Nograles to PGMA critics: Let's put 'lavish' dinner issue at rest and move on

August 14, 2009 10:09 am· 1 Comment 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Aug. 14 — Speaker Prospero Nograles on Friday appealed to those who continue to criticize the so-called 'lavish' dinners in Washington D.C. and New York of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and party during her trip to the United States, to stop and just move on.

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PGMA receives Thai PM Abhisit Vejjajiva

August 14, 2009 10:09 am· Comments Off on PGMA receives Thai PM Abhisit Vejjajiva 

MANILA, Aug. 14 — Shielded by clouds from the scorching 2:30 p.m. sunshine, President Gloria Macapagal- Arroyo received today Thailand Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva at the lush grounds of the Presidential Security Group compound where a red carpet and 19-gun salute greeted the visitor after the playing of the national anthems of both countries.

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Customs eyes smuggling raps vs diamonds importer

August 14, 2009 10:09 am· Comments Off on Customs eyes smuggling raps vs diamonds importer 

MANILA, August 14 -The Bureau of Customs is contemplating to file smuggling charges against a British national who admitted that she has been selling pieces of jewelry and precious gemstones to local buyers without paying the correct duties and taxes.

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Silent prayer, barrage of good news highlight media briefing

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MANILA, Aug. 14 — A minute of silent prayer and a barrage of good news highlighted today’s media briefing in Malacañang.

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Lacson snubs anew DOJ probe on Dacer-Corbito double murder case

August 14, 2009 10:09 am· Comments Off on Lacson snubs anew DOJ probe on Dacer-Corbito double murder case 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Aug. 14 – Senator Panfilo "Ping" Lacson on Friday snubbed for the second time the re-investigation being conducted by the Department of Justice (DOJ) in connection with the Dacer-Corbito double murder case.

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Police seize P4 M worth of shabu

August 14, 2009 10:09 am· Comments Off on Police seize P4 M worth of shabu 

By Mar S. Arguelles

NAGA CITY, Aug. 14 — Police anti-narcotics operatives swooped down on Thursday a house of a suspected illegal drug trader and seized close to P4 million worth of Metamphetamine hydrochloride, or commonly known as shabu, in a subdivision here.

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OCD urges local disaster councils to work more on disaster management

August 14, 2009 10:09 am· Comments Off on OCD urges local disaster councils to work more on disaster management 

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 14 – The Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) here urged other local disaster coordinating councils (DCCs) in the region to get inspiration from councils that received recognition during the Gawad KALASAG (Kalamidad at Sakuna Labanan, Sariling Galing ang Kaligtasan) awarding ceremony held in Malacanang on Wednesday.

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South Cotabato earmarks P3.39M for expansion of convergence nutrition program

August 14, 2009 10:09 am· Comments Off on South Cotabato earmarks P3.39M for expansion of convergence nutrition program 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Aug. 14 -– The provincial government of South Cotabato has earmarked some P3.39 million for the expansion of its convergence nutrition program in Koronadal City and six other municipalities in the province.

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Region 12 cops to review cases of unsolved killings

August 14, 2009 10:09 am· Comments Off on Region 12 cops to review cases of unsolved killings 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Aug. 14 -– Police authorities in Region 12 or Central Mindanao will launch another probe on the unsolved murder of an anti-mining activist in Koronadal City last March as they vowed to double their efforts in resolving various pending cases of killings in the region.

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DILG Secretary Puno confirms intent to run for VP

August 14, 2009 10:09 am· Comments Off on DILG Secretary Puno confirms intent to run for VP 

By Leonardo V. Micua

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Aug. 14 –Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Ronaldo Puno confirmed on Friday that he is presenting himself to run for vice president in the 2010 election but vowed to abide by the decision of his party, the merged Lakas-Kampi-CMD.

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