162 OFWs return home from Lebanon

June 30, 2010 12:24 pm· Comments Off on 162 OFWs return home from Lebanon 

MANILA, June 30 — A total 162 Filipino overseas workers (OFWs) from Lebanon who suffered in the hands of their employers or agencies arrived here on Wednesday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

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HCPTI Manila ports to be complemented by Subic concession

June 30, 2010 12:24 pm· Comments Off on HCPTI Manila ports to be complemented by Subic concession 

MANILA, June 30 – Ranking officials of Harbour Centre Ports Terminals Inc. (HCPTI) announced that it will be beefing up its port presence with the acquisition of Naval Supply Deport (NSD) from the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA).

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All systems go for P-noy's inauguration

June 30, 2010 12:24 pm· Comments Off on All systems go for P-noy's inauguration 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, June 30 –- Expect the newly-refurbished Quirino Granstand to turn yellow as all systems go for the inauguration of President-elect Benigno Simeon "Noynoy" Cojuangco Aquino III as the country’s 15th President on Wednesday.

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P-Noy says no issue in reappointing qualified Cabinet officials

June 30, 2010 12:24 pm· Comments Off on P-Noy says no issue in reappointing qualified Cabinet officials 

By Mediatrix P. Cristobal

MANILA, June 30 – Incoming President Benigno Aquino III defended his decision to retain several Cabinet officials who worked for outgoing President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, saying these people are well-qualified to take the post under his administration.

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Sea of yellow supporters flood Quirino grandstand

June 30, 2010 12:24 pm· Comments Off on Sea of yellow supporters flood Quirino grandstand 

By Mediatrix P. Cristobal

MANILA, Jun 30 — Thousands of supporters, some even coming from provinces have filled up grounds of Quirino Grandstand in Manila Wednesday morning to witness the historic inauguration of Benigno Simeon "Noynoy" Aquino III, son of people power icon Corazon Aquino and national hero-martyr Benigno 'Ninoy' Aquino Jr.

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(Metro News) QC ready for local officials’ oath-taking on Thursday

June 30, 2010 12:24 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC ready for local officials’ oath-taking on Thursday 

MANILA, June 30 – Quezon City has completed preparations for installing its new local administration on Thursday, July 1, at the Quezon Memorial Circle.

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PGMA, P-Noy arrive at Quirino Grandstand

June 30, 2010 12:24 pm· Comments Off on PGMA, P-Noy arrive at Quirino Grandstand 

MANILA, June 30 — Outgoing President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and her successor, Benigno Simeon "Noynoy" Aquino III arrived at the Quirino Grandstand in Rizal Park, Manila at exactly 10:42 a.m. Wednesday.

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Cops, traffic enforcers secures P-Noy’s QMC street party

June 30, 2010 12:24 pm· Comments Off on Cops, traffic enforcers secures P-Noy’s QMC street party 

MANILA, June 30 – The Quezon City government have fielded as early 6 a.m. its 294 traffic enforcers to ensure the orderly movement of vehicles in all QC routes leading to the Quezon Memorial Circle (QMC), the center of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III’s inaugural celebration on Wednesday night.

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Filipinos in yellow shirts troop Quirino Grandstand

June 30, 2010 12:24 pm· Comments Off on Filipinos in yellow shirts troop Quirino Grandstand 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, June 30 — Filipinos from all walks of life wearing yellow t-shirts trooped as early as 5 a.m. to the Quirino Grandstand despite the earlier rains to witness the inauguration of 15th President of the Republic of the Philippines Benigno Simeon "Noynoy" Aquino III and Vice President Jejomar Binay.

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Volunteer firefighters line up QC, Manila streets as tribute to P-Noy

June 30, 2010 12:24 pm· Comments Off on Volunteer firefighters line up QC, Manila streets as tribute to P-Noy 

MANILA, June 30 – Close to 100 volunteer firefighters aboard fire trucks lined up the streets of Manila and Quezon City on Wednesday as tribute to President Benigno "Nonoy" C. Aquino III.

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