PNP honors Philippine heroes on 'Araw ng Kalayaan'

May 29, 2010 9:17 pm· Comments Off on PNP honors Philippine heroes on 'Araw ng Kalayaan' 

MANILA, May 29 – The Philippine National Police is fielding a sizable contingent of parading elements for the civic–military parade at the Quirino Grandstand in commemoration of the 112th Anniversary of the declaration of Philippine Independence on June 12.

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(Metro News) Enough classrooms in QC public schools assured

May 29, 2010 9:17 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Enough classrooms in QC public schools assured 

MANILA, May 29 –- The Quezon City government said there are enough classrooms in public elementary and secondary schools in the city as it announced on Saturday it is ready for the opening of school year 2010–2011 next month.

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(Metro News) 4 killed in elevator crash in QC

May 29, 2010 9:17 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) 4 killed in elevator crash in QC 

MANILA, May 29 – Four construction workers were killed and another one was injured after an elevator fell several stories at a construction site in Quezon City late Friday afternoon, the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) said Saturday.

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(Metro News) Fire destroys 10 houses in QC area

May 29, 2010 9:17 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Fire destroys 10 houses in QC area 

MANILA, May 29 -– A fire of still unknown cause destroyed at least 10 houses near a public market in Barangay Commonwealth, Novaliches, Quezon City Saturday morning.

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(Metro News) Police ready to secure Quezon City during opening of classes in June

May 29, 2010 9:17 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Police ready to secure Quezon City during opening of classes in June 

MANILA, May 29 – The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) said Saturday it is ready to secure teachers and students in Quezon City when schoolyear 2010-2011 opens on June 15 in all levels.

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(Metro News) To end misery, woman stabs dead his stepdad

May 29, 2010 9:17 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) To end misery, woman stabs dead his stepdad 

MANILA, May 29 –"My miserable life is over."

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Red Cross gets its first amphibious vehicle

May 29, 2010 9:17 pm· Comments Off on Red Cross gets its first amphibious vehicle 

MANILA, May 29 – The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) announced on Saturday the arrival of its first two amphibious vehicle from the United States and it will be used for rescue operations during extreme weather conditions.

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PCG nabs 9 Chinese fishermen for illegal poaching, recover embalmed sea turtles

May 29, 2010 9:17 pm· Comments Off on PCG nabs 9 Chinese fishermen for illegal poaching, recover embalmed sea turtles 

MANILA, May 29 –Operatives of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) arrested nine Chinese fishermen for illegal poaching in Balabac Island, Palawan aboard a fishing vessel last Thursday.

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Int’l negotiators cite transparency, simplicity, people’s participation key to successful peace agreements

May 29, 2010 9:17 pm· Comments Off on Int’l negotiators cite transparency, simplicity, people’s participation key to successful peace agreements 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, May 29 – Gleaning lessons from their stories of challenges and triumphs in resolving conflicts, five seasoned peace negotiators from Indonesia, Ireland, Sudan and the United States on Friday were in unison that transparency, simplicity and people’s participation are among the essential ingredients of a successful peace agreement.

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Palace admits 7.3% GDP growth in Q1 has yet to create more jobs

May 29, 2010 9:17 pm· Comments Off on Palace admits 7.3% GDP growth in Q1 has yet to create more jobs 

MANILA, May 29 — Malacanang on Saturday cited factors why the country’s 7.3 percent growth in gross domestic product (GDP) or total goods and services produced in the Philippines has not translated to more jobs.

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