Gov’t defers 12% VAT on toll fees

March 31, 2010 11:04 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, March 31 — The government has deferred the April 1 effectivity date of the collection of the 12 percent expanded value-added tax (EVAT) on toll fees to a later date.

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Gov't authorities net 16 gun ban violators on Holy Tuesday

March 31, 2010 11:04 pm· Comments Off on Gov't authorities net 16 gun ban violators on Holy Tuesday 

MANILA, March 31 – Government security forces apprehended 16 more violators of the Commission on Elections (Comelec)-imposed nationwide total gun ban on Holy Tuesday, bringing to 1,717 the total number of arrested individuals since the ban started last January 10.

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QC cops nab 3 bus robbers

March 31, 2010 11:04 pm· Comments Off on QC cops nab 3 bus robbers 

MANILA, March 31 – The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) said Wednesday its operatives have arrested three suspected bus robbers belonging to the ‘Bahala na Gang’ (Come what may) in a follow-up operation conducted by operatives of QCPD’s Kamuning Police Station (PS-10).

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Verzosa issues guidelines to keep cops away from politics

March 31, 2010 11:04 pm· Comments Off on Verzosa issues guidelines to keep cops away from politics 

MANILA, March 31 –- Philippine National Police chief Director General Jesus Verzosa issued on Wednesday his 10 policy guidelines to be observed by all PNP members in the forthcoming May 10 national and local elections.

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(Metro News) NBI seizes fake LV products worth P92M in Quiapo raids

March 31, 2010 11:04 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) NBI seizes fake LV products worth P92M in Quiapo raids 

MANILA, March 31 — A total of 10,673 assorted counterfeit Louis Vuitton products worth P92 million were seized by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) during simultaneous raids recently on nine stalls and two stockrooms of the Manila City Plaza Shopping Mall in Quiapo.

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Comelec starts transferring ballots from NPO to Philpost warehouse

March 31, 2010 11:04 pm· Comments Off on Comelec starts transferring ballots from NPO to Philpost warehouse 

MANILA, March 31 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has started moving packs of ballots from the National Printing Office (NPO) in Quezon City to the warehouse of the Philippine Postal Corporation (PhilPost) in Port Area, Manila.

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(Metro News) Former Party-list solon taken to Manila hospital after suffering heart attack at NBI jail

March 31, 2010 11:04 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Former Party-list solon taken to Manila hospital after suffering heart attack at NBI jail 

MANILA, March 31 — Former Party-list Rep. Jaime Zarraga, who was arrested by National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) agents last Monday for alleged syndicated estafa and illegal recruitment, was taken to a Manila hospital after he suffered a heart attack at the NBI jail on Wednesday morning.

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Thousands join solemn Holy Wednesday processions in Novaliches, QC

March 31, 2010 11:04 pm· Comments Off on Thousands join solemn Holy Wednesday processions in Novaliches, QC 

MANILA, March 31 – Thousands of Catholic devotees on Holy Wednesday afternoon joined solemn processions in many parts of Quezon City especially in Novaliches.

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Observe ‘Green’ Holy Week – DENR

March 31, 2010 11:04 pm· Comments Off on Observe ‘Green’ Holy Week – DENR 

MANILA, March 31 – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Wednesday appealed to millions of Filipino Catholics and other Christians to observe a “Green” Holy Week.

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Jimenez reminds candidates not to campaign on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday

March 31, 2010 11:04 pm· Comments Off on Jimenez reminds candidates not to campaign on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday 

MANILA, March 31 — “Kung wala silang takot sa Comelec, sana may takot naman sila sa Diyos,” this was the reminder of Commission on Elections (Comelec) Spokesperson James Jimenez on candidates who would like to take advantage of the Holy Week to promote themselves.

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