Enrile urges Lacson to clear his name

May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on Enrile urges Lacson to clear his name 

MANILA, May 19 – Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile has urged Senator Panfilo Lacson to return in the country and clear his name from the murder charges filed against him for the killing of former publicist Salvador “Bubby” Dacer and his driver Emmanuel Corbito.

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Lakas still eyeing House speakership-Pichay

May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on Lakas still eyeing House speakership-Pichay 

MANILA, May 19 — A ranking official of the Lakas-Kampi-CMD on Wednesday said the House speakership should come from their camp to ensure transparency in the next administration.

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2 robbers slain in a shootout with cops

May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on 2 robbers slain in a shootout with cops 

MANILA, May 19 –Two alleged robbers were killed while two others escaped during a shootout with lawmen after they pulled a robbery inside a jeep in Sta. Cruz, Manila on Wednesday.

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Ombudsman is not beholden to any person – De Jesus

May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on Ombudsman is not beholden to any person – De Jesus 

MANILA, May 19 – "Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez is not beholden to any person or entity. Her fealty is to the Constitution, good governance and the law alone."

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Customs bureau seizes equipment, ingredients of shabu at Port of Manila

May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on Customs bureau seizes equipment, ingredients of shabu at Port of Manila 

MANILA, May 19 — Two 20-footer container vans loaded with laboratory equipment and ingredients for the manufacture of metamphetamine hydrochloride, commonly known as shabu, were seized at the Port of Manila by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Wednesday.

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PPCRV: No sign of systematic attempt on poll fraud

May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on PPCRV: No sign of systematic attempt on poll fraud 

MANILA, May 19 — The Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) said on Wednesday there was no sign of systematic attempt on poll fraud as it decided to end its 10-day run since the May 10 automated national and local elections.

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Corona says he was invited by the media for an interview

May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on Corona says he was invited by the media for an interview 

MANILA, May 19 – Newly-appointed Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Renato Corona on Wednesday clarified that he was not calling the media for interview, instead, he was the one invited by the media.

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EO cannot overturn SC decision — Victorino

May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on EO cannot overturn SC decision — Victorino 

MANILA, May 19 — Malacanang said on Wednesday an executive order (EO) cannot overturn the appointment of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona.

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Palace officials are convinced that Sen. Noynoy wins the presidential race — Pichay

May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on Palace officials are convinced that Sen. Noynoy wins the presidential race — Pichay 

MANILA, May 19 — Malacanang is convinced that Senator Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III is the winner of the automated May 10 elections.

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LP urges House to probe Binay's involvement in alleged electoral fraud

May 19, 2010 8:05 pm· Comments Off on LP urges House to probe Binay's involvement in alleged electoral fraud 

MANILA, May 19 — The Liberal Party on Wednesday urged the House of Representatives to include in its inquiry the alleged P1.4 billion election fraud scheme engaged in by Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino vice-presidential candidate Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay to ensure his victory.

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