Browsing Day 'July 3rd, 2011'

MANILA (3rd update, 12:17 p.m.) — Marking his first year in office, President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday signed into law the measure postponing the August 8 elections in Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (Armm). The ceremonial signing held at the Rizal Hall in Malacañang was witnessed by the bill’s principal authors including Senator Franklin […]

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MANILA — President Benigno Aquino III is no different from his predecessor when it comes to addressing human rights violations in the country, a rights alliance said Wednesday. “No substantial change from the GMA (Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo) regime,” Jigs Clamor, Karapatan acting secretary general, said referring to the current human rights situation in the country. Karapatan […]

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ADMINISTRATION allies and critics are all invited to celebrate with President Benigno Aquino III in his first year in office on Thursday, a Malacañang official said. To mark his one year as President, Aquino on Thursday will lead the launch of a nationwide volunteerism program called “Pilipinas Natin (Our Philippines) and the presentation of the […]

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