Romulo reiterates release of Suu Kyi, Myanmar elections this year

January 17, 2010 11:44 am· Comments Off on Romulo reiterates release of Suu Kyi, Myanmar elections this year 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Jan. 17 — The Philippine government expressed anew its concern for “free and credible” elections to be held this year in Myanmar as promised by its leaders, insisting this would make credible Yangon’s professed Roadmap to Democracy.

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Filipinos warned against using illegal inns in Macau

January 17, 2010 11:44 am· Comments Off on Filipinos warned against using illegal inns in Macau 

MANILA, Jan. 17 — Filipino would-be travelers to Macau are warned against patronizing illegal guesthouses in the Chinese Special Administrative Region or else they become party to criminal activities or be exposed to unsanitary or unhygienic accommodations.

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Makati turns over state-of-the-art SPED center to DepEd

January 17, 2010 11:44 am· Comments Off on Makati turns over state-of-the-art SPED center to DepEd 

MANILA, Jan. 17 – The city government of Makati said the state-of-the-art Special Education (SPED) Center building has been officially turned over to DepEd-Makati and is now operational.

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(Metro News) Navotas honors top taxpayers

January 17, 2010 11:44 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) Navotas honors top taxpayers 

MANILA, Jan. 17 — In an effort to lure more investments and recognize the lion share of different businesses in the continuing progress and development, the Navotas local government has conferred awards to companies for being top taxpayers in the fiscal year 2009 during the city's 104th anniversary last Saturday.

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Teodoro tells youth to vote for best candidate possible

January 17, 2010 11:44 am· Comments Off on Teodoro tells youth to vote for best candidate possible 

MANILA, Jan. 17 — In line with his vision of making the Filipinos the standard for excellence in Southeast Asia, Lakas-Kampi-CMD standard bearer Gilberto “Gibo” Teodoro Jr. is urging today’s youths to vote only for the candidates who are willing to give it all to lead the country back to greatness.

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Banner stories of Manila's leading newspapers, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010

January 17, 2010 11:44 am· Comments Off on Banner stories of Manila's leading newspapers, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010 

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PRO 13 keeps close watch on partisan groups, private armies in Caraga region

January 17, 2010 11:44 am· 1 Comment 

CAMP RAFAEL C. RODRIGUEZ, Butuan City, Jan. 17 -– The Police Regional Office 13 (PRO 13) is closely monitoring the activities of partisan armed groups with links to the local communist movement and two other alleged private armies in some areas in the Caraga region in an effort to prevent possible outbreak of election-related violence in connection with the forthcoming May 2010 national and local elections.

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Surigao del Norte’s 18 secondary schools to receive computers, school equipments

January 17, 2010 11:44 am· Comments Off on Surigao del Norte’s 18 secondary schools to receive computers, school equipments 

SURIGAO CITY, Jan. 17 – At least 18 secondary schools in different towns in Surigao del Norte province will receive very soon several school equipments including computers.

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ARMM Gov opens foreign funded access road to ARMM regional sea port

January 17, 2010 11:44 am· Comments Off on ARMM Gov opens foreign funded access road to ARMM regional sea port 

PARANG, Maguindanao, Jan. 17 -– Regional Gov. Ansaruddin Adiong of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) on Saturday inaugurated a foreign-assisted access road and turned it over to Port management in what officials said was an added push to regional efforts for stronger business activities in the region.

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Extortionists ambush bus in Pagadian-Zamboanga highway; Army, PNP manhunt on

January 17, 2010 11:44 am· Comments Off on Extortionists ambush bus in Pagadian-Zamboanga highway; Army, PNP manhunt on 

COTABATO CITY, Jan. 17 — Combined elements of the military and the police have been hunting down a band of suspected extortionists who fired at a passenger bus Saturday night in the borders of Zamboanga City and Zamboanga Sibugay, the Western Mindanao Command said.

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