PGMA lauds voc-tech as job creators

February 5, 2010 10:59 pm· Comments Off on PGMA lauds voc-tech as job creators 

MANILA, Feb. 5 — Vocational and technical education is what the country needs to find its rightful place in the modern world.

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PCG ends search, retrieval of missing M/V Catalyn B passengers

February 5, 2010 10:59 pm· Comments Off on PCG ends search, retrieval of missing M/V Catalyn B passengers 

MANILA, Feb. 5 –The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Friday terminated its search and retrieval (SAR) operation for the missing passengers of M/V Catalyn B, which sank off Limbones Island in Cavite last Dec. 24 after divers found no more bodies inside the ship.

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Northrail scores significant headway

February 5, 2010 10:59 pm· Comments Off on Northrail scores significant headway 

MANILA, Feb. 5 – A ranking official of North Luzon Railways Corporation (Northrail) said that the company scored a significant headway in 2009 and expressed confidence that a modern railway system running from Caloocan to Clark in Pampanga will be operational in the year 2012.

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DFA can't act on Lacson's arrest sans DOJ order — Malaya

February 5, 2010 10:59 pm· Comments Off on DFA can't act on Lacson's arrest sans DOJ order — Malaya 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Feb. 5 — The search for "fugitive" Senator Panfilo Lacson, who has been implicated in the November 2000 murders of high-profile publicist Salvador Dacer and his driver Emmanuel Corbito, is not yet in the territory of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).

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Lacson should face his case in court — Olivar

February 5, 2010 10:59 pm· Comments Off on Lacson should face his case in court — Olivar 

MANILA, Feb. 5 – Deputy Presidential Spokesman Undersecretary Gary Olivar on Friday advised Senator Panfilo "Ping" Lacson to face the double murder charges he is now facing in court.

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Comelec releases campaign guidelines for May 10 polls

February 5, 2010 10:59 pm· Comments Off on Comelec releases campaign guidelines for May 10 polls 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Feb. 5 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has said that candidates running for national positions in the May 10, 2010 polls are only allowed to have 120 minutes for their broadcast advertisements or elections propaganda in television for the whole duration of the campaign period.

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‘Next gov’t should build on PGMA’s accomplishments’ – Olivar

February 5, 2010 10:59 pm· Comments Off on ‘Next gov’t should build on PGMA’s accomplishments’ – Olivar 

MANILA, Feb. 5 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has made the Philippines a global powerhouse in the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry, and the next administration should build on this accomplishment.

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Behave while in China’s prison, reprieve might be possible, DFA tells Filipino drug traffickers

February 5, 2010 10:59 pm· Comments Off on Behave while in China’s prison, reprieve might be possible, DFA tells Filipino drug traffickers 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Feb. 5 — Several Filipinos on death row in Chinese prisons for drug trafficking could alleviate their own plight and aim for reprieve by showing good behavior, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) gave this advice on Friday.

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PGMA to lead turnover of computers in Pampanga's 2nd district

February 5, 2010 10:59 pm· Comments Off on PGMA to lead turnover of computers in Pampanga's 2nd district 

MANILA, Feb. 5 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will turn over 500 desktop computers to seven municipalities in the second district of Pampanga on Saturday.

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NBI readies detention room for Lacson

February 5, 2010 10:59 pm· Comments Off on NBI readies detention room for Lacson 

MANILA, Feb. 5 -The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has prepared a detention room for Sen. Pamfilo Lacson.

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