CIDG neutralizes 2 rob groups, seizes firearms in Southern Tagalog

April 30, 2012 10:46 pm· Comments Off on CIDG neutralizes 2 rob groups, seizes firearms in Southern Tagalog 

MANILA, April 30 – Criminal investigation and Detection Group agents in Southern Tagalog have neutralized two notorious robbery hold-up gangs, police said.

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Labor Day wish: Workers expect good news from PNoy

April 30, 2012 10:46 pm· Comments Off on Labor Day wish: Workers expect good news from PNoy 

MANILA, April 30 — Labor coalition Nagkaisa! on Monday said workers are expecting good news on the May 1 Labor Day breakfast meeting between President Benigno S. Aquino III and leaders of various labor groups.

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DOJ ends collection of legal fees

April 30, 2012 10:46 pm· Comments Off on DOJ ends collection of legal fees 

MANILA, April 30 – Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima has ordered the termination of collection of legal fees in the Department of Justice (DOJ).

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Metro Manila sizzles at 36.6 degrees Celsius on Monday -– PAGASA

April 30, 2012 10:46 pm· Comments Off on Metro Manila sizzles at 36.6 degrees Celsius on Monday -– PAGASA 

MANILA, April 30 — The temperature in Metro Manila sets another record as it sizzles at 36.6 degrees Celsius on Monday, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Administration (PAGASA) said.

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DILG chief tells Labor Day rallyists to police their ranks

April 30, 2012 10:46 pm· Comments Off on DILG chief tells Labor Day rallyists to police their ranks 

MANILA, April 30 — In connection with Tuesday's Labor Day celebration, Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo urged all leaders of militant groups to police their ranks and prevent their members from doing anything illegal and violent that may force police officers to perform their mandate.

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MMDA deploys 400 personnel; fields 2 Mobile Metro base command centers on Labor Day

April 30, 2012 10:46 pm· Comments Off on MMDA deploys 400 personnel; fields 2 Mobile Metro base command centers on Labor Day 

MANILA, April 30 — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will deploy personnel from agency’s Civil Disturbance Unit and field two Mobile Metro Base command centers to monitor traffic condition during the Labor Day observance Tuesday.

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Malacañang says government monitors fuel prices without let up

April 30, 2012 10:46 pm· Comments Off on Malacañang says government monitors fuel prices without let up 

MANILA, April 30 — Malacanang assured the public that the administration is continiously in its monitoring of fuel prices following reports that the oil price in the world market has gone down, a Palace official said on Monday.

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De Lima to meet with OSG execs on review of Maritime Law

April 30, 2012 10:46 pm· Comments Off on De Lima to meet with OSG execs on review of Maritime Law 

MANILA, April 30 — Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila said on Monday she is set to meet with officials of the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) for the review of the country's Maritime Law.

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DND to continue observing 'strict tolerance' in maritime standoff

April 30, 2012 10:46 pm· Comments Off on DND to continue observing 'strict tolerance' in maritime standoff 

MANILA, April 30 — Department of National Defense (DND) Spokesperson Peter Paul Galvez said on Monday the Philippine government will continue to observe "strict tolerance" in line with its efforts to deescalate the maritime standoff with China over the Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal.

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PHL, China discuss "special treatment" of rice in WTO

April 30, 2012 10:46 pm· Comments Off on PHL, China discuss "special treatment" of rice in WTO 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, April 30 — Even as they were squabbling over stones and reefs in the Scarborough Shoals last week, China and the Philippines feasted in Beijing on the palatable rice issue and how special this Asian staple will be treated by the World Trade Organization (WTO).

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