Palace allays fears on open skies policy

January 22, 2011 1:38 pm· Comments Off on Palace allays fears on open skies policy 

MANILA, Jan. 21 — Domestic airlines will continue to have profitable operations despite the impending liberalization of the airline industry.

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Aquino wins Award for Political Communications

January 22, 2011 1:38 pm· Comments Off on Aquino wins Award for Political Communications 

MANILA, Jan. 21 — President Benigno S. Aquino III is the recipient of this year’s prestigious Public Affairs Asia’s Gold Standard Award for Political Communications.

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Red Cross serves families in landslide & flood-stricken Visayas, N. Mindanao

January 22, 2011 1:38 pm· Comments Off on Red Cross serves families in landslide & flood-stricken Visayas, N. Mindanao 

MANILA, Jan. 21 -– The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) said Friday it is now on high alert in extending humanitarian assistance to the families affected due to the series of flooding and landslides in Visayas and Northern Mindanao.

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Aquino receives 55 FEU Medical Alumni from Northern Illinois

January 22, 2011 1:38 pm· Comments Off on Aquino receives 55 FEU Medical Alumni from Northern Illinois 

MANILA, Jan. 21 — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Friday welcomed the 55 heads of Far Eastern University Medical Alumni Association from Northern Illinois who made a courtesy call before embarking on their respective medical missions in the countryside.

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Aquino orders PNP to focus on identifying car theft gangs

January 22, 2011 1:38 pm· Comments Off on Aquino orders PNP to focus on identifying car theft gangs 

MANILA, Jan. 21 — President Benigno S. Aquino III ordered on Friday the Philippine National Police to focus on the spate of carjacking incidents and intensify its intelligence gathering in identifying car theft groups.

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Ex-Abra guv arraigned for murder in QC

January 22, 2011 1:38 pm· Comments Off on Ex-Abra guv arraigned for murder in QC 

MANILA, Jan. 21 — Former Abra Governor Vicente Valera, was arraigned Friday at the Quezon City Regionl Trial Court (QCRTC) on charges of murdering Abra Congressman Luis Bersamin and his bodyguard, Senior Police Officer 4 Adelfo Ortega in 2006.

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Police nab two suspects in Evangelista kidnap-slay

January 22, 2011 1:38 pm· Comments Off on Police nab two suspects in Evangelista kidnap-slay 

MANILA, Jan. 21 – Police authorities on Friday arrested two suspects in the gruesome kidnap-slaying of car trader Venson Evangelista during intensified operations in Central Luzon, a ranking police official said.

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Combined maritime forces chief due in Manila for anti-piracy briefings

January 22, 2011 1:38 pm· Comments Off on Combined maritime forces chief due in Manila for anti-piracy briefings 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Jan . 21 —The Chief of Staff of the Bahrain-based Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), Captain Chris S. Chambers, is scheduled to present an overview of the piracy situation in the Gulf of Aden and the Somali Basin at the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Monday, January 24.

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Eight Saudi-based Filipino mothers with 11 out-of-wedlock children repatriated

January 22, 2011 1:38 pm· Comments Off on Eight Saudi-based Filipino mothers with 11 out-of-wedlock children repatriated 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Jan. 21 — Eleven children, allegedly born out of wedlock in Saudi Arabia and thus undocumented, and their supposed Filipino mothers, numbering eight, have been repatriated to Manila this week, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).

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Vice mayor’s bodyguard shot, wounded in Bauan, Batangas

January 22, 2011 1:38 pm· Comments Off on Vice mayor’s bodyguard shot, wounded in Bauan, Batangas 

BATANGAS CITY, Jan. 22 — Joint elements of the Batangas provincial police office (PPO) launched on Saturday a manhunt against a suspect who shot and wounded an aide of the vice mayor of Bauan town Friday afternoon.

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