Villar says formal approval of NP-NPC coalition to boost his campaign

April 14, 2010 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Villar says formal approval of NP-NPC coalition to boost his campaign 

MANILA, April 14 — Nacionalista Party (NP) standard-bearer Manny Villar said on Wednesday that the formal approval by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) of the alliance between the NP and Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) will certainly boost their campaign in terms of logistical and ground advantages.

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(Metro News) QCPD ready to protect 1.2 million QC voters

April 14, 2010 10:34 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) QCPD ready to protect 1.2 million QC voters 

MANILA, April 14 — The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) has expressed its readiness to protect the city's over 1.2 million registered voters — the biggest among all cities in the country — after a successful anti-riot drill in the populous Barangay Commonwealth, Novaliches Wednesday morning.

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PGMA bats for heightened global nuclear security

April 14, 2010 10:34 pm· Comments Off on PGMA bats for heightened global nuclear security 

WASHINGTON D.C., April 14 — President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo batted here Wednesday for heightened nuclear security among nations, and served warning that nuclear materials can fall into wrong hands that may launch terror attacks of catastrophic proportions.

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PGMA feted for Coral Triangle efforts

April 14, 2010 10:34 pm· Comments Off on PGMA feted for Coral Triangle efforts 

WASHINGTON DC, April 14 — President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo today (April 14 in Manila) received the ICCF Teddy Roosevelt International Conservation Award from a prestigious US group in recognition of her forefront efforts and advocacies in support of the Coral Triangle Initiative.

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(Metro News) NBI set to implement security measures for Andal transfer to Camp Bagong Diwa

April 14, 2010 10:34 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) NBI set to implement security measures for Andal transfer to Camp Bagong Diwa 

MANILA, April 14 — The National Bureau of Investigation is set to implement strict security measures for the transfer of Maguindanao massacre suspect Datu Unsay town Mayor Andal Ampatuan Jr. on Thursday to Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City from the NBI jail in Manila.

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Verzosa reiterates call for establishment of investigation task groups in solving violent incidents

April 14, 2010 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Verzosa reiterates call for establishment of investigation task groups in solving violent incidents 

MANILA, April 14 – Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Jesus Verzosa on Wednesday reiterated his call on all regional directors to expedite investigations of violent incidents, particularly during the election period, in their respective areas.

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PGMA commits RP support to anti-nuke terror

April 14, 2010 10:34 pm· Comments Off on PGMA commits RP support to anti-nuke terror 

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 14 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, saying leaders should act decisively against nuclear dangers, today joined 48 other heads of government in endorsing the United States-led strategy against nuclear terrorism, the sole agenda at the recently-concluded Nuclear Security Summit here.

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Gov’t mobilizes anti-terror task force; deploys more troops in Basilan

April 14, 2010 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Gov’t mobilizes anti-terror task force; deploys more troops in Basilan 

MANILA, April 14 — In the wake of the recent bombings in Basilan, the government has mobilized the Anti-Terrorism Task Force and deployed additional security forces in the province.

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Comelec to issue resolution on contingency plan for the May 10 polls next week — Jimenez

April 14, 2010 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Comelec to issue resolution on contingency plan for the May 10 polls next week — Jimenez 

MANILA, April 14 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said today it will come out next with the contingency plan for the May 10, 2010 automated polls.

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Local diver finds two pieces of anti-craft projectile in Bataan–PCG

April 14, 2010 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Local diver finds two pieces of anti-craft projectile in Bataan–PCG 

MANILA, April 14 –A local diver found two pieces of anti-aircraft projectile in Bataan on Tuesday afternoon, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said Wednesday.

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