New Bicol port seen to boost inter-island commerce

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.

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Abcede to defy PCGG colleagues over Imelda's jewelry collection

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.

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CA junks PAF officer's petition for writs of amparo, habeas data, habeas corpus

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.

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Priest hopes Noynoy will be generous in granting clemency to prisoners

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.

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Independence Day parade to feature PGMA’s Strong Republic

May 26, 2010 8:22 pm· Comments Off on Independence Day parade to feature PGMA’s Strong Republic 

MANILA, May 26 — This year’s 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.

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PGMA successor to inherit a stable bureaucracy — Palace

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.

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DepEd: No need to ban 'jejemon'

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.

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Comelec reminds winning, losing bets to file their statement of contributions and expenditures

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.

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Enrile confronts Smartmatic for erroneous 256-M registered voters

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.

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Congress joint session on canvassing of votes for president, vp continues

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.

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