Angue is new NCRcom chief

March 12, 2010 11:38 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, March 12 -A Navy officer had been designated as the new commander of the military’s anti-coup force in Metro Manila – the National Capital Region Command.

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Two NPAs surrender

March 12, 2010 11:38 pm· Comments Off on Two NPAs surrender 

MANILA, March 12 — Two disgruntled New People's Army (NPAs) rebels voluntarily surrendered to government troops in Brgy. Rangas, Juban, Sorsogon on Thursday night, a military officer said.

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Gonzales belies role in 2010 cheating

March 12, 2010 11:38 pm· Comments Off on Gonzales belies role in 2010 cheating 

MANILA, March 12 – Defense Secretary Norberto Gonzales on Friday dismissed allegations that he is part of a supposed group that will be engineering the rigging of the results of the presidential and local elections in May.

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Freight forwarders given four days to deliver PCOS machines to polling centers

March 12, 2010 11:38 pm· Comments Off on Freight forwarders given four days to deliver PCOS machines to polling centers 

MANILA, March 12 – The Commission on Election (Comelec) has given freight forwarders three to four days to deliver the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines from the city/municipality to the polling centers all over the country in time for the May 10, 2010 national and local polls.

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Govt to use military might vs rebel groups

March 12, 2010 11:38 pm· Comments Off on Govt to use military might vs rebel groups 

MANILA, March 12 – Defense Secretary Norberto Gonzales on Friday said the military establishment will unleash its full might against rebel groups that refuse to talk peace with the government.

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Legarda supports PGMA’s state of calamity declaration

March 12, 2010 11:38 pm· Comments Off on Legarda supports PGMA’s state of calamity declaration 

MANILA, March 12 – Nactionalista Party vice presidential candidate Loren Legarda supported on Friday the decision of President Gloria Macalagal-Arroyo to declare Mindanao in state of calamity.

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PGMA opens P7.8-M water project in Tawi-Tawi

March 12, 2010 11:38 pm· Comments Off on PGMA opens P7.8-M water project in Tawi-Tawi 

BONGAO, Tawi-Tawi, March 12 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo inaugurated the P7.8-million Bongao Water Supply Improvement Project during her visit to this province on Thursday, March 11.

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PNP deploys 5,000 cops to secure interfaith dialogue at PICC

March 12, 2010 11:38 pm· Comments Off on PNP deploys 5,000 cops to secure interfaith dialogue at PICC 

MANILA, March 12 — The Philippine National Police (PNP) will field some 5,000 policemen to provide close-in security to delegates of the Philippine-hosted Special Non-Aligned Movement Ministerial Meeting (SNAMMM) on Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation for Peace and Development on March 16-18 in Manila.

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RP hosts first NAM event at 'critical period' in its history — Davide

March 12, 2010 11:38 pm· Comments Off on RP hosts first NAM event at 'critical period' in its history — Davide 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, March 12 — Philippine ambassador to the United Nation in New York, Hilario Davide Jr., Friday said the Philippines’ hosting next week of the Special Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (SNAMMM) comes at “a critical period” when all avenues leading to the peace process are being explored.

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Namfrel withdraws accreditation bid with Comelec

March 12, 2010 11:38 pm· Comments Off on Namfrel withdraws accreditation bid with Comelec 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, March 12 – An official of the National Citizens' Movement for Free Elections (Namfrel) on Friday said it has withdrawn its application for accreditation at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to be its citizens' arm in the coming May polls.

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