Amla faces rough sailing Created on December 27, 2012, 3:56 am Posted by nup

Sen. Joker Arroyo expects rough sailing for the bill increasing the transactions and predicate crimes that would be covered by the country’s antimoney laundering laws despite the administration’s preference that this be passed before February.

CBCP to push probe of voting machines Created on December 27, 2012, 3:55 am Posted by nup

CEBU CITY—The president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) believes the computerized voting machines successfully used in the 2010 elections are flawed and he wants them thoroughly examined before these are used in next year’s midterm elections.

‘Quinta’ does little damage Created on December 27, 2012, 3:54 am Posted by nup

Tropical storm “Quinta” cut across the Visayas on Wednesday, triggering scattered floods and landslides, but mercifully losing steam before it could wreak havoc on the country still recovering from a lethal typhoon that struck three weeks ago.

Floods and landslide caused by ‘Quinta’ hit Albay villages Created on December 27, 2012, 3:52 am Posted by nup

LEGAZPI CITY — Continuous rains brought on by tropical depression ‘Quinta’ since Wednesday submerged in flood water practically the whole of downtown Legazpi City early on Thursday and several villages in the Albay towns of Polangui, Oas, Libon and Malinao.

Mangudadatu endorses Datumanong, Ambolodto as TransCom members Created on December 26, 2012, 3:17 am Posted by nup

Maguindanao Gov. Esmael "Toto" Mangudadatu. Mindanews File Photo by Toto Lozano

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/ 23 December) — Maguindanao Governor Esmael ‘Toto’ Mangudadatu has endorsed a politician and a lawyer as potential members of the Transition Commission (TransCom), which is tasked to draft the Bangsamoro Basic Law as contained in the Framework Agreement signed by the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) last October 15.




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