OPAPP says GPH, NDF talks in Norway next month is on

September 13, 2011 9:34 pm· Comments Off on OPAPP says GPH, NDF talks in Norway next month is on 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, Sept. 13 – As far as the government is concerned, peace talk with the National Democratic Front (NDF) scheduled in Oslo, Norway next month is on, according to the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP).

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AFP supports Malacañang’s anti-terror amendment

September 13, 2011 9:34 pm· Comments Off on AFP supports Malacañang’s anti-terror amendment 

MANILA, Sept. 13 – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said Tuesday it welcomes Malacanang’s plans to amend the Human Security Act of 2007.

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VP Binay hails Shamcey Supsup for Miss Universe 2011 feat

September 13, 2011 9:34 pm· Comments Off on VP Binay hails Shamcey Supsup for Miss Universe 2011 feat 

MANILA, Sept. 13 — Vice President Jejomar Binay on Tuesday congratulated Miss Philippines-Universe Shamcey Supsup for being the third runner-up in the Miss Universe 2011 pageant in Sao Paulo, Brazil today.

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(Metro News) Makati court stops MMDA-DPWH’s anti-billboard campaign

September 13, 2011 9:34 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Makati court stops MMDA-DPWH’s anti-billboard campaign 

MANILA, Sept. 13 — A Makati City court has issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) on the implementation of the anti-billboard campaign of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

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Foreign military chaplains visit AFP headquarters

September 13, 2011 9:34 pm· Comments Off on Foreign military chaplains visit AFP headquarters 

MANILA, Sept. 13 -– Members of the Apostolat Militaire International (AMI) or International Military Apostolate called on Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff Gen. Eduardo Oban at the AFP General Headquarters in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City on Tuesday.

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Retired bishop hits Pagcor's 'Miss Casino' pageant

September 13, 2011 9:34 pm· Comments Off on Retired bishop hits Pagcor's 'Miss Casino' pageant 

MANILA, Sept. 13 – Outspoken retired Archbishop Oscar Cruz has strongly criticized the first ever Miss Casino Filipino held recently for supposedly “exploiting” women.

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Pimentel pushes probe of oil price hikes

September 13, 2011 9:34 pm· Comments Off on Pimentel pushes probe of oil price hikes 

MANILA, Sept. 13 – Senator Aquilino ‘Koko’ Pimentel III has called for an investigation in aid of legislation into the unabated increases in the country's petroleum products.

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(Metro News) MMDA plans to create special armed group

September 13, 2011 9:34 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) MMDA plans to create special armed group 

MANILA, Sept. 13 — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is eyeing to form a special armed group after one of its men was shot by a driver whom he accosted for a traffic violation.

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(Metro News) MMDA nabs 7,900 smoking ban violators

September 13, 2011 9:34 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) MMDA nabs 7,900 smoking ban violators 

MANILA, Sept. 13 — Some 7,900 violators of the anti-smoking policy of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) were caught by deputized environmental enforcers in the metropolis as of September 9, 2011.

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DSWD provides P96,000 check for livelihood projects of women's group in Quezon

September 13, 2011 9:34 pm· Comments Off on DSWD provides P96,000 check for livelihood projects of women's group in Quezon 

MANILA, Sept. 13 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) announced that it has turned over a check amounting to P96,000 to a woman's group in Barangay Bayanihan, San Narciso, Quezon province undergoing livelihood training under the agency's Self-Employment Assistance-Kaunlaran (SEA-K) program.

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