Jamby dubs as ‘political prostitution’ a Senate resolution clearing Villar of disorderly behavior

November 17, 2009 3:27 pm· Comments Off on Jamby dubs as ‘political prostitution’ a Senate resolution clearing Villar of disorderly behavior 

MANILA, Nov. 17 -– Senator Ma. Ana Consuelo ‘Jamby’ Madrigal described on Tuesday as ‘political prostitution’ a resolution filed by 12 senators seeking the dismissal of the ethical complaint she filed against Sen. Manny Villar.

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(Metro News) NCRPO scores big vs. car thieves in Metro Manila

November 17, 2009 3:27 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) NCRPO scores big vs. car thieves in Metro Manila 

MANILA, November 17 –- The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) on Monday announced big score against carnappers in Metro Manila following a string of successful operations that resulted in the arrest of six suspected members of carnapping syndicate and recovery of eight stolen vehicles.

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DPWH releases bridge safety manual

November 17, 2009 3:27 pm· Comments Off on DPWH releases bridge safety manual 

MANILA, Nov. 17 — Strengthening its commitment to enhance the technical knowledge and capabilities of engineers specifically on quality, efficiency and effectiveness of bridge inspection and repair, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has launched the four Technical Manuals on Bridge Inspection and Repair.

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PNP files criminal raps vs. kidnappers of three people in Basilan

November 17, 2009 3:27 pm· Comments Off on PNP files criminal raps vs. kidnappers of three people in Basilan 

MANILA, November 17 –- The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Tuesday filed criminal charges against 28 suspected Abu Sayyaf terrorists who snatched three persons, including two Chinese nationals, from a plywood factory in Basilan province last November 10, a ranking police official said.

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PAGASA hopes to make 5 regional centers fully operational in 2-3 yrs

November 17, 2009 3:27 pm· Comments Off on PAGASA hopes to make 5 regional centers fully operational in 2-3 yrs 

By Loretta Allarey-Paje

MANILA, Nov. 17 – The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said over the weekend that its regionalization program was ongoing and it hoped to complete the project within two to three years.

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Nine schools to bag over P300,000 for environmental efforts

November 17, 2009 3:27 pm· Comments Off on Nine schools to bag over P300,000 for environmental efforts 

MANILA, Nov. 17 -– Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB) will spearhead Thursday awarding of P360,000 to nine national winners of the 2009 search for the country’s most sustainable and eco-friendly schools.

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Ombudsman suspends tax collector for unexplained wealth

November 17, 2009 3:27 pm· Comments Off on Ombudsman suspends tax collector for unexplained wealth 

MANILA, Nov. 17 –- The Office of the Ombudsman on Tuesday announced the suspension of a revenue officer of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) official after being charged with unexplained wealth.

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Gibo visits fallen Bridge of Promise, vows to pursue its reconstruction

November 17, 2009 3:27 pm· Comments Off on Gibo visits fallen Bridge of Promise, vows to pursue its reconstruction 

By Lito M. Reganit

MANILA, Nov. 17 — Lakas-Kampi-CMD standard bearer Gilbert "Gibo" Teodoro Jr. on Monday visited the fallen Bridge of Promise in Batangas City and vowed to local officials and residents that he will vigorously pursue its reconstruction even if he is no longer part of the cabinet.

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(Metro News) QC cops, woman killed in shootout

November 17, 2009 3:27 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC cops, woman killed in shootout 

MANILA, Nov. 17 – Two policemen of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) and a woman were killed during a shootout in Quezon City at midnight Monday, QCPD officials said on Tuesday.

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No turning back for Bayani Fernando; to resign from MMDA soon to pursue the presidency

November 17, 2009 3:27 pm· Comments Off on No turning back for Bayani Fernando; to resign from MMDA soon to pursue the presidency 

MANILA, Nov. 17 — Standing firm on his political plans, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Bayani “BF” Fernando will resign from the agency the soonest possible time to pursue the presidency.

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