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Gordon re-elected PH Red Cross head

Philippine Red Cross chair Richard “Dick” Gordon. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Richard Gordon has been re-elected chair of the Philippine Red Cross by its board of governors.

Posted: January 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lost ‘Yolanda’ boy reunited with mother

A typhoon survivor stands on rubbish in Tacloban, central Philippines on  Dec. 8, 2013. AP FILE PHOTO

Ten days before Christmas, Gabriel Manatad was sitting on a pile of debris and filth on a deserted road in Tacloban City.   The 5-year-old boy appeared to have been abandoned, seemingly forgotten amid the ruins of a once progressive city left utterly destroyed by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in early November.   A Red Cross volunteer, [...]

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Over 100 leptospirosis cases reported in Olongapo after floods

Children play in floodwaters following monsoon rains that flooded low-lying areas in Manila on Sept. 28, 2013. Two weeks after heavy flooding brought about by rain engulfed Olongapo City, more than 100 cases of leptospirosis have been recorded, according to Philippine Red Cross and local government officials.  AP

More than 100 cases of leptospirosis have been recorded here two weeks after heavy flooding brought about by rain enhanced by the southwest monsoon engulfed the city, according to Philippine Red Cross (PRC) and local government officials.

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Brillantes tells Gordon: Why the drama on source code?

Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes. FILE PHOTO

Why the drama? Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chair Sixto Brillantes Jr. on Friday downplayed the petition to have him cited for contempt by the Supreme Court for supposedly barring former Sen. Richard Gordon from reviewing the source code used in the 2013 automated elections.

Posted: July 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

SC orders Brillantes to answer Gordon’s contempt plea vs Comelec


The Supreme Court ordered the Commission on Elections and its head Sixto Brillantes Jr. to answer the petition of former senator Richard Gordon to cite the poll body for indirect contempt.

Posted: July 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino signs law punishing illegal use of Red Cross emblems

President Aquino: Last two minutes for good governance bills. EDWIN BACASMAS/INQUIRER

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) lauded on Thursday, the passage of a law that prohibits the illegal use of the group’s emblems, especially during armed conflicts.

Posted: May 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gordon tells Comelec: Don’t remove PCOS

Senatorial candidate Richard "Dick" Gordon. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senatorial candidate Richard Gordon and his party, the Bagumbayan-Volunteers for a New Philippines has asked the Supreme Court to stop the Commission on Elections (Comelec) from removing the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines that were used in the May 13 elections from the polling precincts where they were stationed for the recent poll exercise.

Posted: May 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gordon seeks to postpone elections


Senatorial candidate Richard Gordon on Wednesday night sought the postponement of the May 13 elections, saying that the automated elections will likely be not clean and honest because it will be powered by a “dishonest” source code.

Posted: May 9th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Gordon’s petition in SC now ‘moot and academic’

Comelec Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr.: Richard Gordon’s petition moot and academic.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Former Sen. Richard Gordon’s petition for the Supreme Court to allow political parties to review the “source code” of the automated machines to be used in next week’s midterm elections is now “moot and academic,” Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. said Tuesday.

Posted: May 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

SC asks Comelec to comment on Gordon’s plea for source code scrutiny

Philippine Red Cross chair Richard “Dick” Gordon. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Supreme Court on Monday gave the Commission on Elections (Comelec) until Wednesday noon to comment on the bid filed by United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) senatorial bet Richard Gordon to compel Comelec to allow political party or group to examine source code of the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines to be used in the upcoming elections.

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

Gordon asks SC: Open source code


With little more than a week before voters troop to the poll precincts on May 13, senatorial candidate Dick Gordon has asked the Supreme Court to compel the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to allow the political parties to examine and review the source code of the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines to be used in the elections.

Posted: May 4th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Gordon says focus on services, not surveys

Philippine Red Cross chair Richard “Dick” Gordon. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

In choosing whom to vote for, it’s better to look at service, not surveys.

Posted: April 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

For UNA bets, to be dark like the Binays a badge of honor

cartoon, april 20, 2013

Vice President Jejomar Binay showed up before a capacity crowd at the Eriguel compound here on Friday to personally endorse the senatorial candidates of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA), especially his eldest daughter Nancy.

Posted: April 20th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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