President Aquino calls on electorate to support administration candidates

April 18, 2013 10:19 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino calls on electorate to support administration candidates 

DIPOLOG CITY, Zamboanga del Norte, April 18 — President Benigno S. Aquino III called on the Filipino people to vote wisely and choose the candidates who would affirm his administration’s commitment to tread the straight and righteous path in transforming the Philippines into a progressive nation.

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BSP introduces 6th forex liberalization

April 18, 2013 10:19 pm· Comments Off on BSP introduces 6th forex liberalization 

MANILA, April 18 — The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on Thursday announced the sixth wave of its foreign exchange liberalization aimed to address residents’ rising needs for dollars and possibly the strengthening of the peso.

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Peso closes sideways vs. dollar

April 18, 2013 10:19 pm· Comments Off on Peso closes sideways vs. dollar 

MANILA, April 18 — The peso closed sideways against the dollar Thursday mainly due to the successful initial public offering (IPO) of the listed holding firm of taipan Lucio Tan, LT Group Inc. (LTG), Wednesday.

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Baldoz assures action to incidents of counterfeited OWWA receipts

April 18, 2013 10:19 pm· Comments Off on Baldoz assures action to incidents of counterfeited OWWA receipts 

MANILA, April 18 — Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz assured the public that their office and concerned agencies will take action on incidents of counterfeited receipts of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA.

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Brillantes to take a vacation to meditate

April 18, 2013 10:19 pm· Comments Off on Brillantes to take a vacation to meditate 

MANILA, April 18 — Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Sixto Brillantes said that he is looking to take a break this weekend to be able to gather his thoughts on matters regarding his present job.

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PNoy to campaign for local bets in Cebu on Friday, to open Bogo’s P250M city hall

April 18, 2013 10:19 pm· Comments Off on PNoy to campaign for local bets in Cebu on Friday, to open Bogo’s P250M city hall 

CEBU CITY, April 18 — President Benigno S. Aquino III is expected to visit Cebu on Friday to proclaim local candidates of the Liberal Party (LP) and to lead the inauguration of the new P250-million City Hall of Bogo City in northern Cebu.

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More than half of PCOS machines for Davao City yet to arrive

April 18, 2013 10:19 pm· Comments Off on More than half of PCOS machines for Davao City yet to arrive 

DAVAO CITY, April 18 — Of the 1,162 Precinct Count Optical Scanner (PCOS) machines needed for the entire Davao City for the May 13 elections, about 500 units have arrived as of Thursday, lawyer Danilo Cullo, acting election officer of the city’s third district, said.

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PNP director: Region 7 has 81 election watch list areas

April 18, 2013 10:19 pm· 1 Comment 

DUMAGUETE CITY, April 18 -– Region 7, comprising the Central Visayas provinces of Cebu, Bohol, Negros Oriental and Siquijor, has a total of 81 election watch list areas (EWAs) that are to be closely monitored in the upcoming May 13 polls.

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Cebu cops 90% ready for May 13 polls

April 18, 2013 10:19 pm· Comments Off on Cebu cops 90% ready for May 13 polls 

CEBU CITY, April 18 — The Cebu Provincial Police Office (CPPO) is 90 percent ready in its security preparations for the May 13 elections, an official said.

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DSWD pilots door-to-door payout for senior citizens

April 18, 2013 10:19 pm· Comments Off on DSWD pilots door-to-door payout for senior citizens 

ILOILO CITY, April 18 — Social pension from the government to 18,505 indigent senior citizens aged 77 years old and above in Western Visayas will just have to wait for a postman to deliver their monthly checks.

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