Echiverri declines to comment on CA's suspension order

January 4, 2012 1:24 pm· Comments Off on Echiverri declines to comment on CA's suspension order 

MANILA, Jan. 4 — Caloocan Mayor Enrico "Recom" Echiverri declined to comment on the Court of Appeals (CA) ruling upholding the six-month suspension order slapped on him and three other officials, adding that his camp is still yet to receive a copy of the ruling.

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LPA expected to dissipate within 24 to 48 hrs; rains widespread over E. Visayas, Mindanao

January 4, 2012 1:20 pm· Comments Off on LPA expected to dissipate within 24 to 48 hrs; rains widespread over E. Visayas, Mindanao 

MANILA, Jan. 4 — The Low Pressure Area (LPA) east southeast of General Santos City is expected to dissipate within 24 to 48 hours while widespread rains will prevail over the eastern section of Visayas and whole of Mindanao.

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“Swertres” collector arrested in Dumaguete

January 4, 2012 1:19 pm· Comments Off on “Swertres” collector arrested in Dumaguete 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 3 -– Police arrested Monday evening a suspected usher/collector of the illegal numbers game “swertres” in Barangay Calindagan in Dumaguete City.

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2 of most wanted men in Dagupan arrested

January 4, 2012 1:18 pm· Comments Off on 2 of most wanted men in Dagupan arrested 

DAGUPAN CITY, Jan. 3 — A father and his three sons, two of them tagged as the most wanted men in Dagupan, were arrested by the police on Tuesday after months of hiding.

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SP readies city CLUP

January 4, 2012 1:17 pm· Comments Off on SP readies city CLUP 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 3 – The city council’s committee on zoning and land use is finalizing the draft of Iloilo City’s comprehensive land use plan (CLUP) this month and will be transmitting next month to the Housing Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB) and the Regional Land Use Commission (RLUC) for their final comment.

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Davao schools get BI nod to accept foreign students

January 4, 2012 1:14 pm· Comments Off on Davao schools get BI nod to accept foreign students 

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 3 -– Three schools here recently received accreditation from the Bureau of Immigration (BI) to accept foreign students.

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Dagupan cops nab holdupman

January 4, 2012 1:12 pm· Comments Off on Dagupan cops nab holdupman 

DAGUPAN CITY, Jan. 4 — A vacationing security guard, hard on money, decided to singlehandedly stage a holdup but was immediately arrested by responding Dagupan City policemen.

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Israeli military nabs 14 Palestinians in West Bank

January 4, 2012 1:12 pm· Comments Off on Israeli military nabs 14 Palestinians in West Bank 

RAMALLAH, Jan. 3 — The Israeli military arrested 14 Palestinians on Tuesday in a large-scale operation in the West Bank, Palestinian security sources said.

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Roundup: Suicide bomb kills 5, wounds 16 in Afghanistan

January 4, 2012 1:12 pm· Comments Off on Roundup: Suicide bomb kills 5, wounds 16 in Afghanistan 

By Abdul Haleem and Chen Xin

KABUL, Jan. 3 — A suicide bombing rocked former Taliban stronghold Kandahar, 450 km south of Afghan capital, on Tuesday, killing five people including four civilians and wounding 16 others, a press release issued by Kandahar provincial administration said.

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Roundup: Suicide bomb kills 5, wounds 16 in Afghanistan

January 4, 2012 1:08 pm· Comments Off on Roundup: Suicide bomb kills 5, wounds 16 in Afghanistan 

By Abdul Haleem and Chen Xin

KABUL, Jan. 3 — A suicide bombing rocked former Taliban stronghold Kandahar, 450 km south of Afghan capital, on Tuesday, killing five people including four civilians and wounding 16 others, a press release issued by Kandahar provincial administration said.

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