TESDA launches online distance learning program

May 14, 2012 10:54 pm· 2 Comments 

MANILA, May 14 — The online distance learning program of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has attracted at least 4,000 students learning various technical vocational and training (TVET) courses online.

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Ombudsman Morales: AMLC report shows Chief Justice Corona has US$ 10-M accounts

May 14, 2012 10:54 pm· 1 Comment 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.

MANILA, May 14 – Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales took the witness stand on Monday as a "hostile witness" of the defense during the 37th day of the impeachment trial against Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Renato Corona at the Senate Session Hall in Pasay City.

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'Oplan Balik Eskwela' to ease the opening of classes on June 4 — DepEd

May 14, 2012 10:54 pm· Comments Off on 'Oplan Balik Eskwela' to ease the opening of classes on June 4 — DepEd 

By Ma. Teresa Yosores

MANILA, May 14 — The Department of Education (DepEd) is scheduled to initiate an inter-agency task force that will ensure the smooth opening of classes for school year 2012-2013 on June 4.

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Senator-judges allow Morales to show powerpoint presentation on CJ dollar accounts

May 14, 2012 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Senator-judges allow Morales to show powerpoint presentation on CJ dollar accounts 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, May 14 – The Senate, sitting as impeachment court, unanimously ruled on Monday to allow Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales to use powerpoint presentation to explain how she came up with a conclusion that impeached Chief Justice Renato Corona has at least US$ 10 million accounts.

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House prosecution panel urges Corona to tell all

May 14, 2012 10:54 pm· Comments Off on House prosecution panel urges Corona to tell all 

By Jose Cielito M. Reganit

MANILA, May 14 – The House of Representatives prosecution panel urged embattled Chief Justice Renato Corona on Monday to tell the whole story and not be selective in his testimonies when he finally decides to take the witness stand in his own impeachment trial.

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Impeachment court stops testimony of CoA official

May 14, 2012 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Impeachment court stops testimony of CoA official 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, May 14 – Commission on Audit (CoA) commissioner Heidee Mendoza took the witness stand of the impeachment court on Monday to replace exhausted Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales who testified in the ongoing trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona.

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Pagdilao to CIDG: Solve quickly killing of Bulacan agent

May 14, 2012 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Pagdilao to CIDG: Solve quickly killing of Bulacan agent 

MANILA, May 14 – Criminal Investigation and Detection Group chief Director Samuel Pagdilao, Jr. has directed its Central Luzon unit to immediately solve the killing of a CIDG member in Bulacan.

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GSIS opens 200 college scholarship grants for SY 2012-2013

May 14, 2012 10:54 pm· Comments Off on GSIS opens 200 college scholarship grants for SY 2012-2013 

MANILA, May 14 — GSIS -president and general manager Robert G. Vergara on Monday announced that beginning May 15, low-income government workers may start nominating their children to the enhanced College Scholarship Program of the Government Service Insurance System (GSP) where 200 slots are available for School Year 2012-2013.

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FPIC asks MMDA to reopen south bound lane in Makati to ease traffic congestion

May 14, 2012 10:54 pm· Comments Off on FPIC asks MMDA to reopen south bound lane in Makati to ease traffic congestion 

MANILA, May 14 — The Lopez-owned First Philippine Industrial Corp. (FPIC) on Monday said it will ask for the approval of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) in the re-opening of the south-bound lane of the Osmena Service Road in Makati City to ease the expected traffic congestion in the area once classes formally resumes next month.

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Wife, niece of Iloilo judge killed by still unknown assailants

May 14, 2012 10:54 pm· Comments Off on Wife, niece of Iloilo judge killed by still unknown assailants 

MANILA, May 14 – The 65-year-old wife of Iloilo judge and the latter's 17-year-old niece was found dead of multiple stab wounds inside their home in Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo Monday morning.

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