(Metro News) Malabon’s Vicencio wants more climate change projects

April 4, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) Malabon’s Vicencio wants more climate change projects 

MANILA, April 4 – Vice Mayor Arnold Vicencio vowed to construct more climate change infrastructure for city if elected as Malabon’s congressional representative this coming May elections.

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Tiñga wants warehouses in Taguig scoured for drug labs (Metro News)

April 4, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on Tiñga wants warehouses in Taguig scoured for drug labs (Metro News) 

MANILA, April 4 — Taguig City Mayor Freddie Tiñga wanted all warehouses in one particular subdivision scoured following a raid on and discovery of a hidden drug laboratory there.

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Napolcom to conduct spot inspections

April 4, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on Napolcom to conduct spot inspections 

MANILA, April 4 – The National Police Commission (Napolcom), acting in its capacity as deputy of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) with regards to election rules such as the total gun ban, said it would now begin spot inspections of the five police districts in Metro Manila.

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SC says 1,137 first-level courts now hearing small claim cases

April 4, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on SC says 1,137 first-level courts now hearing small claim cases 

MANILA, April 4 — The Supreme Court (SC) has announced that 1,137 first-level courts nationwide are now hearing small claims cases, thus widening the avenues of justice for the Filipino people.

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Gun ban violators now almost 1,800; more than 1,500 firearms seized since January

April 4, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on Gun ban violators now almost 1,800; more than 1,500 firearms seized since January 

MANILA, April 4 – Violators of the Commission on Elections (Comelec)-imposed nationwide total gun ban has reached almost 1,800 individuals while more than 1,500 firearms were confiscated during actual conduct of checkpoint operations by combined police and military elements since the implementation of the ban last January 10.

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Norway shows interest in helping monitor GRP-MILF peace process

April 4, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on Norway shows interest in helping monitor GRP-MILF peace process 

COTABATO CITY, April 4 — The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) said Norway is interested in helping monitor the ceasefire between them and the Philippine government.

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PWU confers doctoral degree in Business Administration on Metrobank exec

April 4, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on PWU confers doctoral degree in Business Administration on Metrobank exec 

MANILA , April 4 — Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company (Metrobank) chairman Antonio S. Abacan Jr. was recently conferred the Doctor’s Degree in Business Administration, honoris causa, by the Philippine Women’s University (PWU).

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MMDA gets P9.5-M grant for anti-smoking program

April 4, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on MMDA gets P9.5-M grant for anti-smoking program 

MANILA, April 4 — New York-based Bloomberg philanthropies have approved a P9.5 million grant to the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) for its anti- tobacco use campaign, which is aimed at turning the metropolis smoke-free by 2012.

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PSEi advances by 109.12 points for Q1

April 4, 2010 8:50 am· Comments Off on PSEi advances by 109.12 points for Q1 

MANILA, April 4 – The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) has advanced by 109.12 points, enabling it close at 3,161.80 points for the first quarter of 2010.

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ATI, PPA ink Batangas terminal deal

April 4, 2010 8:50 am· Comments Off on ATI, PPA ink Batangas terminal deal 

MANILA, April 4 – Port operator Asian Terminals, Inc. (ATI) and the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) finally signed the 25-year management and operations contract to operate Batangas Port’s container terminal.

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