Sen. Pia asks PNP to also go after 'bike-nappers'

January 24, 2011 7:47 am· Comments Off on Sen. Pia asks PNP to also go after 'bike-nappers' 

MANILA, Jan. 23 — Senator Pia Cayetano called on Sunday on the Philippine National Police (PNP) to also look into alarming cases of robberies and bike-jacking that victimize bikers following reports of such incidents taking place in southern Metro Manila in recent weeks.

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Loren wants wider IP Code coverage to curb internet piracy

January 24, 2011 7:47 am· Comments Off on Loren wants wider IP Code coverage to curb internet piracy 

MANILA, Jan. 23 — Senator Loren Legarda is pushing for the passage of a measure that seeks to widen the scope of the Intellectual Property Code (Republic Act No. 8293) to include the protection of copyrighted materials over the internet.

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16 TESDA scholars to work in Middle East

January 24, 2011 7:47 am· Comments Off on 16 TESDA scholars to work in Middle East 

MANILA, Jan. 23 — The two-week intensive training provided by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has become the passport of the 16 young scholars for employment abroad.

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Comelec allows local courts to use PCOS machines to resolve election protest cases

January 24, 2011 7:47 am· Comments Off on Comelec allows local courts to use PCOS machines to resolve election protest cases 

MANILA, Jan.23 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has allowed the different courts to use the Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines for the immediate resolution of election protest cases from the May 10 national and local polls.

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BI seeks private sector support in drive to improve services

January 24, 2011 7:47 am· Comments Off on BI seeks private sector support in drive to improve services 

MANILA, Jan. 23 — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has urged all stakeholders, particularly those from the private sector, to team up with the agency in providing better and efficient service to the transacting public, and in eliminating fixers.

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PPCRV supports calls for ARMM polls postponement

January 24, 2011 7:47 am· Comments Off on PPCRV supports calls for ARMM polls postponement 

MANILA, Jan. 23 — A poll watchdog has supported the call to postpone the August ARMM (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) polls and synchronized with the 2013 mid-term polls.

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Police file criminal charges vs 9 members of 'Dominguez Gang' in Evangelista killing

January 24, 2011 7:47 am· Comments Off on Police file criminal charges vs 9 members of 'Dominguez Gang' in Evangelista killing 

MANILA, Jan. 23 -– Murder and carjacking charges have been filed against seven members of the notorious Dominguez carjacking group tagged in the brutal kidnap-slaying of car trader Venzon Evangelista, a ranking Philippine National Police official said Sunday.

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Bulacan police chief sacked over spate of high-profile crimes

January 24, 2011 7:47 am· Comments Off on Bulacan police chief sacked over spate of high-profile crimes 

MANILA, Jan. 23 — The Philippine National Police (PNP) high command announced on Sunday the relief of the Bulacan provincial police office (PPO) director following a spate of high-profile criminal incidents, including car thefts, within his area of responsibility.

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Philippine Army implements new AFP Internal Peace Security Plan

January 24, 2011 7:47 am· Comments Off on Philippine Army implements new AFP Internal Peace Security Plan 

MANILA, Jan. 23 – The Philippine Army has started implementing the newly launched Internal Peace Security Plan (IPSP) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, focusing its efforts of a more humane and non-traditional approach in taming the decades-old insurgency in the country.

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SC affirms conviction of 6 Chinese nationals found possessing 364 kilos of shabu

January 24, 2011 7:47 am· Comments Off on SC affirms conviction of 6 Chinese nationals found possessing 364 kilos of shabu 

MANILA, Jan. 23 – The Supreme Court (SC) has affirmed the earlier ruling of the Court of Appeals (CA) imposing life imprisonment on six Chinese nationals found in possession of 364 kilograms of methamphetamine hydrochloride (also known as shabu) worth P1.6 billion.

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