July 6, 2010 9:59 pm· Comments Off on AFP defends hospital confinement of Ampatuan
MANILA, June 6 – The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Tuesday justified the confinement of former Maguindanao Gov. Andal Ampatuan Sr, a suspect in the Maguindanao massacre , at the AFP Medical Center, formerly known as the V. Luna Hospital.
July 6, 2010 9:59 pm· Comments Off on Sen. Trillianes files motion in court to attend opening session of the Senate
MANILA, July 6 — Opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Tuesday asked a Makati court hearing the coup detat case against him and other Magdalo soldiers in connection with the 2003 Oakwood mutiny to allow him to attend the opening session of the Senate on July 26.
July 6, 2010 9:59 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Cayetano bewails donation of city-owned service vehicles to various barangays
MANILA, July 6 — Taguig City Mayor Laarni Cayetano on Tuesday decried the midnight wholesale donation of at least 200 city-owned service vehicles and utility trucks to various barangays less than two weeks before she took over the post from her predecessor Freddie Tinga, now Taguigs 2nd District Representative to Congress.
July 6, 2010 9:59 pm· Comments Off on Atienza's electoral protest vs Lim may serve as test case, says Comelec‏
By Ferdinand G. Patinio
MANILA, July 6 – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said that the protest case of Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim and Lito Atienza would serve as a trial case of other suits pending before the commission.
July 6, 2010 9:59 pm· Comments Off on Luistro first among Cabinet men to undergo media seminar
MANILA, July 6 — Education Secretary Armin Luistro is the first member of the Aquino Cabinet to undergo a series of media seminars as required by President Benigno Aquino III.
July 6, 2010 9:59 pm· Comments Off on Palace maintains June 12 as annual Independence Day celebration
By Catherine J. Teves
MANILA, July 6 – The Philippines, under President Benigno Aquino III, will maintain the celebration of its Independence Day every June 12.
July 6, 2010 9:59 pm· Comments Off on GSIS head to be appointed soon
MANILA, July 6 — President Benigno S. Aquino III is set to appoint a new head for the Government Service Insurance System to ensure that government pensioners and current employees are able to enjoy the benefits due them under the law.
July 6, 2010 9:59 pm· Comments Off on Peace process underway; two panels being set up
MANILA, July 6 — Malacañang said Tuesday moves are underway to compose two government negotiating panels that will move forward the stalled peace talks with the two rebel groups in the country the communist National Democratic Front (NDF) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) — under the new directions set by President Benigno P-Noy S. Aquino III.
July 6, 2010 9:59 pm· Comments Off on P-Noy orders PNP to look into activists killings
MANILA, July 6 — Malacañang is conferring with stakeholders and concerned agencies to come up with a viable plan of action to stem the spate of extrajudicial killings.
July 6, 2010 9:59 pm· Comments Off on Miriam sees Cha-cha put off this year
By Jelly F. Musico
MANILA, July 6 Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago said on Tuesday that Congress cannot take up the Charter change at least for this year due to many important matters that both the Senate and the House of Representatives are going to take up when the 15th Congress opens on July 26.