Batangas City local officials welcome Gibo

November 18, 2009 1:54 am· Comments Off on Batangas City local officials welcome Gibo 

gibo-batangas_welcomeAdministration presidential candidate Gilberto “Gibo” Teodoro is warmly welcomed by city and barangay officials of Batangas City during his visit Monday, November 16. The former Defense Secretary and National Disaster Coordinating Council chair was in the city to inspect ongoing rehabilitation works of infrastructure damaged by recent typhoons.(PNA photo by Boy Antonio)V3

PAGC chair defends hiring decision

November 18, 2009 1:53 am· Comments Off on PAGC chair defends hiring decision 

MANILA, Nov. 17 — Chairman Constancia de Guzman of the Presidential Anti-Graft Commission maintained she violated no law when she hired her son, nephew, and her son’s girlfriend.

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Lakas-Kampi-CMD to officially announce Teodoro-Manzano tandem for 2010 national elections

November 18, 2009 1:53 am· Comments Off on Lakas-Kampi-CMD to officially announce Teodoro-Manzano tandem for 2010 national elections 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Nov. 17 — Former Defense Secretary Gilberto Teodoro and former Optical Media Board chairperson Edu Manzano on Thursday will be officially proclaimed the official standard-bearers of the Lakas-Kampi-CMD political party for the 2010 presidential elections, it was confirmed Tuesday.

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Comelec reminds poll bets against airing informercials so as to avoid premature campaigning raps‏

November 18, 2009 1:53 am· Comments Off on Comelec reminds poll bets against airing informercials so as to avoid premature campaigning raps‏ 

MANILA, Nov. 17 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Tuesday warned candidates for the 2010 national and local elections against airing this early their infomercials or face charges of violation of election laws.

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Teodoro unfazed by low Pulse Asia ratings

November 18, 2009 1:53 am· 1 Comment 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Nov. 17 — Prospective presidential candidate Gilberto "Gibo" Teodoro Jr. of the ruling Lakas-Kampi-CMD Party remained unfazed over the recent Pulse Asia ratings showing him lagging behind his cousin — front runner Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III — as the most favored presidential candidate to win in the May 2010 elections.

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Palace orders DAR to resolve issue in Hacienda Luisita

November 18, 2009 1:53 am· Comments Off on Palace orders DAR to resolve issue in Hacienda Luisita 

MANILA, Nov. 17 — Malacanang directed the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to resolve the issue of farmers in the Hacienda Luisita, owned by Liberal Party standard-bearer Senator Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino Jr.’s family.

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Enrile unfazed by resolution seeking to dismiss case against Villar

November 18, 2009 1:53 am· Comments Off on Enrile unfazed by resolution seeking to dismiss case against Villar 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Nov. 17 – Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile vowed on Tuesday to finish the report of the Senate committee of the whole despite a resolution signed by 12 senators seeking the dismissal of the complaints against senator Manny Villar.

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PGMA orders DepEd to fund classroom construction

November 18, 2009 1:53 am· Comments Off on PGMA orders DepEd to fund classroom construction 

BARANGAY MANUALI, Porac, Pampanga, Nov. 17 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Tuesday instructed Education Secretary Jesli Lapus to provide funding for the construction of a two-classroom school building here.

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House junks impeach raps vs. Ombudsman

November 18, 2009 1:53 am· Comments Off on House junks impeach raps vs. Ombudsman 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Nov. 17 — The House of Representatives on Tuesday evening dismissed with finality the impeachment complaint against Ombudsman Ma. Merceditas Gutierrez due to "insufficiency in substance."

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PGMA to visit Taguig and Pasig tomorrow

November 18, 2009 1:53 am· Comments Off on PGMA to visit Taguig and Pasig tomorrow 

MANILA, Nov. 17 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is scheduled to visit Taguig, where she will be updated on plans to rid Napindan Channel of obstructions that cause flooding in Metro Manila.

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