(Metro News) Another fetus found in QC dumpsite

September 21, 2010 12:10 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Another fetus found in QC dumpsite 

MANILA, Sept. 20 — A fetus was found abandoned near a trash heap in Novaliches, Quezon City on Monday, the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) said.

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PAL hits FASAP's 'forum shopping' for filing case before CHR

September 21, 2010 12:10 pm· Comments Off on PAL hits FASAP's 'forum shopping' for filing case before CHR 

By Mediatix P. Cristobal

MANILA, Sep 20 — Management of Philippine Airlines lashed back at disgruntled cabin workers for 'forum shopping' by filing case before the Commission on Human Rights even amidst ongoing mediation hearings at the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

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CHR begins probe on PAL gender discrimination; PAL airs side

September 21, 2010 12:10 pm· Comments Off on CHR begins probe on PAL gender discrimination; PAL airs side 

MANILA, Sept. 20 – The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Monday said it has started investigating the alleged anti-women and gender discrimination policies of the flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL).

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House minority bloc members pledge P5M each to MDG

September 21, 2010 12:10 pm· Comments Off on House minority bloc members pledge P5M each to MDG 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Sept. 20 — Members of the minority bloc in the House of Representatives pledged to give P5 million each from their Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) for the achievement of the targets of the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) on infant and maternal health care.

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RP presents IIRC report to China envoy

September 21, 2010 12:10 pm· Comments Off on RP presents IIRC report to China envoy 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Sept. 20 –The Philippine government, on Monday presented to Beijing, through the Chinese embassy in Manila, its official investigation report on the Aug. 23 hostage-taking incident in Manila in which eight Hong Kong tourists died.

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VP Binay has instructions from P-Noy for 'certain duties' while latter is in U.S.

September 21, 2010 12:10 pm· Comments Off on VP Binay has instructions from P-Noy for 'certain duties' while latter is in U.S. 

MANILA, Sept. 20 —- Vice President Jejomar C. Binay has instructions from President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III “to perform certain duties” and that he will perform these assignments while the Head of State is on his first international foray in the United States this week and next.

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First of Two Parts: First Report of the Incident Investigation and Review Committee

September 21, 2010 12:10 pm· Comments Off on First of Two Parts: First Report of the Incident Investigation and Review Committee 

(Editor's Note: Here is the First Report of the Incident Investigation and Review Committee on the August, 23, 2010 Rizal Park Hostage-taking Incident: SEQUENCE OF EVENTS, EVALUATION and RECOMMENDATIONS, September 16, 2010)

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Second of Two Parts: First Report of theIncident Investigation and Review Committee on theAugust 23, 2010 Rizal Park Hostage-taking Incident

September 21, 2010 12:10 pm· Comments Off on Second of Two Parts: First Report of theIncident Investigation and Review Committee on theAugust 23, 2010 Rizal Park Hostage-taking Incident 

Second of Two Parts

(Editor's Note: Here is the First Report of the Incident Investigation and Review Committee on the August 23, 2010 Rizal Park Hostage-taking Incident: SEQUENCE OF EVENTS, EVALUATION and RECOMMENDATIONS IIRC, September 16, 2010)

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ASEAN-US Leaders Meeting to create Eminent Persons Group

September 21, 2010 12:10 pm· Comments Off on ASEAN-US Leaders Meeting to create Eminent Persons Group 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Sept. 21 — An Eminent Persons Group (EPG) of Southeast Asians and an American is expected to be created by the 2nd Leaders Meeting on September 24 of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the United States (ASEAN-US), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

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Nature of cases recommended by IIRC can't be divulged yet — De Lima

September 21, 2010 12:10 pm· Comments Off on Nature of cases recommended by IIRC can't be divulged yet — De Lima 

MANILA, Sept. 21 — Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila De Lima, the Chairperson of the Incident Investigation and Review Committee (IIRC), on Tuesday clarified that she cannot divulge the particular charges they have recommended filed against the personalities they found liable in the tragic Manila hostage crisis last August 23.

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