BOC seizes P35.6M worth of smuggled onions from Hong Kong

November 17, 2011 10:30 pm· Comments Off on BOC seizes P35.6M worth of smuggled onions from Hong Kong 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, Nov. 17 – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has seized P35.6 million worth of shipments of smuggled onions from Hong Kong that were declared as household wares at the Manila International Container Port (MICP).

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New sked for Bar exams' 3rd Sunday bared

November 17, 2011 10:30 pm· Comments Off on New sked for Bar exams' 3rd Sunday bared 

MANILA, Nov. 17 – Associate Justice Roberto A. Abad, 2011 Bar Chairperson, extended by 30 minutes the time allotted for the Remedial Law and Criminal Law exams this coming Sunday, Nov. 20, the third Sunday of the Bar examinations.

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(Metro News) Makati uses IPAD2 for efficient, environment-friendly governance

November 17, 2011 10:30 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Makati uses IPAD2 for efficient, environment-friendly governance 

MANILA, Nov. 17 — The City Council of Makati has shown increased efficiency in the performance of its duties after all its members were equipped recently with an iPad 2 tablet with sim to replace the laptops they had been using.

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Airport authorities vow not to let Ex-President Arroyo, husband leave the country

November 17, 2011 10:30 pm· Comments Off on Airport authorities vow not to let Ex-President Arroyo, husband leave the country 

By Benjie L. Vergara

MANILA, Nov. 17 — Authorities at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on Thursday vowed not to allow former President and now Pampanga Rep. (2nd district) Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and husband, Jose Miguel Arroyo to leave the country.

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P1-M worth of fake ‘North Face’ bags seized in Binondo

November 17, 2011 10:30 pm· Comments Off on P1-M worth of fake ‘North Face’ bags seized in Binondo 

MANILA, Nov. 16 -– Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)’s Intellectual Property Rights Division have confiscated an estimated P1 million worth of “North Face” bags during a raid in Binondo, Manila early this week.

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'Leave it to the Supreme Court' – Enrile

November 17, 2011 10:30 pm· Comments Off on 'Leave it to the Supreme Court' – Enrile 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Nov. 17 – Senator Juan Ponce Enrile said on Thursday that it’s now up to the Supreme Court to decide “with finality” on the refusal of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to allow former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to seek medical treatment abroad despite a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the DOJ’s watch list order.

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Sotto urges DOT to entice more Chinese tourists

November 17, 2011 10:30 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, Nov. 17 –- With the booming economy of China, Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III urged on Thursday the Department of Justice (DOJ) to refocus its program in terms of attracting more foreign tourists to China.

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De Lima says they are not "at war" with the SC justices

November 17, 2011 10:30 pm· Comments Off on De Lima says they are not "at war" with the SC justices 

MANILA, Nov. 17 — Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila De Lima on Thursday said she is not "at war" with the justices of the Supreme Court (SC) contrary to public perception.

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Archbishop calls on govt officials to lead as examples in obeying SC decisions

November 17, 2011 10:30 pm· Comments Off on Archbishop calls on govt officials to lead as examples in obeying SC decisions 

MANILA, Nov. 16 — A ranking Church official told government to comply with the Supreme Court order allowing former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal Arroyo to seek medical treatment abroad.

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Ochoa: Gov’t to spend P6.7-M for Pnoy’s trip to ASEAN Summit in Bali

November 17, 2011 10:30 pm· Comments Off on Ochoa: Gov’t to spend P6.7-M for Pnoy’s trip to ASEAN Summit in Bali 

MANILA, Nov. 17 — An estimated P6.7 million will be spent by the government for President Benigno Aquino III’s participation in the 19th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit to be held in Bali, Indonesia from November 17-19, Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. said on Thursday.

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