Philippine Navy to sign contract for MRVs this July

March 23, 2012 9:28 am· Comments Off on Philippine Navy to sign contract for MRVs this July 

MANILA, March 22 – Philippine Navy (PN) flag-officer-in charge Vice Admiral Alexander Pama on Thursday expressed optimism that the contracts for the service's two multi-role vessels (MRVs) will be signed by July this year.

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PA vows to promote peace and security for all Filipinos as it celebrates 115th founding anniversary

March 23, 2012 9:28 am· Comments Off on PA vows to promote peace and security for all Filipinos as it celebrates 115th founding anniversary 

MANILA, March 22 – As the Philippine Army (PA) celebrates its 115th founding year Thursday, PA commanding general Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Bautista said the Filipino soldiers remain committed in promoting peace and security for the nation.

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DND chief expects more exercise with US forces

March 23, 2012 9:28 am· Comments Off on DND chief expects more exercise with US forces 

MANILA, March 22 – Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Voltaire Gazmin announced the military is to have bigger exercises with the US with the planned increase of visits and presence of American forces in the country.

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CIDG confiscates P1.6 million worth of counterfeit lubricant

March 23, 2012 9:28 am· Comments Off on CIDG confiscates P1.6 million worth of counterfeit lubricant 

MANILA, March 22 – Operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group’s (CIDG) in the National Capital Region have confiscated a total of 8,878 bottles of counterfeit Castrol active premium lubricant products worth P1.6 million during a raid in Caloocan City last Tuesday.

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Comelec asks Pasay court to deny Bedol’s request to use gadgets

March 23, 2012 9:28 am· Comments Off on Comelec asks Pasay court to deny Bedol’s request to use gadgets 

MANILA, March 22 — Prosecutors on Thursday asked the Pasay City Regional Trial Court (RTC) to deny the request of former election supervisor Lintan Bedol who is facing electoral sabotage charges in connection with alleged irregularities in the 2007 senatorial elections,to allow him to use communication devices such as laptops and cellular phones while in detention.

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Major LPG player supports BFP call

March 23, 2012 9:28 am· Comments Off on Major LPG player supports BFP call 

MANILA, March 22 — As the month of March is Fire Prevention month, the major liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) player Total Philippines Corporation on Thursday hosted forum on LPG Safety in support of the Bureau of Fire Protection’s (BFP) call to be alert, vigilant and cooperative.

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DepED on ALS

March 23, 2012 9:28 am· Comments Off on DepED on ALS 

MANILA, March 22 – What do famous TV personalities like Angel Locsin, Grace Roces (daughter of Rosanna Roces), Anne Curtis, Manny Pacquiao, Kim Chiu have in common?

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Commission of enforced or involuntary disappearance a distinct crime

March 23, 2012 9:28 am· Comments Off on Commission of enforced or involuntary disappearance a distinct crime 

MANILA, Mar. 22 – The House of Representatives has passed on third reading a measure penalizing and declaring enforced or involuntary disappearance as a special crime separate from kidnapping, serious illegal detention and murder.

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NGCP's N-1 contingency averts Metro Manila blackout

March 23, 2012 9:28 am· Comments Off on NGCP's N-1 contingency averts Metro Manila blackout 

MANILA, March 22 – The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) prevented a blackout that could have affected thousands of Metro Manila residents this week.

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DOE says govt not in collusion with private sector to raise electricity prices in Mindanao

March 23, 2012 9:28 am· Comments Off on DOE says govt not in collusion with private sector to raise electricity prices in Mindanao 

MANILA, March 22 — The Department of Energy on Thursday said the government is not in collusion with anyone to push up power prices in Mindanao by creating an alleged artificial power shortage.

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