May 15, 2010 11:02 pm· Comments Off on Housing czar VP de Castro prepares for transition
MANILA, May 15 - Vice President Noli Kabayan de Castro on Saturday initiated the implementation of a Transition Management Plan to ensure the smooth turn-over to the incoming officials in the government housing agencies.
May 15, 2010 11:02 pm· 1 Comment
MANILA, May 15 – Elite government troops raided a lair of the terrorist Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) and rogue Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels in Basilan at dawn on Saturday, resulting in the death of a suspect and the capture of 14 others, a top military official in Western Mindanao said.
May 15, 2010 11:02 pm· Comments Off on Ex-AFP chief now Ambassador Yano gets Legion of Merit award from U.S.
MANILA, May 15 — Former Armed Forces chief and now Philippine Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam General Alexander B Yano received recognition from the President of the United States of America for his exceptionally meritorious service as Chief of Staff, Armed Forces of the Philippines.
May 15, 2010 11:02 pm· Comments Off on Seven-hour fire gutted 1,000 houses in Muntinlupa City
By Lloyd Caliwan
MANILA, May 15 —A seven-hour fire of still unknown origin gutted about 1,000 residential houses in Barangay Cupang, Muntinlupa City at dawn Saturday.
May 15, 2010 11:02 pm· Comments Off on No special elections to fill up Aquino's Senate seat
By Ferdinand G. Patinio
MANILA, May 15 – The Commission on Election (Comelec) is unlikely to hold a special election for the position that will be vacated by Senator Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino once he assumes his psot as the Philippines' 15th President.
May 15, 2010 11:02 pm· Comments Off on Catholic bishops ask newly-elected officials to fulfill their promises
MANILA, May 15 – Catholic bishops are hoping that the newly-elected government officials will fulfill their promises to the electorate.
May 15, 2010 11:02 pm· Comments Off on Palace urges next president to accept Corona as CJ
MANILA, May 15 – Presidential Spokesperson Ricardo L. Saludo on Saturday issued this statement, urging the incoming president to accept Justice Renato Corona as the duly appointed next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, effective next week:
May 15, 2010 11:02 pm· Comments Off on Comelec proclaims 9 senators-elect
By Ferdinand G. Patinio
MANILA, May 15 – The Commission on Elections (Comelec), sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC), proclaimed on Saturday the initial nine winners in the senatorial race in the just concluded May 10 national polls.
May 15, 2010 11:02 pm· Comments Off on PGMA to lead soft launch of geriatric center
MANILA, May 15 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will lead at 10 a.m. on Sunday the blessing and soft launching of the Dr. Eva Macaraeg-Macapagal National Center for Geriatric Health (NCGH).
May 15, 2010 11:02 pm· Comments Off on Suspected NPA hit men gun down policeman, civilian in Negros Oriental
By Judy Flores-Partlow
DUMAGUETE CITY, May 15 Suspected liquidation squad members of the Communist New Peoples Army (NPA) gunned down Friday a policeman and a civilian in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental, some 100 kilometers north of here.