Allowing secession in multi-ethnic States ‘bad precedent’ at U.N., ‘produces instability’ — Serbia

March 18, 2010 10:14 pm· Comments Off on Allowing secession in multi-ethnic States ‘bad precedent’ at U.N., ‘produces instability’ — Serbia 

MANILA, March 18 —- The Republic of Serbia, the former Yugoslavia, has posited anew that any unilateral declaration of independence or secession — such as what its province of Kosovo did in 2008 – and its recognition by such powerful nations as the United States "sets a dangerous precedent" and demeans the process of dialogue and negotiations espoused by the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and the United Nations as a whole.

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PGMA witnesses MOA signing on nutrition between NNC & DOH-ARMM

March 18, 2010 10:14 pm· Comments Off on PGMA witnesses MOA signing on nutrition between NNC & DOH-ARMM 

LUMBATAN, Lanao del Sur, March 18 — President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Thursday morning witnessed the signing of the memorandum of agreement (MOA) between the National Nutrition Council (NNC) and the Department of Health (DOH) in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) at the Lanao Agricultural College in Barangay Poblacion.

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Comelec orders EOs to tear down illegal campaign posters

March 18, 2010 10:14 pm· Comments Off on Comelec orders EOs to tear down illegal campaign posters 

MANILA, March 18 – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has ordered all Election Officers (EOs) to enforce the Fair Election Practices Act (FEPA) particularly tearing down all illegal campaign posters in their jurisdiction nationwide.

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Malacanang respects SC ruling on Chief Justice appointment

March 18, 2010 10:14 pm· Comments Off on Malacanang respects SC ruling on Chief Justice appointment 

MANILA, March 18 — Presidential Spokesperson Ricardo Saludo on Thursday said Malacanang welcomes the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) on the issue of the appointment of a new Chief Justice, adding that the moment the issue has been decided with finality, President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is expected to discharge her constitutional duty.

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(Metro News) Ombudsman dismisses case vs. Lim, Moreno on Pandacan oil depot operation

March 18, 2010 10:14 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Ombudsman dismisses case vs. Lim, Moreno on Pandacan oil depot operation 

MANILA, March 18 — The Office of the Ombudsman has dismissed the complaint filed against Manila Mayor Alfredo S. Lim and Vice Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso in connection with the passage and subsequent approval of City Ordinance 8187 allowing the continued operation of certain industries in Manila, including the oil depots in Pandacan.

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Four hi-way robbers nabbed by Cagayan de Oro PNP

March 18, 2010 10:14 pm· Comments Off on Four hi-way robbers nabbed by Cagayan de Oro PNP 

MANILA, March 18 – Four hold-up men were arrested by police authorities after pulling off a heist at a passenger bus in Cagayan de Oro City Wednesday night, a ranking police official said.

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SC rules with finality on the disqualification of Malolos City as a legislative district

March 18, 2010 10:14 pm· Comments Off on SC rules with finality on the disqualification of Malolos City as a legislative district 

MANILA, March 18 — The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday ruled with finality on the disqualification of Malolos City in Bulacan province as a legislative district.

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PGMA lauds price monitoring system of DTI Region IX

March 18, 2010 10:14 pm· Comments Off on PGMA lauds price monitoring system of DTI Region IX 

RAMON MAGSAYSAY, Zamboanga del Sur, March 18 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo lauded today the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Region IX for its price monitoring system that has been effective in keeping the regional prices of basic goods and commodities stable.

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BOC official charged for ill-gotten wealth

March 18, 2010 10:14 pm· Comments Off on BOC official charged for ill-gotten wealth 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo, Jr.

MANILA, March 18 – An official of the Bureau of Customs (BOC) was charged on Thursday before the Office of the Ombudsman for allegedly having a lavish lifestyle and questionable properties not proportionate to his salary.

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OIC top official lauds PGMA’s commitment for peace and development

March 18, 2010 10:14 pm· Comments Off on OIC top official lauds PGMA’s commitment for peace and development 

MANILA, March 18 –- A top official of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) has commended the commitment of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to achieve peace and progress by hosting the first Special Non-Alignment Movement Ministerial Meeting (SNAMMM) on Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation for Peace and Development.

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