Palace sees fair justice in Maguindanao massacre case

March 24, 2010 12:39 pm· Comments Off on Palace sees fair justice in Maguindanao massacre case 

By Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, March 24 — Malacanang is optimistic the court will render at the earliest time possible a fair decision on the November 23, 2009 massacre case in Maguindanao province.

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BI to implement stick-on visa

March 24, 2010 12:39 pm· Comments Off on BI to implement stick-on visa 

MANILA, March 24 — Fake immigration stamps will soon be a thing of the past as the Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced Wednesday its plan to implement a stick-on visa for foreigners arriving in the country.

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NPA rebel captured after clash in Camarines Sur

March 24, 2010 12:39 pm· Comments Off on NPA rebel captured after clash in Camarines Sur 

MANILA, March 24 — A New People's Army (NPA) rebel, who is managing the confiscated farm land of a former town mayor, was captured when Army soldiers clashed with communist insurgents in Lagonoy, Camarines Sur on Tuesday, a military officer said.

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Comelec to wrap up month-long BEIs training in Western Visayas

March 24, 2010 12:39 pm· Comments Off on Comelec to wrap up month-long BEIs training in Western Visayas 

ILOILO CITY, March 24 — Members of the Board of Election Inspectors (BEIs) who will be serving in the coming May polls in Western Visyas are now ready.

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Iloilo’s old capitol building now a nat’l historical site

March 24, 2010 12:39 pm· Comments Off on Iloilo’s old capitol building now a nat’l historical site 

ILOILO CITY, March 24 –- Iloilo’s old capitol building fronting the Arroyo Fountain has been declared a national historical site by the National Historical Institute (NHI).

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Suspected NPAs burn heavy equipment in Agusan del Sur

March 24, 2010 12:39 pm· Comments Off on Suspected NPAs burn heavy equipment in Agusan del Sur 

BUTUAN CITY, March 24 — Suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels burned the heavy equipments of a construction firm constructing irrigation project in sitio Baclesi, Barangay Angas, Sta Josefa, Agusan del Sur Tuesday evening, reports from the police and military here said.

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Maguindanao massacre suspect arrested in Davao City

March 24, 2010 12:39 pm· Comments Off on Maguindanao massacre suspect arrested in Davao City 

DAVAO CITY, March 24 — A retired police colonel linked to the November 23, 2009 Maguindanao massacre that victimized 57 persons including 30 journalists, was arrested Wednesday morning in a rented house at Davao Gulf Subdivision, this city.

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3 Pangasinan LGUs ink MOA to implement MDG projects funded by European Union

March 24, 2010 12:39 pm· Comments Off on 3 Pangasinan LGUs ink MOA to implement MDG projects funded by European Union 

ALAMINOS CITY, March 24 –Three local government units, all members of the One Pangasinan Alliance (OPAL), signed a memorandum of agreement on Monday, vowing to jointly implement a program under the Millennium Development Goal (MDG).

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Brownout looms in Albay as NPC rehab contract ends

March 24, 2010 12:39 pm· Comments Off on Brownout looms in Albay as NPC rehab contract ends 

LEGAZPI CITY, March 24 — Residents and the business sector here are anticipating frequent power brownouts following the recent termination of the Albay Electric Cooperative (ALECO) operation and management (O&M) contract of the National Power Corporation (NPC).

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Enough power supply for W. Visayas during elections assured

March 24, 2010 12:39 pm· Comments Off on Enough power supply for W. Visayas during elections assured 

ILOILO CITY, March 24 –- Western Visayas has been assured sufficient power supply this coming election, according to Commission on Elections (Comelec) regional director, lawyer Dennis Ausan.

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