Yusoph says his son's abductor will be punished by God and people

July 20, 2010 9:00 pm· Comments Off on Yusoph says his son's abductor will be punished by God and people 

MANILA, July 20 –With the release of his 22-year old son, Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Elias Yusoph said that those behind the abduction will be punished by the law of the people and by God.

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Hacienda Luisita case tossed to SC en banc; sets oral arguments on August 3

July 20, 2010 9:00 pm· Comments Off on Hacienda Luisita case tossed to SC en banc; sets oral arguments on August 3 

MANILA, July 20 — The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday decided to transfer the Hacienda Luisita case from the First Division to the SC en banc, SC Spokesman and Court Administrator Atty. Jose Midas Marquez told a press conference.

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Laguna Lake, Marikina River eyed as alternative source of water supply

July 20, 2010 9:00 pm· Comments Off on Laguna Lake, Marikina River eyed as alternative source of water supply 

MANILA, July 20 — The Laguna Lake and Marikina River could be tapped as alternative water sources to mitigate the worsening water crises in the metropolis, as water level in Angat Dam drops.

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Gov't authorities establish real identity of kidnapped Japanese

July 20, 2010 9:00 pm· Comments Off on Gov't authorities establish real identity of kidnapped Japanese 

MANILA, July 20 – Government authorities, in close coordination with Japanese Embassy officials, have established the real identity of the Japanese kidnap victim in Sulu province.

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PNP: Gov't pressure prompted safe release of Yusoph

July 20, 2010 9:00 pm· Comments Off on PNP: Gov't pressure prompted safe release of Yusoph 

MANILA, July 20 -– The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Tuesday expressed elation over the safe release from captivity of Nuraldin Yusoph, son of Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Elias Yusoph.

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Gov't calls on the public to save water to avert shortage

July 20, 2010 9:00 pm· Comments Off on Gov't calls on the public to save water to avert shortage 

MANILA, July 20 — The government is doing the necessary contingencies to address the water shortage in the metropolis as it calls on the public to save water.

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Judge clears cop from Maguindanao massacre

July 20, 2010 9:00 pm· Comments Off on Judge clears cop from Maguindanao massacre 

MANILA, July 20 – A policeman suspected to be involved in the Maguindanao massacre has been removed from the list of the accused after a Quezon City Regional Trial Court (QCRTC) ruled there was no probable cause to indict him for the murders.

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PCG says number of working K9 dogs increased to more than 700 percent

July 20, 2010 9:00 pm· Comments Off on PCG says number of working K9 dogs increased to more than 700 percent 

MANILA, July 20 –In response to earlier issues over alleged irregularities in the Philippine Coast Guard K9, an official said the Commission on Audit Memo dated March, 2010 has already been clarified as there is only a need to update the book of inventory to reflect the increase in the number of workings dogs to more than 700 percent.

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(Update) Quezon City fire damages reach P5M

July 20, 2010 9:00 pm· Comments Off on (Update) Quezon City fire damages reach P5M 

MANILA, July 20 – More than P 5 million worth of properties were damaged in a fire that hit a shantytown behind the Department of Agriculture (DA) building on Tuesday afternoon, Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala said.

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Sarmiento, Larrazabal: Mikey Arroyo not qualified to represent the marginalized

July 20, 2010 9:00 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, July 20 – For two commissioners of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), Ang Galing Pilipino (AGP) party-list nominee Juan Miguel “Mikey” Arroyo is not qualified to represent the marginalized.

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