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2 lawyers named new election commissioners


Two lawyers have been appointed by President Benigno Aquino III to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Thursday.

Posted: April 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CA confirms Neda chief’s appointment to Cabinet

Arsenio Balisacan of NEDA. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Days after reporting that the country’s economy grew by 6.6 percent in 2012, Socio-Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan on Wednesday got his confirmation by the bicameral Commission on Appointments, something a few other members of President Aquino’s Cabinet have been wanting since 2010.

Posted: February 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino to name new SC justice by Wednesday

President Benigno Aquino III. AFP FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III hopes to beat the Nov. 22 deadline for filling a vacancy on the Supreme Court by a full day, saying he intends to transmit his decision to the high tribunal by Wednesday afternoon.

Posted: November 20th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Pacquiao talks legislation

Manny Pacquiao. INQUIRER file photo

He may be deep in training in the United States for his fourth bout with Mexican archrival Juan Manuel Marquez in December. But Manny Pacquiao, the congressman, is waging another battle at home.

Posted: October 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Cerilles vows to continue working against Paje confirmation

Environment Secretary Ramon Paje implored local government officials to read and heed the geo-hazard maps of their communities.

For as long as Environment Secretary Ramon Paje fails to explain what a “special ores extraction permit” (SOEP) is and what its legal basis is, Zamboanga del Sur Governor Antonio Cerilles said he will do everything he can to prevent his confirmation by the Commission on Appointments.

Posted: October 18th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »