Senators want actions to prevent another execution of Filipinos abroad

March 31, 2011 4:54 am· Comments Off on Senators want actions to prevent another execution of Filipinos abroad 

MANILA, March 30 – Saying there is nothing the Philippine government could do on the Chinese laws that led to the execution of three Filipino drug mules, senators urged on Wednesday the government to look into the circumstances that have brought about the situation.

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DepEd intensifies disaster awareness campaign in schools

March 31, 2011 4:54 am· Comments Off on DepEd intensifies disaster awareness campaign in schools 

MANILA, March 30 — The Department of Education (DepEd) Central Office has intensified its disaster awareness campaign in schools by holding occupational safety and earthquake drills among its staff who will be deployed as marshals ready to respond to situations when calamities strike any of the hundreds of public schools nationwide.

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'God bless their souls,' DFA says of 3 Filipinos in death row in China

March 31, 2011 4:54 am· Comments Off on 'God bless their souls,' DFA says of 3 Filipinos in death row in China 

<b>By Gloria Jane Baylon <b> MANILA, March 30 — At exactly 12 noon on Wednesday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) asked for a one-minute prayer for Filipinos Elizabeth Batain, Sally Villanueva and Ramon Credo, a strong signal that the trio’s scheduled execution “late this morning” had occurred as scheduled in China.

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Terrorist Omar Patek arrested in Pakistan –-AFP

March 31, 2011 4:54 am· Comments Off on Terrorist Omar Patek arrested in Pakistan –-AFP 

MANILA, March 30 – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said Wednesday its military counterparts in Pakistan have arrested suspected terrorist Omar Patek, a high-ranking Jemaah Islamiyah member.

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Axe NAIA immigration execs over 3 Pinoys execution — bishop

March 31, 2011 4:54 am· Comments Off on Axe NAIA immigration execs over 3 Pinoys execution — bishop 

MANILA, March 30 — With the execution of three Filipino overseas Filipino workers in China, a Catholic bishop on Wednesday urged President Benigno S. Aquino III to axe concerned officials of Bureau of Immigration at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport.

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SC holds annual forum for media on judiciary coverage

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BAGUIO CITY, March 30 — The Supreme Court (SC) conducted on Wednesday its 2011 Forum for Media on Judiciary Coverage in this summer capital 250 kilometers north of Manila.

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DSWD assists families of 3 Filipinos executed in China

March 31, 2011 4:54 am· Comments Off on DSWD assists families of 3 Filipinos executed in China 

MANILA, March 30 — Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman said the department's social workers are providing counseling and family therapy to the family members of the three Filipinos who were executed in China Wednesday.

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Bishops mourn 3 executed Pinoys in China

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MANILA, March 30 — Catholic bishops are mourning the death of three Filipino drug mules who were executed in China Wednesday.

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Aquino welcomes US-ASEAN Business Council

March 31, 2011 4:54 am· Comments Off on Aquino welcomes US-ASEAN Business Council 

MANILA, MArch 30 — President Benigno S. Aquino III welcomed members of the US-ASEAN Business Council who called on the Chief Executive in Malacañang on Wednesday to express the group’s renewed interest to expand its business interests in the country.

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Malacañang says gov't to break illegal activities of drug pushers

March 31, 2011 4:54 am· Comments Off on Malacañang says gov't to break illegal activities of drug pushers 

MANILA, MArch 30 — Malacañang assured to break the illegal activities of drug pushers, which entrap people that eventually destroy lives in pursuit of their unscrupulous illegal trade.

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