Carpio insists Lumba's appointment still void despite resignation from UP

February 13, 2013 10:17 pm· Comments Off on Carpio insists Lumba's appointment still void despite resignation from UP 

By Perfecto Raymundo

MANILA, Feb. 13 — Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio insisted a violation has been committed by Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno in the appointment of her staff and remains to be void despite the resignation of Atty. Solomon Lumba from the University of the Philippines.

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Batangas governor asks constituents to vote Team PNoy bets

February 13, 2013 10:17 pm· 3 Comments 

By Jelly Musico

BATANGAS, Feb. 13 – Batangas Gov. Vilma Santos and husband Sen. Ralph Recto appealed Wednesday to voters of Batangas to support the 12 senatorial candidates in the forthcoming May 13 mid-term elections.

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2012 gov’t infra and non-infra projects hit 1.44-M jobs

February 13, 2013 10:17 pm· Comments Off on 2012 gov’t infra and non-infra projects hit 1.44-M jobs 

By Azer Parrocha

MANILA, Feb. 13 — A total 1.44 million jobs were created in 2012 from the converged efforts of different government agencies, according to the Dept. of Labor and Employment Tuesday.

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Brillantes: Comelec may use automated election system in May

February 13, 2013 10:17 pm· Comments Off on Brillantes: Comelec may use automated election system in May 

By Janice Cave

MANILA, Feb. 13 — Commission on Elections Chairman Sixto Brillantes, Jr. announced Wednesday the poll body may use the automated election system for the May 13 polls despite the absence of a source code or human readable instructions.

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BJMP offers P100,000 reward to know the real story of Aranas death

February 13, 2013 10:17 pm· Comments Off on BJMP offers P100,000 reward to know the real story of Aranas death 

MANILA, Feb. 13 — The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) in the Calabarzon region is offering a P100,000 reward to any inmate of the Quezon District Jail in Lucena City who can provide concrete information on the real cause of death of Dennis Aranas.

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PNP says 42,000 registered firearms owners have address problems

February 13, 2013 10:17 pm· Comments Off on PNP says 42,000 registered firearms owners have address problems 

MANILA, Feb. 13 — The Philippines National Police (PNP) Wednesday said 42,000 registered firearms out of the 530,000 licensed nationwide have problems with their owners' address.

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(Lead)Roxas warns men in uniform not to apply squid tactics on Aranas death

February 13, 2013 10:17 pm· Comments Off on (Lead)Roxas warns men in uniform not to apply squid tactics on Aranas death 

MANILA, Feb. 13 — Interior Secretary Mar Roxas Wednesday said he will pursue his earlier statement he favors a re-investigation if there will be proof that there was foul play on the death of Dennis Aranas.

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Speaker welcomes members of the European Union Parliament

February 13, 2013 10:17 pm· Comments Off on Speaker welcomes members of the European Union Parliament 

MANILA, Feb. 13 — Speaker Feliciano Belmonte, Jr. warmly welcomed a high-power delegation of the European Union Parliament led by Hon. Werner Langen of the Group of the European People’s Party (EPP) of Germany during their recent courtesy call at the House of Representatives.

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Baldoz pushes DOLE-wide service improvement

February 13, 2013 10:17 pm· Comments Off on Baldoz pushes DOLE-wide service improvement 

By Azer Parrocha

MANILA, Feb. 13 — The bottom line of quality governance is service to the people and the public, according to the Dept. of Labor and Employment on Tuesday.

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AFP gets new Adjutant General's Office head

February 13, 2013 10:17 pm· Comments Off on AFP gets new Adjutant General's Office head 

MANILA, Feb. 13 — Col. Ronaldo N. Albano was appointed as head of Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)'s Adjutant General's Office Wednesday.

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