May 12, 2010 8:13 pm· Comments Off on Two-tiered transition process set up
MANILA, May 12 — Transition teams in two levels -one based in Malacanang and the other in executive department agencies– will make sure that the new administration will have the benefit of a strong and stable structure ready to continue working once governmental powers are turned over to the next President of the Republic.
May 12, 2010 8:13 pm· Comments Off on SC has yet to receive appointment for next chief justice — Marquez
MANILA, May 12 – Supreme Court (SC) Spokesman and Court Administrator Atty. Jose Midas Marquez said on Wednesday the High Court has yet to receive from Malacanang an appointment for the next chief justice of the highest court of the land.
May 12, 2010 8:13 pm· Comments Off on AFP downgrades alert status to Blue from Red
MANILA, May 12 — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) downgraded its alert status effective Tuesday night, citing the improved condition since millions of Filipinos cast their votes for the first automated presidential and local elections last Monday.
May 12, 2010 8:13 pm· Comments Off on Lim starts the removal of campaign materials all over Manila
MANILA, May 12 –Mayor Alfredo Lim on Wednesday started the removal of campaign posters all over Manila, with a call for other candidates to help the city by removing their own posters from the walls, islands and posts where they put up all the said paraphernalia.
May 12, 2010 8:13 pm· 6 Comments
MANILA, May 12 – The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) enjoins its members and pensioners to enroll now for the UMID-compliant eCard, as the GSIS Wireless Automated Processing System (G-W@PS) kiosks undergo an upgrade that would also make the latter UMID-compliant.
May 12, 2010 8:13 pm· Comments Off on RP's first-ever automated elections free from computer hackers — LENTE
MANILA, May 12 — The country's first-ever automated national and local elections on Monday were free from computer hackers, the Legal Network for Truthful Elections (LENTE) said in a media briefing on Wednesday.
May 12, 2010 8:13 pm· Comments Off on SC defends Corona's nomination to CJ position
By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.
MANILA, May 12 — The Supreme Court (SC) defended on Wednesday the nomination of Associate Justice Renato Corona for the highest position in the High Court and lashed at critics who have questioned his independence.
May 12, 2010 8:13 pm· Comments Off on Filipino seafarer released in Somalia
MANILA, May 12 A Filipino crew member of the Bermuda-flagged MV Talca was released from captivity on Tuesday afternoon, 50 days after the vessel was hijacked on March 23 by Somali pirates, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).
May 12, 2010 8:13 pm· Comments Off on PGMAs peace initiatives will benefit next administration — Abaya
MANILA, May 12 — Presidential Peace Adviser Secretary Anabelle Abaya today expressed hopes that the next President will continue the ongoing peace efforts, as she cited the governments gains made by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in peace building efforts during her term.
May 12, 2010 8:13 pm· Comments Off on Canberra, London commend RP's elections as 'commitment to democracy'
By Gloria Jane Baylon
MANILA, May 12 The ambassadors of Australia and the United Kingdom in Manila were one today in praising the powerful expression of the Philippines commitment to democracy and the Filipinos determination to shape their own destiny" as evidenced by the strong voter turnout and civil society participation in the May 10 elections.