July 8, 2010 11:07 pm· Comments Off on PASG can be abolished once smuggling is totally ended by gov't– Villar
MANILA, July 8 Since our creation, I have repeatedly expressed PASG (Presidential Anti-Smuggling Group) is not needed if rampant smuggling is totally ended by the government, particularly by the Bureau of Customs.
July 8, 2010 11:07 pm· Comments Off on Singson orders review of road safety standards
MANILA, July 8 — With the spate of road accidents along the national roads in Cebu province, Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio L. Singson ordered the review of the current road safety standards.
July 8, 2010 11:07 pm· Comments Off on OMB seeks CBCP help in fighting child pornography
MANILA, July 8 – The Optical Media Board (OMB) on Thursday sought the help of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) to put a stop on child pornography.
July 8, 2010 11:07 pm· Comments Off on Andal, Sr. having special treatment at BJMP?
MANILA, July 8 – Justice Secretary Leila De Lima on Thursday suspected that former Maguindanao Governor Andal Ampatuan, Sr. is having a special treatment at the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP).
July 8, 2010 11:07 pm· Comments Off on P386-M Jalandoni flyover in Iloilo opens on Friday
MANILA, July 8 — Another world-class flyover project of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) that will improve vehicular traffic flow in Iloilo City will be opened to motorists on Friday, July 9, 2010.
July 8, 2010 11:07 pm· Comments Off on Marcos' US$ 658-M Swiss bank deposits gone, Bongbong says
MANILA, July 8 - No less than Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos, son of the late former President Ferdinand Marcos, revealed on Thursday that the US$ 658 million Swiss bank deposits, believed to be the ill-gotten wealth of the Marcoses, are gone.
July 8, 2010 11:07 pm· Comments Off on Ex-DA chief willing to talk on P728-M fertilizer scam
By Lilybeth G. Ison
MANILA, July 8 — Former Agriculture Secretary and now Bohol Third District Rep. Arthur Yap on Thursday said he has always been cooperative and is willing to cooperate in any inquiries that would be conducted on the so-called fertilizer fund scam.
July 8, 2010 11:07 pm· Comments Off on CGMAs Cha-cha proposal will not push through - Bongbong Marcos
MANILA, July 8 - Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. said on Thursday the Charter change being initiated by former President and now Pampanga Congresswoman Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will not push through.
July 8, 2010 11:07 pm· Comments Off on Three DFA undersecretaries receive political appointments from Aquino III
By Gloria Jane Baylon
MANILA, July 8 Amid dissent of his alleged irregular extension of the appointments of a score of political ambassadors, Foreign Secretary Alberto G. Romulo on Thursday swore to their respective posts three newly-reappointed undersecretaries of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).
July 8, 2010 11:07 pm· Comments Off on Negotiations in release of Filipinos 'sensitive, complex' — DFA
MANILA, July 8 - Negotiations in the release of 18 Filipino seafarers recently abducted in the high seas off the Horn of Africa are sensitive and complex, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), which has asked media not to jeopardize the process.