Comelec welcomes SC decision on Smartmatic

February 27, 2013 11:12 pm· Comments Off on Comelec welcomes SC decision on Smartmatic 

MANILA, Feb. 27 — The Commission on Elections applauded the decision of the Supreme Court dismissing a petition to stop it from awarding the compact flash cards contract to Smartmatic-TIM.

Read more

Comelec appeals to candidates not to engage in campaign gimmicks

February 27, 2013 11:12 pm· Comments Off on Comelec appeals to candidates not to engage in campaign gimmicks 

MANILA, Feb. 27 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has appealed to all candidates not to engage in “gimmicks” — particularly involving money — during campaign sorties that might jeopardize their candidacies.

Read more

Educate your supporters on campaign rules, candidates told

February 27, 2013 11:12 pm· Comments Off on Educate your supporters on campaign rules, candidates told 

MANILA, Feb 27 — Commission on Elections Chairman Sixto Brillantes, Jr. Wednesday urged candidates running in the May 13 polls to brief their supporters on the campaign rules to avoid sanctions.

Read more

(2nd Nightlead) De Lima confirms probe of possible law violations of Sulu sultan's group

February 27, 2013 11:12 pm· Comments Off on (2nd Nightlead) De Lima confirms probe of possible law violations of Sulu sultan's group 

MANILA, Feb. 27 — Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima has confirmed Philippine authorities will start investigating possible violations of law committed by the group of Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III in the ongoing standoff in Sabah, Malaysia.

Read more

Comelec to recognize dominant majority, minority parties

February 27, 2013 11:12 pm· Comments Off on Comelec to recognize dominant majority, minority parties 

MANILA, Feb 27 — The Commission on Elections will determine Thursday which among the political parties will be the dominant majority and minority parties in the coming midterm polls on May 13.

Read more

Angara thanks party-list groups for endorsement

February 27, 2013 11:12 pm· 2 Comments 

MANILA, Feb. 27 — Team PNoy senatorial candidate Sonny Angara Wednesday vowed to craft and pursue legislations that seek to promote party-list groups' advocacies and bring quality education and economic developments to grassroots.

Read more

DFA sees Beijing restaurant racist stance as “private view,” but hopes it is not state-sanctioned

February 27, 2013 11:12 pm· Comments Off on DFA sees Beijing restaurant racist stance as “private view,” but hopes it is not state-sanctioned 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, Feb. 27 — The Dept. of Foreign Affairs Wednesday said it sees a Beijing restaurant’s refusal to serve customers from countries it has territorial disputes with like the Philippines as a “private view,” but hopes such act is not sanctioned by the Chinese government.

Read more

Agri orgonization presents gains on Biotech crops

February 27, 2013 11:12 pm· Comments Off on Agri orgonization presents gains on Biotech crops 

MANILA, Feb. 27 — An increase in biotechnologically produced crops in the country has been a crucial point discussed today on a seminar about the global status of commercialized biotech/GM crops in 2012, presented by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA).

Read more

Pacman joins world’s largest feeding program to knock out hunger

February 27, 2013 11:12 pm· Comments Off on Pacman joins world’s largest feeding program to knock out hunger 

MANILA, Feb. 27 — World hunger is not an easy opponent to defeat, but Filipino boxer Manny ‘Pacman’ Pacquiao starting this year, can at least try.

Read more

(Leadall) Palace firm on decision for Kiram's followers to come back before dialogue

February 27, 2013 11:12 pm· Comments Off on (Leadall) Palace firm on decision for Kiram's followers to come back before dialogue 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Feb. 27 — Malacanang Wednesday stood firm on its decision for the followers of Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III to come back to the Philippines before negotiation.

Read more

Next Page »