Binay says Sen. Roxas camp misleading the public over issue of null votes

June 2, 2010 8:26 pm· Comments Off on Binay says Sen. Roxas camp misleading the public over issue of null votes 

MANILA, June 2 — The camp of leading vice presidential candidate Jejomar C. Binay on Wednesday called on the Liberal Party (LP) to refrain from exploiting the issue of nullified votes of certain provinces in the ongoing national canvass in Congress.

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12 more gun ban violators nabbed

June 2, 2010 8:26 pm· Comments Off on 12 more gun ban violators nabbed 

MANILA, June 2 – Government authorities arrested 12 more civilians for violation of the Commission on Elections (Comelec)-imposed nationwide total gun ban during continuing checkpoint operations on Tuesday.

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Criminal raps filed vs 18 cops in May 10 Cavite shooting incident

June 2, 2010 8:26 pm· Comments Off on Criminal raps filed vs 18 cops in May 10 Cavite shooting incident 

MANILA, June 2 – Criminal charges were formally filed on Wednesday before the Department of Justice (DOJ) against 18 Cavite policemen in connection with the shooting incident in Bacoor, Cavite during the May 10 automated elections that resulted in the death of a retired police officer and a navy officer.

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Filipinos asked to display flag until June 12–Mendoza

June 2, 2010 8:26 pm· Comments Off on Filipinos asked to display flag until June 12–Mendoza 

MANILA, June 2 -—Malacanang on Wednesday asked every Filipinos to display the Philippine flag until the celebration of Independence Day on June 12.

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AFP ready for special polls on Thursday — Bangit

June 2, 2010 8:26 pm· Comments Off on AFP ready for special polls on Thursday — Bangit 

MANILA, June 2 – Representatives of the Armed Forces of the Philippines comprising the Joint Security Control Centers (JSCCs) have intensified their coordination with the Philippine National Police and the Commission on Elections for the conduct of special elections on Thursday in selected areas of the Visayas and Mindanao.

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Possible wage hike already included in ’10 inflation forecast

June 2, 2010 8:26 pm· Comments Off on Possible wage hike already included in ’10 inflation forecast 

MANILA, June 2 – The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is not worried on the impact of a possible wage hike in the country on this year’s inflation since this has been included in central bank’s inflation forecast.

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Escudero urges Comelec to proclaim Ako Bikol, Cibac

June 2, 2010 8:26 pm· Comments Off on Escudero urges Comelec to proclaim Ako Bikol, Cibac 

MANILA, June 2 – Senator Francis "Chiz" Escudero urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Wednesday to proclaim the top vote-getter Ako Bicol party-list as well as Cibac party-list amid pending petitions against each group.

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BPO continues to power growth of services sector — Palace

June 2, 2010 8:26 pm· Comments Off on BPO continues to power growth of services sector — Palace 

MANILA, June 2 — Malacañang said on Wednesday the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector in the country continues to flourish, contributing tremendously to the growth of the service industry.

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RP looks at higher growth target in 2010

June 2, 2010 8:26 pm· Comments Off on RP looks at higher growth target in 2010 

MANILA, June 2 — The National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) sees better economic growth for the country in 2010.

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How the lives of ordinary Filipinos improved in PGMA’s 'people' policy cited

June 2, 2010 8:26 pm· Comments Off on How the lives of ordinary Filipinos improved in PGMA’s 'people' policy cited 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, June 2 — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) projects ranging from superb consular services and human rights promotion to proactive assistance to seafarers, interfaith dialogue and business outsourcing were this week cited by a cross-section of Filipinos as a testimony to how Philippine foreign policy under President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has improved the lives of ordinary Filipinos.

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