Binay says Mar's protest could undermine people’s renewed faith in the election process

July 11, 2010 11:01 pm· 15 Comments 

MANILA, July 11 — The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay said the election protest filed by Liberal Party vice presidential candidate Senator Manuel “Mar” Roxas II could undermine the people’s renewed faith in the election process.

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(Metro News) Discounted fares await Makati commuters on Monday

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MANILA, July 11 — As a gesture of goodwill, Makati-based public utility jeepney and tricycle associations have made a unanimous decision to offer discounted fares to city commuters on Monday from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.

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(Metro News) Caloocan mayor orders cops to intensify drive vs criminal elements

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MANILA, July 11 – Caloocan Mayor Enrico "Recom" Echiverri has ordered the city's police force to intensify its campaign against criminal elements so that investors and businessmen can feel safe and thus invest more in the locality.

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Number of BI’s detainees down to record low of 58

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MANILA, July 11 — The number of foreign detainees at the Bureau of Immigration's detention center in Bicutan, Taguig City is down to a record low as a result of the successful implementation of the agency’s jail decongestion program.

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BI deploys more personnel at DMIA

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MANILA, July 11 — Immigration Commissioner Marcelino Libanan ordered the deployment of more immigration officers at the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (DMIA) in Pampanga after it tended to serve as alternative for landing and take-off site for international travelers.

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Homeward-bound RP family of four, driver-friend killed in Saudi highway

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MANILA, July 11 — A Philippine-bound family of four Filipinos and a family friend died on Wednesday night on their way to the airport when their car got involved in a six-vehicle smash-up on a highway in eastern Saudi Arabia, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) belatedly confirmed.

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CA lifts suspension order vs 22 Davao policemen

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By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, July 11 – The Court of Appeals (CA), in a 12-page decision, has voided a ruling of the Office of the Ombudsman that suspended 22 police officers in Davao for six months for their failure to solve 300 cases of summary execution allegedly committed by the so-called "Davao Death Squad" from 2005 to 2008.

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PNP creates task force to resolve slay-try on radio reporter in Camarines Sur

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MANILA, July 11 –The Philippine National Police (PNP) has created a special investigation task group (SITG) to address the attempt on the life of a radio reporter in Camarines Sur province on Friday.

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Robredo vows reforms at DILG

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MANILA, July 11 – Incoming Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo on Sunday vowed to pursue reforms in the department to gain the trust and confidence of the people.

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Gatdula assumes post at NBI on Monday

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MANILA, July 11 — Newly appointed National Bureau of Investigation director lawyer Magtanggol Gatdula will most likely formally assume his new post on Monday, facing tasks to handle the controversial cases including the Dacer-Corbito killings, “Hello Nico and compact flash card election related probe,” and the Nov. 23, 2009 massacre.

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