DOJ lifts WLO vs. former FG Mike Arroyo

September 1, 2011 9:00 pm· Comments Off on DOJ lifts WLO vs. former FG Mike Arroyo 

MANILA, Sept. 1 – The Department of Justice (DOJ) lifted on Thursday the watchlist order (WLO) it issued against former First Gentleman Atty. Jose Miguel "Mike" Arroyo following the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee's decision not to invite him anymore to the Senate inquiry into the Philippine National Police's questionable purchase of second-hand helicopters.

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NEDA endorses PHL stat bill as priority measure

September 1, 2011 9:00 pm· Comments Off on NEDA endorses PHL stat bill as priority measure 

MANILA, Sept. 1 — The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) endorsed as a priority measure a house bill that reorganizes the Philippine Statistical System (PSS).

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Presidents Aquino, Hu Jintao witness signing of Cooperation Agreement between PTNI and CCTV

September 1, 2011 9:00 pm· Comments Off on Presidents Aquino, Hu Jintao witness signing of Cooperation Agreement between PTNI and CCTV 

BEIJING, China, Sept. 1 — President Benigno S. Aquino III and Chinese President Hu Jintao on Wednesday witnessed the signing of the Cooperation Agreement between the People's Television Network Inc. (PTNI) of the Republic of the Philippines and the China Central Television Network (CCTV).

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Pamalakaya, Anakpawis ask SC to clarify Manila Bay clean-up ruling

September 1, 2011 9:00 pm· Comments Off on Pamalakaya, Anakpawis ask SC to clarify Manila Bay clean-up ruling 

MANILA, Sept. 1 – The Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) and Anakpawis party-list group on Thursday filed a petition before the Supreme Court (SC) seeking to regulate if not stop the on-going and future reclamation activities along the 190-kilometer foreshore area of the Manila Bay that stretches from Cavite City to Bataan province.

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President Aquino promotes PHL to Chinese investors

September 1, 2011 9:00 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino promotes PHL to Chinese investors 

BEIJING, China, Sept. 1 — President Benigno S. Aquino III and Chinese President Hu Jintao witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the assignment of a Ministry of Commerce Investment Officer to the China Desk of the Board of Investments (BOI).

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Lacson renews call on DOJ chief to start filing cases vs Arroyo administration

September 1, 2011 9:00 pm· Comments Off on Lacson renews call on DOJ chief to start filing cases vs Arroyo administration 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Sept. 1 -– Senator Panfilo Lacson vowed on Thursday to withdraw his opposition in the confirmation of Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila de Lima if she can file even just one case against the administration of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

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Mining industry in CARAGA to generate more jobs

September 1, 2011 9:00 pm· Comments Off on Mining industry in CARAGA to generate more jobs 

MANILA, Sept. 1 — At least 15,000 jobs in the mining sector in the CARAGA region will be generated with the entry of two mining companies in Surigao del Norte.

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DILG probes fake PNP pensioners

September 1, 2011 9:00 pm· Comments Off on DILG probes fake PNP pensioners 

By Joel C. Atencio

MANILA, Sept. 1 — The Department of Interior and Local Government is investigating another multi-million peso scam in the Philippine National Police (PNP), this time, involving alleged fake pensioners in the PNP.

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Govt to expand areas planted to peanut in Region 2

September 1, 2011 9:00 pm· Comments Off on Govt to expand areas planted to peanut in Region 2 

MANILA, Sept. 1 — The government has set a new target area of 5,000 hectares in Cagayan Valley for protein-rich peanut as the legume is deemed as an ideal climate change-mitigating crop with its nitrogen-fixing property.

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Mainland Chinese top list of ACR I-Card holder

September 1, 2011 9:00 pm· Comments Off on Mainland Chinese top list of ACR I-Card holder 

MANILA, Sept. 1 — Mainland Chinese still top the list of foreign nationals who hold valid identity cards, or the so-called ACR (Alien Certificate of Registration) I-Card issued by the Bureau of Immigration (BI).

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