Comelec denies Alam's appeal

October 30, 2012 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Comelec denies Alam's appeal 

MANILA, Oct. 30 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has denied the plea of a group of media practitioners to reconsider its earlier decision disapproving its application to participate in next year's midterm election.

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Roxas considering 3 persons to replace Puno at DILG

October 30, 2012 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Roxas considering 3 persons to replace Puno at DILG 

MANILA, Oct. 30 -– Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel A. Roxas II is considering three persons as possible replacement for resigned DILG Undersecretary for Peace and Order Rico Puno.

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Aquino vows to modernize BFP

October 30, 2012 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Aquino vows to modernize BFP 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

'Sandy' reminds Filipinos in US of fury of PHL typhoonsBy: Ben Cal

October 30, 2012 10:21 pm· Comments Off on 'Sandy' reminds Filipinos in US of fury of PHL typhoonsBy: Ben Cal 

MANILA, Oct. 30 -– A Filipina US resident, who experienced the havoc brought about by hurricane "Sandy" that battered Washington, D.C. and the rest of the U.S. east coast Tuesday reminded her of Philippine typhoons.

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Aquino leads 21st anniv of Bureau of Fire Protection

October 30, 2012 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Aquino leads 21st anniv of Bureau of Fire Protection 

MANILA, Oct. 30 — President Benigno S. Aquino III Tuesday led the 21st anniversary celebration of the Bureau of Fire Protection.

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Malacanang welcomes Nielsen’s survey ranking PHL 2nd in Global Consumer Confidence

October 30, 2012 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Malacanang welcomes Nielsen’s survey ranking PHL 2nd in Global Consumer Confidence 

MANILA, Oct. 30 — The Philippines ranked second in a Global Consumer Confidence Survey conducted by the Nielsen Company, a Palace official said.

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32 senatorial bets to slug it out in 2013 polls

October 30, 2012 10:21 pm· Comments Off on 32 senatorial bets to slug it out in 2013 polls 

MANILA, Oct. 30 — The Commission on Elections Tuesday issued a resolution declaring the official list of senatorial candidates for the 2013 midterm elections.

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Why no takers for reward for the Big 5 most wanted? -– De Lima

October 30, 2012 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Why no takers for reward for the Big 5 most wanted? -– De Lima 

By Perfecto Raymundo

MANILA, Oct. 30 — "Why are there no takers," Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima asked Tuesday, saying authorities have increased the reward to P2 million but still information for the arrest of the "Big 5" remains elusive.

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(Lead) PHL credit rating due to Aquino's good governance policy — Purisima

October 30, 2012 10:21 pm· Comments Off on (Lead) PHL credit rating due to Aquino's good governance policy — Purisima 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, Oct 30 -– Finance Secretary Cesar Pursima attributed to the Aquino administration’s good governance policy the continued improvement in the Philippines credit rating.

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Twin gifts to Filipinos in 2012: St. Pedro Calungsod and Cardinal Luis Tagle

October 30, 2012 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Twin gifts to Filipinos in 2012: St. Pedro Calungsod and Cardinal Luis Tagle 

By Honor Blanco Cabie

MANILA, Oct 30 – As the chimes from Catholic Church bells faded out on Oct 21, many Filipinos went into hours of meditation and reflection – what the canonization of Blessed Pedro Calungsod meant and promised in 2012, the Year of Faith.

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