August 24, 2010 11:18 am· Comments Off on Palace to honor court's order to cancel passports of Lacson
MANILA, Aug. 23 — Malacanang says it will honor the order of the Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 18 to cancel the diplomatic and regular passports of fugitive Senator Panfilo Lacson to bring him back to the country.
August 24, 2010 11:18 am· Comments Off on Senate adopts resolution asking court to allow Trillanes to attend sessions
By Jelly F. Musico
MANILA, Aug. 23 - The Senate unanimously adopted on Monday a revised resolution expressing anew the sense of the chamber for detained Senator Antonio Trillanes IV to be allowed to attend and participate in the sessions and other official functions of the Senate.
August 24, 2010 11:18 am· Comments Off on President Aquino swears in more government officials
MANILA, Aug. 23 — President Benigno S. Aquino III personally administered the oaths of office to 36 new government officials in simple ceremonies held at Malacañang Palaces Rizal Hall on Monday.
August 24, 2010 11:18 am· Comments Off on Students to press charges vs Deped, security agency‏
MANILA, Aug. 23 — Students hurt during last weeks protest against the illegal collection of school fees said they will file child abuse charges against the Department of Education (DepEd) and its security officers even as they warned of more protest actions.
August 24, 2010 11:18 am· Comments Off on University of Makati execs may be held liable in the hazing-death of Intia‏
MANILA, Aug. 23 – The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) on Monday said officials of the city-run University of Makati (UMAK) may be held liable in the hazing-death of one of their students if it is found that they have knowledge but failed to prevent such an incident.
August 24, 2010 11:18 am· Comments Off on Malacañang acknowledges ADB's advice for Aquino gov't to expand the middle class
MANILA, Aug. 23 — The Aquino Administration will focus its economic development program on building and expanding the countrys middle class.
August 24, 2010 11:18 am· Comments Off on Senate bares CA membership
MANILA, Aug. 23 - The Senate finally announced on Monday the 12 senators who will serve as members of the powerful Commission on Appointments (CA) after Senator Manuel Villar gave his seat to Minority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano.
August 24, 2010 11:18 am· Comments Off on GMA allies file ethics complaint vs Bello
By Lilybeth G. Ison
MANILA, Aug. 23 — Allies of former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on Monday filed an ethics complaint against Akbayan party-list Rep. Walden Bello for his alleged unparliamentary remarks and disorderly behavior when he delivered a privilege speech against the former leader early this month.
August 24, 2010 11:18 am· Comments Off on PNoy extends condolences to hostage victims' families
MANILA, Aug 24 President Benigno Simeon Aquino III has extended his condolences to the families of the victims of the Monday's bloody hostage incident that killed seven and wounded two Hong Kong nationals.
August 24, 2010 11:18 am· Comments Off on Verzosa vows thorough probe of Manila hostage-taking
MANILA, Aug. 24 - The Philippine National Police (PNP) vowed thorough investigation of the hostage-taking at the Quirino Grandstand on Monday that led to the killing of eight Hong Kong nationals and the suspect, former Sr. Insp. Rolando Mendoza.