CHR calls for review of PNP operational rules

January 11, 2010 10:52 pm· Comments Off on CHR calls for review of PNP operational rules 

By Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, Jan. 11 – The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) is calling for review of Philippine National Police (PNP) operational procedures.

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Court allows 'Big 3' to hike gasoline prices weekly

January 11, 2010 10:52 pm· Comments Off on Court allows 'Big 3' to hike gasoline prices weekly 

MANILA, Jan. 11 –A Manila regional trial court (RTC) denied on Monday a motion to stop the three big oil companies from increasing prices of petroleum products on a weekly basis.

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Non-aligned Movement ministerial meeting in Manila to push thru in mid-March

January 11, 2010 10:52 pm· Comments Off on Non-aligned Movement ministerial meeting in Manila to push thru in mid-March 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Jan. 11 — The Philippines will host the Special Non-Aligned Movement Ministerial Meeting (SNAMMM) on Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation for Peace and Development on March 16 to 18, more than three months after it was deferred from early December 2009.

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House leader says it's PGMA's prerogative to appoint new SC chief

January 11, 2010 10:52 pm· Comments Off on House leader says it's PGMA's prerogative to appoint new SC chief 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Jan. 11 — House Speaker Prospero Nograles said on Monday it's up to President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to accept "unsolicited" advice on the issue of appointing a new Supreme Court chief justice.

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(Metro News) QCPD removes QC Hall detachment

January 11, 2010 10:52 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) QCPD removes QC Hall detachment 

MANILA, Jan. 11 – The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) on Monday removed the QCPD-City Hall Police Office (CHPO) detachment in compliance with a directive from the Commission on Elections (Comelec).

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Three Philtech deep-sea divers to retrieve more bodies from M/V Catalyn B

January 11, 2010 10:52 pm· Comments Off on Three Philtech deep-sea divers to retrieve more bodies from M/V Catalyn B 

MANILA, Jan. 11 –Three deep-sea divers from Philippine Technical Divers (PhilTech) will lead 20 other divers from Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in retrieving the remaining bodies of passengers trapped in the wreckage of M/V Catalyn-B, which sank off Libones Island on Christmas Eve.

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Pro-women group questions proposal to put expiration on marriage contracts

January 11, 2010 10:52 pm· 3 Comments 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Jan. 11 — A pro-women group has questioned a proposal that would mandate a 10-year limit on the validity of marriage contract, saying that such idea is not feasible and could even hinder women victims of domestic violence from immediately getting out of their marriage.

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Marcos urges NP presidential bet to beef up own security

January 11, 2010 10:52 pm· Comments Off on Marcos urges NP presidential bet to beef up own security 

MANILA, Jan. 11 — Alarmed over the killing of four candidates who were supposed to run for local posts in the May elections under the Nacionalista Party (NP), Ilocos Norte Rep. Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. on Monday said security for the party's standard bearer must be intensified.

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Comelec imposes P5,000 filing fees for gun ban exemption

January 11, 2010 10:52 pm· Comments Off on Comelec imposes P5,000 filing fees for gun ban exemption 

MANILA, Jan. 11 – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will impose a filing fee of P5,000 fee for application for gun ban exemption.

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(Metro News) QC fasttracks construction of infra projects

January 11, 2010 10:52 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC fasttracks construction of infra projects 

MANILA, Jan. 11 – The Quezon City government said on Monday it is expediting construction work on major infrastructure projects in the city to ensure their completion before the term of the current administration ends on June 30.

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