End of insurgency can only be done through political settlement, AFP official says

June 20, 2010 11:02 pm· Comments Off on End of insurgency can only be done through political settlement, AFP official says 

MANILA, June 20 — While feeling elated with the consistent decline of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) strength and influence nationwide, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is convinced that it is through political settlement that the insurgency problem can ultimately be solved.

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DND chief leads tree planting

June 20, 2010 11:02 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, June 20 – Defense Secretary Norberto B. Gonzales will be leading Monday's coastal clean-up and mangrove propagules planting of the Philippine Navy (PN) at Sitio Pulo, Barangay Tanza, Navotas City.

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Comelec to resume continuing registration next month

June 20, 2010 11:02 pm· Comments Off on Comelec to resume continuing registration next month 

MANILA, June 20 – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) plans to resume the voter’s registration next month, in connection with the barangay and sangguniang kabataan (SK) polls on Oct. 25.

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(Metro News) More QC public school libraries get internet connection

June 20, 2010 11:02 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) More QC public school libraries get internet connection 

MANILA, June 20 – More public elementary and secondary school libraries in Quezon City are now provided with internet connection, Quezon City officials said Sunday.

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All-systems go for 5-day int'l seafarers' conference at PICC — PNP

June 20, 2010 11:02 pm· Comments Off on All-systems go for 5-day int'l seafarers' conference at PICC — PNP 

MANILA, June 20 — The Philippine National Police (PNP) declared its readiness on Sunday for the five-day international conference for seafarers which opens Monday at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City.

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(Metro News) Mayor Lim, other city officials to meet with Noynoy’s representatives on Monday

June 20, 2010 11:02 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Mayor Lim, other city officials to meet with Noynoy’s representatives on Monday 

MANILA, June 20 — Representatives of President-elect Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino 3rd tasked to make the necessary arrangements for his June 30 inauguration will meet with concerned Manila City Hall officials on Monday.

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PCG institutes proactive measures to prevent maritime accidents

June 20, 2010 11:02 pm· Comments Off on PCG institutes proactive measures to prevent maritime accidents 

MANILA, June 20 — Two years after the tragic "MV Princess of the Stars" sinking off Romblon province, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has instituted more proactive measures to minimize, if not totally prevent, maritime accidents.

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Korean investors rushing to invest in Pangasinan

June 20, 2010 11:02 pm· Comments Off on Korean investors rushing to invest in Pangasinan 

By Leonardo V. Micua

SAN CARLOS CITY, Pangasinan, June 20 — Shortly after the May 10 national and local elections, South Korean investors have been rushing to come to the province of Pangasinan to put up their multi-million-dollar investments.

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Northern Luzon Alliance solons back Belmonte as next House Speaker

June 20, 2010 11:02 pm· Comments Off on Northern Luzon Alliance solons back Belmonte as next House Speaker 

CANDON CITY, June 20 — Lawmakers belonging to the Northern Luzon Alliance (NLA) will most likely support newly-elected Quezon City Congressman Feliciano “Sonny” Belmonte in his bid for the speaker position in the House of Representatives in the 15th Congress.

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No demand yet for Zambo hostage

June 20, 2010 11:02 pm· Comments Off on No demand yet for Zambo hostage 

By Teofilo P. Garcia

ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 20 — Government troops are continuously exerting efforts to locate and rescue the latest victim of abduction in this southern port city.

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