Aquino urges continued vigilance and concern in nurturing the fruits of People Power Revolution

February 25, 2012 10:56 pm· Comments Off on Aquino urges continued vigilance and concern in nurturing the fruits of People Power Revolution 

MANILA, Feb. 25 – President Benigno S. Aquino III said that the people’s peaceful revolt for the sake of the nation as shown to the world two decades ago in the Edsa People Power Revolution must not falter as he urged the generation of today to take their part in battling the modern day challenges to free the country from poverty, hunger, lack of economic opportunities and injustice.

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Aquino leads wreath-laying ceremony for former President Corazon Aquino

February 25, 2012 10:56 pm· Comments Off on Aquino leads wreath-laying ceremony for former President Corazon Aquino 

MANILA, Feb. 25 — President Benigno S. Aquino III led Saturday the wreath-laying ceremony for his mother, the late president Corazon “Cory” Cojuangco Aquino as part of the 26th anniversary celebration of the Edsa People Power Revolution.

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Pinoy sailors' remittance hits US$ 4.3-B mark in 2011

February 25, 2012 10:56 pm· Comments Off on Pinoy sailors' remittance hits US$ 4.3-B mark in 2011 

MANILA, Feb. 25 — The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) announced that Filipino merchant mariners, serving overseas, have remitted a total of US$ 4.340 billion in 2011 or US$ 534 million higher than the US$ 3.806 billion they remitted in 2010.

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DFA warns vs. working illegally in Egypt

February 25, 2012 10:56 pm· Comments Off on DFA warns vs. working illegally in Egypt 

MANILA, Feb. 25 — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is reminding Filipinos who are seeking employment in Egypt and the general public to obtain a working visa/permit prior to departure for that country.

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DFA asks public to provide information on relatives in Syria

February 25, 2012 10:56 pm· Comments Off on DFA asks public to provide information on relatives in Syria 

MANILA, Feb. 25 — In light of the recent developments in Syria, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is requesting the families of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) there, more particularly those who are in the conflict areas of Homs, Hama, Dara’a, and Idlib, to provide information on the whereabouts of their relatives and their latest contact details.

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President Aquino says ‘fight for change is everyone’s responsibility’

February 25, 2012 10:56 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino says ‘fight for change is everyone’s responsibility’ 

MANILA, Feb. 25 — President Benigno S. Aquino III reminded Filipinos Saturday that the fight for reform doesn’t rely solely on the ideals championed by his parents, Senator Benigno Aquino Jr. and former President Corazon Aquino, but also for all citizens.

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26th EDSA People Power update:

February 25, 2012 10:56 pm· Comments Off on 26th EDSA People Power update: 

President Aquino unveils Cardinal Sin statue

MANILA, Feb. 25 – President Benigno C. Aquino III unveiled Saturday a statue of the late Manila Archbishop Jaime Cardinal Sin, a key player of the EDSA People Power 1 revolution, near the Luneta Park in Manila.

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Bulacan gov reports accounts of EDSA anniversary over radio

February 25, 2012 10:56 pm· Comments Off on Bulacan gov reports accounts of EDSA anniversary over radio 

MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan, Feb. 25 –He came, he saw, he reported it!

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Truck driver in Pangasinan highway mishap now charged

February 25, 2012 10:56 pm· Comments Off on Truck driver in Pangasinan highway mishap now charged 

By Demetrio G. Gapasin

ROSALES, Pangasinan, Feb. 25 — The driver of an Isuzu forward truck that crashed into seven other vehicles at 1:40 p.m. Friday along the Mac Arthur Highway in Barangay Carmen here and killed four persons and seriously hurt 13 others is now in police custody.

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Arrested KFR leader confesses crimes, vows to tell all

February 25, 2012 10:56 pm· Comments Off on Arrested KFR leader confesses crimes, vows to tell all 

DAVAO CITY, Feb. 25 – The leader of the Dumandan kidnap-for-ransom, robbery group, who was arrested by authorities on Thursday afternoon in Panabo City, Davao del Norte, admitted to the crimes charged against him but added he did not do it alone.

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