May 26, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on New Bicol port seen to boost inter-island commerce
SAN PASCUAL, Masbate, May 26 — President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo will inaugurate a new strategically-located RoRo (roll-on-roll-off) port in Bicol when she visits this town for the first time on Thursday.
May 26, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on Abcede to defy PCGG colleagues over Imelda's jewelry collection
MANILA, May 26 — Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) Commissioner Ricardo Abcede is set on a collision course with his colleagues including his boss, Chairman Camilo Sabio as he said he intends to pursue the auction of the jewelry collection of former First Lady Imelda Marcos.
May 26, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on CA junks PAF officer's petition for writs of amparo, habeas data, habeas corpus
By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.
MANILA, May 26 — The Court of Appeals (CA) denied on Wednesday the petition for the issuance of writs of amparo, habeas data and habeas corpus filed by the wife of a Philippine Air Force (PAF) officer who has been detained and charged for violation of the Articles of War after uploading a video footage in a website allegedly detailing massive corruption in the PAF.
May 26, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on Priest hopes Noynoy will be generous in granting clemency to prisoners
MANILA, May 26 — A Catholic priest is hoping that president-elect Benigno Noynoy Aquino III will be more generous in granting presidential clemency to prisoners.
May 26, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on Independence Day parade to feature PGMAs Strong Republic
MANILA, May 26 — This years 112th Independence Day celebration on June 12 will restore the pomp and significance of the civic-military parade at the Rizal Park Grandstand (Luneta) in Manila.
May 26, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on PGMA successor to inherit a stable bureaucracy — Palace
MANILA, May 26 — Malacañang on Wednesday expressed confidence that the next administration will inherit a government in good state and with a stable bureaucracy.
May 26, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on DepEd: No need to ban 'jejemon'
MANILA, May 26 — Despite concerns over jejemon or text messaging that distorts the use of English language and spelling, the Department of Education (DepEd) is not inclined to ban its practice among schoolchildren.
May 26, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on Comelec reminds winning, losing bets to file their statement of contributions and expenditures
MANILA, May 26 – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is reminding all winning and losing candidates in the May 10 national and local polls that they have until June 9 to file their Statement of Contributions and Expenditures.
May 26, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on Enrile confronts Smartmatic for erroneous 256-M registered voters
By Jelly F. Musico
MANILA, May 26 — Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile confronted on Wednesday the Smartmatic for erroneous 256 million registered voters that appeared in the server of the electronically-transmitted certificates of canvass (COC) in Congress.
May 26, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on Congress joint session on canvassing of votes for president, vp continues
By Lilybeth G. Ison
MANILA, May 26 — Joint session of both Chambers of Congress — the Senate and the House of Representatives — convened at 2:44 p.m. Wednesday for the canvassing of votes for the president and vice president.