De Lima confirms another witness in 2007 poll fraud

September 19, 2011 9:48 pm· Comments Off on De Lima confirms another witness in 2007 poll fraud 

MANILA, Sept. 19 – Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila De Lima on Monday confirmed that another witness in the alleged electoral fraud committed during the 2007 senatorial elections will come out in the open.

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PALEA to hold series of protests this week

September 19, 2011 9:48 pm· Comments Off on PALEA to hold series of protests this week 

MANILA, Sept. 19 — The ground union of Philippine Airlines (PAL) is set to hold a series of protests this week, starting with the formation of a human chain at 4 p.m. Monday at Sucat Road near the Ninoy Aquino International Airport to emphasize their defiance of the impending termination of some 2,600 workers on September 30.

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De Lima sets meeting with Judge Moner on Tuesday

September 19, 2011 9:48 pm· Comments Off on De Lima sets meeting with Judge Moner on Tuesday 

MANILA, Sept. 19 – Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila De Lima has said she is set to meet with former Sharia Court Judge Nagamura Moner on Tuesday.

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Filipino students at Fordham University all set to welcome President Aquino

September 19, 2011 9:48 pm· Comments Off on Filipino students at Fordham University all set to welcome President Aquino 

NEW YORK CITY, Sept. 19 — Filipino students at Fordham University are looking forward to President Benigno S. Aquino III’s visit to their university on Monday, the first day of the President’s official visit to the United States of America.

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Ochoa expresses full support to Biazon as new Customs chief

September 19, 2011 9:48 pm· Comments Off on Ochoa expresses full support to Biazon as new Customs chief 

MANILA, Sept. 19 — Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa, Jr. expressed full support to newly-appointed Bureau of Customs (BOC) chief Rufino “Ruffy” Biazon as he lauded outgoing BOC Commissioner Angelito Alvarez, for his hard work to meet revenue targets and improve the government’s financial situation over the past year.

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Army awards outstanding civilian performers

September 19, 2011 9:48 pm· Comments Off on Army awards outstanding civilian performers 

MANILA, Sept. 19 – The Philippine Army gave due recognition on Monday to its outstanding civilian employees in celebration of the 111th Philippine Civil Service anniversary.

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Senate approves bill repealing old Geology Profession Law

September 19, 2011 9:48 pm· Comments Off on Senate approves bill repealing old Geology Profession Law 

MANILA, Sept. 19 -– The Senate passed on third and final reading on Monday Senate Bill No. 2941 that seeks to repeal the 46-year-old Geology Profession Law, replacing it with the Professional Regulatory Board of Geology.

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Pamalakaya tells DOJ: Reveal probe on oil price hike anomaly

September 19, 2011 9:48 pm· Comments Off on Pamalakaya tells DOJ: Reveal probe on oil price hike anomaly 

MANILA, Sept. 19 – Fisherfolk group Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) on Monday asked the Department of Justice (DOJ) to release the report of the panel which investigated the alleged irregularities in the pricing of petroleum products.

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Angara calls for ICT connectivity in education

September 19, 2011 9:48 pm· Comments Off on Angara calls for ICT connectivity in education 

MANILA, Sept. 19 -– Senator Edgardo Angara urged on Monday the Department of Education (DepEd) to enlist the help of telecommunications companies in boosting the internet connection in the country's public schools.

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DOLE reconstitutes gender and development focal point

September 19, 2011 9:48 pm· Comments Off on DOLE reconstitutes gender and development focal point 

MANILA, Sept. 19 – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has reconstituted its gender and development focal point (GFP) in view of its commitment to provide equal opportunities for Filipino women to secure decent employment and income.

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