Aftermath of 6.8-magnitude quake in Tanjay, Negros Oriental

February 6, 2012 10:57 pm· Comments Off on Aftermath of 6.8-magnitude quake in Tanjay, Negros Oriental 

Several stores in a public market in Tanjay, Negros Oriental were destroyed as a result of the 6.8-magnitude earthquake that hit the province on Monday (Feb. 6, 2012). (PNA photo courtesy of the Department of National Defense)

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Day 12 of Chief Justice Renato Corona’s impeachment trial at the Senate

February 6, 2012 10:56 pm· Comments Off on Day 12 of Chief Justice Renato Corona’s impeachment trial at the Senate 

Senate President and Presiding Senator-Judge Juan Ponce Enrile is shown with (clockwise, from top right photo) Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Kim Henares; private prosecutor Atty. Arthur Lim; and former Justice Serafin Cuevas, defense panel head, on the 12th day of the impeachment trial of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona on Monday (Feb. 6, 2012) at the Senate Session Hall in Pasay City. (PNA photos by Marvie A. Lloren & Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
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Prosecution team head Rep. Niel Tupas Jr. confers with fellow prosecutor Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr.

February 6, 2012 10:51 pm· Comments Off on Prosecution team head Rep. Niel Tupas Jr. confers with fellow prosecutor Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr. 

Iloilo Rep. Niel Tupas Jr., head of the prosecution team, and deputy prosecutor Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr. (facing camera) confer before the start of the 12th day of the impeachment trial of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona on Monday (Feb. 6, 2012) at the Senate Session Hall in Pasay City. (PNA photo by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)

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Paranaque Rep. Roilo Golez with private prosecutor Atty. Arthur Lim at the impeachment trial of CJ Corona

February 6, 2012 10:44 pm· Comments Off on Paranaque Rep. Roilo Golez with private prosecutor Atty. Arthur Lim at the impeachment trial of CJ Corona 

Private prosecutor Atty. Arthur Lim (left) shares a light moment with Parañaque City Rep. Roilo Golez during the 12th day of the impeachment trial of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona on Monday (Feb. 6, 2012) at the Senate Session Hall in Pasay City. (PNA photo by Marvie A. Lloren)

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Deputy prosecution head Rep. Rodolfo Fariñas shakes hands with former Justice Serafin Cuevas

February 6, 2012 10:38 pm· Comments Off on Deputy prosecution head Rep. Rodolfo Fariñas shakes hands with former Justice Serafin Cuevas 

Rep. Rodolfo Fariñas (standing), House prosecution team deputy head, shakes hands with former Justice Serafin Cuevas, defense panel head, before the start of Day 12 of the impeachment trial of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona on Monday (Feb. 6, 2012) at the Senate Session Hall in Pasay City. (PNA photo by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)

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(UPDATE) 7 dead in Visayas quake as Phivolcs lifts tsunami alert

February 6, 2012 10:36 pm· Comments Off on (UPDATE) 7 dead in Visayas quake as Phivolcs lifts tsunami alert 

MANILA, Feb. 6 — The death toll in the magnitude-6.9 quake that jolted the Visayas region on Monday morning climbed to seven in the afternoon, even as authorities had already lifted the tsunami alert it earlier raised following the quake.

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Gazmin hails AFP for successful operation vs. ASG, JI

February 6, 2012 10:36 pm· Comments Off on Gazmin hails AFP for successful operation vs. ASG, JI 

MANILA, Feb. 6 – Defense Secretary Voltaire T. Gazmin commended the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Monday for its very successful operation against the elements of the Abu Sayyaf Group and Jemayah Islamiyah last February 2.

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President Aquino says no day off for him on his birthday

February 6, 2012 10:36 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino says no day off for him on his birthday 

MANILA, Feb. 6 — President Benigno S. Aquino III intends to keep himself busy with various work when he celebrates his 52nd birthday on Wednesday (February 8).

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DSWD alerts Visayas office amid 6.9-magnitude quake in the region

February 6, 2012 10:36 pm· Comments Off on DSWD alerts Visayas office amid 6.9-magnitude quake in the region 

MANILA, Feb. 6 — Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon Juliano Soliman has alerted the DSWD regional directors in the Visayas Region to coordinate with the local government units (LGUs) affected by the intensity 6.9 earthquake in order to extend appropriate assistance.

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Impeachment Court allows submission of Corona's bank records ‘with limitation’

February 6, 2012 10:36 pm· Comments Off on Impeachment Court allows submission of Corona's bank records ‘with limitation’ 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Feb. 6 – The Senate, sitting as impeachment court, on Monday granted ‘with limitation’ the motion of prosecution panel to subpoena the bank accounts of Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Renato Corona with two banks.

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