Presidential endorsement could not be understated – Defensor

April 11, 2013 11:33 pm· Comments Off on Presidential endorsement could not be understated – Defensor 

ILOILO CITY, April 11 – Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. said the presidential endorsement of him and the other local candidates of the Liberal Party could not be understated.

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SC grants Maliksi's motion for reconsideration

April 11, 2013 11:33 pm· Comments Off on SC grants Maliksi's motion for reconsideration 

MANILA, April 11 — The Supreme Court en banc Thursday granted the motion for reconsideration filed by Imus, Cavite Mayor Emmanuel Maliksi in connection with the election protest filed against him.

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QC jail officer dies of heart attack – autopsy report

April 11, 2013 11:33 pm· Comments Off on QC jail officer dies of heart attack – autopsy report 

MANILA, Apr. 11 — The jail officer who was manning his post at the Quezon City jail died of heart attack and not of heat stroke as earlier reported.

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Former Sen. Nene Pimentel is open for the repeal of cedula

April 11, 2013 11:33 pm· Comments Off on Former Sen. Nene Pimentel is open for the repeal of cedula 

MANILA, April 11 — The father of Local Government Code on Thursday said that he is open for the repeal of community tax certificate commonly known as “cedula”.

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Team PNoy to woo voters of vote-rich ARMM

April 11, 2013 11:33 pm· Comments Off on Team PNoy to woo voters of vote-rich ARMM 

MANILA, April 11 – The senatorial candidates of the Team PNoy will barnstorm the vote-rich Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) as they attend the proclamation rally of the Liberal Party local candidates in Buluan, Maguindanao on Friday.

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(Nightlead) Gov't to contest Sandiganbayan's decision on Garcia plea bargain

April 11, 2013 11:33 pm· Comments Off on (Nightlead) Gov't to contest Sandiganbayan's decision on Garcia plea bargain 

MANILA, April 11 — Malacanang Thursday said it is ready to contest the decision of the Sandiganbayan affirming the plea bargain deal entered into by former Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez with retired comptroller Carlos Garcia.

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Comelec discourages candidates from giving items during campaign

April 11, 2013 11:33 pm· Comments Off on Comelec discourages candidates from giving items during campaign 

MANILA, April 11 — So as not to commit mistakes that might lead to the filing of election case against them, the Commission on Elections urged national and local candidates not to distribute giveaways during campaign.

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(Nightlead) Palace 'disturbed' by Nokor's 'provocative' actions, but says safety of Filipinos a priority

April 11, 2013 11:33 pm· Comments Off on (Nightlead) Palace 'disturbed' by Nokor's 'provocative' actions, but says safety of Filipinos a priority 

MANILA, April 11 — Malacanang Thursday said it is "disturbed" by the provocative actions being taken by North Korea but its top priority is the safety of some 40,000 Filipinos in the Korean Peninsula.

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DPWH continues road reblocking and repair of EDSA

April 11, 2013 11:33 pm· Comments Off on DPWH continues road reblocking and repair of EDSA 

MANILA, April 11 — The Department of Public Works and Highways continued at 10 p.m. today (April 11), until 6 a.m. on Monday, April 15, the road reblocking and repair activities at ten (10) intermittent sections of Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) and three (3) other national roads within Metro Manila.

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PCG ship to arrive off Tubbataha Reef to remove grounded Chinese fishing vessel

April 11, 2013 11:33 pm· Comments Off on PCG ship to arrive off Tubbataha Reef to remove grounded Chinese fishing vessel 

MANILA, April 11 — The Tubbataha Management Officer Thursday announced the BRP Corregidor, a Coast Guard vessel, will arrive off the affected maritime sanctuary Saturday to help in salvage efforts of the grounded Chinese fishing vessel which ran aground Monday night.

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