PGMA accepts credentials of new Turkey envoy

May 6, 2010 8:17 pm· Comments Off on PGMA accepts credentials of new Turkey envoy 

MANILA, May 6 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo today accepted the credentials of new Republic of Turkey Ambassador to the Philippines Hatice Pinar Isik at the Rizal Hall of Malacañang.

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PGMA to inaugurate Alabang foot bridge tomorrow

May 6, 2010 8:17 pm· Comments Off on PGMA to inaugurate Alabang foot bridge tomorrow 

MANILA, May 6 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will inaugurate tomorrow the country’s second longest pedestrian footbridge in Alabang, Muntinlupa City.

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PGMA’s legacy in transport sector cited

May 6, 2010 8:17 pm· Comments Off on PGMA’s legacy in transport sector cited 

MANILA, May 6 — The transport sector on Thursday cited the gains of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s administration in the transport sector during a retrospective forum where the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) presented its Transport Sector Performance from 2001-2009.

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SC orders COMELEC to reveal preparations for May 10 polls

May 6, 2010 8:17 pm· Comments Off on SC orders COMELEC to reveal preparations for May 10 polls 

MANILA, May 6 — The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday granted a petition filed by some sectors of the society seeking to require the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to reveal to the public all its preparations for the May 10, 2010 automated elections.

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Comelec to announce the dominant majority and minority parties on Friday

May 6, 2010 8:17 pm· Comments Off on Comelec to announce the dominant majority and minority parties on Friday 

MANILA, May 6 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has said it is set to come up on Friday with a resolution declaring the dominant majority and minority parties in the May 10 national and local polls.

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Police rescue kidnapped Fil-Am woman in Tagaytay City

May 6, 2010 8:17 pm· Comments Off on Police rescue kidnapped Fil-Am woman in Tagaytay City 

MANILA, May 6 – Police rescued a 39-year old Filipina-American kidnap victim from her abductors in a daring police operation in Tagaytay City at dawn Thursday.

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Procedural issues resolved as NPT negotiations enter crucial stage in NY

May 6, 2010 8:17 pm· Comments Off on Procedural issues resolved as NPT negotiations enter crucial stage in NY 

MANILA, May 6 — The Philippines on Thursday urged States-Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) to further sustain the momentum as it welcomed their decision to resolve procedural issues that are necessary to move the 2010 Review Conference (RevCon) forward.

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No brownouts on May 10

May 6, 2010 8:17 pm· Comments Off on No brownouts on May 10 

By Marie S. Neri

MANILA, May 6 –The Department of Energy (DOE) assured a stable power supply in the coming May 10 polls.

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Indonesia's Natalegawa promises support of RP presidency of NPT confab

May 6, 2010 8:17 pm· Comments Off on Indonesia's Natalegawa promises support of RP presidency of NPT confab 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, May 6 — Philippine Foreign Secretary Alberto G. Romulo and Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa today exchanged views on the need for international consensus to ensure the success of the 2010 Review Conference of States-Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons taking place in New York.

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NP keeps firm on NP-NPC merger

May 6, 2010 8:17 pm· Comments Off on NP keeps firm on NP-NPC merger 

MANILA, May 6 – The Nacionalista Party defended on Thursday the existing coalition between NP and the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) after the Supreme Court nullified the Commission on Elections (Comelec) ruling that allowed the merger.

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