(Metro News) Man dies in QC road accident

December 24, 2009 11:13 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Man dies in QC road accident 

MANILA, Dec. 24 — An unidentified man died after a speeding truck hit him while he was crossing Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) in front of a television station in Quezon City Thursday morning.

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(Update) Three persons confirmed dead in Cavite vessel collision

December 24, 2009 11:13 pm· Comments Off on (Update) Three persons confirmed dead in Cavite vessel collision 

MANILA, Dec. 24 –The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said on Thursday that three persons were confirmed dead when a wooden hull motorized vessel, with 14 crewmembers and 59 passengers, sank off Limbones Island, Cavite on Thursday morning after colliding with a fishing vessel.

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Christmas Message of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo

December 24, 2009 11:13 pm· Comments Off on Christmas Message of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo 

MANILA, Dec. 24 — On the very first Christmas, we were gifted by the Almighty with the greatest present of all -– His only Son Jesus Christ, who brought us new hope as the living proof of God’s unequalled love for mankind.

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LTFRB grounds bus company after road mishap in EDSA

December 24, 2009 11:13 pm· Comments Off on LTFRB grounds bus company after road mishap in EDSA 

MANILA, Dec. 24 – The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Thursday grounded a bus company after one of its units was involved in an accident that hurt 39 persons last Monday along EDSA in Quezon City.

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(Metro News) Engage only in purely harmless merry-making activities, Lim says

December 24, 2009 11:13 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Engage only in purely harmless merry-making activities, Lim says 

MANILA, Dec. 24 — Manila Mayor Alfredo S. Lim on Thursday called on city residents to avoid spending Christmas day either in jails or in hospitals by engaging in purely harmless merry-making activities.

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(Metro News) Truck driver hijacks P1-M worth of grocery cargo

December 24, 2009 11:13 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Truck driver hijacks P1-M worth of grocery cargo 

MANILA, Dec. 24 – Police have launched a manhunt against a truck driver who allegedly stole about P 1-million worth of grocery items and assorted Nestlé products in Quezon City.

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(Metro News) Korean doctor shoots self in Quezon City

December 24, 2009 11:13 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Korean doctor shoots self in Quezon City 

MANILA, Dec. 24 – A Korean dermatologist reportedly committed suicide by shooting his head in his office in Quezon City on Thursday morning.

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2nd crewman’s death confirmed in sinking of Syria-bound cargo ship

December 24, 2009 11:13 pm· Comments Off on 2nd crewman’s death confirmed in sinking of Syria-bound cargo ship 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Dec. 24 — The death toll in the December 17 sinking in Lebanon of the cargo ship “Danny F II” has increased to two, with the remains of missing seafarer Manuel Calaor identified by authorities, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) quoting the Philippine embassy in Damascus, Syria.

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PGMA leads burning of P640M worth of illegal drugs

December 24, 2009 11:13 pm· Comments Off on PGMA leads burning of P640M worth of illegal drugs 

MANILA, Dec. 24 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Thursday led the destruction of 151.87 kilos of shabu and high-grade cocaine seized by agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) in various drug operations in Dingalan, Aurora and in the towns of Llorente and Maydolong, both in Eastern Samar.

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PGMA orders awards, promotions for soldiers involved in martial law implementation

December 24, 2009 11:13 pm· Comments Off on PGMA orders awards, promotions for soldiers involved in martial law implementation 

MANILA, Dec. 24 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo commended on Thursday morning the professionalism and inherent desire for peace of Filipino soldiers who effectively implemented martial law in Maguindanao last Dec. 4-11, following the Nov. 23 bloody massacre of 57 people, most of them journalists.

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