GPH nominees' names for Bangsamoro TransCom readied

February 1, 2013 10:54 pm· Comments Off on GPH nominees' names for Bangsamoro TransCom readied 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, Feb. 1 –- Names of government nominees for the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (TrasCom) have been submitted to the Search Committee for processing before the list is submitted to President Benigno S. Aquino III for approval, according to Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quinto-Deles.

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Cayetano bats for more women participation in good governance

February 1, 2013 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Cayetano bats for more women participation in good governance 

By Jelly Musico

MANILA, Feb. 1 – Sen. Pia Cayetano has called for more participation of women in good governance and in combating corruption.

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SC upholds contract for supply of CF cards for midterm elections

February 1, 2013 10:54 pm· Comments Off on SC upholds contract for supply of CF cards for midterm elections 

MANILA, Feb. 1 — The Supreme Court denied the petition for a temporary restraining order on the implementation of the contract of the winning bidder in the supply of CF cards for the May 13, 2013 midterm elections.

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Enrile calls for moratorium on creation of oversight committees

February 1, 2013 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Enrile calls for moratorium on creation of oversight committees 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Feb. 1 — Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile on Friday urged both houses of Congress to seriously consider moratorium on the creation of oversight committees to allow the review of the budget allotted to every panel.

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CIDG bags 1 of suspects in Western Union Paranaque heist

February 1, 2013 10:54 pm· Comments Off on CIDG bags 1 of suspects in Western Union Paranaque heist 

MANILA, Feb. 1 — Operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) have arrested one of the six suspects involved in the Western Union Paranaque heist last Jan. 29.

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MMC gives go-ahead signal on EDSA rehabilitation project

February 1, 2013 10:54 pm· Comments Off on MMC gives go-ahead signal on EDSA rehabilitation project 

By Lloyd Caliwan

MANILA, Feb. 1 — The Metro Manila Council (MMC), the group of 17 city executives in the National Capital Region, Friday "approved in principle" the planned rehabilitation of the 23.8-km Epifanio de Los Santos Avenue (EDSA).

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Paderanga: ‘”Give change a chance”

February 1, 2013 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Paderanga: ‘”Give change a chance” 

By Ben Cal

TAGAYTAY CITY, Feb. 1 — “Give change a chance.”

This was the appeal of former director-general of the National Economic Development Authority Cayetano Paderanga Jr., concurrent chairman of the Development Academy of the Philippines, during the graduation of the first batch of 78 top government executives and managers. Read more

Disqualification case vs. Erap acid test for Comelec, says petitioner

February 1, 2013 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Disqualification case vs. Erap acid test for Comelec, says petitioner 

MANILA, Feb. 1 — The disqualification case filed by lawyer Alice Vidal against former President Joseph “Erap” Estrada could be an acid test for seven commissioners of Commission on Elections.

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PaNaTa Ko sa Bayan Awardees cited Friday

February 1, 2013 10:54 pm· Comments Off on PaNaTa Ko sa Bayan Awardees cited Friday 

By Leilani Junio

MANILA, Feb. 1 — Social Welfare and Development Secretary Corazon Juliano Soliman led the awarding Friday of Pagkilala sa Natatanging Kontribusyon sa Bayan (PaNaTa Ko sa Bayan) to DSWD’s stakeholders and partners.

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Comelec commissioners Sarmiento, Velasco retire

February 1, 2013 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Comelec commissioners Sarmiento, Velasco retire 

MANILA, Feb. 1 — Outgoing Commission on Elections Commissioners Rene Sarmiento and Armando Velasco made their respective goodbyes to their colleagues and staff Friday.

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