Archdiocese of Manila denies statement of archbishop

October 4, 2012 9:37 pm· Comments Off on Archdiocese of Manila denies statement of archbishop 

MANILA, Oct. 4 — An official of the Archdiocese of Manila has denied a statement allegedly from Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle on the Cybercrime Prevention Act.

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RP, KSA vow strict compliance with new contract protecting household workers

October 4, 2012 9:37 pm· Comments Off on RP, KSA vow strict compliance with new contract protecting household workers 

MANILA, Oct. 4 — The Philippine Government and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have both vowed to strictly comply with the new Standard Employment Contract (SEC) forged recently as a result of the bilateral negotiations between the two countries.

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Gov't websites protected from cyber attacks, says Coloma

October 4, 2012 9:37 pm· Comments Off on Gov't websites protected from cyber attacks, says Coloma 

MANILA, Oct. 4 — Government websites remain protected from cyber attacks in the midst of threats from hackers enraged by the imposition of the Cybercrime Prevention Act, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said in a statement on Thursday.

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Dialogue on Cybercrime Prevention Act set Oct. 9

October 4, 2012 9:37 pm· Comments Off on Dialogue on Cybercrime Prevention Act set Oct. 9 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Oct. 4 — The dialogue between the Department of Justice (DOJ), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) with various stakeholders for the drafting of the implementing rules and regulation (IRR) of the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 is set on Oct. 9.

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NDRRMC chief tells hackers to back off website

October 4, 2012 9:37 pm· Comments Off on NDRRMC chief tells hackers to back off website 

MANILA, Oct. 4 – Despite having some protection against hacking, National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council executive director Benito Ramos told hackers to refrain from attacking their website as this could delay their search-and-rescue operations.

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Cops arrest ex-PGMA for alleged misuse of P365-M PCSO intel funds

October 4, 2012 9:37 pm· Comments Off on Cops arrest ex-PGMA for alleged misuse of P365-M PCSO intel funds 

MANILA, Oct. 4 -– The police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-National Capital Region (CIDG-NCR) on Thursday served the warrant of arrest issued against former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in connection with the alleged misuse ofP365-million intelligence funds of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO).

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Two losing 2010 presidential bets files COCs for Senate bid

October 4, 2012 9:37 pm· Comments Off on Two losing 2010 presidential bets files COCs for Senate bid 

MANILA, Oct. 4 — Two losing candidates in the 2010 presidential race are taking their chances again this time seeking to be elected in the 2013 senatorial race.

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Palace says litigation of GMA should be solely based on evidence

October 4, 2012 9:37 pm· Comments Off on Palace says litigation of GMA should be solely based on evidence 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Oct. 4 — Malacanang said Thursday the litigation of former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in connection with the P300 million plunder case filed against her before the Sandiganbayan should be based solely on evidence.

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Police manhunt on vs. GMA's co-accused in plunder raps

October 4, 2012 9:37 pm· Comments Off on Police manhunt on vs. GMA's co-accused in plunder raps 

MANILA, Oct. 4 — Police authorities launched Thursday manhunt operations against former officials of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office ordered arrested by the Sandiganbayan.

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4,000 persons evacuated due to tropical storm ‘Marce’ -– NDRRMC

October 4, 2012 9:37 pm· Comments Off on 4,000 persons evacuated due to tropical storm ‘Marce’ -– NDRRMC 

MANILA, Oct. 4 — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported on Thursday that 4,000 persons in Muntinlupa City and in the provinces of Bataan and Zambales have evacuated their homes due to heavy rains spawned by tropical storm "Marce."

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