Trillanes attends his first hearing in the Senate

January 12, 2011 12:52 pm· Comments Off on Trillanes attends his first hearing in the Senate 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Jan. 11 – Living up to his promise to work better after being given provisional freedom, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV attended on Tuesday the first two hearings conducted by the Senate this year.

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SC to tackle impeach bid vs. Ombudsman next week

January 12, 2011 12:52 pm· Comments Off on SC to tackle impeach bid vs. Ombudsman next week 

MANILA, Jan. 11 – The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday did not issue a resolution on the impeachment complaint against Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez.

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DSWD provides P6.4-M worth of relief assistance to rain- battered provinces

January 12, 2011 12:52 pm· Comments Off on DSWD provides P6.4-M worth of relief assistance to rain- battered provinces 

MANILA, Jan. 11 – Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon "Dinky" Juliano-Soliman said on Tuesday the agency has provided P6.4 million worth of relief assistance to the rain- and flash flood-battered provinces in Regions IV-B, V, VI, VII, VIII, X, XI and CARAGA.

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De Lima, Acosta hold meeting on legal opinion vs. PAO officials

January 12, 2011 12:52 pm· Comments Off on De Lima, Acosta hold meeting on legal opinion vs. PAO officials 

MANILA, Jan. 11 – Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila De Lima held a meeting on Tuesday with Public Attorney's Office (PAO) chief Atty. Persida Rueda-Acosta in connection with the legal opinion issued by the DOJ removing the PAO officials from their present posts.

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Cabinet members identify 32 priority legislative measures

January 12, 2011 12:52 pm· Comments Off on Cabinet members identify 32 priority legislative measures 

MANILA, Jan. 11 — Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. said on Tuesday the Cabinet had identified 32 bills that would be submitted to President Benigno Aquino III ahead of the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) meeting to be held before the end of the month.

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LRTA approves fare adjustment for LRT 1,2

January 12, 2011 12:52 pm· Comments Off on LRTA approves fare adjustment for LRT 1,2 

MANILA, Jan. 11 — The Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) approved on Tuesday a maximum P10 fare hike for the country's three railway system which is targeted to be implemented, subject to public consultations, on March 1.

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VP Binay says good of PH not in changing Constitution

January 12, 2011 12:52 pm· Comments Off on VP Binay says good of PH not in changing Constitution 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Jan. 11 — Reiterating that the good of the nation is in the enforcement of laws and not on charter change, Vice President Jejomar C. Binay on Tuesday said he remains opposed to the so-called Cha-Cha, in the wake of renewed moves in the Philippine Congress to amend the Constitution.

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Basketball:Three-month full schedule with Gilas for PBA players

January 12, 2011 12:52 pm· Comments Off on Basketball:Three-month full schedule with Gilas for PBA players 

By Lily O Ramos

MANILA, Jan. 11 — Here comes that special request again for players from the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) being loaned to the Philippine Smart Gilas national men's basketball team.

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8 ARMM LGUs set good models for development

January 12, 2011 12:52 pm· Comments Off on 8 ARMM LGUs set good models for development 

MANILA, Jan. 12 — Eight municipalities in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Tuesday received the regional 2010 ”Galing Pook” Award for innovative development practices, the Office of the Presidential Assistant on the Peace Process (OPAPP) reported.

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(Metro News) 1,232 poor families in Valenzuela become latest 4Ps beneficiaries

January 12, 2011 12:52 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) 1,232 poor families in Valenzuela become latest 4Ps beneficiaries 

MANILA, Jan. 12 – Around 1,232 poor families in Valenzuela have become the recent beneficiaries of the government's "Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program" (4Ps).

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