VP-elect Binay will not accept any post under P-Noy admin

June 23, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on VP-elect Binay will not accept any post under P-Noy admin 

MANILA, June 23 — Incoming Vice-President Jejomar Binay is no longer interested in seeking a Cabinet post under the administration of President-elect Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III.

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DOF organizes two-day taxation confab

June 23, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on DOF organizes two-day taxation confab 

MANILA, June 23 –- The Department of Finance (DOF) on Wednesday began its two-day 1st National Congress on Property Valuation and Taxation at the Hyatt Hotel in Malate, Manila.

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CSC Chair: Respect rights of career civil servants

June 23, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on CSC Chair: Respect rights of career civil servants 

MANILA, June 23 – As government offices prepare for transition, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) on Wednesday advised all incoming elective and appointive officials to observe Civil Service laws, rules and regulations in their exercise of personnel actions.

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Cayetano welcomes De Lima's appointment to DOJ

June 23, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Cayetano welcomes De Lima's appointment to DOJ 

MANILA, June 23 — Senator Pia Cayetano welcomed on Wednesday reports that Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Chair Leila De Lima will be appointed Secretary of the Department of Justice (DOJ) by President-elect Benigno Aquino III.

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(Metro News) Two suspected holdup men killed in shootout with QC cops

June 23, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Two suspected holdup men killed in shootout with QC cops 

MANILA, June 23 –- Two suspected holdup men were shot dead by Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Motorcycle Anti-Street Crime Operatives (MASCO) in Barangay Bagong Pag-asa, Quezon City early Wednesday morning.

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PGMA reopens Metropolitan Theater; attends DPWH anniversary celebration

June 23, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on PGMA reopens Metropolitan Theater; attends DPWH anniversary celebration 

MANILA, June 23 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo led the unveiling of the marker and reopening of the newly-rehabilitated Metropolitan Theater in Manila on Wednesday. < Also present during the occasion were National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA) Executive Director Cecille Guidote-Alvarez, Mayor Alfredo S. Lim and actor-TV host German Moreno.

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Seaports, airports, highways were drivers of growth — DOTC execs say

June 23, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Seaports, airports, highways were drivers of growth — DOTC execs say 

MANILA, June 23 — The Strong Republic Nautical Highway (SRNH) and airport projects under the “super regions” strategy of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo have been cited by officials as major contributory factors to the development of the country’s transport and tourism industries and inter-regional trade.

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FairTrade to next admin: No new taxes, stop smuggling

June 23, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on FairTrade to next admin: No new taxes, stop smuggling 

MANILA, June 23 — The multisectoral Fair Trade Alliance (FairTrade) has called on the upcoming Aquino administration to look for various options in generating revenues for the government and reject the proposed imposition of new taxes.

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PGMA opens, declares renovated MET as National Cultural Treasure

June 23, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on PGMA opens, declares renovated MET as National Cultural Treasure 

MANILA, June 23 — President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo officially opened Wednesday the newly-renovated Manila Metropolitan Theater, also popularly known as MET and one of Manila’s important cultural and architectural landmarks.

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Lakas-Kampi lawmakers jump to LP, to take oath on Friday

June 23, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Lakas-Kampi lawmakers jump to LP, to take oath on Friday 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, June 23 — As the 15th Congress is set to open next month and with President-elect Benigno Simeon "Noynoy" Aquino III belonging to the Liberal Party (LP), some 30 to 40 congressmen mostly from the Lakas-Kampi-CMD Party of outgoing President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo are set to take their oath on Friday in Quezon City to the LP.

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