Comelec bars 17 party-list groups from joining next year's polls

September 26, 2012 9:05 pm· Comments Off on Comelec bars 17 party-list groups from joining next year's polls 

MANILA, Sept. 26 –The Commission on Election (Comelec) has disqualified 17 groups from participating in the 2013 party list elections.

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'Lawin' may hit Batanes Group of Island, Cagayan –PAGASA

September 26, 2012 9:05 pm· Comments Off on 'Lawin' may hit Batanes Group of Island, Cagayan –PAGASA 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Sept. 26 — The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said that typhoon “Lawin” (Jelawat) continues to gain strength and speed as it moves towards Batanes-Cagayan area.

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CBCP backs ivory ban

September 26, 2012 9:05 pm· Comments Off on CBCP backs ivory ban 

MANILA, Sept. 26 — Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) president Archbishop Jose Palma said that the Church supports the ban on ivory.

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Aquino to mining investors: ‘We’ll not change rules in the middle of the game’

September 26, 2012 9:05 pm· Comments Off on Aquino to mining investors: ‘We’ll not change rules in the middle of the game’ 

MANILA, Sept. 26 — Mining investors can expect implementation of balance and fair rules in the sector, President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Wednesday, assuring them that his administration will not change rules in the middle of the game.

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Aquino cites role of structural engineers in securing a better future for Filipinos

September 26, 2012 9:05 pm· Comments Off on Aquino cites role of structural engineers in securing a better future for Filipinos 

MANILA, Sept. 26 — President Benigno S. Aquino III underscored the contributions of structural engineers in helping the government to secure the foundations of a better future for all Filipinos.

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CA authorizes AMLC to inquire into bank accounts of alleged recruitment syndicate

September 26, 2012 9:05 pm· Comments Off on CA authorizes AMLC to inquire into bank accounts of alleged recruitment syndicate 

By Perfecto Raymundo, Jr.

MANILA, Sept. 26 — The Court of Appeals has given the Anti-Money Laundering Council the authority to scrutinize the bank accounts of an alleged illegal recruitment syndicate.

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Aquino inaugurates PASAR's newly-rehab environmental facility

September 26, 2012 9:05 pm· Comments Off on Aquino inaugurates PASAR's newly-rehab environmental facility 

ISABEL, Leyte, Sept. 26 — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Wednesday led the inauguration of the Philippine Associated Smelting and Refining Corp.’s (PASAR) newly-rehabilitated environmental facility, jump-starting the company’s copper-smelting operations.

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President Aquino leads awarding ceremonies for outstanding village officials of Bohol

September 26, 2012 9:05 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino leads awarding ceremonies for outstanding village officials of Bohol 

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol – President Benigno S. Aquino III led the awarding of the outstanding barangay (village) officials and Lupong Tagapamayapa (peace committee) of the province of Bohol in ceremonies held at the Bohol Wisdom School here on Wednesday.

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President Aquino says 4Ps coverage in Bohol reaches 99.66%

September 26, 2012 9:05 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino says 4Ps coverage in Bohol reaches 99.66% 

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Sept. 26 — President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Wednesday that his administration’s pro-poor program, the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), has been so successful in its implementation here that it now provides conditional cash grants to 99.66 percent of all families who have availed of the program.

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President Aquino hails recipients of 'Outstanding Barangay Officials of the Year'

September 26, 2012 9:05 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino hails recipients of 'Outstanding Barangay Officials of the Year' 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

TAGBILARAN CITY, Sept. 26 — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Wednesday honored the recipients of this year's Outstanding Barangay Officials of Bohol Province coinciding the 1st Araw ng Barangay celebration.

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