No Russian grain export upside on U.S. drought – experts

July 20, 2012 10:46 pm· Comments Off on No Russian grain export upside on U.S. drought – experts 

MOSCOW, July 20 — Russian grain export volumes are unlikely to increase due to high domestic prices caused by the worst drought in the United States since 1956, experts polled by RIA Novosti said on Friday.

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Tom Cruise takes daughter Suri on helicopter ride

July 20, 2012 10:46 pm· Comments Off on Tom Cruise takes daughter Suri on helicopter ride 

LOS ANGELES, July 20 — Tom Cruise and his six-year-old daughter Suri had some bonding time for the second day in a row, taking a helicopter ride above New York.

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Zambo City starts selection for government internship program

July 20, 2012 10:46 pm· Comments Off on Zambo City starts selection for government internship program 

By Teofilo P. Garcia

ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 20 – The city government here has started the selection of 234 out of school and in-school youths for the implementation of the Expanded Government Internship Program (GIP), a component of the Kabataan 2000 project being implemented nationwide by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

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Palace: Fight vs graft, corruption remains in all levels of bureaucracy

July 20, 2012 9:36 pm· Comments Off on Palace: Fight vs graft, corruption remains in all levels of bureaucracy 

MANILA, July 20 — Malacanang said the fight against graft and corruption will continue, as the Aquino administration remains determined in pursuing the battle at all levels of the bureaucracy.

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Aquino pays tribute to ex-Sen. Helena Benitez, her contributions to national dev't

July 20, 2012 9:36 pm· Comments Off on Aquino pays tribute to ex-Sen. Helena Benitez, her contributions to national dev't 

MANILA, July 20 — President Benigno S. Aquino III pay tribute to the contributions of the Filipino women to national development as exemplified by former Senator Helena Z. Benitez as the National Council of Women in the Philippines (NCWP) celebrates her 98th birthday on Friday.

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Malacanang greets all Muslim Filipinos in celebration of the Holy Month of Ramadan

July 20, 2012 9:36 pm· Comments Off on Malacanang greets all Muslim Filipinos in celebration of the Holy Month of Ramadan 

MANILA, July 20 — Malacanang extends its greetings of solidarity to all Muslim Filipinos in celebration of the Holy Month of Ramadan.

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President Aquino names Musngi as De Lima’s replacement to JBC

July 20, 2012 9:36 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino names Musngi as De Lima’s replacement to JBC 

MANILA, July 20 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has designated Undersecretary Michael Frederick L. Musngi of the Office of the President to replace Justice Secretary Leila De Lima as the Executive Department’s representative in the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC).

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SC rules: Only one congressional representative in JBC

July 20, 2012 9:36 pm· Comments Off on SC rules: Only one congressional representative in JBC 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo, Jr.

MANILA, July 20 — The Supreme Court (SC) has ruled that Congress should have only one representative to the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC).

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Palace expects stronger PHL-China relations with the confirmation of Filipino ambassador to Beijing

July 20, 2012 9:36 pm· Comments Off on Palace expects stronger PHL-China relations with the confirmation of Filipino ambassador to Beijing 

MANILA, July 20 — Malacanang said that with the confirmation of Sonia Brady as ambassador of the Philippines to the People's Republic of China, both countries would be able to patch up their differences, particularly on contentious issues.

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Comelec junks 1,000 PCOS machines

July 20, 2012 9:36 pm· Comments Off on Comelec junks 1,000 PCOS machines 

MANILA, July 20, – The Commission on Election (Comelec) discarded 1,000 Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines out of the more than 80,000 acquired from Smartmatic International.

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