Bahay Pangarap ready for P-Noy

July 30, 2010 12:05 pm· Comments Off on Bahay Pangarap ready for P-Noy 

MANILA, July 29 — The Bahay Pangarap is now ready to accommodate President Benigno S. Aquino III any moment he decides to take up residence within the Malacanang compound, the head of Palace guards said Thursday.

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Palace officials willing to undergo drug test if P-Noy will require them — Lacierda

July 30, 2010 12:05 pm· Comments Off on Palace officials willing to undergo drug test if P-Noy will require them — Lacierda 

MANILA, July 29 — Malacanang officials are willing to undergo drug testing if President Benigno Simeon Aquino III will require them, Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda said in a media briefing on Thursday.

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Flash!!! ASG’s Madhatta Haipe pleads guilty to 4 counts of kidnapping in U.S. court

July 30, 2010 12:05 pm· Comments Off on Flash!!! ASG’s Madhatta Haipe pleads guilty to 4 counts of kidnapping in U.S. court 

MANILA, July 29 — Filipino terrorist Madhatta Haipe, the high-profile founding member of the dreaded Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), pleaded guilty on July 28 (Washington time) to four counts of hostage-taking in the 1995 abduction of 16 persons, including four U.S. citizens, in southern Mindanao.

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Taiwanese gets two life terms for illegal drug possession

July 30, 2010 12:05 pm· Comments Off on Taiwanese gets two life terms for illegal drug possession 

MANILA, July 29 –A Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) meted out two life imprisonment on a Taiwanese national on Thursday after he was found guilty of possessing over three kilos of ketamine and 108 grams of shabu during a raid in his condominium in Sta. Cruz, Manila in 2006.

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PDEA probes Singson's link with recovery of cocaine in Samar

July 30, 2010 12:05 pm· Comments Off on PDEA probes Singson's link with recovery of cocaine in Samar 

MANILA, July 29 – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Thursday said it is investigating the possible link of Ilocos Sur Rep. Ronald Singson in the recovered cocaine bricks in Samar.

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QCPD nabs 9 suspected car thieves

July 30, 2010 12:05 pm· Comments Off on QCPD nabs 9 suspected car thieves 

MANILA, July 29 – The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) anti-carnapping (ANCAR) unit said Thursday it has arrested nine suspected carjackers believed to be members of a notorious syndicate operating in Metro Manila.

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'Justice served' as ASG founder pleads guilty of taking four Americans hostages in Lake Sebu — US ambassador

July 30, 2010 12:05 pm· Comments Off on 'Justice served' as ASG founder pleads guilty of taking four Americans hostages in Lake Sebu — US ambassador 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, July 29 — The Filipino operative whose 1995 hostage-taking of four US citizens and 12 others caused the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) to be listed as a Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTO) by the United States and the European Union, has pleaded guilty before a US Federal Court.

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(Metro News) Valenzuela donates 500 computer units to public schools

July 30, 2010 12:05 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Valenzuela donates 500 computer units to public schools 

MANILA, July 30 — The Valenzuela local government has formally turned over 500 computer units to 10 public schools in the city.

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Military denounces renewed communist use of human shields

July 30, 2010 12:05 pm· Comments Off on Military denounces renewed communist use of human shields 

MANILA, July 30 – Army authorities condemned the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army's (CPP-NPA) use of human shields in a clash with government forces in Lupi town in Camarines Sur on Thursday afternoon.

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P-Noy extends services of non-CESO, contractual employees in gov't until Oct. 31, 2010

July 30, 2010 12:05 pm· Comments Off on P-Noy extends services of non-CESO, contractual employees in gov't until Oct. 31, 2010 

MANILA, July 30 — President Benigno Simeon Aquino III has issued Memorandum Circular No. 2 extending up to Oct. 31, 2010 the tour of duty of non-Career Executive Service Officials (CESO) and contractual employees occupying CESO positions in government.

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