DOJ probe vs. Palawan broadcaster's killers remained

November 11, 2011 10:34 pm· Comments Off on DOJ probe vs. Palawan broadcaster's killers remained 

MANILA, Nov. 11 – The Court of Appeals (CA) declined to immediately stop the re-investigation order of the Department of Justice (DOJ) against former Palawan Gov. Joel Reyes in connection with the murder of Palawan radio broadcaster and environmentalist Dr. Gerry "Doc Gerry" Ortega.

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Australia supports PHL efforts to improve quality and accountability of gov't spending

November 11, 2011 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Australia supports PHL efforts to improve quality and accountability of gov't spending 

MANILA, Nov. 11 (PN) – The Governments of Australia and the Philippines have agreed a long-term partnership to improve the efficiency, accountability and transparency of public fund use in the Philippines.

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Ombudsman suspends two BFP execs for 9 months

November 11, 2011 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Ombudsman suspends two BFP execs for 9 months 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo, Jr.

MANILA, Nov. 11 – The Office of the Ombudsman (Ombudsman) has suspended two officials of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) for nine months for defrauding a fire victim of her just monetary claims against an insurance company in 2008.

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Feature: Bettors swarm lotto outlets betting on number 11

November 11, 2011 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Feature: Bettors swarm lotto outlets betting on number 11 

MANILA, Nov. 11 – Filipinos are agog over No. 11, especially today, Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 that countless of bettors have cast their lot on number eleven in tonight’s games.

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De Lima unperturbed by disbarment threats

November 11, 2011 10:34 pm· Comments Off on De Lima unperturbed by disbarment threats 

MANILA, Nov. 11 –Justice Secretary Leila De Lima is unperturbed by the threats of the camp of former President and now Pampanga (2nd District) Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to file disbarment case against her.

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Palace says Aquino satisfied over ongoing NAIA upgrade

November 11, 2011 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Palace says Aquino satisfied over ongoing NAIA upgrade 

MANILA, Nov. 11 — President Benigno S. Aquino III expressed satisfaction over the ongoing refurbishment and upgrading works for the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in a bid to support the country's tourism industry in the short term, a Malacanang official said on Friday.

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AFP, PNP remain on red alert during Pacquiao-Marquez bout

November 11, 2011 10:34 pm· Comments Off on AFP, PNP remain on red alert during Pacquiao-Marquez bout 

MANILA, Nov. 11 — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) said Friday they will maintain vigilance and enhance security operations while having free live viewings at their respective camps and hospitals of the boxing match between pound-for-pound king Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and three-division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez on November 13.

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Ex-FG Mike Arroyo asks SC to void DOJ-Comelec fact-finding panel

November 11, 2011 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Ex-FG Mike Arroyo asks SC to void DOJ-Comelec fact-finding panel 

MANILA, Nov. 11 – Former First Gentleman Atty. Jose Miguel "Mike" Arroyo on Friday filed a petition before the Supreme Court (SC) seeking to nullify Department of Justice-Commission on Elections (DOJ-Comelec) Joint Order No. 001 creating the DOJ-Comelec fact-finding team and preliminary investigation panel.

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Luistro: Observe PST in public schools nationwide

November 11, 2011 10:34 pm· Comments Off on Luistro: Observe PST in public schools nationwide 

By Mediatrix P. Cristobal

MANILA, Nov. 11 — Department of Education Secretary Armin Luistro wants the concept of "Filipino time" a thing of the past by encouraging students and officials to adopt the Philippine Standard Time (PST) in public schools across the country.

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More than 300 Filipinos affected by Thailand floods

November 11, 2011 10:34 pm· Comments Off on More than 300 Filipinos affected by Thailand floods 

MANILA, Nov. 11 — More than 300 Filipinos were affected by floods in Thailand and have been assisted by the Philippine embassy there.

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