JBC to screen 12 applicants for Deputy Ombudsman post

March 24, 2012 1:42 am· Comments Off on JBC to screen 12 applicants for Deputy Ombudsman post 

MANILA, March 23 – Twelve applicants for the position of Deputy Ombudsman for Luzon will be screened by the Judicial and Bar Council, chaired by Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona.

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Pinay ensign part of USS Blue Ridge crew

March 24, 2012 1:42 am· Comments Off on Pinay ensign part of USS Blue Ridge crew 

MANILA, March 23 – Once again, the Filipinos' ability to excel in the maritime field has been proven.

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Ampatuan Sr. back to Taguig detention cell

March 24, 2012 1:42 am· Comments Off on Ampatuan Sr. back to Taguig detention cell 

MANILA, March 23 – Andal Ampatuan Sr., former governor of Maguindanao and one of the prime suspects in the Nov.23, 2009 massacre of 58, 30 of them journalists, was discharged from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Medical Center Friday morning.

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Church-based groups ask CJ Corona to open his dollar accounts

March 24, 2012 1:42 am· Comments Off on Church-based groups ask CJ Corona to open his dollar accounts 

MANILA, March 23 – A group of priests, seminarians and laymen and Catholic educators on Friday asked impeached Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Renato Corona to open his dollar accounts.

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Simplify, localize disaster communication, says Smart official

March 24, 2012 1:42 am· Comments Off on Simplify, localize disaster communication, says Smart official 

MANILA, March 23 – A private telecommunications official is recommending strategies for effective disaster communication which he believes is essential in protecting life, limb and property before, during and after hazards strike.

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Aquino says government already addressing Mindanao energy problems

March 24, 2012 1:42 am· Comments Off on Aquino says government already addressing Mindanao energy problems 

MANILA, March 23 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has said the government is already working on several measures to address the power shortage in Mindanao.

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Aquino all set to attend ASEAN Summit in Cambodia on April 3-4

March 24, 2012 1:42 am· Comments Off on Aquino all set to attend ASEAN Summit in Cambodia on April 3-4 

MANILA, March 23 — President Benigno S. Aquino III faces a busy working schedule during the Lenten season as he is scheduled to visit Cambodia to attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit on April 3 and 4, a Malacanang official said on Friday.

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State visit of Amir to boost country’s economic relations between Kuwait

March 24, 2012 1:42 am· Comments Off on State visit of Amir to boost country’s economic relations between Kuwait 

MANILA, March 23 — The five-day state visit of Kuwait’s Amir, His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to the Philippines is expected to intensify economic relations and boost investments in the Philippines.

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Father, son get 3 counts of life imprisonment for murder, rape

March 24, 2012 1:42 am· Comments Off on Father, son get 3 counts of life imprisonment for murder, rape 

MANILA, March 23 – A father and his son were sentenced to suffer three counts of life imprisonment after they were found to have orchestrated the killing of a pregnant rape victim and her parents in La Union in 2001.

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USS Blue Ridge visits Manila anew

March 24, 2012 1:42 am· Comments Off on USS Blue Ridge visits Manila anew 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, March 23 – The USS Blue Ridge, the flagship of the United States 7th Fleet in the Pacific, arrived here Friday for a four-day goodwill visit.

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