Legarda running again but no longer as VP

December 5, 2011 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Legarda running again but no longer as VP 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Dec. 5 -– After two failed attempts in the vice presidential race, Senator Loren Legarda has said she would no longer seek higher position in the future and would instead run again as senator in the 2013 midterm elections.

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Public teachers group urge timely release of holiday pay

December 5, 2011 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Public teachers group urge timely release of holiday pay 

MANILA, Dec 5 — A group of public teachers urged the government for the timely distribution of Christmas bonus and one-time Productivity Enhancement Incentive (PEI) in full amount of P10,000 and urged the government to include their contractual colleagues in the holiday pay.

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Multi-million peso lobby fund for RH an old yarn — Lagman

December 5, 2011 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Multi-million peso lobby fund for RH an old yarn — Lagman 

MANILA, Dec. 5 — Allegations that population control advocates are funding for the passage of the Reproductive Health (RH) bill in Congress is an old yarn, said House Minority Leader and Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Monday.

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PNP General Hospital gets P4-M financial assistance from PAGCOR

December 5, 2011 10:54 pm· Comments Off on PNP General Hospital gets P4-M financial assistance from PAGCOR 

MANILA, Dec. 5 — The Philippine National Police (PNP) General Hospital is the latest recipient of an early Christmas financial assistance worth P4 million from the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR).

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PNP intensifies anti-criminality campaign, public safety services for the X’mas season

December 5, 2011 10:54 pm· Comments Off on PNP intensifies anti-criminality campaign, public safety services for the X’mas season 

MANILA, Dec. 5 — The Philippine National Police (PNP) said Monday it intensified its law enforcement operations, anti-criminality campaign and public safety services to keep the yuletide season safe.

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VP Binay reappeals case of OFW execution; cites “pain of family, nation”

December 5, 2011 10:54 pm· Comments Off on VP Binay reappeals case of OFW execution; cites “pain of family, nation” 

MANILA, Dec. 5 — Vice President and Presidential Adviser on Overseas Filipino Workers' Concerns Jejomar Binay has reappealed for the case of the overseas Filipino worker (OFW) set to be executed in China on December 8, citing the pain it would cause not only to the family of the sentenced, but to the whole country as well.

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Aquino slams Supreme Court a seat away from Corona

December 5, 2011 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Aquino slams Supreme Court a seat away from Corona 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.

MANILA, Dec. 5 — President Benigno Aquino III on Monday hit the Supreme Court (SC) with Chief Justice Renato Corona just two meters away from him.

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Solons call on telcos to refund P111-M for refusal to implement NTC order

December 5, 2011 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Solons call on telcos to refund P111-M for refusal to implement NTC order 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Dec. 5 — Lawmakers on Monday called on the telecommunications companies (telcos) in the country to return or refund an estimated P111 million for the 20- centavo reduction in the interconnection charge for text messages which they have refused to implement.

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Aquino confers Order of Sikatuna on Australia, New Zealand envoys

December 5, 2011 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Aquino confers Order of Sikatuna on Australia, New Zealand envoys 

MANILA, Dec. 5 — President Benigno S. Aquino III conferred the Order of Sikatuna to the outgoing Ambassadors of New Zealand and Australia in recognition of their exemplary contributions to further strengthen the diplomatic relations between their respective countries and the Philippines as well as the promotion of programs that will help uplift the lives of the Filipinos and their peoples.

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Banks willing to heed RR adjustments

December 5, 2011 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Banks willing to heed RR adjustments 

MANILA, Dec. 5 – Banks are willing to heed any adjustments in the current reserve requirement (RR) framework provided that the central bank pays a different rate on bank’s liquidity placed in the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) or determines what should be exempted from the present rules.

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