Makati court resets the promulgation of decision on case of Trillianes, et al to Dec. 16

October 28, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on Makati court resets the promulgation of decision on case of Trillianes, et al to Dec. 16 

MANILA, Oct. 27 — A Makati City regional trial court (RTC) has reset to Dec. 16 the promulgation of its decision on the coup d'etat case against detained Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and members of the Magdalo group.

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RP improvement in corruption index attributed to good governance

October 28, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on RP improvement in corruption index attributed to good governance 

MANILA, Oct. 27 — After only four months of the Aquino administration, the Philippines’ ranking in the global corruption index improved five rungs better, according to the Transparency International.

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No special treatment for bar exam blast suspect -– Palace

October 28, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on No special treatment for bar exam blast suspect -– Palace 

MANILA, Oct. 27 — Malacañang assured the public Wednesday that there will be no special treatment for the suspect in last month’s bar exam blast along Taft Avenue, Manila.

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P-Noy allays concerns of Filipinos in Vietnam

October 28, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on P-Noy allays concerns of Filipinos in Vietnam 

HANOI, Oct. 27 — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Wednesday met with some 150 Filipinos working in Vietnam and gave solutions to two of their concerns at the Grand Plaza Hotel here.

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TRB says 250% SLEx toll hike not yet final

October 28, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on TRB says 250% SLEx toll hike not yet final 

MANILA, Oct. 27 — The Toll Regulatory Board (TRB) has announced that no toll hike will be implemented yet on the South Luzon Expressway (SLEx), and the proposed 250 percent increase can even be reduced as a result of consultations with various sectors, including the South Luzon Tollway Corp. (SLTC).

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NBI releases DLSU blast suspect after interrogation

October 28, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on NBI releases DLSU blast suspect after interrogation 

MANILA, Oct. 27 — A member of the Alpha Phi Omega (APO) fraternity who voluntarily submitted himself to Vice President Jejomar C. Binay was released a few hours after he was subjected to investigation by the National Bureau of Investigation.

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Senate begins probe of Laguna Lake fish kill

October 28, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on Senate begins probe of Laguna Lake fish kill 

MANILA, Oct. 27 – The Senate committee on environment and natural resources will begin its inquiry Thursday on the reported fish kill allegedly caused by a chemical spill from the Tanduay Distillers in Laguna Lake.

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Comelec official welcomes probe on delayed deliveries of poll paraphernalia

October 28, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on Comelec official welcomes probe on delayed deliveries of poll paraphernalia 

MANILA, Oct. 27 – The head of the Packing and Shipping Committee (PSC) of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has welcomed the creation of a fact-finding body that would investigate the delayed deliveries of election paraphernalia and supplies in the Oct. 25 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls.

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17th ASEAN Summit reels off Thursday

October 28, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on 17th ASEAN Summit reels off Thursday 

HANOI, Oct. 27 — President Benigno S. Aquino III and the other nine leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will gather here on Thursday for the 17th ASEAN Summit slated from Oct. 28 to 30.

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Aquino pays respect to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam war martyrs

October 28, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on Aquino pays respect to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam war martyrs 

HANOI, Oct. 27 — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Wednesday paid respect to Vietnam’s famous leader Ho Chi Minh and martyrs of the Vietnam war as he capped his two-day state visit here with wreath laying ceremonies at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and the Vietnam War Memorial.

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