Maguindanao massacre hearings resume at QC Hall of Justice on Dec. 15-16

December 13, 2010 11:27 am· Comments Off on Maguindanao massacre hearings resume at QC Hall of Justice on Dec. 15-16 

MANILA, Dec. 12 — The hearings of the Nov. 23, 2009 Maguindanao massacre case will resume on Dec. 15 and 16 at the sala of Quezon City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 221 Judge Jocelyn Solis-Reyes at the Quezon City Hall of Justice.

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BI cracks down on aliens who jump bail

December 13, 2010 11:27 am· Comments Off on BI cracks down on aliens who jump bail 

MANILA, Dec. 12 — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) will create a special unit to monitor foreign nationals who were granted bail after being arrested for suspected violation of Philippine immigration laws due to reports that many of them disappear after being granted provisional liberty.

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LTFRB to issue special permits to PUBs to ply more routes to the provinces

December 13, 2010 11:27 am· Comments Off on LTFRB to issue special permits to PUBs to ply more routes to the provinces 

MANILA, Dec. 12 — Anticipating the yearly Christmas exodus to the provinces, the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said it will start issuing this week special permits to allow public utility buses (PUB) to ply more routes to the provinces.

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Hijacked cargo of household appliances recovered in Bulacan

December 13, 2010 11:27 am· Comments Off on Hijacked cargo of household appliances recovered in Bulacan 

MANILA, Dec. 12 — Bulacan police operatives raided a warehouse in Marilao on Thursday, resulting in the recovery of a large stash of expensive household appliances.

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CA junks Writ of Amparo for suspected JI financier

December 13, 2010 11:27 am· Comments Off on CA junks Writ of Amparo for suspected JI financier 

MANILA, Dec. 12 – The Court of Appeals (CA) has dismissed a petition for a Writ of Amparo filed by the wife of a suspected financier of terrorist group Jemaah Islamiyah in Mindanao.

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Dec. 24, 31 special non-working holidays

December 13, 2010 11:27 am· Comments Off on Dec. 24, 31 special non-working holidays 

MANILA, Dec. 12 — President Benigno Aquino III declared December 24 and 31 as special non-working holidays, according to a Palace official on Sunday.

Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said President Aquino also announced that P-Noy also declared Dec. 27 (nearest Monday to Dec. 31 which is Rizal Day) as regular holiday in relation to the Proclamation 1841 or the economic holidays. (PNA) DCT/rudyma

CBCP official supports ban on street caroling for the safety of street children

December 13, 2010 11:27 am· Comments Off on CBCP official supports ban on street caroling for the safety of street children 

MANILA, Dec. 12 — An official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has expressed support on the banning of street caroling for the safety of street children.

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Cardinal Rosales lauds President Aquino's move to free 'Morong 43'

December 13, 2010 11:27 am· Comments Off on Cardinal Rosales lauds President Aquino's move to free 'Morong 43' 

MANILA, Dec. 12 — Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales is convinced that the administration of President Benigno S. Aquino III is off to a good start.

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PCOO commits fight vs. sex trafficking of kids, youth

December 13, 2010 11:27 am· Comments Off on PCOO commits fight vs. sex trafficking of kids, youth 

MANILA, Dec. 12 – The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) on Sunday evening vowed to wage a fight against sex trafficking of children and young people.

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Mayor vows to transform Pandi into a first class agricultural town

December 13, 2010 11:27 am· Comments Off on Mayor vows to transform Pandi into a first class agricultural town 

PANDI, Bulacan, Dec. 12 — Mayor Enrico Roque on Sunday called on his constituents to leave politics behind and support projects and program geared towards the transformation of this second class farming municipality into a progressive first class agricultural town.

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