Palace welcomes House acceptance on RH substitute bill

November 27, 2012 11:33 pm· Comments Off on Palace welcomes House acceptance on RH substitute bill 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Nov. 27 — Malacanang Tuesday welcomed that the Reproductive Health Bill is now "moving" at the House of Representatives with the substitute bill accepted as basis for the next process in tackling the controversial measure.

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(Lead) CA nullifies murder case vs. Reyes brothers

November 27, 2012 11:33 pm· Comments Off on (Lead) CA nullifies murder case vs. Reyes brothers 

By Perfecto Raymundo

MANILA, Nov. 27 — The Court of Appeals has nullified the panel created to investigate the involvement of former Palawan Gov. Joel Reyes and his brother, Coron, Palawan Mayor Mario Reyes to the death of broadcaster Gerry Ortega and set aside its ruling finding probable cause to charge the two with murder.

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No sacred cows in prosecuting perpetrators of extrajudicial killings, Palace says

November 27, 2012 11:33 pm· Comments Off on No sacred cows in prosecuting perpetrators of extrajudicial killings, Palace says 

MANILA, Nov. 27 — There will be no sacred cows in going after those involved in extrajudicial killings and those responsible will be prosecuted, Malacanang said Tuesday.

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ASEAN meeting addresses violence vs. women in Manila

November 27, 2012 11:33 pm· Comments Off on ASEAN meeting addresses violence vs. women in Manila 

MANILA, Nov. 27 — A three-day workshop to address the growing phenomenon of violence against women in ASEAN countries began Tuesday in the Philippines, a senior government official said here.

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5 companies bid to corner new LTO IT system

November 27, 2012 11:33 pm· Comments Off on 5 companies bid to corner new LTO IT system 

MANILA, Nov. 27 – Five of the nine companies that purchased bid documents have showed up in the first round of the bidding for the Land Transportation Office-Road Transportation IT Infrastructure Project Tuesday.

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Pagadian mayor, 11 others placed on BI's 'lookout list'

November 27, 2012 11:33 pm· Comments Off on Pagadian mayor, 11 others placed on BI's 'lookout list' 

MANILA, Nov. 27 — The Bureau of Immigration issued a "lookout bulletin" on Tuesday against Pagadian City Mayor Samuel Co and 11 others who were allegedly involved in the pyramiding scam committed by the Coco Rasuman Group.

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PNoy encourages the youths to nurture Filipino trait of saying 'thank you'

November 27, 2012 11:33 pm· Comments Off on PNoy encourages the youths to nurture Filipino trait of saying 'thank you' 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Nov. 27 — President Benigno Aquino III Tuesday encouraged the youths to always say "thank you" for every good deed they receive — a trait Filipinos are well-known for.

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Aquino cites contributions of medical technologists

November 27, 2012 11:33 pm· Comments Off on Aquino cites contributions of medical technologists 

MANILA, Nov. 27 — President Benigno S. Aquino III cited the contributions of the country’s medical technologists in making clinical laboratory sciences more efficient and productive.

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(Metro News)DOT, NPDC, install CCTV at Rizal Park

November 27, 2012 11:33 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News)DOT, NPDC, install CCTV at Rizal Park 

MANILA, Nov. 27 — Close Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras were installed at the Rizal Park to ensure the security and safety of park goers as well as to lure more foreign and local tourists.

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8 of 38 suspects in Aman Futures pyramiding scam appear at DOJ

November 27, 2012 11:33 pm· Comments Off on 8 of 38 suspects in Aman Futures pyramiding scam appear at DOJ 

MANILA, Nov. 27 — Eight of the 38 respondents, who are officials and agents of Aman Futures Group Philippines, Inc. (Aman Futures), on Tuesday filed their respective counter-affidavit before the Department of Justice (DOJ) on their alleged involvement in the pyramiding scam.

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