Aquino, Obama hold bilateral talk in Bali

November 18, 2011 10:23 pm· Comments Off on Aquino, Obama hold bilateral talk in Bali 

BALI, Indonesia, Nov. 17 — US President Barack Obama commended Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III for his leadership and “reforms” in government at the start of their bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 19th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and Related Summits, here.

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DOJ files electoral sabotage raps vs Ex-President Arroyo

November 18, 2011 10:23 pm· Comments Off on DOJ files electoral sabotage raps vs Ex-President Arroyo 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Nov. 18 — The Department of Justice (DoJ) on Friday filed electoral sabotage against former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo before the Pasay City Regional Trial Court (RTC).

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Pimentel hails Comelec poll sabotage charge vs. GMA

November 18, 2011 10:23 pm· Comments Off on Pimentel hails Comelec poll sabotage charge vs. GMA 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Nov. 18 — Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Friday hailed the decision of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to file electoral sabotage charges against former President Gloria Macapagal- Arroyo in connection with the alleged massive fraud in the 2004 and 2007 elections.

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OSG maintains: WLO vs. Arroyo couple stays

November 18, 2011 10:23 pm· Comments Off on OSG maintains: WLO vs. Arroyo couple stays 

MANILA, Nov. 18 – Solicitor General Jose Anselmo "Joel" Cadiz maintained on Friday that the watch list order (WLO) issued against former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and her husband, former First Gentleman Atty. Jose Miguel "Mike" Arroyo, stays.

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PDEA reaches out to kids with cancer, donates computers to QC public school

November 18, 2011 10:23 pm· Comments Off on PDEA reaches out to kids with cancer, donates computers to QC public school 

MANILA, Nov. 18 – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) played Santa Claus in early Christmas party Friday as PDEA Director General Jose S. Gutierrez Jr. led the agency’s personnel in a gift-giving event to children, from toddlers to 19 years old, at the Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC) in Diliman, Quezon City.

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Cayetano calls for more budget allocation for tertiary education

November 18, 2011 10:23 pm· Comments Off on Cayetano calls for more budget allocation for tertiary education 

MANILA, Nov. 18 — Senate minority leader Alan Peter Cayetano has joined the call from students and fellow lawmakers to invest more on quality tertiary education by allocating more funds for state universities and colleges (SUCs).

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Pasay court issues warrant of arrest vs CGMA, Ampatuan and Bedol

November 18, 2011 10:23 pm· Comments Off on Pasay court issues warrant of arrest vs CGMA, Ampatuan and Bedol 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Nov. 18 — The Pasay Regional Trial Court (RTC) Judge Jesus Mupas on Friday issued a warrant of arrest against the former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, former Maguindanao Gov. Andal Ampatuan, Sr., and lawyer Lintang Bedol, former chairman of the Provincial Board of Canvassers in Mindanao.

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AFP cites off-duty soldier for heroism

November 18, 2011 10:23 pm· Comments Off on AFP cites off-duty soldier for heroism 

MANILA, Nov. 18 – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Friday cited the heroics of a vacationing soldier who saved 12 severely injured people when a bus overturned at the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) in Bulacan recently.

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Oral arguments on WLO issue to proceed on Tuesday — Marquez

November 18, 2011 10:23 pm· Comments Off on Oral arguments on WLO issue to proceed on Tuesday — Marquez 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo, Jr.

MANILA, Nov. 18 – Supreme Court (SC) Spokesman and Court Administrator Atty. Jose Midas Marquez on Friday clarified that the oral arguments on Tuesday will proceed as scheduled.

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PHL bids to get world record for longest line of single-denominated coins

November 18, 2011 10:23 pm· Comments Off on PHL bids to get world record for longest line of single-denominated coins 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, Nov. 18 – The Philippines will attempt on Nov. 30, 2011 to beat the US for the record of having the longest line of single denominated coin.

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