Barangay, SK polls will be conducted manually — Comelec

June 25, 2010 9:45 pm· Comments Off on Barangay, SK polls will be conducted manually — Comelec 

MANILA, June 25 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has said that the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections set on Oct. 25, this year, will be conducted manually.

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FG Arroyo discharged from the hospital

June 25, 2010 9:45 pm· Comments Off on FG Arroyo discharged from the hospital 

MANILA, June 25 —First Gentleman Jose Miguel “Mike” Arroyo was discharged from the hospital Friday afternoon, according to his attending physician Dr. Juliet Cervantes.

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Lawmaker wants to amend EPIRA law

June 25, 2010 9:45 pm· Comments Off on Lawmaker wants to amend EPIRA law 

MANILA, June 25 — As the world demand for energy increases while supply rapidly diminishes, Senator Edgardo Angara reiterated on Friday the need to implement and pursue renewable energy in the country and to subsidize renewable energy development by amending Electric Power Industry Reform Act or otherwise known as the EPIRA law.

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PGMA's support to science community recognized

June 25, 2010 9:45 pm· Comments Off on PGMA's support to science community recognized 

MANILA, June 25 — The country’s science community recognized on Friday the steadfast support of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to the science and technology sector through a presentation dubbed “Alay Pasasalamat” at Malacanang’s Heroes’ Hall.

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PGMA confers medals on Fr. Pascual, Donald Dee

June 25, 2010 9:45 pm· Comments Off on PGMA confers medals on Fr. Pascual, Donald Dee 

MANILA, June 25 — President Gloria Macapagal- Arroyo conferred on Friday the Order of Golden Heart with a rank of Golden Cross on Fr. Anton C. F. Pascual, chairman of the Pro Performance System Steering Committee (PPS-SC), and the Presidential Medal of Merit on Donald G. Dee for his partnership with the Philippine government.

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NBI assures security for another key witness to Maguindanao massacre

June 25, 2010 9:45 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, June 25 –Following the death of an alleged key witness in the Nov. 23, 2009 massacre in Maguindanao, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) assured that another key witness under its custody is very much secured.

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Palace hopes incoming admin will continue PGMA's nationwide development initiatives

June 25, 2010 9:45 pm· Comments Off on Palace hopes incoming admin will continue PGMA's nationwide development initiatives 

By Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, June 25 — Malacanang is hopeful that incoming President Benigno Simeon "Noynoy" Aquino III will continue implementing the development initiatives undertaken by outgoing President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo during her nine-year incumbency so that long-term socioeconomic development nationwide can be sustained.

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DND chief to AFP: Don't meddle in politics

June 25, 2010 9:45 pm· Comments Off on DND chief to AFP: Don't meddle in politics 

MANILA, June 25 – Defense Secretary Norberto Gonzales on Friday bid farewell to the officers and men of the Armed Forces while reminding them not to meddle in what he said was the anticipated “not so normal” political environment in the coming months.

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Slain Upham not included in list of witnesses or suspects in Maguindanao massacre –PNP

June 25, 2010 9:45 pm· Comments Off on Slain Upham not included in list of witnesses or suspects in Maguindanao massacre –PNP 

MANILA, June 25 – The Philippine National Police on Friday said that Suwaib Upham, the alleged witness in the gruesome Maguindanao massacre who was killed on June 14 in Parang, Maguindanao, was not included in the PNP’s list of accused and witnesses in connection with the case.

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PGMA inaugurates ‘Bridge of Promise’ in Batangas City

June 25, 2010 9:45 pm· Comments Off on PGMA inaugurates ‘Bridge of Promise’ in Batangas City 

BATANGAS CITY, June 25 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo inaugurated on Friday the newly-completed “Bridge of Promise” in Barangay Gulod here that will speed up the delivery of goods other than fuel to Metro Manila.

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