July 12, 2010 10:36 pm· Comments Off on SC says election protest vs. Vice President Binay has sufficient form, substance
By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.
MANILA, July 12 — The Supreme Court (SC) said on Monday the election protest filed by losing Liberal Party vice presidential candidate, former Senator Manuel "Mar" Roxas II against Vice President Jejomar "Jojo" Binay, has sufficient form and substance.
July 12, 2010 10:36 pm· Comments Off on P-Noy orders speedy release of soldiers' benefits
MANILA, July 12 — President Benigno S. Aquino III put forward soldiers welfare and benefits as among his early concerns for the countrys military as he presided over his first command conference with the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Monday at Camp Aguinaldo.
July 12, 2010 10:36 pm· Comments Off on P-Noy congratulates Django, Julaton in Malacañang
MANILA, July 12 — President Benigno S. Aquino III congratulated on Monday two outstanding Filipino athletes who recently copped world titles in billiards and womens boxing.
July 12, 2010 10:36 pm· Comments Off on JBC to start screening aspirants for SC associate justice
MANILA, July 12 — The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) is set to start the screening of the aspirants for the vacant post of Associate Justice in the Supreme Court (SC).
July 12, 2010 10:36 pm· Comments Off on QC court turns down Ivlers appeal for colostomy
MANILA, July 12 The Quezon City Regional Trial Court (QCRTC) on Monday afternoon turned down anew road rage suspect Jason Ivlers appeal for a colostomy.
July 12, 2010 10:36 pm· Comments Off on 'Basyang' to make landfall Tuesday night, says PAGASA
By Modesto Antonio G. Ibarra
MANILA, July 12 – The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said tropical depression "Basyang" has intensified into tropical storm and expected to make a landfall Tuesday night over Isabela-Northern Aurora area.
July 12, 2010 10:36 pm· Comments Off on LP solon wants FOI bill to be the first legacy of 15th Congress
MANILA, July 12 — A Liberal Party (LP) stalwart in the House of Representatives has vowed for the early passage of the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill and make it the "very first legacy" of the 15th Congress under the administration of President Benigno Simeon "Noynoy" Aquino III.
July 12, 2010 10:36 pm· Comments Off on Melo backs call for reopening of 'Hello Garci' scandal
By Ferdinand G. Patinio
MANILA, July 12 – Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Jose Melo expressed support on the call of former Scout Ranger chief Brig. Gen. Danilo Lim to re-open the controversial Hello Garci scandal in 2004.
July 12, 2010 10:36 pm· Comments Off on Gatdula assumes post; de Lima says no let up in tracking down Lacson‏
MANILA, July 12 –Justice Secretary Leila de Lima defended on Monday newly-installed National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) director lawyer Magtanggol Gatdula in handling Senator Panfilo Ping Lacson case, adding that that there would be no let-up in bureaus efforts to track down the senator.
July 12, 2010 10:36 pm· Comments Off on P-Noy gains highest public trust rating ever for RP President at 88 per cent
By Gloria Jane Baylon
MANILA, July 12 - President Benigno Simeon "Noynoy" Aquino III has 88 per cent or much trust of adult Filipinos, an all-time high for any President of the Republic, according to a pre-inauguration survey conducted by pollster Social Weather Stations (SWS).