Caloocan City gov't wants DILG to declare Ever Gotesco Grand Central Mall a 'condemned building'

March 26, 2012 11:53 am· Comments Off on Caloocan City gov't wants DILG to declare Ever Gotesco Grand Central Mall a 'condemned building' 

MANILA, March 25 – Caloocan Mayor Enrico "Recom" Echiverri on Sunday said that he will recommend to the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to declare the fire-damaged Ever Gotesco Grand Central Mall building condemned.

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Bartolome welcomes 185 PNPA graduates reporting for duty at PNP

March 26, 2012 11:53 am· Comments Off on Bartolome welcomes 185 PNPA graduates reporting for duty at PNP 

MANILA, March 25 – Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Nicanor Bartolome on Sunday said that the entire command warmly welcomes the 185 graduates of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) who are reporting for duty as the newest and youngest members of the command's officer corps.

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AFGO chief denies coup reports

March 26, 2012 11:53 am· Comments Off on AFGO chief denies coup reports 

MANILA, March 25 – Association of Generals and Flag Officers (AGFO) president (retired) Lt. Gen. Raul Argello on Sunday denied reports that suspected coup plotters are trying to recruit to their ranks and cause some of the nation's retired military officers.

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PHL, Indonesia to strengthen cooperation on border security to combat global terrorism

March 26, 2012 11:53 am· Comments Off on PHL, Indonesia to strengthen cooperation on border security to combat global terrorism 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, March 25 -– The Philippines and Indonesia will shortly sign the Terms of Reference (TOR) to further strengthen their cooperation in border security and intelligence to intensify the global war on terror, among other objectives.

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Trillanes wants update on 40-year-old law on pharmacy profession

March 26, 2012 11:53 am· Comments Off on Trillanes wants update on 40-year-old law on pharmacy profession 

MANILA, March 25 — Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is seeking to amend the 40-year-old law on pharmaceutical profession in the country to keep it abreast with the development in the practice of pharmacy and enhance the professional competence of its graduates.

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(Metro News) MMDA traffic enforcers to wear Boy Scout-type uniform starting Monday

March 26, 2012 11:53 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) MMDA traffic enforcers to wear Boy Scout-type uniform starting Monday 

MANILA, March 25 — Traffic enforcers of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) assigned to man traffic along the 23.8-kilometer long Epifanio Delos Santos Ave. (EDSA) will shed their long pants for shorts as they start wearing Boy Scout-type uniforms on Monday.

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Ampatuan's arraignment to push through on Monday

March 26, 2012 11:53 am· Comments Off on Ampatuan's arraignment to push through on Monday 

MANILA, March 25 — Former Maguindanao governor Andal Ampatuan Sr, will finally be arraigned on Monday (March 26) on the electoral sabotage charges filed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in connection with alleged irregularities in the 2007 senatorial elections, before the Pasay City Regional Trial Court (RTC).

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DFA confirms arrest of 6 Filipinos for drug possession in US

March 26, 2012 11:53 am· Comments Off on DFA confirms arrest of 6 Filipinos for drug possession in US 

MANILA, March 25 — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed on Sunday the arrest of six Filipinos in the United States for drug possession last Saturday.

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Migrante urges PNoy to discuss OFW protection with Kuwait emir

March 26, 2012 11:53 am· Comments Off on Migrante urges PNoy to discuss OFW protection with Kuwait emir 

MANILA, March 25 — A migrant workers’ rights group has urged President Benigno S. Aquino III to discuss the protection of overseas Filipino workers with visiting Kuwait emir Shiekh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah.

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Person dies, 50 families loses home in QC fire

March 26, 2012 11:53 am· Comments Off on Person dies, 50 families loses home in QC fire 

MANILA, March 25 -– One person died in a fire believed to have been caused by an unattended candle which rendered at least 50 families homeless in Cubao, Quezon City early Sunday, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and Text Fire Philippines (TFP) said.

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