PGMA offers condolences to Poland

April 13, 2010 10:05 pm· Comments Off on PGMA offers condolences to Poland 

MANILA, April 13 –President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has offered her sincerest condolences to the Republic of Poland, following the tragic death of Polish President Lech Kaczynski in a plane crash.

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SC orders transfer of Ampatuan Jr. to Camp Bagong Diwa

April 13, 2010 10:05 pm· Comments Off on SC orders transfer of Ampatuan Jr. to Camp Bagong Diwa 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.

BAGUIO CITY, April 13 – The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday ordered the immediate transfer of the prime suspect in the Maguindanao massacre from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) detention cell in Taft Avenue, Manila to Camp Bagong Diwa, in Taguig City.

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SC defers final ruling on chief justice issue

April 13, 2010 10:05 pm· Comments Off on SC defers final ruling on chief justice issue 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo, Jr.

BAGUIO CITY, April 13 – The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday deferred the pronouncement of the final decision on the issue of the next Chief Justice.

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Police nab another Maguindanao massacre suspect

April 13, 2010 10:05 pm· Comments Off on Police nab another Maguindanao massacre suspect 

MANILA, April 13 – After five months in hiding, another suspect in the gruesome Maguindanao massacre was collared by government security forces on Tuesday morning, a ranking police official said.

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Lanao del Norte mayor, 2 officials in graft raps

April 13, 2010 10:05 pm· Comments Off on Lanao del Norte mayor, 2 officials in graft raps 

MANILA, April 13 – The Office of the Ombudsman (Ombudsman) on Tuesday filed graft charges before the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan against a mayor of Lanao del Norte and two other officials for their alleged failure to remit Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) monthly premium contributions and Employees Compensation amounting to more than P4 million.

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PCGG backs moves to compensate victims of Martial Law

April 13, 2010 10:05 pm· Comments Off on PCGG backs moves to compensate victims of Martial Law 

By Hannibal C. Talete

MANILA, April 13 — Commisoner Ricardo Abcede of the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) on Tuesday said the commission fully supports moves to compensate the victims of Martial Law.

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(Metro News) Maynilad reactivates two deepwells in QC, Caloocan vs. dry spell

April 13, 2010 10:05 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Maynilad reactivates two deepwells in QC, Caloocan vs. dry spell 

MANILA, April 13 – Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (MWSI) said Tuesday it has reactivated two deep wells to augment water supply in over 500 households in Barangay Bagong Silang, North Caloocan City and Barangay Sta. Quiteria, Novaliches, Quezon City in response to the dry spell in Metro Manila.

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Urgent!! China’s escort mission to waters off Somalia drops anchor in Manila

April 13, 2010 10:05 pm· Comments Off on Urgent!! China’s escort mission to waters off Somalia drops anchor in Manila 

MANILA, April 13 — China’s 4th escort mission of two missile frigates and a supply ship to the Gulf of Aden — on its way back to home base — dropped anchor at Pier 13 of the Manila South Harbor mid-morning Tuesday as the much-awaited April showers pelted some 300 mostly Chinese residents of Manila who waved Philippine-Chinese flags and Filipino students shouted out “welcome” in Mandarin language.

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Sex education is constitutional — DepEd

April 13, 2010 10:05 pm· Comments Off on Sex education is constitutional — DepEd 

MANILA, April 13 — The Department of Education (DepEd) is disputing claims that the inclusion of sex education in the basic education is banned by the 1987 Constitution.

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OTC bags P5.8-M stamp pads deal with Comelec

April 13, 2010 10:05 pm· Comments Off on OTC bags P5.8-M stamp pads deal with Comelec 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, April 13 – IT’S not at all a lost for the supposed supplier of the multi-million ballot secrecy folders, as it got the P5.76-million contract to supply stamp pads that will be used in the coming May 10 elections.

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