TAGAYTAY CITY — Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rene Sarmiento anticipates a better conduct of automated elections this second time around.
Speaking before select media from Luzon during the Philippine Center of Investigative Journalism initiated seminar on the election coverage, Sarmiento stressed moves by the Comelec are being made to ensure credible and peaceful elections on May 13, 2013. Read the rest of this entry
THE National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) is on blue alert status in Davao Region and neighboring provinces after another storm spotted might enter the country over the weekend.
Blue alert status means at least half of NDRRMC’s personnel should be at their respective stations at any time for possibilities. Read more
Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal urged Filipinos on Friday to be good Christians and citizens, and follow the life of San Pedro Calungsod. Vidal, who led the thanksgiving mass for the canonization of the Visayan martyr, said the activity that is attended by about one million people serves as homage to San Pedro’s sacrifice. […]
SOME 45 carrozas from different parishes in northern Cebu joined the procession to the site of the national thanksgiving mass for the canonization of San Pedro Calungsod at the South Road Properties (SRP). The parishes reportedly spent between P10,000 and P250,000 on the floats’ decoration alone. Part of that money was used to ship rare […]
ALME Mainit braved the heat to earn while waiting for the thanksgiving mass for San Pedro Calungsod at the South Road Properties (SRP) yesterday. The 49-year-old Aloguinsan native arrived at the mass site around 8 a.m., clutching a bowl of fried peanuts in one hand and packs of chicharon in the other. Read the rest […]
PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III yesterday described the thanksgiving mass as the embodiment of the Filipinos’ pride and gratitude for the canonization of Visayan martyr Pedro Calungsod. In a speech after the mass officiated by Cebu Archdiocese cardinal emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal, recalled San Pedro’s faith, bravery and sacrifice in leaving his friends and family to […]
SAN Pedro Calungsod is the most popular among the seven new saints who were canonized at the Vatican City in Rome in October, according to Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma. He thanked the Provincial Government for hosting the dinner after the national thanksgiving mass last Friday. He also thanked everyone who made the canonization of the […]
LAWMAKERS in favor of the controversial reproductive health (RH) bill hopes the meeting with President Benigno Aquino III set Monday will finally push the measure forward.
Gabriela party-list Representative Luzviminda Ilagan expects Aquino, as chairman of the ruling Liberal Party (LP), to give marching orders to his partymates. Read more