DND chief asks Comelec to define AFP’s role in 2010 polls

November 24, 2009 2:56 pm· Comments Off on DND chief asks Comelec to define AFP’s role in 2010 polls 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 24 – Newly-appointed Defense Secretary Norberto Gonzales has asked the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to define the role of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in the 2010 elections.

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Vietnam maps out plan to develop clean water system for urban areas

November 24, 2009 2:56 pm· Comments Off on Vietnam maps out plan to develop clean water system for urban areas 

HANOI, Nov. 24 — Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung approved a plan to develop clean water system for urban areas in the country from now to 2025, said a report on the government website on Tuesday.

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Japan's central bank remains tentative on sustained economic recovery for Japan

November 24, 2009 2:56 pm· Comments Off on Japan's central bank remains tentative on sustained economic recovery for Japan 

TOKYO, Nov. 24 — The Bank of Japan (BOJ) said on Tuesday that despite improvements in the economy "mainly due to various policy measures taken at home and abroad … the momentum of self-sustaining recovery in domestic private demand remains weak."

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Centennial commission, Baguio academe pushes for improvement of Burnham Park for tourism purposes

November 24, 2009 2:56 pm· Comments Off on Centennial commission, Baguio academe pushes for improvement of Burnham Park for tourism purposes 

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 24 -The Baguio centennial commission and various universities here have adapted measures to protect the beauty and ecology of Burnham Park for the next 100 years due to its great value to the tourism industry.

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Lakas 'orig' members launch campaign for Ebdane's presidential bid

November 24, 2009 2:40 pm· Comments Off on Lakas 'orig' members launch campaign for Ebdane's presidential bid 

By Janice M. Cave

MANILA, Nov. 24 — The camp of Lapian ng Manggagawa-United Muslim Democrats of the Philippines (LM-UMDP) of presidential candidate Hermogenes Ebdane, Jr. brushed aside claims made by an administration party stalwart that they lack the manpower and resources to launch a full campaign for the former public works secretary.

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Massacres should not define 2010 elections, says Bro. Eddie

November 24, 2009 2:40 pm· Comments Off on Massacres should not define 2010 elections, says Bro. Eddie 

MANILA, Nov. 24 — Presidential bet Bro. Eddie Villanueva of Bangon Pilipinas Party on Tuesday said massacres should not define the 2010 elections and condemned the latest killings of at least 36 people, including members of local media, in Maguindanao.

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Ocampo, Maza vows good governance as they proclaim independent senatorial slate

November 24, 2009 2:40 pm· Comments Off on Ocampo, Maza vows good governance as they proclaim independent senatorial slate 

MANILA, Nov. 24 –- Confetti showered and political chants reverberated at a restaurant in Quezon City on Tuesday afternoon as two left-leaning politicians announced they would be running as independents for senator in the May 2010 national elections.

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Cebu coastal road tunnel completion moved to March

November 24, 2009 2:40 pm· Comments Off on Cebu coastal road tunnel completion moved to March 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 24 – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Project Management Office has moved to March the completion of the tunnel component of multi-billion-peso Cebu South Coastal Road Project (CSCRP).

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RDC 7 questions delay on north Cebu coastal road project

November 24, 2009 2:40 pm· Comments Off on RDC 7 questions delay on north Cebu coastal road project 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 24 – The Infrastructure Development Committee (IDC) of the Regional Development Council (RDC) 7 questioned why the provincial road component of the Cebu North Coastal Road Project (CNCRP) has not started construction.

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Maguindanao-owned back hoe allegedly used in burying massacre victims – police

November 24, 2009 2:40 pm· Comments Off on Maguindanao-owned back hoe allegedly used in burying massacre victims – police 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Nov. 24 – A back hoe allegedly owned by the provincial government of Maguindanao was reportedly used in burying some of the journalists and members of the Mangudadatu family who were brutally killed Monday morning at the outskirts of Ampatuan town in Maguindanao province.

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