DOLE rescues 13 illegal recruitment victims from Leyte

January 30, 2011 12:53 am· Comments Off on DOLE rescues 13 illegal recruitment victims from Leyte 

MANILA, Jan. 29 — Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz announced on Saturday the rescue by the DOLE of 13 farmers from Tanauan and Palo, Leyte who have been victimized by illegal recruiters in Batangas.

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DOLE allots P1.2 million for emergency employment of calamity victims in Negros Occidental

January 30, 2011 12:53 am· Comments Off on DOLE allots P1.2 million for emergency employment of calamity victims in Negros Occidental 

MANILA, Jan. 29 — Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz Saturday said the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Region VI had set aside P1.2 million in financial assistance to provide emergency jobs to victims of the recent flashfloods in the third district of Negros Occidental.

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Civil society, gov’t link to mobilize public support on peace process

January 30, 2011 12:53 am· Comments Off on Civil society, gov’t link to mobilize public support on peace process 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, Jan. 29 — With the upcoming peace talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the National Democratic Front (NDF) next month, civil society and government organizations have been undertaking collaborative efforts to mobilize public support on the peace process.

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Sen. Honasan backs idea of reviving AFP’s former structure

January 30, 2011 12:53 am· Comments Off on Sen. Honasan backs idea of reviving AFP’s former structure 

By Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, Jan. 29 -– Senator Gregorio "Gringo" Honasan is convinced that bringing back the Philippine National Police (PNP) to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will enhance government’s response to lawlessness and violence in the country.

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(Metro News) 2 more carjacking incidents reported in Manila

January 30, 2011 12:53 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) 2 more carjacking incidents reported in Manila 

MANILA, Jan. 29 — Two carjacking incidents involving a truck and a motorcycle were reported in the city of Manila on Saturday

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PDEA nabs 2 drug pushers in Pagadian, Cebu

January 30, 2011 12:53 am· Comments Off on PDEA nabs 2 drug pushers in Pagadian, Cebu 

MANILA, Jan. 29 — Two suspected drug pushers were arrested by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) during separate anti-illegal drug operations in Regions 7 and 9 on Jan. 26, PDEA said Saturday.

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(Metro News) QC officials remind Novaliches-based TV station, mall to help ease traffic

January 30, 2011 12:53 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC officials remind Novaliches-based TV station, mall to help ease traffic 

MANILA, Jan. 29 – The Quezon City government reminded on Saturday a television station and a big shopping mall based in Novaliches to help authorities ease the traffic flow along Quirino Highway.

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PHL ready to evacuate OFWs in Egypt if riots escalate, Palace says

January 30, 2011 12:53 am· Comments Off on PHL ready to evacuate OFWs in Egypt if riots escalate, Palace says 

MANILA, Jan. 29 — Malacanang said it is prepared to evacuate the 6,500 Filipinos working and studying in Egypt should the rioting in that country escalate.

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Palace announces more appointments

January 30, 2011 12:53 am· Comments Off on Palace announces more appointments 

MANILA, Jan. 29 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has appointed Maria Rosario C. Aguinaldo as ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia and Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Ramon Paje as commissioner of the UNESCO National Commission of the Philippines (UNACOM).

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(Metro News)Abortionists arrested/face charges in Manila

January 30, 2011 12:53 am· Comments Off on (Metro News)Abortionists arrested/face charges in Manila 

MANILA, Jan. 29 — The Manila Police District (MPD) intensified its campaign against abortion following the arrest of an alleged OB-gynecologist and her assistant in an entrapment operation in Manila.

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