Malolos court to Palparan: Surrender first before given relief

January 3, 2012 11:16 am· Comments Off on Malolos court to Palparan: Surrender first before given relief 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo, Jr.

MANILA, Jan. 2 – “Surrender first before asking for relief,” the Malolos City, Bulacan Regional Trial Court (RTC) on Monday said as it refused to act on the motions filed by former Bantay party-list representative and retired Army Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan, Jr.

Read more

Aquino administration lines up P142B infra projects starting this month

January 3, 2012 11:14 am· Comments Off on Aquino administration lines up P142B infra projects starting this month 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, Jan. 2 — The Aquino administration expects a huge improvement in infrastructure project implementation this year as it is now preparing to issue P141.8 billion worth of allotments from this year’s P182.2 billion infrastructure budget.

Read more

2 women killed, 2 others wounded in Capiz grenade blast on New Year's Day

January 3, 2012 11:14 am· Comments Off on 2 women killed, 2 others wounded in Capiz grenade blast on New Year's Day 

MANILA, Jan. 2 – Two women were killed while two others were wounded in a grenade attack in Mabusao, Capiz province on New Year's Day, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said on Monday.

Read more

No info on early retirement of SC justices -– Marquez

January 3, 2012 11:13 am· Comments Off on No info on early retirement of SC justices -– Marquez 

MANILA, Jan. 2 — Supreme Court (SC) Spokesman and Court Administrator Atty. Jose Midas Marquez on Monday said that he has no information about the alleged early retirement of two incumbent SC Associate Justices this year.

Read more

Revilla seeks NBI help on Ramgen-Janelle video

January 3, 2012 11:08 am· Comments Off on Revilla seeks NBI help on Ramgen-Janelle video 

MANILA, Jan. 2 — Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. on Monday sought the help of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in identifying and prosecuting the perpetrators behind the online uploading of an intimate video between his deceased brother, Ramgen Revilla, and his girlfriend Janelle Manahan.

Read more

Revilla seeks NBI help on Ramgen-Janelle video

January 3, 2012 11:03 am· Comments Off on Revilla seeks NBI help on Ramgen-Janelle video 

MANILA, Jan. 2 — Senator Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. on Monday sought the help of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in identifying and prosecuting the perpetrators behind the online uploading of an intimate video between his deceased brother, Ramgen Revilla, and his girlfriend Janelle Manahan.

Read more

Legarda sees approval of OPCAT to jump-start reform in jails

January 3, 2012 10:39 am· Comments Off on Legarda sees approval of OPCAT to jump-start reform in jails 

MANILA, Jan. 2 — Senator Loren Legarda said on Monday the approval of an international agreement would jump-start the implementation of much-needed reform programs for jails and detention facilities and better treatment of prisoners, noting that the country's jails "are 201 percent" congested.

Read more

DOLE Undersecretary Cacdac assumes office as new POEA administrator; bares seven priority areas

January 3, 2012 10:27 am· Comments Off on DOLE Undersecretary Cacdac assumes office as new POEA administrator; bares seven priority areas 

MANILA, Jan. 2 — Hans Leo J. Cacdac, DOLE undersecretary for labor relations, formally assumed office Monday, as the new administrator of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), replacing former administrator Carlos Cao, Jr.

Read more

De Lima to revoke NBI-SMD’s authority to issue mission order

January 3, 2012 10:25 am· Comments Off on De Lima to revoke NBI-SMD’s authority to issue mission order 

MANILA, Jan. 2 — Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila De Lima said on Monday she would revoke the authority of the Chief of the Security Management Division of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI-SMD) to issue mission order and the permission to carry firearms of the non-organic agents.

Read more

'Sendong' victims get more Spanish aid, including a 'diverted' water treatment plant

January 3, 2012 10:25 am· Comments Off on 'Sendong' victims get more Spanish aid, including a 'diverted' water treatment plant 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Jan. 2 — In the true spirit of Philippine “bayanihan” or communal self-help, the provincial government of Albay has deployed to flood-stricken Cagayan de Oro City in Northern Mindanao a water treatment plant it had previously received from the Spanish government.

Read more

Next Page »