Sotto cautions MMDA on odd-even traffic scheme

October 14, 2010 11:10 am· Comments Off on Sotto cautions MMDA on odd-even traffic scheme 

MANILA, Oct. 13 — Senate Majority Leader Vicente C. Sotto III on Wednesday urged the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to exercise diligence before adopting the odd-even traffic scheme around the metropolis.

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Patrick Section road in Mindoro unpassable

October 14, 2010 11:10 am· Comments Off on Patrick Section road in Mindoro unpassable 

MANILA, Oct. 12, — The Department of Public Works and Highways announced as of 2 p.m. Wednesday that Patrick Section along Mindoro West Coast Road, Brgy. San Agustin, Sablayan in Occidental Mindoro (Region IV-B) has become unpassable due to incessant rain.

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Arrival-departure cards bear photo of beauty expert Vicki Belo

October 14, 2010 11:10 am· Comments Off on Arrival-departure cards bear photo of beauty expert Vicki Belo 

MANILA, Oct. 13 — "Unique, attractive and interesting," they say.

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Filipinos expect more from P-Noy, survey shows

October 14, 2010 11:10 am· Comments Off on Filipinos expect more from P-Noy, survey shows 

MANILA, Oct 13 — Filipinos expect President Benigno Simeon Aquino III to keep his promises and have high expectations than his predecessor Gloria Macapagal latest survey from independent pollster Social Weather Stations show.

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SC issues 'status quo ante order' vs. EO No. 2

October 14, 2010 11:10 am· Comments Off on SC issues 'status quo ante order' vs. EO No. 2 

MANILA, Oct. 13 – The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday issued a "status quo ante order" against the implementation of Executive Order No. 2 which revoked the "midnight" appointments during the past administration.

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MPD files additional charges vs brother of slain hostaga-taker

October 14, 2010 11:10 am· Comments Off on MPD files additional charges vs brother of slain hostaga-taker 

MANILA, Oct. 13 — The Manila Police District (MPD) filed on Wednesday additional charges of illegal possession of firearms against the brother of slain hostage-taker Senior Inspector Rolando Mendoza in connection with the Aug. 23 hostage incident near the Quirino Grandstand in Ermita, Manila.

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Enrile urges DOJ chief to keep quiet or quit

October 14, 2010 11:10 am· Comments Off on Enrile urges DOJ chief to keep quiet or quit 

MANILA, Oct. 13 – Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile urged on Wednesday Justice Secretary Leila de Lima to keep quiet or quit amid reports that she had mulled resigning after President Benigno Aquino ordered a review of the incident investigation and review committee (IIRC) report.

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PNP seeks Comelec clearance for admin relief of officers implicated in Manila hostage-taking

October 14, 2010 11:10 am· Comments Off on PNP seeks Comelec clearance for admin relief of officers implicated in Manila hostage-taking 

MANILA, Oct. 13 – The Philippine National Police (PNP) hierarchy on Wednesday asked permission from the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for the administrative relief of National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Director Leocadio Santiago Jr.

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CA suspends confirmation of five ambassadors

October 14, 2010 11:10 am· Comments Off on CA suspends confirmation of five ambassadors 

MANILA, Oct. 13 – The Commission on Appointments (CA) suspended on Wednesday the recommendation for confirmation of ad interim appointments of five ambassadors even as the powerful commission gave green light for confirmation in the plenary of 60 others.

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Filipinos highly expect P-Noy to keep 1st SONA promises — SWS

October 14, 2010 11:10 am· Comments Off on Filipinos highly expect P-Noy to keep 1st SONA promises — SWS 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Oct.13 —- Forty-four percent of 1,200 adult Filipinos interviewed nationwide last month by pollster Social Weather Stations(SWS) has “high expectations” of President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III keeping the promises he made in his first State-of-the-Nation-Address (SONA) last July.

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