Cayetano supports P-Noy’s media appearance on hostage crisis

September 10, 2010 9:14 am· Comments Off on Cayetano supports P-Noy’s media appearance on hostage crisis 

MANILA, Sept. 9 – Minority Senator Pia Cayetano supported the decision of President Benigno S. Aquino III to hold a press conference on Thursday to explain his thoughts on the botched hostage crisis last August 23 in front of the Quirino Grandstand at Rizal Park.

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DFA not asking to restore original P19-B budget proposal–Romulo

September 10, 2010 9:14 am· Comments Off on DFA not asking to restore original P19-B budget proposal–Romulo 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Sept. 9 —The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), in support of Malacanang's austerity program, accepts with grace the over 40 percent suggested slash down of its proposed budget for 2011 while "committing to continue delivering world class service to our people."

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(Metro News) QC gov’t tells informal settlers: grab relocation offer now

September 10, 2010 9:14 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC gov’t tells informal settlers: grab relocation offer now 

MANILA, Sept. 9 — The Quezon City government on Friday asked the city’s informal settlers, especially the victims of typhoon "Ondoy," to grab the opportunity to be relocated to the sites being offered to them.

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(Metro News) PUP employee stabbed, wounded in robbery

September 10, 2010 9:14 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) PUP employee stabbed, wounded in robbery 

MANILA, Sept. 9 –A Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) employee was stabbed and wounded by three armed robbers during a robbery in Sta. Mesa, Wednesday night.

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Elite security force in the works — President Aquino

September 10, 2010 9:14 am· Comments Off on Elite security force in the works — President Aquino 

MANILA, Sept. 9 — The government will train an elite national security force capable of responding to any eventuality such as the unfortunate hostage-taking incident at the Quirino Grandstand last August 23.

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President Aquino appears before panel of TV news anchors

September 10, 2010 9:14 am· Comments Off on President Aquino appears before panel of TV news anchors 

MANILA, Sept. 9 — President Benigno S. Aquino III expressed hope that the conduct on Thursday of a “no-holds- barred” panel interview with three television stations’ representatives on the August 23 hostage-taking incident will finally put to rest any doubt in the minds of the people.

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President Aquino to witness new anti-terrorism capability of AFP

September 10, 2010 9:14 am· Comments Off on President Aquino to witness new anti-terrorism capability of AFP 

MANILA, Sept. 9 — President Benigno S. Aquino III will personally witness Friday the anti-terrorism capability of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) as he views the new equipment and attack techniques developed at the Fort Magsaysay in Nueva Ecija.

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President Aquino to check NAVSOG's skills on Friday

September 10, 2010 9:14 am· Comments Off on President Aquino to check NAVSOG's skills on Friday 

MANILA, Sept. 9 – President Benigno S. Aquino III will visit the Navy’s elite force, Naval Special Operations Group (NAVSOG), or the Philippine Navy version of the US Navy SEALS, based in Sangley Point, Cavite City on Friday to witness their capability to readily respond during crisis situations and terrorist threats.

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President Aquino vows for more PNP trainings

September 10, 2010 9:14 am· Comments Off on President Aquino vows for more PNP trainings 

MANILA, Sept. 9 — President Benigno S. Aquino III assured the holding of more trainings to members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) to sharpen their response to crisis situations nationwide.

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Smart warns against text scammers

September 10, 2010 9:14 am· Comments Off on Smart warns against text scammers 

MANILA, Sept. 9 — Smart Communications Inc. on Thursday warned the public to be vigilant against fraudulent texts or calls that ask for "emergency money" from abroad as inflow of remittances are expected to rise in time for the Christmas season.

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