LP to Comelec: Don't disenfranchise 3M voters

June 4, 2010 8:02 pm· Comments Off on LP to Comelec: Don't disenfranchise 3M voters 

By Mediatrix P. Cristobal

MANILA, June 4 — The Liberal Party on Friday appealed to the Commission on Elections not to allow the disenfranchisement of about three million Filipino voters, and urged the poll body to instead back the proposal to count the millions of votes that it had declared null due to technical reasons,

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NP expected to support Belmonte speakership bid

June 4, 2010 8:02 pm· Comments Off on NP expected to support Belmonte speakership bid 

MANILA, June 4 — The Liberal Party (LP) and Nacionalista Party (NP) will cross party lines this coming July to elect a common candidate for House Speaker, QC officials said Friday.

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Palace asked 'latest gov't appointees' to submit courtesy resignation to the next administration

June 4, 2010 8:02 pm· Comments Off on Palace asked 'latest gov't appointees' to submit courtesy resignation to the next administration 

MANILA, June 4 — Malacanang asked on Friday the recently-appointed government officials to submit their courtesy resignation to the next administration which is formally taking over on June 30.

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Group asks ERC to unmask probe on price manipulation at WESM

June 4, 2010 8:02 pm· Comments Off on Group asks ERC to unmask probe on price manipulation at WESM 

By Marie S. Neri‏

MANILA, June 4 —The Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC), a power advocacy group, has asked the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to reveal the results of its investigation on the alleged price manipulation at the wholesale electricity spot market (WESM).

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Current panels of GRP, MILF peace negotiations formally end talks in KL

June 4, 2010 8:02 pm· Comments Off on Current panels of GRP, MILF peace negotiations formally end talks in KL 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, June 4 — The negotiating panels of the Mindanao peace process formally terminated on Wednesday their Malaysia-facilitated talks, signing a Declaration of commitment described as a "significant peace infrastructure" that "honors our past… gives hope to the future."

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(Metro News) Human rights advocate loses car to thieves in QC

June 4, 2010 8:02 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Human rights advocate loses car to thieves in QC 

MANILA, June 4 – Unidentified men stole the sports utility vehicle (SUV) of human rights advocate Editha Burgos in New Manila, Quezon City Thursday night, the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) said Friday.

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Enrile says PET is right venue to tackle 3M null votes

June 4, 2010 8:02 pm· Comments Off on Enrile says PET is right venue to tackle 3M null votes 

MANILA, June 4 – Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile said on Friday that the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) and not Congress, sitting as the board of canvassers, is the proper venue to bring all the allegations of cheating and election fraud and protests, including the reported three million null votes in the last May 10 elections.

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Gov't authorities bat for effective gun control system

June 4, 2010 8:02 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, June 4 – Government authorities underscored anew the importance of establishing an effective system of gun control to take away instruments of crime and armed conflict during the multi-sectoral Consultative Summit of the National Firearms Control Program (NFCP).

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(Metro News) QC opens 2nd underpass photo exhibit June 7

June 4, 2010 8:02 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC opens 2nd underpass photo exhibit June 7 

MANILA, June 4 – The Quezon City Government is opening on June 7 a 10-panel photo exhibit at the Philcoa-Quezon Memorial Circle (QMC) underpass in Diliman, Quezon City.

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Israel-born children of Filipino migrant workers maybe deported

June 4, 2010 8:02 pm· Comments Off on Israel-born children of Filipino migrant workers maybe deported 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, June 4 — Long-laid plans by Israel to deport children born in that country to Filipino migrant workers could be implemented anytime soon, according to Philippine Ambassador to Tel Aviv Petronila Garcia.

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