CBCP-ECFL to seek audience with President-elect Aquino regarding RH Bill

May 20, 2010 8:12 pm· Comments Off on CBCP-ECFL to seek audience with President-elect Aquino regarding RH Bill 

MANILA, May 20 –An official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines-Episcopal Commission on Family and Life (CBCP-ECFL) said they will seek an audience with soon- to- be President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to discuss the issue on the Reproductive Health (RH) bill.

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PNP officers must 'climb' to higher posts — Verzosa

May 20, 2010 8:12 pm· Comments Off on PNP officers must 'climb' to higher posts — Verzosa 

MANILA, May 20 — Officers of the Philippine National Police (PNP) aspiring for higher positions in the 120,000-strong organization "must work their way up the ladder."

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Zubiri dares ‘koala’ man to identify himself

May 20, 2010 8:12 pm· Comments Off on Zubiri dares ‘koala’ man to identify himself 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, May 20 – Senate Majority Floor Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri has dared a certain Robin or known as ‘koala’ man due to his koala bear-like mask, to identify himself if he is really telling the truth about the alleged election frauds that marred the recent national and local elections.

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MPD warns motorists against fake cop on the loose

May 20, 2010 8:12 pm· Comments Off on MPD warns motorists against fake cop on the loose 

MANILA, May 20 –The Manila Police District (MPD) warned the motorists against an alleged notorious fake policeman who is on the loose in Manila.

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CA dismisses Leviste's plea

May 20, 2010 8:12 pm· Comments Off on CA dismisses Leviste's plea 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo, Jr.

MANILA, May 19 – The Court of Appeals (CA) has dismissed the petition of former Batangas Governor Antonio Leviste for a reversal of the ruling of the Makati City Regional Trial Court (RTC).

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House Committee hearings will delay the proclamation of party-list groups — Comelec

May 20, 2010 8:12 pm· Comments Off on House Committee hearings will delay the proclamation of party-list groups — Comelec 

MANILA, May 20 — Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Gregorio Larrazabal has said the investigation being conducted by members of the House of Representatives on the alleged anomalies in the just-concluded May 10 national and local elections will cause delays in the work of the poll body.

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Cop-suspects in Maguindanao massacre get death threats

May 20, 2010 8:12 pm· Comments Off on Cop-suspects in Maguindanao massacre get death threats 

MANILA, May 20 – Government prosecutors on Thursday asked the Quezon City Regional Trial Court (QCRTC) Branch 221 to transfer 14 police officers, who were co-accused in the Maguindanao massacre, from Bicutan jail in Taguig City to PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame, Quezon City.

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Zubiri says too early to tackle Senate presidency

May 20, 2010 8:12 pm· Comments Off on Zubiri says too early to tackle Senate presidency 

MANILA, May 20 –- Senate Majority Floor Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri said on Thursday that it is too early to predict who will be the next president of the Senate following the recent national and local elections that changed the composition of the 24-member upper chamber.

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Flood-prone areas being readied for La Niña

May 20, 2010 8:12 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, May 20 — Communities in flood-prone areas are getting ready for the La Niña season by learning how to monitor rainfall in their respective localities, the state weather bureau said.

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LP endorses Belmonte for speakership

May 20, 2010 8:12 pm· Comments Off on LP endorses Belmonte for speakership 

MANILA, May 20 — The Liberal Party (LP) formally approved Thursday the candidacy of incoming 4th district Rep. and current Quezon City Mayor Feliciano “Sonny” Belmonte Jr. for House Speaker in the 15th Congress.

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