Palace happy over Fil-Am nomination as chief justice of California Supreme Court — Coloma

August 30, 2010 10:02 am· Comments Off on Palace happy over Fil-Am nomination as chief justice of California Supreme Court — Coloma 

MANILA, Aug. 29 — Malacanang on Sunday said the nomination of a Filipino-American as Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court only goes to show the excellence of the Filipinos in their chosen field even while in other countries.

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Venus Raj deserves 'red carpet' welcome — Coloma

August 30, 2010 10:02 am· Comments Off on Venus Raj deserves 'red carpet' welcome — Coloma 

MANILA, Aug. 29 — Malacanang believes that it is now time to prepare for a ‘red carpet’ welcome to Venus Raj who bagged the fourth runner-up crown in the recently concluded Miss Universe beauty pageant.

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Malacang expects final report on hostage tragedy within 3 weeks — Coloma

August 30, 2010 10:02 am· Comments Off on Malacang expects final report on hostage tragedy within 3 weeks — Coloma 

MANILA, Aug. 29 — Malacanang on Sunday said it expects the result of the investigation report regarding the Quirino Grandstand hostage incident within three weeks.

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EcoWaste Coalition welcomes MMDA’s renewed drive vs litterbugs

August 30, 2010 10:02 am· Comments Off on EcoWaste Coalition welcomes MMDA’s renewed drive vs litterbugs 

MANILA, Aug. 29 — A group campaigning for a “litter-free Pilipinas” welcomed the decision by the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to revive an anti-littering policy that has been dormant for years.

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Bishop reiterates desire to revive death penalty

August 30, 2010 10:02 am· Comments Off on Bishop reiterates desire to revive death penalty 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Aug. 29 — A bishop has reiterated his support for the revival of the death penalty.

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Comelec to decide on what ballot to use in Barangay, SK polls

August 30, 2010 10:02 am· Comments Off on Comelec to decide on what ballot to use in Barangay, SK polls 

MANILA, Aug. 29 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will decide this week on the type of ballot to be used in the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls on October 25.

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Mayor Lim invited in next Senate hearing on hostage tragedy

August 30, 2010 10:02 am· Comments Off on Mayor Lim invited in next Senate hearing on hostage tragedy 

MANILA, Aug. 29 – Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim leads the list of guests next week when the Senate calls another public hearing on the bloody hostage-taking incident last August 23.

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HK police to start probe of Hong Thai bus on Monday — PNP

August 30, 2010 10:02 am· Comments Off on HK police to start probe of Hong Thai bus on Monday — PNP 

MANILA, Aug. 29 – The Philippine National Police (PNP) said on Sunday the Hong Kong police investigators now in the country will be allowed to examine the tourist bus which served as the scene of the tragic hostage-taking incident near the Quirino Grandstand in Manila's Rizal Park last Monday.

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Palace advises all gov't agencies to secure their websites

August 30, 2010 10:02 am· Comments Off on Palace advises all gov't agencies to secure their websites 

MANILA, Aug. 29 — Malacanang alerted on Sunday all government agencies to review and improve the security of their websites.

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Draping of RP flag over Mendoza's casket is not a big issue, no law bans it–Sen. Pangilinan

August 30, 2010 10:02 am· Comments Off on Draping of RP flag over Mendoza's casket is not a big issue, no law bans it–Sen. Pangilinan 

MANILA, Aug. 29 —An ally of President Benigno S. Aquino III in the Senate said on Sunday that China should not make a big issue on the draping of the Philippine flag on the coffin of slain hostage-taker dismissed police Sr. Insp. Ronaldo Mendoza.

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