Immigration orders pull-out of cards with P-Noy’s photo

September 25, 2010 11:34 am· Comments Off on Immigration orders pull-out of cards with P-Noy’s photo 

By Francis M. Bilowan

MANILA, Sept. 24 — Officials of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) said they already ordered the pull out of arrival and departure cards bearing the photo of President Benigno Aquino at the country’s airports.

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Aquino sees need for global engagement in RP development

September 25, 2010 11:34 am· Comments Off on Aquino sees need for global engagement in RP development 

MANILA, Sept. 24 — President Benigno S. Aquino III recognizes the importance of strengthened global engagement in the country's development.

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RP seeks US support for membership in Trans-Pacific Partnership

September 25, 2010 11:34 am· Comments Off on RP seeks US support for membership in Trans-Pacific Partnership 

MANILA, Sept. 24 — The Philippines seeks the support of the United States in its bid to become a member of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a multilateral free trade agreement formed with the objective of creating a platform for promoting economic integration among nations in the Asia-Pacific region, President Benigno S. Aquino III said Thursday afternoon in New York (Friday morning in Manila).

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Aquino assures CFR of RP's determination to achieve lasting peace in Mindanao

September 25, 2010 11:34 am· Comments Off on Aquino assures CFR of RP's determination to achieve lasting peace in Mindanao 

MANILA, Sept. 24 — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Thursday (Friday in Manila) assured the United States Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) that his administration will employ all available means to achieve lasting peace and equitable prosperity in Southern Philippines.

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Aquino to hold talks with Malaysia, Singapore PMs

September 25, 2010 11:34 am· Comments Off on Aquino to hold talks with Malaysia, Singapore PMs 

MANILA, Sept. 24 — President Benigno S. Aquino III will hold a bilateral meeting with the Prime Ministers of Malaysia and Singapore, its two biggest trading partners in the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), before attending the 2nd ASEAN-US Leaders Meeting on Friday morning in New York.

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President Aquino halts NHA relocation of San Roque residents

September 25, 2010 11:34 am· Comments Off on President Aquino halts NHA relocation of San Roque residents 

MANILA, Sept. 24 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has directed Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. to put on hold the relocation of thousands of informal settlers in a property owned by the National Housing Authority (NHA) until the housing agency puts in place a comprehensive and orderly plan.

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(Metro News) ePLDT helps protect QC transaction data

September 25, 2010 11:34 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) ePLDT helps protect QC transaction data 

MANILA, Sept. 24 -– The electronic arm of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (ePLDT) is helping the Quezon City government in creating a backup of important data, especially for its two revenue-generating offices.

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Red Cross renders first aid to 14 injured in QC demolition violence

September 25, 2010 11:34 am· Comments Off on Red Cross renders first aid to 14 injured in QC demolition violence 

MANILA, Sept. 24 — Philippine Red Cross (PRC)-Quezon City Chapter said Friday it has served 14 patients with minor injuries when policemen and demolition team clashed Thursday afternoon with North Triangle residents in Quezon City.

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QC cops nab Abu Sayyaf member for illegal drugs

September 25, 2010 11:34 am· Comments Off on QC cops nab Abu Sayyaf member for illegal drugs 

MANILA, Sept. 24 – Quezon City Police District (QCPD) anti-drugs operatives have arrested a suspected drug pusher who was later identified as member of the notorious Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), QCPD officials said Friday.

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GRP awaits formal response from Malaysia on resumption of talks with MILF

September 25, 2010 11:34 am· Comments Off on GRP awaits formal response from Malaysia on resumption of talks with MILF 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, Sept. 24 -– The Philippines awaits the response of Malaysia, facilitator in the peace talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), for the resumption of formal negotiations with the Muslim rebel group.

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