Impeachment Court orders PSBank president to explain refusal to bring CJ’s dollar accounts

February 8, 2012 11:11 pm· 1 Comment 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Feb. 8 – A top official of the Philippine Savings Bank (PSBank) has been ordered to submit to the impeachment court a written explanation on his refusal to bring documents of the dollar accounts of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona.

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PSBank president reveals status of Corona's five bank accounts

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By Perfecto T. Raymundo, Jr.

MANILA, Feb. 8 – Prosecution's 14th witness, Philippine Savings Bank (PSBank) president Pascual Garcia III told the Senate Impeachment Court that Chief Justice Renato Corona had opened five peso accounts with the bank.

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Cebu Capitol eyes March groundbreaking for P702-M joint water venture

February 8, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on Cebu Capitol eyes March groundbreaking for P702-M joint water venture 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 8 – The Cebu Provincial Government and its private partner can break ground for the P702-million Cebu bulk water supply project by March once it gets the Cebu Provincial Board’s (PB) authority, an official said.

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Cebu City mayor to ask for crisis center to prevent panic during disasters

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CEBU CITY, Feb. 8 – A command center equipped with a reliable communication and warning system and surveillance cameras are just some of the Cebu City Government’s needs in responding to disasters.

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Cebu City to give P5M to earthquake victims in Negros Oriental

February 8, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on Cebu City to give P5M to earthquake victims in Negros Oriental 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 8 -– The Cebu City Government will allocate P5 million as financial aid to the families displaced by the magnitude 6.9 earthquake that struck Tayasan town in Negros Oriental last Monday.

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Phivolcs 7 says tsunami warning correct

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CEBU CITY, Feb. 8 – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) 7 said it did not make a mistake in issuing a tsunami alert level 2, after the 6.9 magnitude earthquake occurred in Negros and Cebu at 11:49 a.m. last Monday.

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Cebu City police chief says men who spread tsunami rumors identified

February 8, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on Cebu City police chief says men who spread tsunami rumors identified 

CEBU CITY, Feb. 8 – Cebu City Police Office Director Melvin Ramon Buenafe Wednesday said they have identified the two motorcycle-riding men who spread false information on a tsunami, which triggered panic in parts of Cebu City after an earthquake struck at 11:49 a.m. last Monday.

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P45-M complex underway at Zambo City main market

February 8, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on P45-M complex underway at Zambo City main market 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Feb. 8 – Mayor Celso Lobregat has announced the ongoing construction of a P45-million complex at the main public market as the city government seeks to ensure comfort and convenience to both market goers and occupants.

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Zambo mayor lauds troops on confiscation of IED materials

February 8, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on Zambo mayor lauds troops on confiscation of IED materials 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Feb. 8 – Mayor Celso Lobregat on Wednesday cited the operatives from the Task Force Zamboanga (TFZ) and Zamboanga City Police Office (ZCPO) for the recovery of various components of an improvised explosive device (IED) during a firefight with lawless elements in the island barangay of Landang Laum, preventing what could have been another security threat in this city.

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2 lady NPA leaders nabbed in Laguna

February 8, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on 2 lady NPA leaders nabbed in Laguna 

CAMP VICENTE LIM, Calamba City, Laguna — Joint police and army elements arrested two suspected leaders of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) in Bay town Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

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