Philippines’ anti-piracy orientation now on high gear

December 19, 2010 1:12 am· Comments Off on Philippines’ anti-piracy orientation now on high gear 

MANILA, Dec. 18 – In line with the government’s efforts to ensure that all Filipino mariners are fully briefed about the piracy menace, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Rosalinda D. Baldoz announced that the country’s anti-piracy seminars are now on high gear.

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President Aquino appoints Rikken as chairman of Philippine Commission on Women

December 19, 2010 1:12 am· Comments Off on President Aquino appoints Rikken as chairman of Philippine Commission on Women 

MANILA, Dec. 18 – President Benigno S. Aquino III has appointed Remedios “Remmy” Ignacio-Rikken as Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) chairperson, PCW said Saturday.

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Aquino vows to continue reform measures to improve lives of poor Filipinos

December 19, 2010 1:12 am· Comments Off on Aquino vows to continue reform measures to improve lives of poor Filipinos 

MANILA, Dec. 18 — President Benigno S. Aquino III vowed to continue all reform measures he implemented despite the effort of his critics and rivals to preempt his agenda to change the nation from culture of corruption.

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Immigration bureau detains South Korean fugitive

December 19, 2010 1:12 am· Comments Off on Immigration bureau detains South Korean fugitive 

MANILA, Dec. 18 – The Bureau of Immigration (BI) detained a South Korean national wanted for prohibited drugs in Seoul at the bureau’s detention facility in Bicutan, Taguig City following his arrest recently by agents of the BI-Interpol Unit.

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One of most wanted drug personalities in Bataan falls

December 19, 2010 1:12 am· Comments Off on One of most wanted drug personalities in Bataan falls 

BALANGA CITY, Bataan, Dec. 18 — A man listed as one of the most wanted drug personalities in this province fell into the hands of the police during a buy-bust operation in Barangay Dona Francisca in this city Friday morning.

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Sawmill operator owns vehicle used by arrested top NPA leader

December 19, 2010 1:12 am· Comments Off on Sawmill operator owns vehicle used by arrested top NPA leader 

CAMP RAFAEL RODRIGUEZ, Butuan City, Dec. 18 – Police have identified the owner of the vehicle used by a top New People's Army (NPA) leader and his four companions when they were arrested at a check point in Barangay Fili, Bayugan, Agusan del Sur almost noon Friday.

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One of 4 most wanted drug personalities in Ilocos Norte nabbed

December 19, 2010 1:12 am· Comments Off on One of 4 most wanted drug personalities in Ilocos Norte nabbed 

CAMP JUAN, Ilocos Norte, Dec. 18 — The police arrested one of the four most wanted illegal drug personalities in Ilocos Norte in a drug buy-bust operation in Barangay 11, Laoag City Saturday.

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Zambo City holds Christmas landmark competition

December 19, 2010 1:12 am· Comments Off on Zambo City holds Christmas landmark competition 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Dec. 18 — Tugbungan, a barangay located five kilometers east of this city, bested all other barangays and emerged as the grand winner of the Christmas landmark competition.

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Leyte town tops revenue collection in Region 8

December 19, 2010 1:12 am· Comments Off on Leyte town tops revenue collection in Region 8 

KANANGA, Leyte, Dec. 18 — The Bureau of Local Government Finance cited the Municipal Treasurer’s and Assessor’s Offices of Kananga town for their revenue generation performance.

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Ormoc SP okays appropriation ordinances

December 19, 2010 1:12 am· Comments Off on Ormoc SP okays appropriation ordinances 

ORMOC CITY, Dec. 18 — The City Council passed three appropriation ordinances totaling P44.6 million to finance the local government’s various ongoing projects. The amount will be distributed among the City Engineering Office (CEO), Ormoc Waterworks and Sewerage Administration (Orwasa) and General Services Department (GSD).

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