DOJ files tax evasion raps vs. billionaire businessman

April 8, 2011 12:57 am· Comments Off on DOJ files tax evasion raps vs. billionaire businessman 

MANILA, April 7 – The Department of Justice (DOJ) has ordered the filing before the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) of tax evasion charges against a billionaire businessman.

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(Metro News) QCPD forms task force vs. lawyer’s killers

April 8, 2011 12:57 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) QCPD forms task force vs. lawyer’s killers 

MANILA, April 7 — Chief Supt. Benjardi Mantele, Quezon City Police District (QCPD) director, said Thursday he has formed a Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) to hunt down the two suspects in the killing of a lawyer in Barangay St. Ignatius in Quezon City two days ago.

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Aquino to visit Pangasinan on Friday

April 8, 2011 12:57 am· Comments Off on Aquino to visit Pangasinan on Friday 

MANILA, April7 — President Benigno S. Aquino III will inaugurate the Improved Agno River Flood Forecasting and Warning System (FFWS) and the New Agno River Flood Forecasting and Warning Center (FFWC), including the Urdaneta Engineered Sanitary Landfill (UESL), during his visit to Pangasinan on Friday.

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Gov’t to continue reaching out to critics of fuel subsidy for PUJ drivers

April 8, 2011 12:57 am· Comments Off on Gov’t to continue reaching out to critics of fuel subsidy for PUJ drivers 

MANILA, April 7 — The government will continue to reach out to groups from the transport sector who have been critical of the executive order granting assistance to jeepneys and tricycles in order to mitigate the impact of high oil prices.

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Arroyo son questions BIR tax evasion charges

April 8, 2011 12:57 am· Comments Off on Arroyo son questions BIR tax evasion charges 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, April 7 — A party-list lawmaker and son of a former president questioned on Thursday what he called the lack of due process in the handling of tax evasion charges lodged against him and his wife by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR).

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Malacanang says Philippine Nuclear Research Institute has capability to address radiation threat

April 8, 2011 12:57 am· Comments Off on Malacanang says Philippine Nuclear Research Institute has capability to address radiation threat 

MANILA, April 7 — Malacanang said the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI) has the capability to address the radiation threat as the government is ready to acquire new equipment to monitor and stop imported goods which are contaminated with high level of radiation from entering the country.

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Sandigan freezes assets of ex-AFP comptroller, kin

April 8, 2011 12:57 am· Comments Off on Sandigan freezes assets of ex-AFP comptroller, kin 

MANILA, April 7 -– The anti-graft court Sandiganbayan has issued a “freeze” order against the properties and assets of former Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) comptroller retired Lt. Gen. Jacinto C. Ligot and his relatives.

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Malacanang hopes to seal peace agreement with CPP-NPA-NDF during Aquino’s watch

April 8, 2011 12:57 am· Comments Off on Malacanang hopes to seal peace agreement with CPP-NPA-NDF during Aquino’s watch 

MANILA, April 7 — Malacanang on Thursday expressed hope it can seal a peace agreement with the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) during the administration of President Benigno Aquino III, stressing its importance in the country’s journey towards lasting peace and genuine development.

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Palace welcomes move by U.S. gov’t to turn over forfeited assets of Ligot

April 8, 2011 12:57 am· Comments Off on Palace welcomes move by U.S. gov’t to turn over forfeited assets of Ligot 

MANILA, April 7 — Malacanang expressed elation over the move of the United States government to turn over to the Philippine government forfeited assets of Erlinda Ligot, wife of the embattled retired Armed forces comptroller Gen. Jacinto Ligot.

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Postponing ARMM election is getting dimmer — Marcos

April 8, 2011 12:57 am· Comments Off on Postponing ARMM election is getting dimmer — Marcos 

MANILA, April 7 – Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. admitted on Thursday that the chances of passing the bill on the postponement of the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) elections and synchronizing it with the 2013 mid-term elections is getting dimmer due to time constraint.

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