FASAP wins labor dispute vs PAL

December 25, 2010 12:20 am· Comments Off on FASAP wins labor dispute vs PAL 

MANILA, Dec. 24 – The Flight Attendants' & Stewards' Association of the Philippines (FASAP) and its 1,600 members won its labor dispute against PAL Friday.

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LTFRB set to suspend franchises of bus firms who joined the Nov. 15 strike

December 25, 2010 12:20 am· Comments Off on LTFRB set to suspend franchises of bus firms who joined the Nov. 15 strike 

MANILA, Dec. 24 — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) said the fate of the bus firms that participated in the November 15 strike that stranded thousands of commuters in various parts of Metro Manila will be known by mid-January next year.

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"Put back Christ at the center of the Yuletide Season," bishops urge the faithful

December 25, 2010 12:20 am· Comments Off on "Put back Christ at the center of the Yuletide Season," bishops urge the faithful 

MANILA, Dec. 24 — The Catholic prelates on Friday urged the faithful to put back Christ at the center of the Yuletide Season because the celebration is about God’s love to the people.

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SC tells Makati RTC to resolve Madrigal inheritance row

December 25, 2010 12:20 am· Comments Off on SC tells Makati RTC to resolve Madrigal inheritance row 

MANILA, Dec. 24 – The Supreme Court (SC), in a four-page resolution, has ordered the Makati Regional Trial Court (RTC) to immediately resolve the legal standing of former Senator Ma. Ana Consuelo “Jamby” Madrigal to participate in the multi-million inheritance proceedings of her aunt, the late Consuelo “Chito” Madrigal.

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Time-bound peace talks with NDF eyed

December 25, 2010 12:20 am· Comments Off on Time-bound peace talks with NDF eyed 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, Dec. 24 — The government is eyeing a time and agenda-bound talks with the communist National Democratic Front (NDF) within three years to settle peacefully the more than 40 years of armed conflict in the country.

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BIR zonal valuation benchmark for payment of 'just compensation' on private lands

December 25, 2010 12:20 am· Comments Off on BIR zonal valuation benchmark for payment of 'just compensation' on private lands 

MANILA, Dec. 24 -Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said that the Bureau of Internal Revenue's (BIR) zonal valuation should be the benchmark for the payment of just compensation to owners of lands that had been partially acquired by the government in connection with the Manggahan Flood Control Project.

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(Metro News) Pregnant woman among 5 people hurt in X’mas eve road mishap in QC

December 25, 2010 12:20 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) Pregnant woman among 5 people hurt in X’mas eve road mishap in QC 

MANILA, Dec. 24 – Five people, including a pregnant woman, were injured in a five-vehicle smash-up along Commonwealth Avenue in Barangay Tandang Sora, Quezon City before Friday noon, the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) reported.

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1.1 million estimated loose firearms in PH (Features)

December 25, 2010 12:20 am· Comments Off on 1.1 million estimated loose firearms in PH (Features) 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, Dec. 24 – There is an estimated 1,110,372 loose firearms all over the country with the biggest concentration in National Capital Region (NCR), according to the Philippine National Police (PNP).

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PNP on alert vs possible NPA atrocities during CPP's 41st anniversary

December 25, 2010 12:20 am· Comments Off on PNP on alert vs possible NPA atrocities during CPP's 41st anniversary 

MANILA, Dec. 24 — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Friday alerted all its units nationwide for possible atrocities by maverick groups of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) in celebration of the 41st founding anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) on the Dec. 26.

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City PNP to tape firearm nozzles on Monday

December 25, 2010 12:20 am· Comments Off on City PNP to tape firearm nozzles on Monday 

ILOILO CITY, Dec. 24 – The Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO) down to its local stations will be plastering adhesive tape into the nozzles of their firearms Monday, according to its director, S/Supt. Marietto Valerio.

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