Verzosa vows to submit courtesy resignation on June 30

May 17, 2010 8:24 pm· Comments Off on Verzosa vows to submit courtesy resignation on June 30 

MANILA, May 17 —- Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Jesus Verzosa on Monday said he will tender his courtesy resignation to the next president on June 30.

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PNP hopes to pursue transformation under new president

May 17, 2010 8:24 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, May 17 — Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief, Director General Jesus A Verzosa, led police officials in a symbolic culmination of law enforcement and security operations for the just-concluded May 10 national and local elections.

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Madrigal, Perlas, delos Reyes want Comelec stopped from destroying CFCs

May 17, 2010 8:24 pm· Comments Off on Madrigal, Perlas, delos Reyes want Comelec stopped from destroying CFCs 

MANILA, May 17 — Losing presidential candidates Senator Maria Ana Consuelo "Jamby" Madrigal, Nicanor "Nick" Perlas and John Carlos "JC" delos Reyes on Monday filed a petition before the Supreme Court (SC) seeking to stop the Commission on Elections (Comelec) from destroying the compact flash cards (CFCs) that malfunctioned during the May 10, 2010 automated synchronized elections.

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PNP holds culmination rites for May 10 polls

May 17, 2010 8:24 pm· Comments Off on PNP holds culmination rites for May 10 polls 

MANILA, May 17 — Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Jesus Verzosa on Monday led police officials in a symbolic culmination of law enforcement and security operations for the just-concluded May 10 national and local elections.

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Roxas overtakes Binay by 137,000 votes from 88 COCs — LP

May 17, 2010 8:24 pm· Comments Off on Roxas overtakes Binay by 137,000 votes from 88 COCs — LP 

By Mediatrix P. Cristobal

MANILA, May 17 — The race for vice presidency is heating up again as Liberal Party vice-presidential candidate Senator Mar Roxas runs past Partido ng Masang Pilipino’s Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay by 137,404 votes, based on 88 official certificates of canvass (CoCs), the LP camp said.

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DPWH starts construction of vital agri road link in C. Luzon

May 17, 2010 8:24 pm· Comments Off on DPWH starts construction of vital agri road link in C. Luzon 

MANILA, May 17 — Because of its importance in Central Luzon's agricultural industry, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) started the construction of Pantabangan-Canili Road Project in Nueva Ecija.

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Corona: Newly-elected President need not take his oath before SC Chief Justice

May 17, 2010 8:24 pm· Comments Off on Corona: Newly-elected President need not take his oath before SC Chief Justice 

MANILA, May 17 — Newly-appointed Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Renato Corona said on Monday the 1987 Constitution does not require the newly-elected President to take his oath of office before the Chief Justice.

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Corona sworn in as new Supreme Court Chief Justice

May 17, 2010 8:24 pm· Comments Off on Corona sworn in as new Supreme Court Chief Justice 

MANILA, May 17 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo inducted into office Monday morning Senior Associate Justice Renato C. Corona as the 23rd Chief Justice, replacing Chief Justice Reynato S. Puno who retired upon turning 70 today, the mandatory retirement age.

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(Update) Quezon Gov. Nantes, five others die in chopper crash

May 17, 2010 8:24 pm· Comments Off on (Update) Quezon Gov. Nantes, five others die in chopper crash 

MANILA, May 17 – Quezon Governor Rafael Nantes and five others died when a civilian helicopter crashed at a subdivision in Lucena City on Monday afternoon.

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CJ Corona to critics: Watch me

May 17, 2010 8:24 pm· Comments Off on CJ Corona to critics: Watch me 

MANILA, May 17 — Newly-appointed Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Renato Corona on Monday told his critics: "Watch me," as the new chief magistrate sought to belie fears that he would be just another "yes man" of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

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