(Metro News) 2 persons die in motorcycle accident on Nagtahan Bridge

May 28, 2010 8:15 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, May 28 — A man and a woman died after the motorcycle they were riding on was hit accidentally by a speeding 18-wheeler truck on Nagtahan Bridge in Sta. Mesa, Manila, early Friday morning.

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Proclamation of first 10 party-list groups assures them of one seat in Congress

May 28, 2010 8:15 pm· Comments Off on Proclamation of first 10 party-list groups assures them of one seat in Congress 

MANILA, May 28 – The first 10 winning party-list groups that will be proclaimed on Monday (May 31) are all getting one seat in the House of Representatives, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said Friday.

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SC affirms ruling declaring it legal for Congress to include sugarlands in CARP

May 28, 2010 8:15 pm· Comments Off on SC affirms ruling declaring it legal for Congress to include sugarlands in CARP 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, May 28 – The Supreme Court (SC) has affirmed its 2007 decision declaring it legal for Congress to include sugar lands in the coverage of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) Law.

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Presidential bet victimized by 5 'traders' of Partylist seats

May 28, 2010 8:15 pm· Comments Off on Presidential bet victimized by 5 'traders' of Partylist seats 

MANILA, May 28 –A disqualified presidential bet was also victimized by five "traders" of partylist seats in Congress, who were arrested during an entrapment operation by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) agents at Century Park Hotel in Manila on Thursday.

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Comelec sees PPCRV completing manual audit by next week

May 28, 2010 8:15 pm· Comments Off on Comelec sees PPCRV completing manual audit by next week 

MANILA, May 28 – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) expect that the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV) will complete its random manual audit (RMA) next week.

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PGMA launches 'Scientia Villas' Housing project

May 28, 2010 8:15 pm· Comments Off on PGMA launches 'Scientia Villas' Housing project 

BACOOR, Cavite, May 28 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Friday morning launched and handed the keys to five initial beneficiaries here of the Scientia Villas Housing project of the Department of Science and Technology, the local government of Cavite, the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council and Pag-IBIG Housing.

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PGMA inaugurates new school building in Bacoor

May 28, 2010 8:15 pm· Comments Off on PGMA inaugurates new school building in Bacoor 

BACOOR, Cavite, May 28 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo led the inauguration on Friday afternoon of the P.4-million, two-story school building built by the Department of Public Works and Highways that is expected to decongest the crowded classrooms of the Queen’s Row Elementary School here.

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PGMA to continue Mindanao peace initiatives in next Congress

May 28, 2010 8:15 pm· Comments Off on PGMA to continue Mindanao peace initiatives in next Congress 

MANILA, May 28 — President Gloria Macapagal- Arroyo vowed on Friday to continue her peace initiatives, particularly in Mindanao, after her term ends on June 30 and as soon as she has joined the next Congress as representative for Pampanga’s second district.

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Aquino, Roxas lead in congressional canvassing of oversees absentee votes

May 28, 2010 8:15 pm· Comments Off on Aquino, Roxas lead in congressional canvassing of oversees absentee votes 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, May 28 – Senator Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino continues to lead the ongoing canvassing of the manually-transmitted overseas absentee voting certificates of canvass (COCs) for presidential race from 27 countries inside the House of Representatives session hall at the Batasang Pambansa Complex.

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(Metro News) 100 families lost homes in 2 Manila fires

May 28, 2010 8:15 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) 100 families lost homes in 2 Manila fires 

MANILA, May 28 — Some 100 families lost their homes in two fires that hit Baseco Compound in Port Area and Sta. Cruz, Manila Friday morning.

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