(Obituary) PAO chief’s father passes away at 82

March 30, 2010 10:24 pm· Comments Off on (Obituary) PAO chief’s father passes away at 82 

MANILA, March 30 – Florencio Rueda, Sr., the father of Public Attorney's Office (PAO) Chief Persida Rueda-Acosta, passed away Monday evening. He was 82.

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Gov’t vows to pursue justice for Maguindanao victims

March 30, 2010 10:24 pm· Comments Off on Gov’t vows to pursue justice for Maguindanao victims 

MANILA, March 30 — Malacanang on Tuesday said it respects the court’s decision dismissing the rebellion charges against some members of the Ampatuan clan in Maguindanao, but assured that the “temporary setback” will not affect the tack it was taking in pursuing justice for the victims of the Nov. 23 massacre.

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Ebarle Sr., lawyers boycott hearing on Ivler's murder case

March 30, 2010 10:24 pm· Comments Off on Ebarle Sr., lawyers boycott hearing on Ivler's murder case 

MANILA, March 30 – Presidential Management Staff (PMS) Undersecretary Renato Ebarle Sr., on Tuesday accused Quezon City Regional Trial Court Branch 74 Judge Alexander Balut as favoring road rage suspect Jason Ivler.

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Comelec to erase multiple registrants from voters' list

March 30, 2010 10:24 pm· Comments Off on Comelec to erase multiple registrants from voters' list 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, March 30 – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said that it is coming out with a resolution that will direct the Board of Election Inspectors (BEIs) to strike out the names of multiple registrants from the certified voters list (CVL).

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8 killed in two separate piracy incidents in Zamboanga del Sur

March 30, 2010 10:24 pm· Comments Off on 8 killed in two separate piracy incidents in Zamboanga del Sur 

MANILA, March 30 — Eight persons were killed while six others were injured in two separate clashes with pirates off Zamboanga del Sur, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said on Tuesday.

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CBCP urges the public to repent and believe in the Gospel

March 30, 2010 10:24 pm· Comments Off on CBCP urges the public to repent and believe in the Gospel 

MANILA, March 30 — The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) urges the faithful to repent and believe in the Gospel, as these two things will effectively achieve change in oneself.

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NPAs ambush two unarmed soldiers in Quezon

March 30, 2010 10:24 pm· Comments Off on NPAs ambush two unarmed soldiers in Quezon 

MANILA, March 30 – Suspected communist New People’s Army rebels shot dead two soldiers while on their way to Burdeos, Quezon on Monday, military authorities said on Tuesday.

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Palace welcomes ‘stable’ sovereign rating by Moody’s

March 30, 2010 10:24 pm· Comments Off on Palace welcomes ‘stable’ sovereign rating by Moody’s 

MANILA, March 30 — Malacanang on Tuesday welcomed the Ba3 rating on the country’s sovereign debt given last Monday by Moody’s Investors Services.

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Army overran 2 NPA camps

March 30, 2010 10:24 pm· Comments Off on Army overran 2 NPA camps 

MANILA, March 30 — The continuing efforts of the Philippine Army to soften the enemy forces and eventually eradicate their group carry on as troops discovered two New People’s Army camps in Northern Samar and the surrender of one NPA terrorist peacefully in Aklan.

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DENR assures 15M Metro Manila residents of enough water supply

March 30, 2010 10:24 pm· Comments Off on DENR assures 15M Metro Manila residents of enough water supply 

MANILA, March 30 — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Tuesday assured the 15 million residents of Metro Manila of enough water supply provided by Angat Dam in Bulacan Province despite the threats of El Niño.

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