EcoWaste Coalition calls all-out support to ban plastic in Muntinlupa

January 16, 2011 12:47 am· Comments Off on EcoWaste Coalition calls all-out support to ban plastic in Muntinlupa 

MANILA, Jan. 15 – An environmental watchdog appealed to Muntinlupa City businesses and citizens to actively back the ban on plastic bags and other plastic disposables that will kick in next week.

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Calabarzon PNP director sacks Antipolo City police chief over jueteng

January 16, 2011 12:47 am· Comments Off on Calabarzon PNP director sacks Antipolo City police chief over jueteng 

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, Jan. 15 – For failing to curve jueteng in his area of responsibility, Superintendent Manuel Pion, chief of Antipolo City, in Rizal province was relieved Friday by higher authorities.

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MOA to prevent traffic accidents in Calabarzon roads inked

January 16, 2011 12:47 am· Comments Off on MOA to prevent traffic accidents in Calabarzon roads inked 

By Francis M. Bilowan

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, Jan. 15 — Officials of government agencies involved in traffic management and Star Infrastructure Development Corporation signed on Friday a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) adopting measures that ensure prevention or reduction of traffic accidents along major roads and national highways in Calabarzon.

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Napolcom eyes boosting quality of police force

January 16, 2011 12:47 am· Comments Off on Napolcom eyes boosting quality of police force 

By Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, Jan. 15 — The National Police Commission (Napolcom) will push through with its bid to reform the recruitment process of the Philippine National Police (PNP).

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Palace reports more appointments

January 16, 2011 12:47 am· Comments Off on Palace reports more appointments 

MANILA, Jan. 15 — Malacanang reported on Saturday the appointments of Daniel G. Corpuz as acting undersecretary of the Department of Tourism (DOT), Dr. Jose Luis Dangilan as acting Executive Director of the Lung Center of the Philippines under the Department of Health (DOH), and Gerardo A. I. Esquivel as acting administrator of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS).

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Statement of Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. on Comelec Chairman Jose Melo's resignation

January 16, 2011 12:47 am· Comments Off on Statement of Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. on Comelec Chairman Jose Melo's resignation 

MANILA, Jan. 15 — This morning, Justice Jose A. R. Melo tendered his resignation as Chairman of the Commission on Elections effective today, January 15, 2011.

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FASAP warns labor dispute to worsen unless PAL stops trimming down flight attendants

January 16, 2011 12:47 am· Comments Off on FASAP warns labor dispute to worsen unless PAL stops trimming down flight attendants 

MANILA, Jan. 15 — The Flight Attendants and Stewards Association of the Philippines (FASAP) warned Saturday Philippine Airlines (PAL) to stop trimming down flight attendants, otherwise the labor dispute will definitely worsen.

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(Metro News) QCPD hunts suspected abductors of lawyer

January 16, 2011 12:47 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) QCPD hunts suspected abductors of lawyer 

MANILA, Jan. 15 – Quezon City Police District (QCPD) operatives said Saturday they are hunting the suspected abductors of the son of a popular Quezon City lawyer and his personal driver.

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4 Indians linked to foiled kidnapping barred from leaving PHL

January 16, 2011 12:47 am· Comments Off on 4 Indians linked to foiled kidnapping barred from leaving PHL 

MANILA, Jan. 15 — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) prevented on Saturday four Indian nationals from leaving the country after they were linked to a foiled kidnapping attempt of a fellow Indian in Pasay City last month.

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Village chair shot dead by councilor who ended own life‏

January 16, 2011 12:47 am· Comments Off on Village chair shot dead by councilor who ended own life‏ 

KIDAPAWAN CITY, Jan. 15 – A village chairwoman was shot dead by a councilor after a heated altercation while the session of the barangay council was going on in a town in Davao del Sur at around 3 p.m. Friday, the police reported.

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