Children enjoy the beautiful sunset over the Lingayen Gulf

April 18, 2010 11:55 pm· Comments Off on Children enjoy the beautiful sunset over the Lingayen Gulf 

A group of children (in upper left photo) enjoy the beautiful sunset over the Lingayen Gulf as viewed from the San Fabian Beach Resort managed by the Philippine Tourism Authority (PTA) in Barangay Bolasi, San Fabian, Pangasinan. Shown in lower left photo is the Filipino-Japanese Friendship Memorial Shrine erected in the same barangay on March 16, 1982. (PNA photo by Jess Escaros Jr.)
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Metrobank appointed MECO scholarship trustee

April 18, 2010 11:38 am· Comments Off on Metrobank appointed MECO scholarship trustee 

MANILA, April 18 – Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company (Metrobank) was recently appointed trustee of the scholarship fund of the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO), the Philippines’ representative office in Taiwan.

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MMDA, BIR reach an out-of-court settlement on withholding tax liabilities

April 18, 2010 11:38 am· Comments Off on MMDA, BIR reach an out-of-court settlement on withholding tax liabilities 

MANILA, April 18 — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) have reached an out-of-court settlement in connection with the MMDA’s withholding tax liabilities amounting to more than P116 million.

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Napolcom places 62 Maguindanao cops under 90-day preventive suspension

April 18, 2010 11:38 am· Comments Off on Napolcom places 62 Maguindanao cops under 90-day preventive suspension 

By C. Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, April 18 — Five months after the Maguindanao massacre that claimed at least 58 lives, including 33 journalists, the National Police Commission (Napolcom) has placed 62 policemen accused for their possible involvement in the gruesome killings under preventive suspension for 90 days.

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Sapitula named new Muntinlupa police chief

April 18, 2010 11:38 am· Comments Off on Sapitula named new Muntinlupa police chief 

MANILA, April 18 — The Muntinlupa City has a new chief of police after the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) recently sacked his predecessor for allegedly issuing a police identification card to a civilian who was earlier apprehended for extortion.

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DepEd grants summer jobs for students

April 18, 2010 11:38 am· 1 Comment 

MANILA, April 18 — The Department of Education (DepEd) has hired 150 students who need to earn during summer to pursue their studies under the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES).

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Lakas senatorial bets urge DOH to crack down on drug stores violating Cheaper Meds Law

April 18, 2010 11:38 am· Comments Off on Lakas senatorial bets urge DOH to crack down on drug stores violating Cheaper Meds Law 

MANILA, April 18 – Lakas-Kampi-CMD senatorial candidates Rey Langit and Atty. Raul Lambino urged Saturday the Department of Health to launch a nationwide crackdown on drugstores and hospital pharmacies which continue to violate the Cheaper Medicines Law.

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Cops seek court order to open locked vehicle believed loaded with firearms

April 18, 2010 11:38 am· Comments Off on Cops seek court order to open locked vehicle believed loaded with firearms 

TAYUG, Pangasinan, April 18 — The police will seek a court order on Monday that would allow them to open a black Chevrolet believed loaded with firearms that was abandoned by unidentified persons in Barangay Sto. Domingo here Saturday night.

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AFP commander declares 4 Mindanao provinces communist insurgency-free

April 18, 2010 11:38 am· 1 Comment 

PLACER, Surigao del Norte, April 18 – The government’s no non-sense communist insurgency drive is already gaining headway as the top area commander of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Saturday declared four provinces in Mindanao as “communist insurgency-free”.

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2 killed, 1 injured in Agusan del Sur road accident

April 18, 2010 11:38 am· Comments Off on 2 killed, 1 injured in Agusan del Sur road accident 

CAMP RAFAEL C. RODRIGUEZ, Butuan City, April 18 – Two persons were killed while another was critically injured in a road accident Saturday morning along the national highway in Barangay San Teodoro, Bunawan, Agusan del Sur province.

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