NBI seizes fake Crocs footwear in Greenhills

January 21, 2010 11:00 pm· Comments Off on NBI seizes fake Crocs footwear in Greenhills 

MANILA, Jan. 21 –Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) confiscated alleged fake Crocs footwear and other merchandises worth millions of pesos during successive raids at the Greenhills Shopping Center in San Juan and St. Francis Square Mall in Ortigas, Mandaluyong, on Thursday morning.

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DOJ confident U.S. embassy won't interfere on criminal raps vs. Ivler

January 21, 2010 11:00 pm· Comments Off on DOJ confident U.S. embassy won't interfere on criminal raps vs. Ivler 

By Perfecto Raymundo Jr.

MANILA, Jan. 21 — The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday expressed confidence that the United States Embassy would not interfere in the criminal charges facing American citizen Jason Ivler.

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'Noynoy' vows to create better business climate, abolish anti-poor taxes

January 21, 2010 11:00 pm· Comments Off on 'Noynoy' vows to create better business climate, abolish anti-poor taxes 

By Mediatrix P. Cristobal

MANILA, Jan. 21 — Liberal Party standard bearer Senator Benigno “Noynoy” S. Aquino III has vowed to revamp Philippine economy by abolishing unnecessary taxes and creating a business-friendly environment.

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Malaysia rejoins IMT of Mindanao peace process

January 21, 2010 11:00 pm· Comments Off on Malaysia rejoins IMT of Mindanao peace process 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Jan. 21 — After more than a year of hiatus, Malaysia returns to the renegotiated Mindanao peace process by rejoining the International Monitoring Team (IMT) as its leader effective the middle of February, Foreign Affairs Undersecretary for Special Concerns Rafael Seguis confirmed Thursday.

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(Metro News) Court disqualifies business tycoon’s daughter from QC congressional race

January 21, 2010 11:00 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Court disqualifies business tycoon’s daughter from QC congressional race 

MANILA, Jan. 21 –- The Quezon City Regional Trial Court (QCRTC) declared business tycoon Lucio Tan’s daughter Vivienne Khao Tan as an American citizen on Thursday and asked the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to remove her name from the list of candidates for the city's first congressional district in the May 10, 2010 elections.

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Ampatuan, Sr. asks SC to reconsider trial of rebellion raps in Davao or Gensan

January 21, 2010 11:00 pm· Comments Off on Ampatuan, Sr. asks SC to reconsider trial of rebellion raps in Davao or Gensan 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo, Jr.

MANILA, Jan. 21 – Former Maguindanao Governor Andal Ampatuan, Sr. on Thursday filed a petition before the Supreme Court (SC) seeking to hold the trial of the rebellion case filed against him either in Davao City or General Santos City rather than in Quezon City Regional Trial Court (RTC).

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MPD placed on red alert during commemoration of Mendiola massacre on Friday

January 21, 2010 11:00 pm· Comments Off on MPD placed on red alert during commemoration of Mendiola massacre on Friday 

MANILA, Jan. 21 –Chief Supt. Rodolfo Magtibay, Manila Police District (MPD) director, ordered his men to enforce a “maximum tolerance” to more than 10, 000 members of the militant groups who are expected to troop to Mendiola on Friday to commemorate the so called "Mendiola Massacre" 23 years ago.

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PGMA talks about Remonde to reporters

January 21, 2010 11:00 pm· Comments Off on PGMA talks about Remonde to reporters 

MANILA, Jan. 21 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo described the late Press Secretary Cerge Remonde as “a journalist and a friend.”

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PGMA names Icban acting press secretary

January 21, 2010 11:00 pm· Comments Off on PGMA names Icban acting press secretary 

MANILA, Jan. 21 — Crispulo Icban Jr., editor in chief of the Manila Bulletin, will replace the late Press Secretary Cerge M. Remonde in an acting capacity.

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PGMA to honor senior, cadet girl scouts

January 21, 2010 11:00 pm· Comments Off on PGMA to honor senior, cadet girl scouts 

MANILA, Jan. 21 — A total of 340 senior and cadet girl scouts will be feted by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Friday at the Chief Girl Scout presentation ceremonies at the Rizal Hall of Malacañang.

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