DOJ-Comelec team recommends probe on ex-President Arroyo, others, for alleged poll fraud

October 20, 2011 9:56 pm· Comments Off on DOJ-Comelec team recommends probe on ex-President Arroyo, others, for alleged poll fraud 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.

MANILA, Oct. 20 — The Department of Justice-Commission on Elections (DOJ-Comelec) fact-finding team recommended on Thursday the conduct of preliminary investigation on the possible involvement of former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and several others in electoral sabotage.

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Two missing soldiers in Basilan clash found alive

October 20, 2011 9:56 pm· Comments Off on Two missing soldiers in Basilan clash found alive 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, Oct. 20 — Two of the three members of the elite Army Special Forces reported missing after a 10-hour fierce gun battle in Basilan on Tuesday are still alive and have rejoined their unit, a military spokesman told radio station DZBB on Thursday.

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President Aquino joins Asian business leaders in honoring companies with best CSR programs

October 20, 2011 9:56 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino joins Asian business leaders in honoring companies with best CSR programs 

MANILA, Oct. 20 — President Benigno S. Aquino III joined Asian business leaders in honoring companies within the region who have exhibited and have carefully embedded the core values of being socially responsible corporations into their respective Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs.

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NMIS-NCR seeks public support on drive vs. 'bocha'

October 20, 2011 9:56 pm· Comments Off on NMIS-NCR seeks public support on drive vs. 'bocha' 

MANILA, Oct. 20 – The National Meat Inspection Service-National Capital Region (NMIS-NCR) is accommodating from the public reports on existence of "bocha" or double-dead meat in the area to help the agency better address this continuing problem.

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House passes 'Early Years Act of 2011', amendments to Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002

October 20, 2011 9:56 pm· Comments Off on House passes 'Early Years Act of 2011', amendments to Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 

MANILA, Oct. 20 — The House of Representatives has recently approved on third and final reading two important measures — amendments to Republic Act 8980 otherwise known as "An Act Promulgating a Comprehensive Policy and a National System for Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD)," and Section 21 of Republic Act 9165 or the "Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002."

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DOJ creates task force to probe killing of Fr. Tentorio

October 20, 2011 9:56 pm· Comments Off on DOJ creates task force to probe killing of Fr. Tentorio 

MANILA, Oct. 20 — Department of Justice (DOJ) Undersecretary Francisco Baraan III confirmed on Thursday the creation of a task force to investigate the killing of Italian missionary priest Fr. Fausto Tentorio.

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Senator calls for new approach to peace process following death of 19 soldiers

October 20, 2011 9:56 pm· Comments Off on Senator calls for new approach to peace process following death of 19 soldiers 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Oct. 20 – – Senator Francis ‘Kiko’ Pangilinan called on Thursday for fresh approach to the peace process following the death of 19 soldiers in an encounter with suspected Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) members in Basilan last Tuesday.

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43,374 to take police exams- Napolcom

October 20, 2011 9:56 pm· Comments Off on 43,374 to take police exams- Napolcom 

MANILA, Oct. 20 — The National Police Commission (Napolcom) on Thursday said that 43, 374 examinees will take the Philippine National Police (PNP) Entrance and Promotional Examinations on Oct. 23.

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PCG, Vietnam Marine Police to sign law enforcement agreement

October 20, 2011 9:56 pm· Comments Off on PCG, Vietnam Marine Police to sign law enforcement agreement 

MANILA, Oct. 20 -– As part of its efforts to foster better understanding and cooperation with its Southeast Asian counterparts, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) announced that it will sign a maritime law enforcement agreement with the Vietnam Marine Police next week.

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DOLE-Region 2 leads inter-department convergence effort for jobs and livelihood projects

October 20, 2011 9:56 pm· Comments Off on DOLE-Region 2 leads inter-department convergence effort for jobs and livelihood projects 

MANILA, Oct. 20 – Demonstrating its belief that a unified strategy towards community enterprise development can produce genuine results in terms of livelihoods that create jobs, the Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office No. 2 has reported to Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz that it has succeeded in converging national and local government resources and services in Cagayan Valley.

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