Monthly Archives: July 2011

Aquino confident new Ombudsman will do her job well


August 1, 2011
MANILA – President Benigno S. Aquino III on Wednesday expressed confidence that newly-installed Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales will be able to do her function as Ombudsman as mandated by the Constitution. Continue reading

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NOTABLES GATHER FOR REGINALD F. LEWIS FOUNDATION GALA LUNCHEON IN EAST HAMPTON


August 1, 2011
JULY 25, 2011, New York, NY — Prominent figures in business and society recently converged in East Hampton, New York for the sold out Reginald F. Lewis Foundation Gala Luncheon at the Lewis Estate hosted by the family of Filipina American businesswoman and philanthropist Loida Nicolas Lewis. Continue reading

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Arroyo to undergo risky spine operation


August 1, 2011

TAGUIG CITY — Former president and now Pampanga Congresswoman Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo was to undergo a surgery Friday to treat a pinched nerve in her spine which doctors said could leave her paralyzed if left untreated. Continue reading

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Zaldy Ampatuan absolves self, blames his father, brother in Maguindanao massacre


July 16, 2011
TAGUIG CITY – Maguindanao massacre principal suspect Rizaldy “Zaldy” Ampatuan has started talking about the massacre, pointing out that he did not participate in the planning and in the killings of 57 people, 32 of them media workers. Continue reading

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Ex-President Arroyo snubs DOJ probe of plunder case


July 16, 2011
“She was supposed to have returned in the middle of last week, but she had other matters to attend to. It is not our intention to delay the proceedings,” Santos told the DOJ panel. Continue reading

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P186-M plunder raps filed vs ex-PAGCOR chair, 40 others


July 16, 2011
MANILA — The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) filed on Monday before the Department of Justice (DOJ) plunder and graft charges against former PAGCOR chairman Efraim Genuino and 40 others for alleged misappropriation of P186 million in relation to questionable transactions that benefited BIDA Foundation Inc. and other entities between 2003 and 2010. Continue reading

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CBCP tells bishops to return ‘Pajeros’ to P-Noy himself


July 16, 2011
MANILA — A wedge maybe deepening between President Aquino and the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines. This loomed as an official of the influential Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines has suggested that the sports utility vehicles donated by the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) to several bishops should be returned to the President himself. Continue reading

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Bishops apologize, to return ambulances


July 16, 2011
MANILA — The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has apologized for the pain that the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) fund mess involving at least seven bishops have brought to the faithful. Continue reading

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Espinosa-Kessler Wedding


July 16, 2011
July 1, 2011
Queen of all Saints Basilica
Reception: White Eagle Banquet
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The Wedding of Aiza Tan & Lloyd Lozada


July 16, 2011
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