(Metro News) Taytay councilor bucks Lupang Arrenda infra projects

November 13, 2009 4:31 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Taytay councilor bucks Lupang Arrenda infra projects 

MANILA, Nov, 13 -–A municipal councilor of Taytay, Rizal strongly opposes moves by the local government to build infrastructure projects in the Lupang Arrenda in Barangay Sta. Ana.

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DoJ Secretary lauds NBI for significant accomplishments on its 73rd anniversary

November 13, 2009 4:31 pm· Comments Off on DoJ Secretary lauds NBI for significant accomplishments on its 73rd anniversary 

MANILA, Nov. 13 — Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Agnes Devanadera lauded the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Friday for the agency's significant accomplishments for the year, among them the recent neutralization of the Alvin Flores armed robbery group, discovery of clandestine shabu laboratory in Tondo, Manila, and the Boratong illegal drug case.

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PNP provides legal assistance to cops

November 13, 2009 4:31 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, Nov. 13 — The Philippine National Police (PNP) is providing legal assistance to 26 police personnel in the Bicol region who are facing service-related harassment cases in court and other administrative disciplinary bodies.

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Cabral thanks Saudi Arabian gov't for the donations to typhoon victims

November 13, 2009 4:31 pm· Comments Off on Cabral thanks Saudi Arabian gov't for the donations to typhoon victims 

MANILA, Nov. 13 — Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Esperanza I. Cabral hailed the Saudi Arabian government for its donation of more than 200 tons of relief goods to the families displaced by typhoons “Ondoy” and “Pepeng.”

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House to ratify bill granting additional retirement benefits to judges

November 13, 2009 4:31 pm· Comments Off on House to ratify bill granting additional retirement benefits to judges 

MANILA, Nov. 13 — To promote equity and maintain competence in the judiciary, the House of Representatives is set to ratify a proposed Act granting additional retirement, survivorship and other benefits to members of the judiciary under House Bill 6820.

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Comelec seeks help of DOJ to handle pending election-related cases

November 13, 2009 4:31 pm· Comments Off on Comelec seeks help of DOJ to handle pending election-related cases 

MANILA, Nov. 13 – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has tapped the Department of Justice (DOJ) to help deal with the prosecution of pending election-related cases.

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New radars up in Virac and Subic by 2010

November 13, 2009 4:31 pm· Comments Off on New radars up in Virac and Subic by 2010 

By Mediatrix P. Cristobal

MANILA, Nov. 13 — Modernization is finally in the horizon in the state weather bureau with the expected arrival of two of the two Doppler Radars next year, to be placed in bustling Subic in Olongapo, and typhoon gateway in eastern Philippines, Virac City in Catanduanes.

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DPWH on-track in implementing 2009 infra projects

November 13, 2009 4:31 pm· Comments Off on DPWH on-track in implementing 2009 infra projects 

MANILA, Nov. 13 — Inspite of the apparent cessation of typhoon visits in our country, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is on track in implementing the country's infrastructure project for 2009.

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PGMA thanks Clinton for Filipino vets benefits

November 13, 2009 4:31 pm· Comments Off on PGMA thanks Clinton for Filipino vets benefits 

MANILA, Nov. 13 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Thursday night thanked US Secretary of State Hillary Rodman-Clinton for casting her vote in favor of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which provides benefits for Filipino veterans who fought side by side with American soldiers in World War II.

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PGMA to open Filipino art show in Singapore

November 13, 2009 4:31 pm· Comments Off on PGMA to open Filipino art show in Singapore 

SINGAPORE, Nov. 13 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will grace the opening Friday night of two Filipino art exhibits at the Singapore Arts Museum in this thriving island-state.

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