Prosecution and defense lawyers share a light moment before the start of Day 16 of CJ Corona’s impeachment trial

February 13, 2012 10:31 pm· Comments Off on Prosecution and defense lawyers share a light moment before the start of Day 16 of CJ Corona’s impeachment trial 

Defense lawyer Jose Roy III (extreme left) shares a light moment with members of both the defense and prosecution teams before the start of Day 16 of the impeachment trial of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona on Monday (Feb. 13, 2012) at the Senate Session Hall in Pasay City. (PNA photo by Jess M. Escaros Jr.)
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Lawmakers hit defense team for trying to discredit senator-judges in ongoing impeachment trial

February 13, 2012 12:25 pm· Comments Off on Lawmakers hit defense team for trying to discredit senator-judges in ongoing impeachment trial 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Feb. 13 — Lawmakers assailed on Monday the defense team of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona for trying to discredit senator-judges to sway the outcome in the ongoing impeachment trial of the chief magistrate.

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Ormoc LGU to build P80M city hospital

February 13, 2012 12:25 pm· Comments Off on Ormoc LGU to build P80M city hospital 

ORMOC CITY, Feb. 13 — A new hospital will rise here expected to boost the delivery of medical services to the residents.

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Antique guv distributes automotive tools to TESDA graduates

February 13, 2012 12:25 pm· Comments Off on Antique guv distributes automotive tools to TESDA graduates 

ILOILO CITY, Feb. 13 – Antique Governor Exequiel B. Javier recently distributed tools to the new graduates of a four-month training on automotive by the Technical Educational and Skills Development Authority (TESDA).

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Cebu City has P2.3B in banks, almost P800M collectibles

February 13, 2012 12:25 pm· Comments Off on Cebu City has P2.3B in banks, almost P800M collectibles 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 13 -– Cebu City Treasurer Ofelia Oliva has disclosed the City Government has over P2.3 billion in its depository banks as of Feb. 8, aside from almost P800 million collectibles from real property taxes.

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Bulacan holds Incident Command System workshop

February 13, 2012 12:25 pm· Comments Off on Bulacan holds Incident Command System workshop 

MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan, Feb. 13 — Rescuers and social workers in the province are now equipped with more knowledge and skills on how to address emergency incidents.

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Trader, aide shot dead while biking in Laguna town

February 13, 2012 12:25 pm· Comments Off on Trader, aide shot dead while biking in Laguna town 

SANTA CRUZ, Laguna, Feb. 13 — A businessman and his bodyguard were shot dead by two unidentified motorcycle-riding gunmen while they were biking in Famy, Laguna Sunday morning, the police reported.

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Jordanians call for closure of Israeli embassy

February 13, 2012 12:25 pm· Comments Off on Jordanians call for closure of Israeli embassy 

AMMAN, Feb. 13 — Scores of Jordanians held a sit-in on Sunday, calling for closing the Israeli embassy in Amman and expelling the Israeli ambassador.

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Buildings torched, stores looted in Athens riots before debt vote

February 13, 2012 12:25 pm· Comments Off on Buildings torched, stores looted in Athens riots before debt vote 

ATHENS, Feb. 13 — Riots erupted across central Athens on Sunday night, with a dozen or so buildings and bank branches torched and stores looted, shortly before a parliamentary vote on a vital international aid deal to avoid a Greek financial meltdown in March.

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Yemen, Finland discuss preparations for Riyadh donor conference

February 13, 2012 12:25 pm· Comments Off on Yemen, Finland discuss preparations for Riyadh donor conference 

SANA'A, Feb. 13 — Premier Mohammed Salem Basindwa discussed here on Sunday with Finish non-resident ambassador to Yemen Jarno Syrjala the ongoing arrangements for donor conference to Yemen to be held in the Saudi capital, Riyadh.

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