Wounded soldiers in AGH to watch Pacquiao-Bradley bout

June 8, 2012 9:20 pm· Comments Off on Wounded soldiers in AGH to watch Pacquiao-Bradley bout 

MANILA, June 8 – Filipino soldiers wounded in battle and undergoing treatment and rehabilitation at the Army General Hospital (AGH) in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City will get a chance to watch eight-division world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao when he fights American challenger Timothy Bradley at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday.

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(Metro News) Makati anti-drug abuse council launch self-produced movie “Iglap”

June 8, 2012 9:20 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Makati anti-drug abuse council launch self-produced movie “Iglap” 

MANILA, June 8 — To continue its campaign against illegal drugs, the Makati Anti-Drug Abuse Council (MADAC) on Friday launch its self-produced movie “IGLAP”, a 35-minute informational documentary film on drug abuse held at the Mini Theatre of University of Makati (UMAK).

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Ex-AFP, PNP, Army chiefs appear at DOJ hearing

June 8, 2012 9:20 pm· Comments Off on Ex-AFP, PNP, Army chiefs appear at DOJ hearing 

MANILA, June 8 – Retired Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Gen. Hermogenes Esperon, Jr., retired Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Avelino Razon, Jr. and retired Philippine Army (Army) commanding general Romeo Tolentino on Friday appeared at the hearing of the abduction case on the missing activist Jonas Burgos at the Department of Justice (DOJ).

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De Lima orders filing of administrative, criminal raps vs. Mayor Abalos

June 8, 2012 9:20 pm· Comments Off on De Lima orders filing of administrative, criminal raps vs. Mayor Abalos 

MANILA, June 8 – Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila M. De Lima ordered on Friday the filing of administrative and criminal charges against Mandaluyong City Mayor Benjamin "Benhur" Abalos Jr., son of former Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chair Benjamin Abalos Sr.

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PNP chief says probe ongoing on officials with alleged links with 'jueteng'

June 8, 2012 9:20 pm· Comments Off on PNP chief says probe ongoing on officials with alleged links with 'jueteng' 

MANILA, June 8 – Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Nicanor Bartolome on Friday said that they are now investigating allegations that National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Director Alan Purisima and Region IV-A James Melad are receiving money from members of the "jueteng" syndicate.

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Congress okays People’s Survival Fund bill

June 8, 2012 9:20 pm· Comments Off on Congress okays People’s Survival Fund bill 

MANILA, June 8 – Senator Loren Legarda on Friday said that the People’s Survival Fund (PSF) bill has already passed the final stage in Congress following the approval of the bicameral conference committee report by both the Senate and the House of Representatives before the adjournment of the Legislative Session on Wednesday.

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DOH urges public to report dengue cases right away

June 8, 2012 9:20 pm· Comments Off on DOH urges public to report dengue cases right away 

MANILA, June 8 — The Department of Health (DOH) has urged the public to immediately report suspected dengue cases in the community as an effective way of addressing the possible upsurge of cases of this viral disease.

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Abad denies Senators' pork barrel in exchange for Corona's guilty verdict

June 8, 2012 9:20 pm· Comments Off on Abad denies Senators' pork barrel in exchange for Corona's guilty verdict 

MANILA, June 8 – Budget and Management Secretary Florencio Abad on Friday decried the allegation of Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago that pork barrel of Senators were given in exchange for their guilty verdict on Chief Justice Renato Corona’s impeachment.

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AFP remains on guard during Pacquiao’s bout

June 8, 2012 9:20 pm· Comments Off on AFP remains on guard during Pacquiao’s bout 

MANILA, June 8 – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will not let its guards down on the day Manny Pacquiao defends his WBO Welterweight Championship Title against Timothy Bradley on Sunday, June 10. AFP vowed to maintain its heightened vigilance and security operations as some of the off duty personnel view the much awaited boxing match free live.

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TESDA trainers get boost with new certification program

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MANILA, June 8 – Secretary Joel Villanueva of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has spelled out details of the assessment and certification of 34,007 trainers in the country to improve teaching quality in technical vocational education and training (TVET).

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