BI creates special team to hunt down foreigners in smuggling

December 29, 2010 12:48 pm· Comments Off on BI creates special team to hunt down foreigners in smuggling 

MANILA, Dec. 28 –The Bureau of Immigration created an elite team that will track down foreigners involved in the smuggling of illegal aliens into the country.

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NCRPO, LRTA, MRT assure public of security measures

December 29, 2010 12:48 pm· Comments Off on NCRPO, LRTA, MRT assure public of security measures 

MANILA, Dec. 28 — The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), together with the officials of Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) and Metro Rail Transit (MRT), on Tuesday assured the public of beefed up security measures in different stations of the mass transit system to ensure the safety of the riding public.

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Aquino vetoes several provisions in 2011 GAA

December 29, 2010 12:48 pm· Comments Off on Aquino vetoes several provisions in 2011 GAA 

MANILA, Dec. 28 — Anchored on his pledge of transparency and accountability in the affairs of government towards the straight and righteous path to meaningful reform, President Benigno Simeon Aquino III has vetoed some of the general and special provisions in the General Appropriations Act (GAA) of the fiscal year 2011.

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Talks with MILF to resume next month — Leonen

December 29, 2010 12:48 pm· Comments Off on Talks with MILF to resume next month — Leonen 

MANILA, Dec. 28 — Hoping that the Malaysian government would act to address the facilitator dispute, government negotiators on Tuesday expressed optimism that peace negotiations with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will resume next month.

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P-Noy won't grant presidential pardon to greet new year — De Lima

December 29, 2010 12:48 pm· Comments Off on P-Noy won't grant presidential pardon to greet new year — De Lima 

MANILA, Dec. 28 — President Benigno Simeon "Noynoy" C. Aquino III will not grant presidential pardon to greet the new year, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ).

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NAIA Customs District doubles workforce

December 29, 2010 12:48 pm· Comments Off on NAIA Customs District doubles workforce 

MANILA, Dec. 28 — Employees of the Bureau of Customs at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) are now well enforced beyond the eight-hour work schedules following the partial payment of overtime they received from the Philippine Airlines (PAL) before Christmas.

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Jolo chapel blast won't spill over in Metro Manila

December 29, 2010 12:48 pm· Comments Off on Jolo chapel blast won't spill over in Metro Manila 

MANILA, Dec. 28 —President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Tuesday that there is no indication that the Jolo chapel explosion on Christmas Day will have a spillover in Metro Manila.

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American serviceman wrongly accused of smuggling out cocaine

December 29, 2010 12:48 pm· Comments Off on American serviceman wrongly accused of smuggling out cocaine 

MANILA, Dec. 28 — American serviceman Lt. Cmdr. Scintar B. Mejia should have been promoted to the rank of full commander in the Navy if he did not leap to his death at the stairway of the Police Center for Aviation Security office at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Monday.

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EMC launches payment card security standard service

December 29, 2010 12:48 pm· Comments Off on EMC launches payment card security standard service 

MANILA, Dec. 29 – EMC Corporation, one of world’s leading providers of information infrastructure technology solutions, announced that it has recently launched new service designed to help various businesses in the Philippines comply with guidelines outlined in the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) 2.0.

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Sulu police chief relieved over Christmas Day explosion at a Jolo chapel

December 29, 2010 12:48 pm· Comments Off on Sulu police chief relieved over Christmas Day explosion at a Jolo chapel 

MANILA, Dec. 29 – Acting Sulu Provincial Police Office (PPO) director Supt. Shepard Reyes was ordered relieved from his post following the explosion that hit a chapel in the capital town of Jolo on Christmas Day.

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