Two persons die in Muntinlupa armored van robbery

February 10, 2012 11:00 pm· Comments Off on Two persons die in Muntinlupa armored van robbery 

MANILA, Feb. 10 — Two persons were killed, including a security guard and armed robber, in a shootout on Friday after a foiled armored van robbery at the parking lot in Muntinlupa City.   

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Aquino cites gov't commitment to create more economic opportunities for Filipinos

February 10, 2012 11:00 pm· Comments Off on Aquino cites gov't commitment to create more economic opportunities for Filipinos 

MANILA, Feb. 10 — President Benigno S. Aquino III said that the government remains committed to pursue its efforts in creating more economic opportunities for the Filipino people as expressed in the priority programs of his administration, including the continuous training and skills development of the citizenry.

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SC junks 'baseless' complaint vs. 3 CA justices

February 10, 2012 11:00 pm· Comments Off on SC junks 'baseless' complaint vs. 3 CA justices 

MANILA, Feb. 10 – The Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed outright for utter lack of merit the complaint filed against Court of Appeals (CA) Associate Justices Juan Q. Enriquez, Jr., Ramon M. Bato, Jr. and Florito S. Macalino.

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President Aquino says BoC needs more time to carry out reforms

February 10, 2012 11:00 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino says BoC needs more time to carry out reforms 

MANILA, Feb. 10 — The public must give the Bureau of Customs (BoC) more time to carry out reform measures considering the severity of the problems that it faces, President Benigno S. Aquino III said.

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Santiago to explain why senator-judges should take heed of SC TRO on CJ dollar deposit

February 10, 2012 11:00 pm· Comments Off on Santiago to explain why senator-judges should take heed of SC TRO on CJ dollar deposit 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Feb. 10 – Despite health problem, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago has promised to attend the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona on Monday so she can explain why her fellow senator-judges should respect a temporary restraining order stopping the impeachment court from disclosing the alleged dollar accounts of Chief Justice Renato Corona.

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Sandiganbayan puts Acosta under 90-day preventive suspension

February 10, 2012 11:00 pm· Comments Off on Sandiganbayan puts Acosta under 90-day preventive suspension 

MANILA, Feb. 10 – The anti-graft court Sandiganbayan has imposed a 90-day preventive suspension on Presidential Adviser on Environmental Protection J.R. Nereus Acosta for allegedly misusing government funds in 2000 and 2001.

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SC justices belittle impeachment threat

February 10, 2012 11:00 pm· Comments Off on SC justices belittle impeachment threat 

MANILA, Feb. 10 – The justices of the Supreme Court (SC), who voted in favor of the issuance of the temporary restraining order (TRO) against the opening of the dollar account of Chief Justice Renato Corona, belittled the threat of one of the Congressman prosecutors that they would also be impeached.

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Government to continue aggressive job generation thrust, says President Aquino

February 10, 2012 11:00 pm· Comments Off on Government to continue aggressive job generation thrust, says President Aquino 

MANILA, Feb. 10 — President Benigno S. Aquino III said his administration will continue its present thrust to carry out plans that create more job opportunities for Filipinos amid a sluggish global economy.

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Crime rate drops in January

February 10, 2012 11:00 pm· Comments Off on Crime rate drops in January 

MANILA, Feb. 10 – Police authorities remain optimistic of sustaining a better peace and order environment in 2012 as the Philippine National Police (PNP) continues to post improved crime trends in the opening month of the year.

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Coloma urges gov't employees to keep excellence, dedication to work

February 10, 2012 11:00 pm· Comments Off on Coloma urges gov't employees to keep excellence, dedication to work 

MANILA, Feb. 10 — Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma Jr. called on government employees to keep striving for excellence and dedication to attain "harmony at work" in line with President Benigno S. Aquino III's mandate to give efficient and quality service to the Filipinos.

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