DOE commits to full power restoration by next week‏

October 21, 2010 12:55 pm· Comments Off on DOE commits to full power restoration by next week‏ 

MANILA, Oct. 20 — The Department of Energy (DOE) Wednesday reported that electricity in the north Luzon provinces affected by Typhoon Juan will be restored by Wednesday next week.

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CSC revives Civil Service Academy

October 21, 2010 12:55 pm· Comments Off on CSC revives Civil Service Academy 

MANILA, Oct. 20 – The Civil Service Commission (CSC) said on Wednesday it is pushing for the revival of a centralized training institution for civil servants.

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VP Binay meets DFA’s Conejos Thursday on OFW concerns

October 21, 2010 12:55 pm· Comments Off on VP Binay meets DFA’s Conejos Thursday on OFW concerns 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Oct. 20 —- Vice President Jejomar C. Binay is scheduled to meet Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Esteban Conejos Jr. on Thursday morning for a briefing on issues of overseas Filipino workers (OFW), a day after receiving the Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in his first assignment as concurrent Presidential Adviser on OFW Concerns.

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SC finds Las Pinas judge guilty of impropriety, gross misconduct

October 21, 2010 12:55 pm· Comments Off on SC finds Las Pinas judge guilty of impropriety, gross misconduct 

MANILA, Oct. 21 – The Supreme Court (SC) has fined a Las Pinas Regional Trial Court (RTC) judge the sum of P40,000 after finding him guilty of impropriety and gross misconduct for sexually assaulting a party litigant in a land registration case.

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Business rivalry eyed in rising kidnapping vs Indian nationals in RP

October 21, 2010 12:55 pm· Comments Off on Business rivalry eyed in rising kidnapping vs Indian nationals in RP 

MANILA, Oct. 21 – Aside from wealthy Filipino-Chinese traders, Indian nationals are fast becoming targets of kidnapping in the country not for ransom but due to business rivalry, a ranking police official said.

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PACER calls for more proactive stance vs KFR during Christmas season

October 21, 2010 12:55 pm· Comments Off on PACER calls for more proactive stance vs KFR during Christmas season 

MANILA, Oct. 21 – The Police Anti-Crime and Emergency Response (PACER) has called for more vigilance to thwart kidnapping cases during the ber months when such incidents traditionally rise as Christmas Season approaches.

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Former PAOCTF officer clears Lacson of involvement in Dacer-Corbito case

October 21, 2010 12:55 pm· Comments Off on Former PAOCTF officer clears Lacson of involvement in Dacer-Corbito case 

MANILA, Oct. 21 — Former Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Task Force (PAOCTF) Superintendent Glenn Dumlao, one of the state witnesses in the 10-year-old Dacer-Corbito case, said that fugitive Sen. Panfilo Lacson has no real participation in the operation that lead to the abduction and killing of publicist Salvador "Bubby" Dacer and driver Emmanuel Corbito sometime in November 2000.

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President Aquino orders early preparations for anticipated howler

October 21, 2010 12:55 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino orders early preparations for anticipated howler 

MANILA, Oct. 21 — President Benigno Aquino III mobilized government into action on possible onslaught of another howler next week.

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BCDA extends deadline to challenge SM land bid

October 21, 2010 12:55 pm· Comments Off on BCDA extends deadline to challenge SM land bid 

MANILA, Oct. 21 — The state-owned Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) has extended the deadline for the submission of eligibility documents to developers who want to challenge the unsolicited proposal of SM Land Inc. (SMLI) for the development of a 33.1-hectare military lot in South Bonifacio.

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P-Noy inspects typhoon-hit provinces

October 21, 2010 12:55 pm· Comments Off on P-Noy inspects typhoon-hit provinces 

By Janice M Cave

MANILA, Oct 21 — President Benigno Simeon Aquino III on Thursday morning flew to typhoon-hit Isabela province to conduct an inspection of areas devastated by typhoon "Juan".

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