Complainants on DAR's preliminary list of beneficiaries of Hda. Luisita have until Nov. 30 to file petition

November 8, 2012 11:12 pm· Comments Off on Complainants on DAR's preliminary list of beneficiaries of Hda. Luisita have until Nov. 30 to file petition 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Nov. 8 — Malacanang said on Thursday the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has set Nov. 30 as the deadline for the filing of petition by whoever has complaint on the preliminary list of farmer beneficiaries of the Hacienda Luisita property.

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MMDA starts pilot testing “E-Tagging” on PUVs

November 8, 2012 11:12 pm· Comments Off on MMDA starts pilot testing “E-Tagging” on PUVs 

By Lloyd Caliwan

MANILA, Nov. 8 — Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chairman Francis Tolentino and leaders of transport groups Thursday led the installation of the electronic tagging or “e-tagging” on several buses and passenger jeepney at the agency’s main office in Makati City.

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DFA wants PHL envoy accused of raping maid probed

November 8, 2012 11:12 pm· Comments Off on DFA wants PHL envoy accused of raping maid probed 

By Michaela Del Callar

MANILA, Nov. 8 -– The Department of Foreign Affairs will ask Malacanang to authorize an investigation on the country’s top envoy to Kuwait who is accused of raping his Filipino maid.

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Makabayan adopts 5 LP coalition senatorial candidates

November 8, 2012 11:12 pm· Comments Off on Makabayan adopts 5 LP coalition senatorial candidates 

MANILA, Nov. 8 – The Makabayang Koalisyon ng Mamamayan (Makabayan) endorsed on Thursday five senatorial candidates running under the slate of the coalition of ruling Liberal Party, Nacionalista Party and Nationalist People’s Coalition (LP-NP-NPC).

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8 flights cancelled due to bad weather

November 8, 2012 11:12 pm· Comments Off on 8 flights cancelled due to bad weather 

MANILA, Nov. 8 – At least eight domestic flights have been cancelled on Thursday due to bad weather, according to a media advisory from the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA).

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Palace respects Comelec decision on Black and White Movement

November 8, 2012 11:12 pm· Comments Off on Palace respects Comelec decision on Black and White Movement 

MANILA, Nov. 8 — Malacanang respects the decision of the Commission on Election (Comelec) on the non-inclusion of the Black and White Movement as party-list.

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SC asked to reverse Comelec ruling disqualifying 1-CARE party-list in 2013 polls

November 8, 2012 11:12 pm· Comments Off on SC asked to reverse Comelec ruling disqualifying 1-CARE party-list in 2013 polls 

MANILA, Nov. 8 — The 1st Consumers Alliance for Rural Energy Inc. (1-CARE) party-list group asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to reverse the ruling of the Commission on Elections disqualifying it from running in the May 13, 2013 mid-term elections.

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Comelec supports NPO on award of the ballot printing contract to HFPC

November 8, 2012 11:12 pm· Comments Off on Comelec supports NPO on award of the ballot printing contract to HFPC 

MANILA, Nov. 8 — Commission on Elections Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. has supported the decision of the National Printing Office (NPO) to award the P780-million contract to print and supply 55 million ballots for the 2013 elections to the Holy Family Printing Corp. (HFPC) and partner Canon Marketing Philippines.

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Senate body ready to prepare report on bill extending life of PSALM

November 8, 2012 11:12 pm· Comments Off on Senate body ready to prepare report on bill extending life of PSALM 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Nov. 8 – The Senate committee on energy is ready to draft the committee report on the bill extending the corporate life of the Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM) by 10 years more from 2026 to alleviate the impact of universal charge on consumers.

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Largest recruitment group signs up with Pioneer Insurance for OFWs’ insurance needs

November 8, 2012 11:12 pm· Comments Off on Largest recruitment group signs up with Pioneer Insurance for OFWs’ insurance needs 

MANILA, Nov. 8 — The country’s oldest and largest organization of licensed overseas employment services provider, the Overseas Placement Association of the Philippines Inc. (OPAP), has signed a memorandum of agreement with Pioneer Life Inc. and Pioneer Insurance and Surety Corporation, two of the country’s largest insurance corporations, involving the provision of the insurance needs of overseas Filipino workers as required under Republic Act No. 10022.

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