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Aquino even in his official US trip keeps his commitment for a frugal lifestyle and a President that leads by example

Aquino even in his official US trip keeps his commitment for a frugal lifestyle and a President that leads by example

Tweet Wednesday President Benigno Aquino III  spent US$54 lunch at some hotdog street-cart in New York which his presence caused quite a stir in the area. [Continue reading]

Muntinlupa Mayor Aldrin San Pedro finally cleared of graft allegations

Muntinlupa Mayor Aldrin San Pedro finally cleared of graft allegations

Tweet Muntinlupa Mayor Aldrin San Pedro, and other city officials has been cleared by the  Office of the Ombudsman  from charges of graft and plunder which was  filed by former city department head Ariel Dolleton over P230 million worth of infrastructure projects in 2007. Ombudsman Merciditas Gutierrez has approved the recommendation dismissing [Continue reading]

Maguindanao massacre trial opens

Maguindanao massacre trial opens

Tweet   The murder trial of Maguindanao Mayor Andal Ampatuan Jr, accused of murdering 57 people, the worst political massacre in the country, started Wednesday morning. The prosecution witness presented during the trial claimed he was at the meeting in November last year, a few days before the gruesome Maguindanao massacre happened. The [Continue reading]

Malacañang Palace declares September 10 a regular holiday

Malacañang  Palace declares September 10 a regular holiday

Tweet   Malacañang has declared September 10, Friday, a non-working holiday , which makes Sept 10-12 a 3-day holiday weekend.  This is in observance of Eid ul-Fitr which marks the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan. Eid ul-Fitr marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. It is the exact date determined by [Continue reading]

Senate Resolution to suspend GOCCs and GFIs excessive bonuses

Senate Resolution to suspend GOCCs and GFIs excessive bonuses

Tweet     Senators urging President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to suspend all the “unusually large and apparently excessive allowances, bonuses, incentives and other perks of the governing boards” of government owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs) as well as of government financial institutions (GFIs). [Continue reading]

Aquino government needs training in crisis management

Aquino government needs training in crisis management

Tweet   The mishandling of the hostage situation crisis irked leaders of The House of Representatives saying apologies were not enough if the responsible officials are spared.  [Continue reading]

DFA cancelled Lacson's passport

DFA cancelled Lacson's passport

Tweet   A year after Cesar Mancao implicated Senator Panfilo Lacson in Dacer-Corbito killing case, Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has finally stepped up by cancelling both Lacson’s regular and diplomatic passport.  Seven months ago, the Manila RTC issued an arrest warrant after 2 counts of murder charges were filed against [Continue reading]

US-RP $500k Project vs human trafficking

US-RP $500k Project vs human trafficking

Tweet Sec. Leila de Lima for the Department of Justice and Ambassador Harry Tomas Jr for the United States Embassy on Thursday signed an agreement at the DOJ Executive Lounge in Manila for a three-year project helping the Philippines combat human trafficking. This $500k three-year project will be  funded by the US government  and will [Continue reading]

President Aquino's new appointees to head SSS and Commission on Human Rights

President Aquino's new appointees to head SSS and Commission on Human Rights

Tweet   Emilio de Quiros Jr, a brother of an Inquirer columnist,  is appointed by President Aquino as head of the Social Security System replacing Romulo Neri. President Aquino clarified that De Quiros’ appointment was based on his many other attributes and not of his being the brother of a columnist. The [Continue reading]

Photos of officials on billboards and vehicles banned by DILG

Photos of officials on billboards and vehicles banned by DILG

Tweet The display of photos of all local government officials on billboards and patrol vehicles are being banned by  the Department of Interior and Local Government, after the move of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III. [Continue reading]

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