P-Noy asked to appoint career executive as new SSS head

July 3, 2010 9:02 pm· Comments Off on P-Noy asked to appoint career executive as new SSS head 

MANILA, July 3 — Employees of the Social Security System (SSS) asked President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III on Saturday to appoint as SSS administrator a long-time serving career executive who is considered the foremost expert in the country on social security administration.

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Dacer kin on P-Noy: The President knows the feeling of a person deprived of justice

July 3, 2010 9:02 pm· Comments Off on Dacer kin on P-Noy: The President knows the feeling of a person deprived of justice 

MANILA, July 3 – Karina Dacer, the daughter of slain noted publicist Salvador "Bubby" Dacer, on Saturday said that President Benigno Simeon "Noynoy" Aquino III knows the feeling of a person deprived of justice.

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LP eyes improved pork barrel disbursement rules

July 3, 2010 9:02 pm· Comments Off on LP eyes improved pork barrel disbursement rules 

MANILA, July 3 — The ruling Liberal Party (LP) is planning to propose new mechanisms for implementation by the House of Representatives to improve disbursement and use of the priority development assistance funds (PDAF) or pork barrel.

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(Metro News) NBI raids net P10.6-M worth of fake wristwatches in Quiapo

July 3, 2010 9:02 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) NBI raids net P10.6-M worth of fake wristwatches in Quiapo 

MANILA, July 3 — Some P10.6 million worth of fake “Ben 10,” “Superman,” “Batman” and “Harry Potter” wristwatches were seized in raids conducted by National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) agents in Quiapo, Manila, the agency reported on Saturday.

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LP stalwart sees improved governance under new administration

July 3, 2010 9:02 pm· Comments Off on LP stalwart sees improved governance under new administration 

By Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, July 3 — A Malacanang ally is expecting to see more rationalized governance during the incumbency of President Benigno Simeon Aquino III.

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AFP gets thousands of Kevlar helmets, wound packs from U.S. at much-discounted prices

July 3, 2010 9:02 pm· Comments Off on AFP gets thousands of Kevlar helmets, wound packs from U.S. at much-discounted prices 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, July 3 — Over 25,000 Kevlar helmets and 20,000 quick-clot wound packs were recently turned over to the Philippine Army by United States Ambassador Harry Thomas Jr., it was announced by the U.S. embassy in Manila.

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(Metro News) Lim tells OFWs: Continue to propagate Filipino values

July 3, 2010 9:02 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Lim tells OFWs: Continue to propagate Filipino values 

MANILA, July 3 — Mayor Alfredo S. Lim has urged overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to continue propagating the "cherished and precious" Filipino values by passing these to their children and grandchildren.

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37 flights cancelled due to poor visibility at NAIA

July 3, 2010 9:02 pm· Comments Off on 37 flights cancelled due to poor visibility at NAIA 

MANILA, July 3 – Thirty-five incoming domestic and international flights were cancelled towards the end of the day at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Pasay City on Saturday due to poor visibility.

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P20-M worth of infras turned over to LGUs in Maguindanao

July 3, 2010 9:02 pm· Comments Off on P20-M worth of infras turned over to LGUs in Maguindanao 

SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao, July 3 – The peace and development agency of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has turned over two major infrastructure projects to four local government units in Maguindanao.

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Lawyer's ambush linked to Maguindanao massacre

July 3, 2010 9:02 pm· Comments Off on Lawyer's ambush linked to Maguindanao massacre 

COTABATO CITY, July 3 – A lawyer, who survived an ambush here Friday said the attempt on his life was related to his job as counsel for the witness to the Maguindanao massacre.

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