President Aquino names Sandoval as Sandiganbayan Presiding Justice

September 24, 2010 12:34 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino names Sandoval as Sandiganbayan Presiding Justice 

MANILA, Sept. 23 — President Benigno Simeon "Noynoy" Aquino III has appointed Associate Justice Edilberto Sandoval as Presiding Justice of the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan.

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Honasan mulls holding one more hostage inquiry

September 24, 2010 12:34 pm· Comments Off on Honasan mulls holding one more hostage inquiry 

MANILA, Sept. 23 – Senator Gregorio Honasan said on Thursday that his committee on public order is contemplating on pushing through with its inquiry on the bloody hostage crisis last August 23, focusing on the roles of the local government officials.

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Comelec to hire teachers with deactivated applications to assist in the October polls

September 24, 2010 12:34 pm· Comments Off on Comelec to hire teachers with deactivated applications to assist in the October polls 

MANILA, Sept. 23 – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will hire teachers who have deactivated registrations as Board of Election Tellers (BETs), as replacement in case some teachers are disqualified to participate in the Oct. 25 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls.

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(Metro News) QC cops nab Fil-Am for abduction with rape, robbery

September 24, 2010 12:34 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, Sept. 23 -Elements of Quezon City Police District Office (QCPDO)arrested a 22-year old Filipino-American national for alleged abduction with rape and robbery of a 25-year old guest relation officer along Quezon Avenue in Quezon City on Thursday. was detained at the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) Station 10 in Kamuning, Quezon City in connection with the alleged abduction with rape and robbery of a 25-year old Guest Relation Officer (G.R.O) Thursday

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Lim awards cops who foiled 1987 coup attempt against Cory

September 24, 2010 12:34 pm· Comments Off on Lim awards cops who foiled 1987 coup attempt against Cory 

MANILA, Sept. 23 — Manila Mayor Alfredo S. Lim on Thursday awarded 18 officers and policemen of the Northern Police District (NPD) with Certificates of Recognition for their courage and heroism in the re-taking of People's Television 4 (PTV 4) on Aug. 27, 1987 during the sixth coup attempt by rebel soldiers against then President Corazon Aquino.

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Update: QC court halts demolition of shanties in North Triangle

September 24, 2010 12:34 pm· Comments Off on Update: QC court halts demolition of shanties in North Triangle 

MANILA, Sept. 23 – The Quezon City Regional Trial Court (QCRTC) on Thursday ordered the National Housing Authority (NHA) to stop the demolition of shanties at an informal settlers’ colony at the central terminal and North Triangle areas in Quezon City.

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Angara wants to investigate illegal drugs

September 24, 2010 12:34 pm· Comments Off on Angara wants to investigate illegal drugs 

MANILA, Sept. 23 – Alarmed by the threat of illegal drugs, Senator Edgardo Angara said on Thursday that he would initiate a Senate inquiry into the problem which is bigger than the jueteng controversy.

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House leadership rejects separate probe on hostage crisis

September 24, 2010 12:34 pm· Comments Off on House leadership rejects separate probe on hostage crisis 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Sept. 23 — Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Thursday rejected the proposal of the minority bloc of the House of Representatives to conduct a separate investigation on the bloody August 23 Manila hostage incident.

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Robredo takes Senator Santiago's 'equation' as a challenge to disprove

September 24, 2010 12:34 pm· Comments Off on Robredo takes Senator Santiago's 'equation' as a challenge to disprove 

MANILA, Sept. 24 – Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo is taking the “equation” made by Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago that DILG plus Philippine National Police (PNP) equals “jueteng” as a challenge for government authorities to disprove.

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Climate Change Commission not among the 10 Palace offices to be abolished — Lacierda

September 24, 2010 12:34 pm· Comments Off on Climate Change Commission not among the 10 Palace offices to be abolished — Lacierda 

MANILA, Sept. 24 — Malacanang clarified on Friday that President Benigno S.Aquino III will retain the Climate Change Commission (CCC) but will abolish the Office of the Presidential Adviser for Global Warming and Climate Change (PAGWCC).

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