(Metro News) Maynilad helps UP Centennial Dormitory construction in QC

March 27, 2010 11:24 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Maynilad helps UP Centennial Dormitory construction in QC 

MANILA, March 27 – Maynilad Water Services. Inc. (MWSI) on Saturday said it supports the construction of the University of the Philippines (UP) Centennial Dormitory at the UP-Diliman campus.

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Another NPA leader flees with embezzled money

March 27, 2010 11:24 pm· Comments Off on Another NPA leader flees with embezzled money 

MANILA, March 27 – Another New People's Army (NPA) rebel leader in Mindanao is the object of a manhunt operation by his own group after he allegedly embezzled undetermined amount of extorted money.

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(Metro News) Safety nets vs water crisis in Metro Manila gain headway

March 27, 2010 11:24 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Safety nets vs water crisis in Metro Manila gain headway 

MANILA, March 29 – The National Disaster Coordinating Council’s (NDCC) effort to avert water crisis in Metro Manila is making good progress, reports from various agency stakeholders said Saturday.

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Comelec disqualifies Quezon congressional candidate

March 27, 2010 11:24 pm· Comments Off on Comelec disqualifies Quezon congressional candidate 

MANILA, March 27 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has cancelled the certificate of candidacy of former Quezon Governor Eduardo T. Rodriguez for the May 10, 2010 polls due to “moral turpitude.”

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DOJ says recent PGMA appointments 'legal and valid'

March 27, 2010 11:24 pm· Comments Off on DOJ says recent PGMA appointments 'legal and valid' 

MANILA, March 27 — Justice Secretary Alberto C. Agra said today that all appointments in executive department posts recently made by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo are valid and legal, having been done in full observance of the law and the Constitution.

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185 party-list groups file their nominees before the Comelec

March 27, 2010 11:24 pm· Comments Off on 185 party-list groups file their nominees before the Comelec 

MANILA, March 27 — A total of 185 party-list groups have submitted to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) the list of their respective nominees for the May 10 partly-list polls.

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Detained 5 PUP studes ask court to reduce bail

March 27, 2010 11:24 pm· Comments Off on Detained 5 PUP studes ask court to reduce bail 

MANILA, March 27 –Five student leaders of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP), who remained detained at the police detention cell, have asked the court to reduce the bail bond slapped on them for their temporary liberty from P100,000 to P20,000.

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Minor sells big vintage bomb in Agusan del Sur

March 27, 2010 11:24 pm· Comments Off on Minor sells big vintage bomb in Agusan del Sur 

CAMP RAFAEL C. RODRIGUEZ, Butuan City, March 27 – A minor found a vintage bomb believed to be World War ll war material at Purok 2, Barangay (village) San Teodoro, Bunawan town, Agusan del Sur province, police reported Saturday.

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Authorities target improved sanitation in Dumaguete City's informal settlements

March 27, 2010 11:24 pm· Comments Off on Authorities target improved sanitation in Dumaguete City's informal settlements 

DUMAGUETE CITY, March 27 –- Authorities are planning an ocular inspection of informal settlements in Dumaguete City to determine the number of residences without septic tanks.

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Capitol approves Okoy River re-channeling operations

March 27, 2010 11:24 pm· Comments Off on Capitol approves Okoy River re-channeling operations 

DUMAGUETE CITY, March 27 –- Re-channeling operations for the Okoy River in Sibulan, Negros Oriental province is expected to go full-blast with Capitol’s issuance of permits recently to at least three reliable quarry operators.

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