October 3, 2012 9:54 pm· Comments Off on SC looks forward to perfect, flawless Bar exams
MANILA, Oct. 3 — Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Martin S. Villarama, Jr. has ordered the Bar watchers, headwatchers, supervisors and superintendents to strictly follow the rules in the conduct of the Bar exams on Oct. 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2012 at the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in España, Manila.
October 3, 2012 9:54 pm· Comments Off on Hagedorn files COC for Senate seat
MANILA, Oct. 3 — Puerto Princesa City Mayor Edward Hagedorn is seeking a senatorial seat in the 2013 mid-term elections after filing his Certificate of Candidacy (COC) on Wednesday at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) main office in Intramuros, Manila.
October 3, 2012 9:54 pm· Comments Off on (UPDATE) MGB grants Philex's request for 7-day extension
MANILA, Oct.3 — The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) on Wednesday afternoon granted the request of Philex Mining Corp. for a seven-day extension of a deadline to submit its comments on the penalty the government imposed because of the tailings leak at the company's Padcal mine.
October 3, 2012 9:54 pm· Comments Off on NPC denounces Manila police official for threatening reporter/columnist
MANILA, Oct. 3 — The National Press Club (NPC) is denouncing the chief of personnel (D1) of the Manila Police District (MPD) for allegedly threatening a veteran police reporter and columnist who questioned the officers promotion.
October 3, 2012 9:54 pm· Comments Off on (Update) Storm signals up in Zambales, Bataan PAGASA
MANILA, Oct. 1 — Public storm warning signal no. 1 was raised over the provinces of Zambales and Bataan as tropical storm Marce maintains its strength as it moves slowly closer to these areas, the state weather bureau said.
October 3, 2012 9:54 pm· Comments Off on De Lima says nothing unconstitutional with Cybercrime Law
MANILA, Oct. 3 — Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila M. De Lima on Wednesday said there is nothing unconstitutional about the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012.
October 3, 2012 9:54 pm· Comments Off on AFP confident Mindanao conflict will be put to an end
MANILA, Oct. 3 — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Wednesday expressed confidence that the government will be able to broker a peace agreement with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and put an end to the almost 50 years conflict in some areas of Mindanao.
October 3, 2012 9:54 pm· Comments Off on PAGASA issues Yellow rainfall advisory in Metro Manila
MANILA, Oct. 3 — The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) issued yellow rainfall advisory in Metro Manila at 8:30 a.m Wednesday.
October 3, 2012 9:54 pm· Comments Off on No violence recorded for COC filing period, AFP says
MANILA, Oct. 3 — Col. Arnulfo M. Burgos Jr., Armed Forces of the Philippines spokesperson, said on Wednesday the military has not recorded any violent incident related to the ongoing filing of certificates of candidacy (COCs) for the midterm elections next year.
October 3, 2012 9:54 pm· Comments Off on ADB exec: No worries in PPP projects bidding delay
By Joann Santiago
MANILA, Oct 3. — An official of the Asian Development Bank does not fault the Aquino administration for the delay in the bidding of projects under the public-private partnership initiative saying ensuring that these are not mired with corruption is more important.