CGMA files motion for house arrest

November 28, 2011 11:02 pm· Comments Off on CGMA files motion for house arrest 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Nov. 28 — Lawyers of former President and now Pampanga 2nd District Rep.Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo filed late Monday afternoon a formal motion asking the Pasay City court handling the electoral sabotage raps against her to allow her to be detained at their family residence in Quezon City.

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Task Force Zamboanga augments PNP forces in bombing

November 28, 2011 11:02 pm· Comments Off on Task Force Zamboanga augments PNP forces in bombing 

MANILA, Nov. 28 -– Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff Gen. Eduardo Oban directed Task Force Zamboanga to augment the Philippine National Police (PNP) in securing Zamboanga City hours after three persons were killed and 27 injured in a bomb explosion that rocked a wedding party.

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DSWD targets 100% registration in government’s anti-poverty program

November 28, 2011 11:02 pm· Comments Off on DSWD targets 100% registration in government’s anti-poverty program 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Nov. 28 – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Region 7 is targeting by the year end a 100-percent registration of beneficiaries in Negros Oriental to the national government’s anti-poverty program dubbed the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program or 4Ps, particularly in the capital city of Dumaguete.

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Solon calls on PNP, CHR to probe possible mishandling of evidences

November 28, 2011 11:02 pm· Comments Off on Solon calls on PNP, CHR to probe possible mishandling of evidences 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Nov. 28 — Rep. Pryde Henry Teves of the 3rd district of Negros Oriental has called on the Provincial Internal Affairs Office of the Philippine National Police and the Commission on Human Rights to investigate what he believes are possible violations in the handling of evidences.

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South Korean gov’t extends P79.2-M grant for Apeco projects

November 28, 2011 11:02 pm· Comments Off on South Korean gov’t extends P79.2-M grant for Apeco projects 

AURORA SPECIAL ECONOMIC AND FREEPORT ZONE, Aurora, Nov. 28 – The South Korean government has extended to the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone (Apeco) P79.2 million worth of grants intended to bankroll the feasibility studies for three major projects inside the economic zone.

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Pangasinan SP OKs P1.9-B budget for 2012

November 28, 2011 11:02 pm· Comments Off on Pangasinan SP OKs P1.9-B budget for 2012 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Nov. 28 — The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) approved on Monday a P1.988 billion budget of Pangasinan for the year 2012. <P>Next year's annual budget was provided for under Appropriation Ordinance no. 4-2011 authored by second district Board Member Von Mark Mendoza, chairs of the Committee on Appropriations, Economic Affairs and Ways and Means.

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NDRRMC extends help to flash flood victims' kin in Lanao del Norte

November 28, 2011 11:02 pm· Comments Off on NDRRMC extends help to flash flood victims' kin in Lanao del Norte 

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao, Nov. 28 – The National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) is attending to the needs of the surviving members of a Muslim clan who perished in a flash flood in Barangay Lapayan, Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte last week, the NDRRMC said Monday.

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Cardinal Vidal says ex-President Arroyo not feigning illness

November 28, 2011 11:02 pm· Comments Off on Cardinal Vidal says ex-President Arroyo not feigning illness 

By Eddie O. Barrita

CEBU CITY, Nov. 28 — Cebu Archbishop Emeritus Ricardo Cardinal Vidal, who had visited former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo before she was kept from leaving the country and arrested, said he did not get the impression the Pampanga congresswoman was pretending to be ill.

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House helpers set to file cases for slavery, child abuse and other cases against former employers

November 28, 2011 11:02 pm· Comments Off on House helpers set to file cases for slavery, child abuse and other cases against former employers 

By Mary Judaline Partlow

DUMAGUETE CITY, Nov. 28 – Four house helpers, to include three minor females and an adult male, are set to file this week at least four charges against a couple residing in Bacong, Negros Oriental, for alleged maltreatment and other abuses allegedly committed against them while working for the said respondents.

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Mayor Mabilog hopes P-Noy will inaugurate major infra projects in Iloilo City next year

November 28, 2011 11:02 pm· Comments Off on Mayor Mabilog hopes P-Noy will inaugurate major infra projects in Iloilo City next year 

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 28 – President Benigno Aquino III may not make it to this city in time for the Dinagyang Festival on January 21-22, 2012 as his schedule is already full of various advanced appointments.

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