SC upholds junking of rap vs. int'l carrier

April 27, 2010 8:06 pm· Comments Off on SC upholds junking of rap vs. int'l carrier 

MANILA, April 27 — The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday upheld a ruling of the Makati City Regional Trial Court (RTC) dismissing the complaint filed against an international carrier who has been sued for the alleged rude treatment to one of its passengers.

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Three-day local absentee voting starts Wednesday

April 27, 2010 8:06 pm· Comments Off on Three-day local absentee voting starts Wednesday 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, April 27 – Starting April 28 up to April 30, some 21,000 registered voters for the local absentee voting (LAV) are set to cast their votes manually in selected polling centers all over the country.

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Employers support parallel manual count

April 27, 2010 8:06 pm· Comments Off on Employers support parallel manual count 

MANILA, April 27 — The Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) believes in the integrity of the automated election and the sincerity of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) officials to ensure clean and honest elections.

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PGMA lauds hospital administrators as effective gov't partners

April 27, 2010 8:06 pm· Comments Off on PGMA lauds hospital administrators as effective gov't partners 

MANILA, April 27 — President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo lauded today members of the Philippine College of Hospital Administrators (PCHA) for being effective partners in promoting her administration’s advocacy to provide quality health care to all Filipinos.

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Asistio is a Caloocan registered voter — SC

April 27, 2010 8:06 pm· Comments Off on Asistio is a Caloocan registered voter — SC 

MANILA, April 27 – The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday ruled that Caloocan City mayoralty candidate Luis "Baby" A. Asistio is a registered voter of Caloocan.

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SC orders Comelec to comment on NP-NPC alliance, poll preparations

April 27, 2010 8:06 pm· Comments Off on SC orders Comelec to comment on NP-NPC alliance, poll preparations 

MANILA, April 27 — The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday directed the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to file its comments on the petition filed by the Liberal Party (LP) against Nacionalista Party (NP) and the petition filed by several groups to compel the Comelec to reveal its preparations for the May 10, 2010 synchronized automated national and local elections.

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Semen specimen taken from Vizconde not in NBI custody

April 27, 2010 8:06 pm· Comments Off on Semen specimen taken from Vizconde not in NBI custody 

MANILA, April 27 –The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) said on Tuesday the semen specimen in the 19-year-old Vizconde massacre is no longer in its custody as the bureau turned it over to the custody of a trial court in 1996.

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Comelec bars use of PNP, AFP vehicles in transporting PCOS machines, paraphernalia

April 27, 2010 8:06 pm· Comments Off on Comelec bars use of PNP, AFP vehicles in transporting PCOS machines, paraphernalia 

MANILA, April 27 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will not allow the use of police and military vehicles in transporting election paraphernalia before and after the May 10 national and local polls.

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PNOC-EC eyes tieups to develop P5-B mine-mouth coal plant in Isabela

April 27, 2010 8:06 pm· Comments Off on PNOC-EC eyes tieups to develop P5-B mine-mouth coal plant in Isabela 

By Marie S. Neri

MANILA, April 27 —PNOC-EC, the exploration arm of the Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC), is looking at entering into a partnership with local or foreign investors in developing the P5-billion mine-mouth coal plant in Isabela.

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PCG to provide escorts to vessels transporting PCOS, poll paraphernalia

April 27, 2010 8:06 pm· Comments Off on PCG to provide escorts to vessels transporting PCOS, poll paraphernalia 

MANILA, April 27 — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has been tapped to deploy sea marshals and escorts in vessels that would be transporting precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines, ballot boxes and other election paraphernalia to the provinces.

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