Pimentel calls for swift solution to slay try on Cagayan de Oro newscaster

December 2, 2011 11:50 pm· Comments Off on Pimentel calls for swift solution to slay try on Cagayan de Oro newscaster 

MANILA, Dec. 2 — Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Friday called on the Cagayan de Oro police to leave no stone unturned in bringing to justice those responsible for the assassination attempt on Bombo Radyo broadcaster James Michael Licuanan.

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Binay urges board members to use gov't.'s technical skill to realize housing dreams

December 2, 2011 11:50 pm· Comments Off on Binay urges board members to use gov't.'s technical skill to realize housing dreams 

MANILA, Dec. 2 –Provincial Board Members League of the Philippines (PBMLP)was advised to utilize the national government’s technical expertise “in making housing a realizable dream for every Filipino.”

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Cayetano defends Senate probe on electoral fraud

December 2, 2011 11:50 pm· Comments Off on Cayetano defends Senate probe on electoral fraud 

MANILA, Dec. 2 — Senate minority leader Alan Peter Cayetano defended on Friday the Senate’s parallel investigation on the 2004 alleged poll fraud, saying the upper chamber’s inquiry will help fill in possible gaps in the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Commission on Elections (COMELEC) joint probe on the same issue.

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Lacson belittles assassination plot against ex-PGMA

December 2, 2011 11:50 pm· Comments Off on Lacson belittles assassination plot against ex-PGMA 

MANILA, Dec. 2 – Senator Panfilo Lacson belittled on Friday the alleged “put the little girl to sleep” plot against former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, describing it as ‘work of fiction’ of some people from the camp of the former leader.

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Senators ask to respect China’s verdict on Filipino drug courier

December 2, 2011 11:50 pm· Comments Off on Senators ask to respect China’s verdict on Filipino drug courier 

MANILA, Dec. 2 – With only seven days left before the scheduled execution of a Filipino national convicted of drug trafficking in China, senators have asked the Filipinos to respect the decision of the Chinese government even as they appealed to the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to be vigilant against drug syndicates.

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(Metro News) MMDA to open more Christmas lanes for motorists

December 2, 2011 11:50 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) MMDA to open more Christmas lanes for motorists 

MANILA, Dec. 2 — In anticipation of heavy traffic along major thoroughfares of Metro Manila as the Christmas season nears, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has said that it is opening more Christmas lanes for motorists.

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(Metro News) Makati senior citizens get P1,000 year-end cash gift starting Saturday

December 2, 2011 11:50 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Makati senior citizens get P1,000 year-end cash gift starting Saturday 

MANILA, Dec. 2 — The city government of Makati will start releasing on Saturday the P1,000 year-end cash gift and Pamaskong Handog tickets to its 50,563 senior citizens registered as BLU Card members from June 2002 to Oct. 15, 2011.

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Palace confirms appointment of SBMA chairman as administrator in concurrent capacity

December 2, 2011 11:50 pm· Comments Off on Palace confirms appointment of SBMA chairman as administrator in concurrent capacity 

MANILA, Dec. 2 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has appointed Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) Chairman Roberto Villaseñor Garcia as the concurrent administrator, a Palace official said on Friday.

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De Lima belittles plans of Arroyo camp to bring her case to ICJ

December 2, 2011 11:50 pm· Comments Off on De Lima belittles plans of Arroyo camp to bring her case to ICJ 

MANILA, Dec. 2 — Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila De Lima belittled on Friday the plans of the camp of former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to bring her case before the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

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No labor inspection during Christmas, New Year —Baldoz

December 2, 2011 11:50 pm· Comments Off on No labor inspection during Christmas, New Year —Baldoz 

MANILA, Dec. 2 — To ensure that labor inspectors will have no opportunity for bribery, gift solicitation, or other forms of graft and corruption, Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz has suspended all labor inspection activities during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

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