Lawyer tags 'Jesse' killers as employees of Ampatuan clan

June 28, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Lawyer tags 'Jesse' killers as employees of Ampatuan clan 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo, Jr.

MANILA, June 28 – Atty. Harry Roque, Jr., one of the private counsels of the victims of the Maguindanao massacre case, on Monday said that the killers of massacre witness, Suwaid Upham alias "Jesse", were all employees of the Ampatuan family.

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Sabio blames Salonga for failure to fully recover Marcos' ill-gotten wealth

June 28, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Sabio blames Salonga for failure to fully recover Marcos' ill-gotten wealth 

MANILA, June 28 — Outgoing Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) chairman Camilo Sabio on Monday put the blame on former Senate President and the first PCGG chairman Jovito Salonga for the government’s failure to fully recover the ill-gotten wealth of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos, his family and cronies

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Catholic church to hold a mass for the incoming Aquino administration on June 30

June 28, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Catholic church to hold a mass for the incoming Aquino administration on June 30 

MANILA, June 28 –The Catholic Church will be presenting their twelve point agenda to President-elect Benigno Noynoy Aquino III on Wednesday during a Mass at the Manila Cathedral in Intramuros, Manila.

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Biazon urges Aquino to reveal real state of the nation

June 28, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Biazon urges Aquino to reveal real state of the nation 

MANILA, June 26 –- Outgoing senator Rodolfo Biazon on Monday urged President-elect Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino to reveal the real situation of the country when he delivers his first State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) at the start of the 15th Congress on July 26.

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AIDSOTF files drug raps vs. NAIA cop

June 28, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on AIDSOTF files drug raps vs. NAIA cop 

MANILA, June 28 – The Philippine National Police (PNP) Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operations Task Force (AIDSOTF) on Monday filed charges of violation of anti-illegal drug laws against a member of the PNP-Aviation Security Group before the Department of Justice (DOJ)

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PAGASA issues special weather outlook for Aquino inaugural ceremony

June 28, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on PAGASA issues special weather outlook for Aquino inaugural ceremony 

MANILA, June 28 – The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Monday said the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) is the dominant weather system to affect most parts of the country.

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Ampatuan asks CA to nullify Agra's second ruling

June 28, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Ampatuan asks CA to nullify Agra's second ruling 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo, Jr.

MANILA, June 28 – Suspended Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Governor Zaldy Ampatuan on Monday filed a petition before the Court of Appeals (CA) seeking to nullify the second resolution of Acting Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Alberto Agra that gave the go-signal to prosecute him for 57 counts of murder in connection with the Maguindanao massacre.

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PGMA will be Cebu's daughter 'forever'

June 28, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on PGMA will be Cebu's daughter 'forever' 

CEBU CITY, June 28 — Cebu leaders and officials paid tribute on Monday to President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, with Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia leading the collective articulation that the outgoing national leader will remain a “daughter of Cebu.”

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Vessels barred from passing close to Quirino Grandstand during Aquino-Binay inauguration

June 28, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Vessels barred from passing close to Quirino Grandstand during Aquino-Binay inauguration 

MANILA, June 28 –Vessels are prohibited from traversing at the back of the Quirino Grandstand on June 30 in time for the inauguration of President-elect Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said on Monday.

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Comelec officially proclaims 33 party-list reps

June 28, 2010 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Comelec officially proclaims 33 party-list reps 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, June 28 – Thirty-three of the 57 party-list representatives were officially proclaimed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec).

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