NP biggest election spender

June 24, 2010 9:56 pm· Comments Off on NP biggest election spender 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, June 24 – Four political parties have submitted their respective statement of contributions and expenditures during the last election before the law department of the Commission on Elections (Comelec).

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Binay cites posts offered to him by PNoy

June 24, 2010 9:56 pm· Comments Off on Binay cites posts offered to him by PNoy 

MANILA, June 24 — Vice President-elect Jejomar Binay on Thursday said President-elect Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III has offered him several Cabinet posts including the position to be vacated by outgoing Vice President Noli De Castro.

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Elections spending cap is outdated, says Jimenez

June 24, 2010 9:56 pm· Comments Off on Elections spending cap is outdated, says Jimenez 

MANILA, June 24 – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said that the campaign spending cap as provided by law is already obsolete.

Comelec Spokesman James Jimenez admitted that the law was outdated, particularly concerning the campaign cap, which is the main reason why some candidates sometimes overspend.

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Pimentel hints readiness to serve Noynoy administration

June 24, 2010 9:56 pm· Comments Off on Pimentel hints readiness to serve Noynoy administration 

MANILA, June 24 — With his desire to continue public service after ending his term in the Senate, veteran senator Aquilino Pimentel Jr. hinted his readiness to accept offer to join the cabinet of incoming President Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino Jr.

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SK leaders thank PGMA

June 24, 2010 9:56 pm· Comments Off on SK leaders thank PGMA 

MANILA, June 24 — Four very articulate leaders of the Sangguniang Kabataan, or the youth councils, all over the country took turns in praising and thanking President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo for her full support to their needs and concerns and for championing the cause of education and environment for future generations of Filipinos.

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PAPI fetes PGMA for accomplishments

June 24, 2010 9:56 pm· Comments Off on PAPI fetes PGMA for accomplishments 

MANILA, June 24 — The Publishers Association of the Philippines, Inc. (PAPI) honored President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo today for her exemplary accomplishments in public governance particularly in growing the economy and infrastructure development and for supporting the community press over the years.

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PGMA streamlining of bureaucracy saves government P2.234-B

June 24, 2010 9:56 pm· Comments Off on PGMA streamlining of bureaucracy saves government P2.234-B 

MANILA, June 24 — A total of P2.234 billion has been saved as a result of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s order of streamlining the bureaucracy to make it lean but efficient.

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PGMA fiscal program puts RP in stronger position

June 24, 2010 9:56 pm· Comments Off on PGMA fiscal program puts RP in stronger position 

MANILA, June 24 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s adroit fiscal management has been cited for the nation’s stronger fiscal position today compared to nine years ago when she inherited an economy on the brink of bankruptcy.

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Agra says Roque at fault for not respecting authority of public prosecutors

June 24, 2010 9:56 pm· Comments Off on Agra says Roque at fault for not respecting authority of public prosecutors 

MANILA, June 24 — Acting Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary and concurrent Solicitor General Alberto Agra on Wednesday said that Harry Roque is the one at fault.

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Pimentel advises Kris to concentrate on her domestic problem

June 24, 2010 9:56 pm· Comments Off on Pimentel advises Kris to concentrate on her domestic problem 

MANILA, June 24 – Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Pimentel on Thursday advised Kris Aquino-Yap, youngest sister of President-elect Noynoy Aquino, to concentrate on her marital problem rather than meddle into political matters.

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