No Central Visayas bets disqualified for illegal campaign materials

May 6, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on No Central Visayas bets disqualified for illegal campaign materials 

CEBU CITY, May 6 — An official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said no candidates in Central Visayas have been disqualified, so far, due to the illegal posting of campaign materials.

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Namfrel: Go out and vote on May 13

May 6, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on Namfrel: Go out and vote on May 13 

MANILA, May 6 — Elections watchdog National Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel) has urged voters not to pass the chance to exercise the right to vote on May 13.

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Palace wants Maguindanao massacre case resolved by 2016

May 6, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on Palace wants Maguindanao massacre case resolved by 2016 

MANILA, May 6 — Malacanang Monday said it would oppose "vigorously" any delaying tactics by the accused in the Maguindanao massacre trial as it hopes to have an early resolution of the case.

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Comelec eyes Taguig as area of immediate concern

May 6, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on Comelec eyes Taguig as area of immediate concern 

MANILA, May 6 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is contemplating on putting Taguig under area of immediate concern.

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DA ships out 35 MT of fancy rice to Dubai

May 6, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on DA ships out 35 MT of fancy rice to Dubai 

MANILA, May 6 — The Department of Agriculture (DA) has reached new heights as 35 metric tons (MT) of rice varieties were shipped to Dubai in a ceremonious send-off on Monday.

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New HIV patients reach 1,036 in 1st quarter of 2013

May 6, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on New HIV patients reach 1,036 in 1st quarter of 2013 

MANILA, May 6 — New patients diagnosed for human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, have increased by 36 percent to 1,089, in the first three months of the year, from 799 new patients diagnosed in the same period in 2012.

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Palace asks Mancao to show proof of corruption in WPP

May 6, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on Palace asks Mancao to show proof of corruption in WPP 

MANILA, May 6 — Malacanang on Monday asked former Police Supt. Cezar Mancao to show proof that there is corruption in the Witness Protection Program (WPP) of the government.

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Additional damage to Tubbataha Reef not by gov't — Palace

May 6, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on Additional damage to Tubbataha Reef not by gov't — Palace 

MANILA, May 6 — Malacanang Monday debunked claims the reported additional damage to Tubbataha Reef was caused by the government's effort to extricate the Chinese vessel that ran aground in April.

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PA chief commends men for capturing 3 rebels without firing a shot

May 6, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on PA chief commends men for capturing 3 rebels without firing a shot 

MANILA, May 6 — Philippine Army chief Lt. Gen. Noel Coballes has lauded the officers and men of the 1st Special Forces Battalion, a sub-unit of the 2nd Infantry Division, for capturing three New People's Army fighters in Barangay Ilayang Palsabangon, Pagbilao, Quezon without firing a shot Sunday afternoon.

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SC sets oral arguments on source code petition

May 6, 2013 10:25 pm· Comments Off on SC sets oral arguments on source code petition 

MANILA, May 6 — A week before the 2013 mid-term elections, the Supreme Court Monday set the oral arguments on the petition filed by senatoriable Richard Gordon seeking to compel the Commission on Elections to allow the political parties to review the source code.

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