Badminton: Gadi, Alcala pocket PBaRS crowns

April 4, 2011 10:32 pm· Comments Off on Badminton: Gadi, Alcala pocket PBaRS crowns 

MANILA, April 4 — Antonino Gadi and Markie Alcala churned out victories in varying fashions to rule their respective divisions in the inaugural MVP Sports Foundation-Bingo Bonanza Philippine Badminton Ranking System (PBaRS) tournament at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig late Sunday.

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Oban, 20 other generals take oath before commander-in-chief P-Noy

April 4, 2011 10:32 pm· Comments Off on Oban, 20 other generals take oath before commander-in-chief P-Noy 

MANILA, April 4 — Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Gen. Eduardo S. L. Oban Jr. and 20 other generals and flag officers took their oath before commander-in-chief President Benigno S. Aquino III at Malacañang Palace.

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Aquino swears in more gov't officials

April 4, 2011 10:32 pm· Comments Off on Aquino swears in more gov't officials 

MANILA, April 4 — President Benigno S. Aquino III swore in newly-appointed government officials in various government agencies, both in the civilian and military service.

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Crime rate in Metro Manila reduced to 15.2% — NCRPO

April 4, 2011 10:32 pm· Comments Off on Crime rate in Metro Manila reduced to 15.2% — NCRPO 

MANILA, April 4 — National Capital Regional Police Office (NCRPO) said on Monday that the crime rate in Metro Manila has declined by 15.2 percent over the last three months of 2011.

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Aquino considers expansion of fuel subsidy for farmers, fishermen

April 4, 2011 10:32 pm· Comments Off on Aquino considers expansion of fuel subsidy for farmers, fishermen 

MANILA, April 4 — President Benigno S. Aquino III is studying the possible expansion of the coverage of the fuel subsidy to include other vulnerable sectors such as farmers and fishermen who also use fuel for their livelihood.

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PNP Aviation Unit backs Magna Carta of Women

April 4, 2011 10:32 pm· Comments Off on PNP Aviation Unit backs Magna Carta of Women 

MANILA, April 4 -– A unit of the Philippine National Police Aviation Security Group (PNP-AVSEGROUP) said Monday it has expressed support to the Magna Carta of Women by holding a seminar in Pasay City.

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Recruiter of executed drug mule appears at DOJ

April 4, 2011 10:32 pm· Comments Off on Recruiter of executed drug mule appears at DOJ 

MANILA, April 4 – The alleged recruiter of executed Filipina drug mule Sally Ordinario-Villanueva on Monday appeared before the Department of Justice (DOJ) following the summon sent to her for large-scale illegal recruitment and violation of Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2008.

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PLDT, Digitel merger needs Congress approval – Arroyo

April 4, 2011 10:32 pm· Comments Off on PLDT, Digitel merger needs Congress approval – Arroyo 

MANILA, April 4 -– Senator Joker Arroyo said on Monday that the reported P74-billion merger plan of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Digitel Telecommunications Philippines Inc. requires approval of Congress.

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House approves GOCC bill

April 4, 2011 10:32 pm· Comments Off on House approves GOCC bill 

MANILA, April 4 — The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a bill promoting financial viability and fiscal discipline in government– owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs).

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120 soldiers from Guam join ‘Balikatan’ 2011

April 4, 2011 10:32 pm· Comments Off on 120 soldiers from Guam join ‘Balikatan’ 2011 

MANILA, April 4 -– A company-sized troop from Guam, United States territory, is sending soldiers for the joint Philippine-United States Balikatan Exercises 2011 starting Tuesday, April 5, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said Monday.

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