Binay to Roxas: Stop the issues on 'null votes'

June 5, 2010 11:01 pm· Comments Off on Binay to Roxas: Stop the issues on 'null votes' 

MANILA, June 5 –Lawyers of outgoing Makati mayor and leading vice presidential bet Jejomar Binay call on the camp of Liberal Party vice presidential candidate Senator Mar Roxas to stop from making the null votes an issue.

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Palace eyes next Congress' approval of FOI bill

June 5, 2010 11:01 pm· Comments Off on Palace eyes next Congress' approval of FOI bill 

By Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, June 5 — Malacanang is looking forward to the 15th Congress' passage of the proposed Freedom of Information (FOI) law.

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Abu Sayyaf execute three captives

June 5, 2010 11:01 pm· Comments Off on Abu Sayyaf execute three captives 

MANILA, June 5 – Abu Sayyaf terrorists on Friday shot dead the three workers of a rubber plantation cooperative they snatched in Sumisip town in Basilan over a week ago, on Friday hours after skirmishes with elite Army forces, military authorities said on Saturday.

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Belmonte endorses Ochoa as next executive secretary

June 5, 2010 11:01 pm· Comments Off on Belmonte endorses Ochoa as next executive secretary 

MANILA, June 5 – Incumbent Quezon City Mayor Feliciano Belmonte on Saturday endorsed former Quezon City Administrator Paquito Ochoa Jr. as the next Executive Secretary.

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PGMA unlikely to extend term of bypassed AFP Chief Bangit — Palace

June 5, 2010 11:01 pm· Comments Off on PGMA unlikely to extend term of bypassed AFP Chief Bangit — Palace 

MANILA, June 5 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will not likely extend for three weeks the appointment of bypassed Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Delfin Bangit or appoint a new Chief of Staff.

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Proclamation of President, VP validates automated polls, says Palace

June 5, 2010 11:01 pm· Comments Off on Proclamation of President, VP validates automated polls, says Palace 

MANILA, June 5 –Malacañang said the proclamation by Congress of the president and vice president who won the May 10, 2010 election on Monday or Tuesday validates the country’s first successful automated elections.

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169 appointments within bounds of law –Palace

June 5, 2010 11:01 pm· Comments Off on 169 appointments within bounds of law –Palace 

MANILA, June 5 — Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Rogelio Peyuan on Saturday assured legislators that the 169 new appointments of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo are “within the bounds of law with ample time for the appointing authority to issue such appointments.”

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PGMA inaugurates P2.1-B NLEX-Mindanao Avenue Link

June 5, 2010 11:01 pm· Comments Off on PGMA inaugurates P2.1-B NLEX-Mindanao Avenue Link 

MANILA, June 5 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo inaugurated on Saturday the P2.1-billion North Luzon Expressway (NLEX)-Mindanao Ave. Link or Segment 8.1 that will significantly help decongest northbound EDSA traffic.

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Furniture exporters thank PGMA for supporting sector

June 5, 2010 11:01 pm· Comments Off on Furniture exporters thank PGMA for supporting sector 

MANILA, June 5 — Furniture exporters, headed by Myrna Bituin, proprietor of Betis Crafts Inc. of Pampanga, thanked President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s sound financial policies and support to exporters, which “enabled us to perform well when all our peers in the world were falling.”

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Japan grants P3.6-M for Fil-Japanese children, ex-migrant mothers

June 5, 2010 11:01 pm· Comments Off on Japan grants P3.6-M for Fil-Japanese children, ex-migrant mothers 

MANILA, June 6 —A Japanese grant assistance to benefit Filipino migrant women and their Japanese-Filipino children (JFC) was turned over this week by Japanese ambassador to Manila Makoto Katsura to the non-governmental organization Development Action for Women Network (DAWN).

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