Govt plans to decongest NAIA runway

November 7, 2011 10:37 pm· Comments Off on Govt plans to decongest NAIA runway 

MANILA, Nov. 7 — A government plan that would allow aircraft landing and takeoff at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) runways from the present 45 to 60 movements per hour will benefit tourism, travel and trade, and generate jobs and economic development in the countryside, Cebu Pacific said.

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CA junks writ of amparo vs. PNP officers

November 7, 2011 10:37 pm· Comments Off on CA junks writ of amparo vs. PNP officers 

MANILA, Nov. 7 – The Court of Appeals (CA) has dismissed a petition for the issuance of writ of amparo against several officials of the Philippine National Police (PNP) led by former PNP chief Director General Jesus Versoza in connection with the alleged disappearance of the cadaver of a murdered man in Bataan in 2009.

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(Metro News) Former Army chief’s Relative Robbed By Cabbie In QC

November 7, 2011 10:37 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Former Army chief’s Relative Robbed By Cabbie In QC 

MANILA, Nov. 7 – A relative of former Philippine Army chief Gen. Arturo Enrile complained to the police that he was robbed of cash money and all of his valuables by a taxicab driver along Epifanio delos Santos Ave. (EDSA) in Quezon City Monday morning.

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WEATHER: SLPA moves outside PAR — PAGASA

November 7, 2011 10:37 pm· Comments Off on WEATHER: SLPA moves outside PAR — PAGASA 

MANILA, Nov. 7 — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said that the Shallow Low Pressure Area (SLPA) earlier spotted in Northern Luzon is now outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).

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Emirates aircraft catches fire at NAIA

November 7, 2011 10:37 pm· Comments Off on Emirates aircraft catches fire at NAIA 

MANILA, Nov. 7 — The Boeing B777-300 aircraft of the Emirates Air flight EK-333 bound for Dubai caught fire on Sunday afternoon at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport terminal 1 as it was preparing for push back at boarding gate 5, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said Monday.

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President Aquino to keynote 8th National Organic Agriculture Conference

November 7, 2011 10:37 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino to keynote 8th National Organic Agriculture Conference 

MANILA, Nov. 7 — President Benigno S. Aquino III will keynote the 8th National Organic Agriculture Conference that will be held at the Aquino Center of Hacienda Luisita in Tarlac on Tuesday (November 8).

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Aquino government joins Muslim Filipinos in observance of Eidul Adha

November 7, 2011 10:37 pm· Comments Off on Aquino government joins Muslim Filipinos in observance of Eidul Adha 

MANILA, Nov. 7 — The Aquino government joins all Muslim Filipinos in the observance of Eidul Adha (Feast of Sacrifice), one of the most revered festivals of the Islamic community.

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Senate okays Angara's proposal for teacher scholarships

November 7, 2011 10:37 pm· Comments Off on Senate okays Angara's proposal for teacher scholarships 

MANILA, Nov. 7 — The Senate Committee on Finance has approved Senator Edgardo J. Angara's proposal for scholarships for teacher educators belonging to all Normal Schools and Universities, collectively known as 3Ns or the National Network of Normal Schools in the Philippines.

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Four kids injured in Valenzuela blast

November 7, 2011 10:37 pm· Comments Off on Four kids injured in Valenzuela blast 

MANILA, Nov. 7 — Four children were injured shortly after an explosion rocked a compound in Valenzuela City before dawn Monday.

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3 Korean miners kidnapped in Lanao Sur

November 7, 2011 10:37 pm· Comments Off on 3 Korean miners kidnapped in Lanao Sur 

By Joel C. Atencio

MANILA, Nov. 7 – Three South Korean miners who were reported missing three weeks ago were kidnapped by still unidentified group in Lanao del Sur, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said Monday.

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