Archive for February 2009
Maila Ager, Anna Valmero
MANILA, Philippines – (UPDATE 2) The Commission on Appointments has confirmed the nominations of 23 military generals and two poll commissioners before the plenary at the Senate.
The senators, howev
MANILA, Philippines – About 150 farmers staged a rally in front of the building owned by the family of First Gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo in Makati City.
Members of Task Force Mapalad gathered at the Lourdes T. Arroyo Building and reiterated their call to the First Gentleman to fulfill his promise to distribute the 157-hectare Hacienda Bacan in the village of Guintubhan in Isabela; 60-hectare Hacienda Paraiso in Huguimit in La Carlota City; and the 196-hectare Hacienda Grande in Robles, La Castellana.
By Anna Valmero
PARAÑAQUE City, Philippines — Blogs are also business tools, according to some Filipino bloggers.
Apart from being personal diaries, blogs are increasingly becoming sources of income for some bloggers.
QUEZON CITY, Philippines–Next time you see Manny Pacquiao, look again, you may just be looking at his double, “Manny Paksiw”. INQUIRER.net multimedia reporter Anna Valmero converses with Paksiw during Pacquiao’s motorcade along Metro Manila.
MANILA, Philippines—A day before Valentine’s Day, couples from Quezon City first district troop to the City Hall to register for the May 2010 elections. Commission on Elections spokesperson James Jimenez and District 1 election officer Ronald Allan Sindo say this initiative aims to encourage more Filipino couples to show their “love for country.” Video report by INQUIRER.net reporter Anna Valmero.
MANILA, Philippines—A delay in the release of the P11.3 billion supplemental budget for poll automation will affect the timeline for the purchase of voting machines and other activities related to the conduct of the 2010 elections, an official said.
MANILA, Philippines – University of the Philippines Diliman topped the 10th Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX) Inter Collegiate Finance Competition (ICFC), besting 24 university finalists from the country and abroad.
UP Diliman took the top spot from last year’s champ Ateneo de Manila University which ranked second this year, followed by De La Salle University-Manila with scores 820 and 800, respectively.