US serviceman jumps to his death at NAIA

December 28, 2010 7:51 am· Comments Off on US serviceman jumps to his death at NAIA 

By Benjie Vergara

MANILA, Dec. 27 — An American serviceman jumped to his death Monday morning at the Police Center for Aviation Security (PCAS) office at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport after police placed him under arrest on Sunday night for possession of cocaine.

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Drilon lauds P-Noy’s signing of 2011 budget

December 28, 2010 7:51 am· Comments Off on Drilon lauds P-Noy’s signing of 2011 budget 

MANILA, Dec. 27 — Senator Franklin Drilon lauded President Benigno S. Aquino III’s signing of the 2011 government spending plan into law Monday, a development which paves the way for an operational budget by January 1, 2011.

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(Metro News) QCPD fields secret marshals in passenger buses vs. robbers

December 28, 2010 7:51 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) QCPD fields secret marshals in passenger buses vs. robbers 

MANILA, Dec. 27 – The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) on Monday fielded secret marshals posing as passengers of public utility buses (PUBs) in a bid to rid the city of highway robbers.

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Ceasefire violation won't deter gov't from pushing peace with reds — Aquino

December 28, 2010 7:51 am· Comments Off on Ceasefire violation won't deter gov't from pushing peace with reds — Aquino 

MANILA, Dec. 27 – Although disappointed over a recent ceasefire violation incident, President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Monday that his administration remains committed to achieving lasting peace with the communist rebels through dialogue.

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Investor confidence improves employment figures — Aquino

December 28, 2010 7:51 am· Comments Off on Investor confidence improves employment figures — Aquino 

MANILA, Dec. 27 – Renewed confidence in the Philippine business climate has improved employment and reduced unemployment and underemployment figures in 2010.

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Lawmakers laud signing of P1.645-trillion budget for 2011

December 28, 2010 7:51 am· Comments Off on Lawmakers laud signing of P1.645-trillion budget for 2011 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Dec. 27 — Lawmakers on Monday lauded the signing of President Benigno S. Aquino III of the P1.645- trillion national budget for 2011.

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(Metro News) Guns of QC cops sealed to deter indiscriminate firing

December 28, 2010 7:51 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) Guns of QC cops sealed to deter indiscriminate firing 

MANILA, Dec. 27 – The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) sealed the service firearms of its operatives on Monday to prevent them from firing indiscriminately during the coming New Year's celebration.

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Peace process gets P235-M budget for 2011

December 28, 2010 7:51 am· Comments Off on Peace process gets P235-M budget for 2011 

MANILA, Dec. 27 — The signing of the 2011 national budget by President Benigno S. Aquino III will expedite the peace process, particularly the implementation of the government’s flagship project called PAMANA (Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan) next year.

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PNP seizes more than 160,000 illegal firecrackers since start of Christmas season

December 28, 2010 7:51 am· Comments Off on PNP seizes more than 160,000 illegal firecrackers since start of Christmas season 

MANILA, Deember 27 – More than 160,000 prohibited firecrackers have already been confiscated by the Philippine National Police (PNP) during continuing operations throughout the country since the start of Christmas Season on December 16.

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SAF, Marines probed for Sulu chapel blast

December 28, 2010 7:51 am· Comments Off on SAF, Marines probed for Sulu chapel blast 

MANILA, Dec. 27 – The Philippine National Police (PNP) high command has ordered an investigation of the policemen and Marines on duty at the Sacred Heart Chapel in Sulu which was blasted by an explosion on Christmas Day.

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