September 30, 2010 10:51 am· Comments Off on San Beda vs San Sebastian at the NCAA semis
San Sebastian’s Anthony Del Rio (17) found himself hemmed by San Beda’s Anthony Semerad (6) and Jake Pascual(9) as he searched for a teammate to pass the ball on Sept. 29, 2010 at The Arena, San Juan City. (PNA photo by Marvie A.Lloren)
September 30, 2010 10:50 am· Comments Off on PCOO/NIB-SBMA tree planting project
Officials of the News and Information Bureau (NIB) under the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) led by Director Brando F. Merrera (upper photo, 2nd from left) and Assistant Director Vittorio V. Vitug (extreme left) present a certificate of recognition to Ms. Armina V. Llamas (in red shirt), manager of the public relations department of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA), during the conclusion of the joint PCOO/NIB-SBMA tree planting project marking the celebrations of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) Month. Lower photo shows Merrera (center), Vitug (left) and NIB Finance and Administrative Office Efren B. Santelices (right) leading the tree planting activity held in the vicinity of El Kabayo Falls inside the former military base in Bataan. (PNA photos by Boy Antonio)
September 30, 2010 10:48 am· Comments Off on Maguindanao massacre trial at the BJMP Compound in Taguig City
Newspaper photographers and television cameramen wait patiently outside the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) Building at Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City, where the hearing of the Maguindanao massacre case involving some members of the prominent Ampatuan clan of Maguindanao was held Wednesday (Sept. 29, 2010). Live TV coverage and picture-taking are banned during the trial. The Maguindanao massacre resulted in the killing of 57 persons, including about 30 media practitioners, in Ampatuan town, Maguindanao on November 23, 2009. (PNA photo by Gil S. Calinga)
September 29, 2010 10:31 am· Comments Off on De Lima opposes proposal to disband traditional "salubong" on last day of bar exams
MANILA, Sept. 28 – Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila De Lima is opposing the proposal of the Supreme Court (SC) to disband the traditional "salubong" during the last day of the yearly Bar Examinations.
September 29, 2010 10:31 am· Comments Off on House body to push through with impeach proceedings vs Ombudsman
By Lilybeth G. Ison
MANILA, Sept. 28 — Majority of the members of the committee on justice of the House of Representatives on Tuesday decided to push through with the impeachment proceedings against Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez despite a status quo ante order earlier issued by the Supreme Court (SC).
September 29, 2010 10:31 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC folks line up anew for water
MANILA, Sept. 28 - Many resident of Quezon City, particularly Novaliches, lined up again for deep-well water from neighborhood dealers after Angat Hydroelectric Power Plant in Bulacan was shut down around 6:00 a.m. by the National Power Corporation (NPC).
September 29, 2010 10:31 am· Comments Off on Disobedience raps vs hostage-taker's brother stay
MANILA, Sept. 28 –A Manila Metropolitan Trial Court (MeTC) judge denied on Tuesday the petition of the brother of slain hostage-taker Police Senior Inspector Rolando Mendoza to dismiss the serious disobedience case filed against him in connection with the Aug. 23 hostage-taking at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila.
September 29, 2010 10:31 am· Comments Off on Comelec okays Malacanang's bid for exemption from appointment ban
By Ferdinand G. Patinio
MANILA, Sept. 28 – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) approved the request of Malacanang for exemption from the appointment ban being enforced during the election period covering the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls slated on Oc. 25.
September 29, 2010 10:31 am· Comments Off on P-Noy's earned investment from US pleasantly surprises senators
MANILA, Sept. 28 - The US$ 2.5-billion investments gathered by President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III from his United States working visit has surprised senators, including Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile.
September 29, 2010 10:31 am· Comments Off on Enrile, Drilon help mend RP-China ties
MANILA, Sept. 28 - The recent four-day visit of Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile and Sen. Franklin Drilon to Jiangxi Province in China served as a goodwill measure to help mend RP-China relations which had been strained by the August 23 hostage-taking at the Luneta Grandstand that claimed the lives of eight Hong Kong tourists.