Doosan Engine set to go public next week

December 31, 2010 11:38 am· Comments Off on Doosan Engine set to go public next week 

SEOUL, Dec. 30 — Doosan Engine Co., an affiliate of South Korean conglomerate Doosan Group, will list its shares on the country's main stock market next week, the bourse operator said Thursday.

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State, private hospitals on alert for New Year’s Eve revelry

December 30, 2010 11:23 pm· Comments Off on State, private hospitals on alert for New Year’s Eve revelry 

By Joel C. Atencio

MANILA, Dec. 30 – Doctors, nurses and other medical personnel of government-run and private hospitals nationwide were placed on Thursday on alert for firecracker-related injuries and other emergencies as the nation joins the world in welcoming the New Year on Friday.

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3 of 'Morong 43' won't be home before New Year

December 30, 2010 11:23 pm· Comments Off on 3 of 'Morong 43' won't be home before New Year 

MANILA, Dec. 30 – Despite the order of President Benigno S. Aquino III for their immediate release, the three remaining members of the so-called "Morong 43" will not be released from detention before new year.

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Faeldon can't be released for now

December 30, 2010 11:23 pm· Comments Off on Faeldon can't be released for now 

MANILA, Dec. 30 – The Armed Forces on Thursday said Oakwood mutiny leader Capt. Nicanor Faeldon will have to stay in military custody despite posting a bail of P100,000 in connection with the coup d etat case he faces before a civilian court.

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Cops eye family feud in Taguig gift-wrapped blast

December 30, 2010 11:23 pm· Comments Off on Cops eye family feud in Taguig gift-wrapped blast 

By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan

MANILA, Dec. 30 — Police have ruled out terrorism as the motive behind the package-bomb explosion in Taguig City on Wednesday morning that killed a businesswoman.

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DBM okays release of P25.2-M salary differentials for 664 prosecutors

December 30, 2010 11:23 pm· Comments Off on DBM okays release of P25.2-M salary differentials for 664 prosecutors 

MANILA, Dec. 30 – Justice Secretary Leila De Lima on Thursday said that the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has authorized the release of P25,218,503 for the salaries and other compensation differentials of 664 prosecutors in the National Prosecution Service (NPS).

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(Metro News) Housing is main thrust of QC govt

December 30, 2010 11:23 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Housing is main thrust of QC govt 

MANILA, Dec. 30 – Quezon City Mayor Herbert M. Bautista said on Thursday the pro-poor housing program will continue to be his flagship project in the next two and a half years.

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Makati court allows Faeldon to post bail

December 30, 2010 11:23 pm· Comments Off on Makati court allows Faeldon to post bail 

By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan

MANILA, Dec. 30 — A Makati City court on Thursday granted the petition of Marine Capt. Nicanor Faeldon to post bail in connection with his rebellion case for his alleged involvement in the November 2007 Manila Peninsula siege.

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AFP won't seal firearms of soldiers for New Year's celebration

December 30, 2010 11:23 pm· Comments Off on AFP won't seal firearms of soldiers for New Year's celebration 

MANILA, Dec. 30 – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said on Thursday it is doing away with the past practice of sealing the barrel of the firearms of its officers and men as a precaution against illegal firing to welcome the New Year 2011.

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Faeldon asks AFP chief for provisional liberty

December 30, 2010 11:23 pm· Comments Off on Faeldon asks AFP chief for provisional liberty 

MANILA, Dec. 30 – Oakwood mutiny leader Capt. Nicanor Faeldon has asked AFP chief Gen. Ricardo David to release him from detention at the Marine headquarters to the custody of a superior officer.

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