Deles sees no obstacle in resumption of talks with NDF

January 9, 2011 2:51 am· Comments Off on Deles sees no obstacle in resumption of talks with NDF 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, Jan. 8 –- Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Q. Deles on Saturday said she sees no obstacles in the resumption of formal peace talks with communist rebels in Norway next month as both parties have agreed earlier in Hong Kong to impose no preconditions to resume the stalled negotiations.

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Soldier die in clash with NPAs in Compostela

January 9, 2011 2:51 am· Comments Off on Soldier die in clash with NPAs in Compostela 

MANILA, Jan. 8 — A government trooper died following a clash with communist New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Mabini town, Compostela Valley on Saturday morning, a military spokesman reported.

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MMDA to field traffic enforcers in Black Nazarene procession on Sunday

January 9, 2011 2:51 am· Comments Off on MMDA to field traffic enforcers in Black Nazarene procession on Sunday 

MANILA, Jan. 8 — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will deploy 300 traffic enforcers to the Quiapo area starting 4 a.m. on Sunday (Jan. 9) to man traffic within the vicinity of the Quiapo Church during the celebration the feast of the Black Nazarene.

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Manila all set for feast of Black Nazarene

January 9, 2011 2:51 am· Comments Off on Manila all set for feast of Black Nazarene 

MANILA, Jan. 8 — The city of Manila is all set for the feast of the Black Nazarene festivities on Sunday.

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PCG rescues 21 crew/passengers off Batangas

January 9, 2011 2:51 am· Comments Off on PCG rescues 21 crew/passengers off Batangas 

MANILA, Jan. 8 — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has rescued all 21 crew and passengers of a distressed vessel which developed engine trouble in rough sea condition off Batangas on Friday.

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PAPI leaders excited over visioning exercise

January 9, 2011 2:51 am· Comments Off on PAPI leaders excited over visioning exercise 

KALIBO, Aklan, Jan. 8 — Officers and members of the Publishers Association of the Philippines, Inc. (PAPI) expect an exciting two-day visioning and planning exercise on January 10-11, 2011 here.

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Popular Fil-Am singer to perform in Manila, Cebu this summer

January 9, 2011 2:51 am· Comments Off on Popular Fil-Am singer to perform in Manila, Cebu this summer 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, Jan. 8 — Bruno Mars, the talented and popular Filipino-American singer-songwriter-producer, is coming for a live performance in Cebu and Manila on April 7-8.

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City mayors vow full support for Aquino

January 9, 2011 2:51 am· Comments Off on City mayors vow full support for Aquino 

MANILA, Jan. 8 — President Benigno S. Aquino III was assured by the 122-member League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) of their full support for his visions, plans and programs for the country’s growth and development.

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Government anti-poverty programs launched in North Cotabato

January 9, 2011 2:51 am· Comments Off on Government anti-poverty programs launched in North Cotabato 

MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato, Jan. 8 — Two government anti-poverty projects to uplift the poor from poverty were launched here by North Cotabato First District Rep. Jesus N. Sacdalan yesterday.

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Ombudsman suspends 7 DPWH engineers in Palawan for anomalies

January 9, 2011 2:51 am· Comments Off on Ombudsman suspends 7 DPWH engineers in Palawan for anomalies 

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Jan. 8 – Seven engineers of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-2nd Engineering District were ordered suspended by the Office of the Deputy Ombudsman for Luzon after figuring in anomalies involving infrastructure projects in Palawan.

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