Senator-Judge Honasan leads prayer before the start of Day 11 of CJ Corona’s impeachment trial at the Senate

February 2, 2012 11:56 pm· Comments Off on Senator-Judge Honasan leads prayer before the start of Day 11 of CJ Corona’s impeachment trial at the Senate 

Senator-Judge Gringo Honasan (far left) leads the prayer before the start of the 11th day of the impeachment trial of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona on Thursday (Feb. 2, 2012) at the Senate Session Hall in Pasay City. (PNA photo by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
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Students attend 11th day of impeachment trial of CJ Corona

February 2, 2012 11:53 pm· Comments Off on Students attend 11th day of impeachment trial of CJ Corona 

Students from various schools and universities monitoring the impeachment trial of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona pass through strict security measures at the Senate lobby on Thursday (Feb. 2, 2012) in Pasay City. (PNA photos by Gil S. Calinga/Marvie A. Lloren)
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PCA programs to enhance coconut production discussed at ‘Talking Points’

February 2, 2012 11:51 pm· Comments Off on PCA programs to enhance coconut production discussed at ‘Talking Points’ 

Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) Administrator Euclides Forbes (left) gestures with both hands to stress a point as he discusses the programs of his office to enhance the country’s coconut production during the “Talking Points” program aired over DZRB Radyo ng Bayan at the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Bldg. in Quezon City on Thursday (Feb. 2, 2012). Others in photo are program host Allan Allanigue and co-host Maju Ramos. (PNA photo by Johnny D. Guevarra)
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Lawyer’s wife, two others killed in ambush

February 2, 2012 11:56 am· Comments Off on Lawyer’s wife, two others killed in ambush 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 2 -– Two motorcycle-riding men shot and killed a lawyer’s wife and two others in Sitio Rabaya, Barangay Cansojong, Talisay City Wednesday afternoon, a day after illegal structures on the vehicle owner’s property were demolished.

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Cultural show “Tayada sa Plaza” in Dumaguete is back

February 2, 2012 11:56 am· Comments Off on Cultural show “Tayada sa Plaza” in Dumaguete is back 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Feb. 2 — The city government of Dumaguete through the City Tourism Office announced the return of “Tayada sa Plaza”, a cultural show held on weekends at the city’s Quezon Park.

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Cabinet secretaries to lead turn over of 6,000 school chairs made from confiscated logs in Butuan City

February 2, 2012 11:56 am· Comments Off on Cabinet secretaries to lead turn over of 6,000 school chairs made from confiscated logs in Butuan City 

BUTUAN CITY, Feb. 2 — Four cabinet secretaries of the Aquino administration will lead the formal turn over ceremonies of initial 6,000 school chairs made from confiscated logs in Agusan del Sur and some areas in Caraga Region.

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NGCP expands social responsibility services in Northern Luzon area

February 2, 2012 11:56 am· Comments Off on NGCP expands social responsibility services in Northern Luzon area 

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Feb. 2 – The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) is expanding its program on reforestation and livelihood assistance in its service areas in Northern Luzon.

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S. Korea's industrial output to remain weak for some time: IBs

February 2, 2012 11:56 am· Comments Off on S. Korea's industrial output to remain weak for some time: IBs 

SEOUL, Feb. 2 — Major foreign investment banks predicted that South Korea's industrial output will likely remain weak for some time, citing less demand for its products caused by the toughening external market conditions, a report showed Thursday.

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'Corporate bashing' to deepen social divide, hurt economy: minister

February 2, 2012 11:56 am· Comments Off on 'Corporate bashing' to deepen social divide, hurt economy: minister 

SEOUL, Feb. 2 — South Korea's top economic policymaker expressed concerns on Thursday that the recent "corporate bashing" by the political circles could end up deepening the social divide and may harm the economy.

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RI objects US regulation on biodiesel standards

February 2, 2012 11:56 am· 1 Comment 

JAKARTA, Feb. 2 — Indonesia is preparing to file its objections to a United States` plan to issue a regulation on biodiesel standards which among other things disqualifies biodiesel made from palm oil as a renewable fuel, a minister said.

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