Aquino declares June 19 as special non-working day in Calamba, Laguna in marking birth anniversary of Rizal

June 16, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on Aquino declares June 19 as special non-working day in Calamba, Laguna in marking birth anniversary of Rizal 

MANILA, June 15 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has declared June 19 which falls on a Tuesday as a special (non-working day) in the city of Calamba in Laguna in celebration of the 151st birth anniversary of national hero Dr. Jose P. Rizal.

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Aquino approves setting up mechanism to complete objectives of Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program

June 16, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on Aquino approves setting up mechanism to complete objectives of Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program 

MANILA, June 15 — Reiterating to farmers of his government's unwavering commitment for agrarian reform, President Benigno S. Aquino III approved the setting up of a multi-stakeholders mechanism to complete the objectives of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program Extension with Reforms (Carper) before it expires in 2014.

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Palace reports increased tax collection of the Bureau of Internal Revenue

June 16, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on Palace reports increased tax collection of the Bureau of Internal Revenue 

MANILA, June 15 — Malacanang reported Friday the increase in tax revenue collection by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) as its regional offices recorded enhanced collections as well as improvements from the large taxpayer service.

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Malacanang says government agencies prepared for onslaught of Tropical Storm 'Butchoy'

June 16, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on Malacanang says government agencies prepared for onslaught of Tropical Storm 'Butchoy' 

MANILA, June 15 — Concerned government agencies have been alerted and are currently on standby in preparation for the possible effects of Tropical Storm "Butchoy" particularly in Luzon, Malacanang said on Friday.

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Number of affected families in Sarangani flashfloods climbs to 1,335

June 16, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on Number of affected families in Sarangani flashfloods climbs to 1,335 

MANILA, June 15 — The 10th Infantry Division on Friday said that the number of families displaced by the massive flashfloods on Glan and Maasim towns in Sarangani has now risen to 1,335.

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Nominees for Chief Justice post now 27

June 16, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on Nominees for Chief Justice post now 27 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.

MANILA, June 15 – There are now 27 nominees for the position of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (SC) vacated by former Chief Justice Renato C. Corona.

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Unidentified suspects kill elderly couple, burn rice mill in Misamis Oriental

June 16, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on Unidentified suspects kill elderly couple, burn rice mill in Misamis Oriental 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, June 15 – A elderly couple were shot dead by three unidentified suspects before burning their rice mill in Sitio Capuan, Barangay Natubo, Jasaan, Misamis Oriental Thursday morning.

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DILG says 90 percent of LGUs have LCPC

June 16, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on DILG says 90 percent of LGUs have LCPC 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, June 15 – Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo on Friday said that close to 90 percent of local government units (LGUs) in the country have set up their local councils for the protection of children (LCPC)

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QC court dismisses civil case vs. Coloma, his Undersecretary

June 16, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on QC court dismisses civil case vs. Coloma, his Undersecretary 

By Lilybeth G. Izon

MANILA, June 15 — A Quezon City judge dismissed recently the civil case filed against Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma Jr. and his undersecretary by a taxpayer who asked the court to halt the operations of a government-owned and managed printing company.

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Comelec ready to conduct public demo of PCOS machines

June 16, 2012 1:06 am· Comments Off on Comelec ready to conduct public demo of PCOS machines 

MANILA, July 15 – THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) is ready to conduct a public demonstration of the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines to be utilized in the 2013 mid-term elections.

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