AFP all set for Monday polls

May 8, 2010 11:53 pm· Comments Off on AFP all set for Monday polls 

MANILA, May 8 — With only two days to go before Monday's polls, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) reaffirmed its readiness for the political exercise and reassured the public of every AFP personnel’s involvement in the pursuit of honest, orderly, and peaceful elections (HOPE).

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(Metro News) National and local bets make last minute sorties in QC

May 8, 2010 11:53 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) National and local bets make last minute sorties in QC 

MANILA, May 8 – National and local political candidates made their last minute campaign sorties in Quezon City on Saturday in a bid to win the hearts of voters who undergo the country’s first automated elections on Monday, May 10, in all polling places nationwide.

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DENR calls for public participation in forest management

May 8, 2010 11:53 pm· Comments Off on DENR calls for public participation in forest management 

MANILA, May 8 – Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Horacio Ramos said Saturday that a meaningful multi-sectoral participation in the government’s forest management is urgently needed to enable the country achieve self-sufficiency in its forest product requirements.

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Bangit seeks sobriety and calmness for Monday polls

May 8, 2010 11:53 pm· Comments Off on Bangit seeks sobriety and calmness for Monday polls 

MANILA, May 8 -Armed Forces chief Gen. Delfino Bangit asked the public for sobriety and calmness amid some concerns about the coming polls.

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Comelec allows Mikey Arroyo to run in the party-list polls

May 8, 2010 11:53 pm· Comments Off on Comelec allows Mikey Arroyo to run in the party-list polls 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, May 8 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has junked the disqualification cases against Presidential son Juan Miguel "Mikey" Arroyo for lack of merit.

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Palace cautions against election 'black props'

May 8, 2010 11:53 pm· Comments Off on Palace cautions against election 'black props' 

MANILA, MAY 8 — Deputy Presidential Spokesman Rogelio C. Peyuan on Saturday dared political critics and detractors to present any evidence to support their allegations of plots or conspiracies to undermine the electoral processes and subvert the people’s will in the Monday’s elections.

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Security preparations adequate for Monday's polls –Palace official

May 8, 2010 11:53 pm· Comments Off on Security preparations adequate for Monday's polls –Palace official 

MANILA, MAY 8 — Government security preparations are adequate for Monday’s elections, with the alert levels and operational readiness of both the military and police guaranteeing a peaceful and orderly political exercise, Deputy Malacañang Spokesman and Press Undersecretary Rogelio C. Peyuan said today.

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Lucy Torres-Gomez allowed to run for Congress in Ormoc City

May 8, 2010 11:53 pm· Comments Off on Lucy Torres-Gomez allowed to run for Congress in Ormoc City 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, May 8 – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has allowed actress Lucy Torres-Gomez to run in the congressional race in Ormoc City.

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Six investment company execs charged for estafa

May 8, 2010 11:53 pm· Comments Off on Six investment company execs charged for estafa 

MANILA, May 8 –The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has charged six employees of an investment company for allegedly misappropriating more than P8.8 million worth of cash investments.

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School building housing PCOS burned in Camarines Sur

May 8, 2010 11:53 pm· Comments Off on School building housing PCOS burned in Camarines Sur 

MANILA, May 8 -– A school classroom in Camarines Sur was burned down by unknown arsonists in Sipocot, Camarines Sur at around 12:30 a.m. today, a military report said.

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