AFP welcomes Alcantara as new NOLCOM chief

January 20, 2012 11:39 pm· Comments Off on AFP welcomes Alcantara as new NOLCOM chief 

MANILA, Jan. 20 – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Friday welcomes the designation of AFP deputy chief of staff Lt. Gen. Anthony J. Alcantara as new comnmander of the Northern Luzon Command (NOLCOM) and Maj. Gen. Noel A. Coballes as new commander of Western Mindanao Command (WESTMINCOM).

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PNP hikes war vs. hijackers

January 20, 2012 11:39 pm· Comments Off on PNP hikes war vs. hijackers 

MANILA, Jan. 20 – The Philippine National Police (PNP) said Friday it heightened its campaign against suspected hijackers.

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Senate is prepared to comment on petitions for TROs stopping impeachment trial — Enrile

January 20, 2012 11:39 pm· Comments Off on Senate is prepared to comment on petitions for TROs stopping impeachment trial — Enrile 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Jan. 20 – Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile has said the senators are ready to comment on the petitions for temporary restraining orders (TROs) filed before the Supreme Court in an effort to stop the Senate from sitting as impeachment court for the trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona.

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VP Binay warns vs constitutional shortcuts in Corona impeachment

January 20, 2012 11:39 pm· Comments Off on VP Binay warns vs constitutional shortcuts in Corona impeachment 

MANILA, Jan. 20 – Vice President Jejomar Binay warned on Friday against resorting to constitutional shortcuts in the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona.

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Aquino leads ceremonial switch-on for electrification project in Malacanang

January 20, 2012 11:39 pm· Comments Off on Aquino leads ceremonial switch-on for electrification project in Malacanang 

MANILA, Jan. 20 — President Benigno S. Aquino III assured the Filipino people of the government’s sincerity in effecting reforms that would lead to uplifting their lives as he stressed that such change can actually be felt and are not just for mere publicity.

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DOJ names four prosecutors in electoral sabotage raps vs. Arroyo, 2 others

January 20, 2012 11:39 pm· Comments Off on DOJ names four prosecutors in electoral sabotage raps vs. Arroyo, 2 others 

MANILA, Jan. 20 – The Department of Justice (DOJ) has designated four prosecutors to help in the prosecution of former President and now Pampanga (2nd District) Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, former Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chair Benjamin Abalos, Sr., and former Maguindanao Gov. Andal Ampatuan, Sr. in the electoral sabotage charges filed against them before the Pasay City Regional Trial Court (RTC).

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De Lima orders Arellano to probe NBI execs

January 20, 2012 11:39 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, Jan. 20 – Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila De Lima on Friday formally turned over to Prosecutor General Claro Arellano the report of the DOJ panel who investigated the complaint for kidnapping involving some officials and personnel of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI).

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Aquino leads Philippine Quality Awards conferment ceremonies

January 20, 2012 11:39 pm· Comments Off on Aquino leads Philippine Quality Awards conferment ceremonies 

MANILA, Jan. 20 — President Benigno S. Aquino III led Friday the conferment of this year’s Philippine Quality Awards in Malacanang, noting the reform in government and good corporate governance in the country.

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California organization presents 14-millionth reused book to President Aquino

January 20, 2012 11:39 pm· Comments Off on California organization presents 14-millionth reused book to President Aquino 

MANILA, Jan. 20 — Books for the Barrios Inc., a California-based, not-for-profit, public-benefit corporation, presented to President Benigno S. Aquino III on Friday in Malacanang the 14-millionth children’s book shared by California’s youth to Filipino children.

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(Metro News) Pasay court stops MMDA from demolishing QC billboard

January 20, 2012 11:39 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Pasay court stops MMDA from demolishing QC billboard 

MANILA, Jan. 20 — A Pasay City judge ordered the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to stop demolishing a billboard located in Quezon City, notwithstanding a standing Dismantling/ Roll Down Order issued by the Building Official of Quezon City.

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