(Lead) Presidential sister Kris Aquino endorses Liberal Party candidates in Tacloban

May 3, 2013 11:46 pm· Comments Off on (Lead) Presidential sister Kris Aquino endorses Liberal Party candidates in Tacloban 

TACLOBAN CITY, May 3 — Presidential sister and multi-media personality Kris Aquino visited Tacloban City today to endorse two Liberal Party senatorial candidates Francis “Chiz” Escudero and Grace Poe and city mayoralty bet Florencio “Bem” Noel who is in his last term as party-list representative of An Waray Party-list and his slate.

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Communities key to dev't – Soliman

May 3, 2013 11:46 pm· Comments Off on Communities key to dev't – Soliman 

MANILA, May 3 — Citizens are crucial to the pursuit of progress.

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DepEd gives tuition subsidies to 310,709 Grade 7 students

May 3, 2013 11:46 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, May 3 — The number of slots given to Grade 7 students availing tuition subsidies in private schools increased by 24 percent under the Education Service Contracting Scheme (ECS) of the Department of Education (DepEd).

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Brillantes on the case to be filed before the UN

May 3, 2013 11:46 pm· Comments Off on Brillantes on the case to be filed before the UN 

MANILA, May 3 — Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Sixto Brillantes said civil society groups that are planning to file a complaint before the United Nations Committee on Human Rights are just forum shopping after the Supreme Court has earlier denied their case.

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Comelec says glitches are expected to happen during the fts

May 3, 2013 11:46 pm· Comments Off on Comelec says glitches are expected to happen during the fts 

MANILA, May 3 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said that they expect glitches during the conduct of the Final Testing and Sealing (FTS) of the Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines in preparation for the May 13 midterm polls..

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Gordon files petition for mandamus vs Comelec

May 3, 2013 11:46 pm· Comments Off on Gordon files petition for mandamus vs Comelec 

MANILA, May 3 — Senatoriable Richard Gordon Friday filed before the Supreme Court a petition for mandamus to compel the Commission on Elections to allow the political parties to examine and review the source code.

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Aquino says gov't to bid out Sabang Calabanga Port project in Camarines Sur

May 3, 2013 11:46 pm· Comments Off on Aquino says gov't to bid out Sabang Calabanga Port project in Camarines Sur 

CALABANGA, Camarines Sur, May 3 — The government will be bidding out the P50-million Sabang-Calabanga Port project which is designed to improve the trade and tourism sectors of this province, President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Friday.

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Malacanang: Law enforcers have mapped out plan to ensure credible May 13 elections

May 3, 2013 11:46 pm· Comments Off on Malacanang: Law enforcers have mapped out plan to ensure credible May 13 elections 

MANILA, May 3 — Law enforcement agencies have mapped out an action plan to ensure free, orderly, honest, peaceful and credible conduct of the May 13 automated national and local elections, a Palace official said on Friday.

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Malacanang: Gov't has taken major steps to deter extra judicial killings

May 3, 2013 11:46 pm· Comments Off on Malacanang: Gov't has taken major steps to deter extra judicial killings 

MANILA, May 3 — The Aquino government assured the public it has taken significant steps to deter extrajudicial killings, a Palace official said on Friday.

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Aquino, administration slate has full support of CamSur folks – Robredo

May 3, 2013 11:46 pm· Comments Off on Aquino, administration slate has full support of CamSur folks – Robredo 

CALABANGA, Camarines Sur, May 3 — The wife of former Local Government Sec. Jesse Robredo on Friday said that the people of Camarines Sur fully support President Benigno S. Aquino III and the administration’s Team PNoy because his government had succeeded where past administrations had failed – instituting real reforms.

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