Senate to scrutinize DSWD’s proposed budget for 2013

August 27, 2012 11:13 pm· Comments Off on Senate to scrutinize DSWD’s proposed budget for 2013 

MANILA, Aug. 27 –- The Senate committee on finance will scrutinize the proposed 2013 budget, including government’s P44.26-billion flagship poverty alleviation program, of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Tuesday, according to Senator Franklin Drilon.

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President Aquino leads observance of National Heroes' Day at 'Libingan ng mga Bayani'

August 27, 2012 11:13 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino leads observance of National Heroes' Day at 'Libingan ng mga Bayani' 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, Aug. 27 – President Benigno S. Aquino III led the wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the "Libingan ng mga Bayani" in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City as the nation commemorated National' Heroes Day on Monday.

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Aquino to bestow Philippine Legion of Honor posthumous award on Robredo

August 27, 2012 11:13 pm· Comments Off on Aquino to bestow Philippine Legion of Honor posthumous award on Robredo 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

NAGA CITY, Aug. 27 — President Benigno S. Aquino III will award the Philippine Legion of Honor, which is equivalent to a chief commander rank, to the late Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo on Tuesday.

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Aquino declares Sept. 1 as special non-working day in Cotabato in celebration of it's 98th Foundation Day

August 27, 2012 11:13 pm· Comments Off on Aquino declares Sept. 1 as special non-working day in Cotabato in celebration of it's 98th Foundation Day 

MANILA, Aug. 27 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has declared September 1, which falls on a Saturday, as a special (non-working) day in the province of Cotabato in celebration of its 98th Foundation Day.

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Aquino confident new Chief Justice to renew Filipino people's trust, belief in judicial system

August 27, 2012 11:13 pm· Comments Off on Aquino confident new Chief Justice to renew Filipino people's trust, belief in judicial system 

MANILA, Aug. 27 — President Benigno S. Aquino III expressed confidence that the Filipino people’s trust and belief in the judicial system will be renewed and further strengthened with the appointment of new Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno at the Supreme Court.

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Aquino leads National Heroes Day rites at Libingan ng mga Bayani

August 27, 2012 11:13 pm· Comments Off on Aquino leads National Heroes Day rites at Libingan ng mga Bayani 

MANILA, Aug. 27 — President Benigno S. Aquino III led the nation in commemorating the National Heroes Day in ceremonies held at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig City on Monday.

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PMA cadet just wanted to help – AFP

August 27, 2012 11:13 pm· Comments Off on PMA cadet just wanted to help – AFP 

MANILA, Aug. 27 – Philippine Military Academy (PMA) senior cadet Alfonso Aviles' decision to tackle the robbery suspect unarmed only shows the latter's desire to help and protect his countrymen from evil-doers, Armed Forces of the Philippines spokesperson Col. Arnulfo M. Burgos, Jr., said on Monday.

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Storm Signal no.1 raised in Batanes group of islands as typhoon "Igme" reenters PHL

August 27, 2012 11:13 pm· Comments Off on Storm Signal no.1 raised in Batanes group of islands as typhoon "Igme" reenters PHL 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Aug. 27 — Public storm signal no.1 was raised in Batanes group of island as Typhoon “Igme” (Tembin) is expected to reenter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by midnight Monday, the state weather bureau said.

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(Metro News)Results of poll protest in Taguig to be out anytime — Comelec

August 27, 2012 11:13 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News)Results of poll protest in Taguig to be out anytime — Comelec 

MANILA, Aug. 27 — The Commission on Elections has said the results of the election protest in the Taguig City mayoralty post will be out anytime as the poll body has already done with the decryption process.

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Ambassador Brady to be replaced after suffering from stroke – Del Rosario

August 27, 2012 11:13 pm· Comments Off on Ambassador Brady to be replaced after suffering from stroke – Del Rosario 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, Aug. 27 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has directed Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario to find a replacement for Philippine Ambassador to China Sonia Brady to allow her to recover quickly after suffering from stroke five days ago.

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