Outgoing SC Justice Puno to Associate Justice Corona: Preserve integrity of the High Court

May 14, 2010 8:04 pm· Comments Off on Outgoing SC Justice Puno to Associate Justice Corona: Preserve integrity of the High Court 

MANILA, May 14 — As he formally bows out of office Friday afternoon, outgoing Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Reynato Puno congratulated his replacement Associate Justice Renato Corona, even as he cautions president-elect Sen. Benigno Simeon "Noynoy" Aquino III from carrying out his plan to deliberately cut out the latter from his oath taking ceremonies this end of June.

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Tension escalates in Basay, Negros Oriental with two fire incidents reported and one person found dead

May 14, 2010 8:04 pm· Comments Off on Tension escalates in Basay, Negros Oriental with two fire incidents reported and one person found dead 

By Judy Flores-Partlow

DUMAGUETE CITY, May 14 – Post-election tension continues to mount in Basay, the southernmost town of Negros Oriental, with already two fire incidents reported and a political supporter found dead in the past two days.

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Former three-term mayor wins in return bid in Tarlac City

May 14, 2010 8:04 pm· Comments Off on Former three-term mayor wins in return bid in Tarlac City 

TARLAC CITY, Tarlac, May 14 – Gelacio "Ace" Manalang has won in his return bid as mayor of this city.

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Gonzalez withdraws petition to suspend canvass, gives way to smooth proclamation

May 14, 2010 8:04 pm· Comments Off on Gonzalez withdraws petition to suspend canvass, gives way to smooth proclamation 

ILOILO CITY, May 14 – At exactly 10:45 a.m. Friday, Lakas-Kampi-CMD mayoral candidate former Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Raul Gonzalez Sr. withdrew his "pre-proclamation petition for a smooth proclamation reserving the right for an election protest if necessary."

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Business group to work with newly-elect local execs for the development of Pampanga

May 14, 2010 8:04 pm· Comments Off on Business group to work with newly-elect local execs for the development of Pampanga 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, May 14 — The Pampanga Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Pamcham) on Friday expressed optimism that the incoming administration of Governor-elect Lilia “Nanay Baby” G. Pineda will actively work for the development of the province in close coordination and consultation with the business sector.

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Comelec proclaims Iloilo City duly-elected winners

May 14, 2010 8:04 pm· Comments Off on Comelec proclaims Iloilo City duly-elected winners 

ILOILO CITY, May 14 – A feeling of euphoria envelopes the entire social hall of Iloilo City Hall after the Commission on Elections (Comelec) finally proclaimed the 15 duly-elected winners of Iloilo City at around 2:30 p.m. Friday.

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No automation for synchronized barangay and SK elections in October – Comelec

May 14, 2010 8:04 pm· Comments Off on No automation for synchronized barangay and SK elections in October – Comelec 

ILOILO CITY, May 14 – Just several months after the newly-elected national and local leaders assume office on July 1, the entire Filipino nation will once again cast votes for barangay leaders and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) officials in October.

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BOC posts official election results in Quirino province

May 14, 2010 8:04 pm· Comments Off on BOC posts official election results in Quirino province 

TUGUEGARAO CITY, May 14 – The board of canvassers posted Friday the final official results for congressman, governor, vice-governor, president and vice-presidential posts.

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One-third of the councilors-elect in Iloilo City are mediamen

May 14, 2010 8:04 pm· Comments Off on One-third of the councilors-elect in Iloilo City are mediamen 

ILOILO CITY, May 14 – Around one-third of the elected members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod are once media practitioners here.

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Council newbie ready for first 100 days, readies legislative agenda

May 14, 2010 8:04 pm· Comments Off on Council newbie ready for first 100 days, readies legislative agenda 

ILOILO CITY, May 13 – Seven of the 12 seats in the city council are won by newcomers.

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