(Metro News) Valenzuela fast-tracks aid for fire victims

December 14, 2009 1:15 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Valenzuela fast-tracks aid for fire victims 

MANILA, Dec. 14 — The Valenzuela local government has announced it is expediting the release of aid for the 1,347 families rendered homeless by a massive fire that hit the city’s Barangay Malanday last Dec. 6.

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Debates on Proclamation 1959, a mere 'distraction' – Devanadera

December 14, 2009 1:15 pm· Comments Off on Debates on Proclamation 1959, a mere 'distraction' – Devanadera 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, Dec. 14 -— Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Agnes VST Devanadera rejected calls for a debate on the legality of Proclamation 1959 in Maguindanao, saying such an exercise is a mere 'distraction' in addressing the real threats in Mindanao.

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Devanadera: Successful implementation of ML in Maguindanaohailed

December 14, 2009 1:15 pm· Comments Off on Devanadera: Successful implementation of ML in Maguindanaohailed 

By Perfecto Raymundo Jr.

MANILA, Dec. 14 — Department of Justice (DOJ) Acting Secretary and concurrent Solicitor General Agnes Devanadera on Monday said that a good number of Filipinos jubilate with the successful implementation of Martial Law in Maguindanao.

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Two MILF commanders involved in Basilan jailbreak

December 14, 2009 1:15 pm· Comments Off on Two MILF commanders involved in Basilan jailbreak 

MANILA, Dec. 14 –- The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) confirmed on Monday morning that two commanders of the Moro islamic Liberation Front (MILF) were among those who fled during Sunday’s jail break at the Basilan provincial Jail in Basilan Province.

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(Metro News) QC celebrates Linggo ng Kabataan

December 14, 2009 1:15 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC celebrates Linggo ng Kabataan 

MANILA, Dec. 14 — Some 58 Quezon City youth leaders took the helm of managing the city’s affairs as the city paid tribute to them in observance of the “Linggo ng Kabataan” or Youth Week.

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PGMA decided to lift martial law in Maguindanao after achievement of its objectives — Remonde

December 14, 2009 1:15 pm· Comments Off on PGMA decided to lift martial law in Maguindanao after achievement of its objectives — Remonde 

MANILA, Dec. 14 — Malacanang reiterated on Monday that President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo decided to lift martial law in Maguindanao province after the objectives of Proclamation 1959 were achieved.

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Devanadera:State of emergency still up in Maguindanao

December 14, 2009 1:15 pm· Comments Off on Devanadera:State of emergency still up in Maguindanao 

MANILA, Dec. 14 – Department of Justice (DOJ) Acting Secretary and concurrent Solicitor General Agnes Devanadera on Monday clarified that the state of emergency is still in force in Maguindanao province.

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(Metro News) Citycard boosts delivery of social services in Taguig

December 14, 2009 1:15 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Citycard boosts delivery of social services in Taguig 

MANILA, Dec. 14 – The city government of Taguig has improved the provision of basic services to its constituents through a novel program that combines the features of a health insurance and an educational plan.

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Caraga leaders, political parties inked HOPE

December 14, 2009 1:15 pm· Comments Off on Caraga leaders, political parties inked HOPE 

BUTUAN CITY, Dec. 14 –- Leaders in the Caraga region, political parties and its respective leaders and candidates running for different positions in the May 2010 national and local elections at various provinces and cities inked a covenant for Honest, Orderly and Peaceful Elections (HOPE) at Urios University Gym on Sunday afternoon.

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Pres. Arroyo to sign law establishing Caraga State University

December 14, 2009 1:15 pm· Comments Off on Pres. Arroyo to sign law establishing Caraga State University 

BUTUAN CITY, Dec. 14 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is set to sign before the end of this month House Bill 5110 establishing the Caraga State University (CSU) in the Caraga Region by integrating the Northern Mindanao State Institute of Science and Technology (NORMISIST) in Ampayon, this city, and the Northern Mindanao College of Science and Technology (NMCAST) in Cabadbaran, Agusan del Norte, with its main campus in Butuan City.

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