Senate eyes approval of right to travel bill before sine die adjournment

April 25, 2012 9:47 pm· Comments Off on Senate eyes approval of right to travel bill before sine die adjournment 

MANILA, April 25 – Any individual barred from traveling abroad due to a hold departure order issued based on a mere complaint will soon get a hassle-free journey.

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Filipino-US troops conduct boat raid in Ulugan Bay, Palawan

April 25, 2012 9:47 pm· Comments Off on Filipino-US troops conduct boat raid in Ulugan Bay, Palawan 

MANILA, April 25 – Filipino and American servicemen conducted a boat raid at Ulugan Bay, Palawan Wednesday, Philippine military officials said.

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Peace talks with MILF agree on framework for final peace agreement

April 25, 2012 9:47 pm· Comments Off on Peace talks with MILF agree on framework for final peace agreement 

MANILA, April 25 — The Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) have made a major step forward with the signing of the decision points on principles that will serve as a framework for the eventual signing of a peace agreement.

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CA gives DOJ go signal to file P6-B estafa case vs. Globe Asiatique owner Delfin Lee

April 25, 2012 9:47 pm· Comments Off on CA gives DOJ go signal to file P6-B estafa case vs. Globe Asiatique owner Delfin Lee 

MANILA, April 25 – The Court of Appeals (CA) 17th Division gave the Department of Justice (DOJ) the go signal to file syndicated estafa case against Globe Asiatique owner Delfin Lee and several others in connection with the questionable P6-billion loan given to their buyers by the Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF/Pag-Ibig Fund).

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Metro Manila sizzles at 36.2 degrees Celsius for two consecutive days -– PAGASA

April 25, 2012 9:47 pm· Comments Off on Metro Manila sizzles at 36.2 degrees Celsius for two consecutive days -– PAGASA 

MANILA, April 25 — The temperature in Metro Manila was recorded at 36.2 degrees Celsius for two consecutive days, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Wednesday.

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Aquino focused on efforts to end armed conflict with MILF

April 25, 2012 9:47 pm· Comments Off on Aquino focused on efforts to end armed conflict with MILF 

MANILA, April 25 — A prominent member of the peace negotiating panel of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) bared the sincere commitment of the Aquino administration to end the armed conflict with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) through the crafting of an accord favorable to both parties as he expressed optimism that the long wanted peace will be attained with the signing of an agreement between the two panels soon.

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Cops not instigators of Paranaque demolition row, says Robredo

April 25, 2012 9:47 pm· Comments Off on Cops not instigators of Paranaque demolition row, says Robredo 

MANILA, April 25 – Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo on Wednesday said that policemen did not initiate the confrontation that lead to the death of a protester and wounding of 39 others prior to the demolition activity at Silverio Compound, Barangay Isidro, Paranaque last April 23.

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Hackers deface DBM website, important data still intact — Abad

April 25, 2012 9:47 pm· Comments Off on Hackers deface DBM website, important data still intact — Abad 

MANILA, April 25 — Budget and Management Secretary Florencio Abad on Wednesday said hackers have defaced the Department of Budget and Management’s (DBM) website but assured the public that all important documents on the site are still safe.

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CA freezes bank assets of British national

April 25, 2012 9:47 pm· Comments Off on CA freezes bank assets of British national 

MANILA, April 25 – The Court of Appeals (CA) has issued a 20-day freeze order against the bank accounts of a Filipina whose husband is accused of violations of British anti-money laundering laws in the United Kingdom.

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(Metro News) MMDA upgrades redemption center

April 25, 2012 9:47 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) MMDA upgrades redemption center 

MANILA, April 25 — As to provide additional convenience and comfort to the public, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) continuous the renovation of its redemption center.

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