Young professional org in Puerto Princesa launches “Boto ko Sagrado!”

March 19, 2013 11:38 pm· Comments Off on Young professional org in Puerto Princesa launches “Boto ko Sagrado!” 

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, March 19 — In an effort to participate in a sensible election in May for leaders who deserve to be in public service, the JCI Palawan Region in this city recently launched the “Boto ko Sagrado!” campaign to encourage young people to choose their candidates wisely.

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Escudero says 'Yes for Peace'

March 19, 2013 11:38 pm· Comments Off on Escudero says 'Yes for Peace' 

MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan, March 19 — Reelectionist Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero has joined the now more than six million Filipinos supporting the advocacy of the “Yes For Peace-Bayanihan para sa Kapayapaan” movement.

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Drilon, Magsaysay urge NDF-NPA to participate in electoral process

March 19, 2013 11:38 pm· Comments Off on Drilon, Magsaysay urge NDF-NPA to participate in electoral process 

BUTUAN City, March 19 – Team PNoy campaign manager Sen. Franklin Drilon Tuesday appealed to the Communist-led National Democratic Front and New People’s Army to resume peace talks ‘unconditionally’ and participate in the electoral process.

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Villar vows to push husband’s anti-no permit, no exam bill

March 19, 2013 11:38 pm· 2 Comments 

BUTUAN City, March 19 – If elected senator, Team PNoy candidate Cynthia Villar vowed Tuesday to pursue the no permit, no exam bill filed by her husband, outgoing Sen. Manny Villar, two years ago.

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Magsaysay calls temporary setback SC’s stay order on RH law

March 19, 2013 11:38 pm· 2 Comments 

BUTUAN City, March 19 — Liberal Party senatorial candidate Ramon Magsaysay Jr. said Tuesday the status quo ante order issued by the Supreme Court against the implementation of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012 is a temporary setback.

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Death of UP student a wake-up call to SUCs–Angara

March 19, 2013 11:38 pm· 2 Comments 

LEGAZPI CITY, March 19 — The tragic death of a University of the Philippines-Manila student due to her inability to pay tuition should serve as a wake-up call, Aurora Rep. Edgardo “Sonny” Angara said Tuesday.

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Local shipbuilders are welcome to participate in AFP modernization program

March 19, 2013 11:38 pm· Comments Off on Local shipbuilders are welcome to participate in AFP modernization program 

MANILA, March 19 — Local shipbuilders are more than welcome to participate in the ongoing modernization efforts of the Navy provided that they have the capability to meet the strict requirements of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).

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Health should not be sacrificed for profit, say anti-tobacco advocates

March 19, 2013 11:38 pm· Comments Off on Health should not be sacrificed for profit, say anti-tobacco advocates 

MANILA, March 19 — The continued sanction of the trade show featuring tobacco innovations and merchandise by the government is inconsistent with its stand on health, according to public health advocates on Tuesday.

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(Nightlead) Sereno: Jesus would want His disciples to follow regulation

March 19, 2013 11:38 pm· Comments Off on (Nightlead) Sereno: Jesus would want His disciples to follow regulation 

MANILA, March 19 — "In a world where regulation is required to have order, even Jesus would want His disciples to follow regulation," Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno said.

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Comelec names LP and UNA as dominant majority and minority parties

March 19, 2013 11:38 pm· Comments Off on Comelec names LP and UNA as dominant majority and minority parties 

MANILA, March 19 — The Commission on Elections has accredited the Liberal Party as the dominant majority party and the United Nationalist Alliance as the dominant minority party for the May mid-term polls.

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