May 4, 2010 8:08 pm· Comments Off on PGMA in no hurry to name next SC Chief Justice - Palace
MANILA, May 4 — Presidential Deputy Spokesperson Rogelio Peyuan said today that President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is in no hurry to appoint the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
May 4, 2010 8:08 pm· Comments Off on Its still anybodys guess on May 10 winner — Palace
MANILA, MAY 4 — With only a week before the elections, Malacanang today said it is still anybodys guess as to who will win in the countrys first automated national elections, especially the presidential race.
May 4, 2010 8:08 pm· Comments Off on RP begins presidency of NPT review conference of 189 UN States
By Gloria Jane Baylon
MANILA, May 4 The month-long 2010 Review Conference (RevCon) of 189 States-Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) has opened at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, presided by Philippine Ambassador Libran Cabactulan, who is also the chief of the Philippine mission there.
May 4, 2010 8:08 pm· Comments Off on Government behind Comelec in efforts to make poll automation a success
MANILA, May 4 — The government is throwing all its support to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in its efforts to make the countrys first automated elections a success.
May 4, 2010 8:08 pm· 1 Comment
MANILA, May 4 – Smartmatic-Asia president Cesar Flores said that the testing and sealing of the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines has been suspended after discovering wrong configuration in the machines.
May 4, 2010 8:08 pm· Comments Off on Party-list solon proposes postponement of May 10 polls
MANILA, May 4 — A party-list lawmaker on Tuesday called on the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to consider postponing the May 10 polls amid widespread reports of defective precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines.
May 4, 2010 8:08 pm· Comments Off on Palace hints at CJ appointment after polls
By Catherine J. Teves
MANILA, May 4 – Malacanang expressed willingness to abide by the Supreme Court (SC) directive barring President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo from appointing before election day on May 10, 2010 the successor of outgoing Chief Justice Reynato Puno.
May 4, 2010 8:08 pm· Comments Off on PNP cites significant decrease in election-related violence
MANILA, May 4 The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Tuesday said the number of election-related violent incidents (ERVIs) recorded since the start of election period this year has significantly decreased compared to two previous election years.
May 4, 2010 8:08 pm· Comments Off on QC court denies Gordon's plea vs. Pulse Asia, SWS
MANILA, May 4 -The Quezon City Regional Trial Court (RTC) on Tuesday denied the petition of Bagumbayan presidential candidate Sen. Richard Gordon to temporarily restrain Pulse Asia and Social Weather Stations from conducting surveys and publishing survey results of 2010 presidential candidates.
May 4, 2010 8:08 pm· Comments Off on Four Filipinos complete jail term in Saudi but still in prison due to legal technicality
By Gloria Jane Baylon
MANILA, May 4 — Four Filipinos who have recently completed their jail terms in Jeddah General Prison could not be released because of a Saudi legal technicality.