DBM, DOF studying lawmakers' proposal to suspend bonuses of GOCC officials — Lacierda

September 2, 2010 11:26 am· Comments Off on DBM, DOF studying lawmakers' proposal to suspend bonuses of GOCC officials — Lacierda 

MANILA, Sept. 1 — Malacanang said on Wednesday the proposal of some senators for President Benigno S. Aquino III to issue an order suspending the payments of questionable bonuses of government-owned and controlled corporation (GOCC) officials is now being studied.

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Magtibay tells HK media: Sorry to the family of slain hostages!

September 2, 2010 11:26 am· Comments Off on Magtibay tells HK media: Sorry to the family of slain hostages! 

MANILA, Sept. 1 — Chief Superintendent Rodolfo Magtibay, former Manila Police District (MPD) director, said he did his best during the hostage crisis as he apologized to the family and relatives of the eight hostages who were killed last August 23 at the Quirino Grandstand, Luneta Park, Manila.

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Verzosa orders increased police visibility to prevent crimes during 'ber' months

September 2, 2010 11:26 am· Comments Off on Verzosa orders increased police visibility to prevent crimes during 'ber' months 

MANILA, Sept. 1 – Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Jesus Verzosa announced the 130,000-strong police organization will be increasing its visibility, particularly in urban areas throughout the country starting Wednesday.

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Legarda sees DOJ role in avoiding RP downgrading to Tier 2 watchlist

September 2, 2010 11:26 am· Comments Off on Legarda sees DOJ role in avoiding RP downgrading to Tier 2 watchlist 

MANILA, Sept. 1 – Senator Loren Legarda stressed on Wednesday the important role of the Department of Justice (DOJ) in taking the Philippines out of the Tier 2 watchlist ranking of the United States.

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Verzosa assures hostage-taking debacle won't affect morale of 130,000-strong PNP

September 2, 2010 11:26 am· Comments Off on Verzosa assures hostage-taking debacle won't affect morale of 130,000-strong PNP 

MANILA, Sept. 1 -– Despite the setback brought by the bloody hostage-taking at the Quirino Grandstand, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Jesus Verzosa on Wednesday assured that he is looking after the morale of the 130,000-strong organization to keep the police on tract on its mandate.

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SC penalizes 3 anti-graft court justices for Rules of Court violation

September 2, 2010 11:26 am· Comments Off on SC penalizes 3 anti-graft court justices for Rules of Court violation 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.

MANILA, Sept. 1 – The Supreme Court (SC) penalized on Wednesday three associate justices of the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan after they were found administratively liable in a complaint filed against them.

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Senate okays resolution urging P-Noy to suspend fat bonuses of GOCCs, GFIs

September 2, 2010 11:26 am· Comments Off on Senate okays resolution urging P-Noy to suspend fat bonuses of GOCCs, GFIs 

MANILA, Sept. 1 — The Senate formally approved on Wednesday a resolution urging President Benigno S. Aquino III to immediately order suspension of the unusually large and apparent excessive allowances, bonuses, incentives and other perks of members of the boards of the government-owned and -controlled corporations (GOCCs) and government financial institutions (GFIs).

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(Metro News) Lim to attend IICR’s hearing on Friday at DOJ on hostage-taking incident

September 2, 2010 11:26 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) Lim to attend IICR’s hearing on Friday at DOJ on hostage-taking incident 

MANILA, Sept. 1 — Mayor Alfredo S. Lim said on Wednesday he will attend the hearing of the Incident Investigation and Review Committee (IIRC) at the Department of Justice (DOJ) in connection with the Aug. 23 hostage-taking drama near the Quirino Grandstand in Manila's Rizal Park.

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DILG chief hopeful everything will settle down after DOJ ends hostage-taking probe

September 2, 2010 11:26 am· Comments Off on DILG chief hopeful everything will settle down after DOJ ends hostage-taking probe 

MANILA, Sept. 1 -– Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo said on Wednesday he is hopeful that everything will settle down after the conclusion by the Department of Justice (DOJ) of its investigation on the August 23 hostage-taking incident in Manila.

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(Metro News) Valenzuela inmates get chance to educate themselves

September 2, 2010 11:26 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) Valenzuela inmates get chance to educate themselves 

MANILA, Sept. 2 – The Valenzuela local government, together with the local Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), announced that 60 of its inmates have decided to accept the Department of Education's (DepEd) alternative learning system (ALS) while serving their time.

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