY, April 20 – The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday issued a "status quo ante order" against the merger of the Nationalist People's Coalition-Nacionalista Party (NPC-NP) as a dominant minority party.

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Comelec identifies the 32 party-list groups yet to get accreditation

April 20, 2010 7:47 pm· Comments Off on Comelec identifies the 32 party-list groups yet to get accreditation 

MANILA, April 20 –Votes that will be acquired by the 32 party-list organizations could be considered stray votes if they do not succeed in getting a favorable decision from the Commission on Elections (Comelec) or the Supreme Court (SC) before Election Day on May 10.

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Present GRP draft for Mindanao peace “avoids pitfalls” of 2008 MOA-AD, says Seguis

April 20, 2010 7:47 pm· Comments Off on Present GRP draft for Mindanao peace “avoids pitfalls” of 2008 MOA-AD, says Seguis 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, April 20 — As two days of sessions on the Mindanao peace process begin today in Kuala Lumpur — with the Philippine Government panel explaining its fresh draft of proposals to the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)— Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Rafael Seguis reassured that GRP’s version is “well-crafted” and “avoids the pitfalls” that could lead it to be declared unconstitutional.

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Agra believes he did the right thing in absolving Zaldy and Datu Akmad

April 20, 2010 7:47 pm· Comments Off on Agra believes he did the right thing in absolving Zaldy and Datu Akmad 

BAGUIO CITY, April 20 — Acting Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary and concurrent Solicitor General Alberto Agra on Tuesday said that he believes he did the right thing in exonerating Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Governor Zaldy Ampatuan and Mamasapano town, Maguindanao Mayor Datu Akmad Ampatuan, Sr. in the multiple murder charges that claimed the lives of 57 civilians, including 15 women and 30 media practitioners in Ampatuan town, Maguindanao on Nov. 23, 2009.

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Deadline on the ballot secrecy folder investigation extended to one more week

April 20, 2010 7:47 pm· Comments Off on Deadline on the ballot secrecy folder investigation extended to one more week 

MANILA, April 20 – The deadline to come up with a decision on the controversy involving the procurement of the ballot secrecy folder was extended for another week, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said Tuesday.

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PGMA meets top security officials to ensure clean, safe May polls

April 20, 2010 7:47 pm· Comments Off on PGMA meets top security officials to ensure clean, safe May polls 

MANILA, April 20 – President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo met Tuesday with her defense and security officials for a review of the overall security situation and to assess government preparations to ensure a peaceful and orderly elections next month.

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Comelec to erase PDF files of ballots this week

April 20, 2010 7:47 pm· Comments Off on Comelec to erase PDF files of ballots this week 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, April 20 – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said it will delete all the PDF files of the ballots as soon as the printing ends later this week or as soon as they have completed the printing of the more than 50 million ballots.

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Full text of Seguis statement at peace talks sessions in KL

April 20, 2010 7:47 pm· Comments Off on Full text of Seguis statement at peace talks sessions in KL 

MANILA, April 20 — Below is the full text of the opening statement on Tuesday of Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Rafael E. Seguis, Chairman of the Philippine Government Peace Negotiating Panel in talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in Kuala Lumpur.

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