Dacer family elated over cancellation of Lacson's passport

August 22, 2010 9:52 am· Comments Off on Dacer family elated over cancellation of Lacson's passport 

MANILA, Aug. 21 – The family of slain publicist Salvador "Bubby" Dacer expressed their joy over the cancellation of the passport of Sen. Panfilo "Ping" Lacson, one of the alleged masterminds in the 10-year-old murder and abduction case.

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Palace happy on business confidence in Aquino administration

August 22, 2010 9:52 am· Comments Off on Palace happy on business confidence in Aquino administration 

MANILA, Aug. 21 — Malacañang has welcomed the “all time high” of 59.2 percent confidence of business in the Aquino administration even as it said it “we will do everything to ensure that the confidence will remain.”

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Rosales welcomes plans to create probe body vs. extra judicial killings

August 22, 2010 9:52 am· Comments Off on Rosales welcomes plans to create probe body vs. extra judicial killings 

MANILA, Aug. 21 – Educator-lawyer Loretta Ann “Etta” Rosales, newly-appointed chairman of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR), on Saturday welcomed Justice Secretary Leila de Lima’s plan to create an investigation team which will look after extra-judicial killings cases.

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(Metro News) MPD steps up its drive to fight vs fake bills, 2 fall

August 22, 2010 9:52 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) MPD steps up its drive to fight vs fake bills, 2 fall 

MANILA, Aug. 21 –The Manila Police District (MPD) stepped up its fight against the proliferation of fake bills following the arrest of two persons in separate police operation.

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India pledges full support to flood-hit Pak

August 22, 2010 9:52 am· Comments Off on India pledges full support to flood-hit Pak 

By Betwa Sharma

UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 21 — Offering its wholehearted support to flood-stricken Pakistan, India has vowed to do all it can to assist the country in relief efforts, apart from the US$ 5 million in aid already extended by it.

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CHR tells law enforcers to respect rights of witnesses, suspects

August 22, 2010 9:52 am· Comments Off on CHR tells law enforcers to respect rights of witnesses, suspects 

MANILA, Aug. 21 – The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Saturday reiterated its call on all law enforcers, especially police officers involved in the investigation of an alleged torture case, to respect the rights of the witnesses and suspects.

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(Metro News) Lim urges Filipinos to continue backing P-Noy

August 22, 2010 9:52 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) Lim urges Filipinos to continue backing P-Noy 

MANILA, Aug. 21 –Manila Mayor Alfredo S. Lim on Saturday called on Filipinos to support President Benigno S. Aquino III in his quest to improve the economy.

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(Metro News) Ex-Defense chief

August 22, 2010 9:52 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) Ex-Defense chief 

MANILA, Aug. 21 – The driver of former Defense Secretary Norberto Gonzales was injured when the vehicle he was driving smashed into a concrete barrier early dawn Saturday in Quezon City, police said.

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PDEA calls for drug test on motorists

August 22, 2010 9:52 am· Comments Off on PDEA calls for drug test on motorists 

MANILA, Aug. 21 – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) appealed Saturday to all motorists and other drivers to submit themselves for voluntary drug testing.

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More Pinoy sailors to work in the offshore industry

August 22, 2010 9:52 am· Comments Off on More Pinoy sailors to work in the offshore industry 

MANILA, Aug. 22 – Industry expert and former Philippine Regulatory Commission examiner Capt. Constantino Arcellana expects more and more Filipinos sailors to work into the offshore oil industry due to the high compensation packages being offered by its operators.

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