Palace says ARMM folk want Hataman to continue his reforms in the region

October 9, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Palace says ARMM folk want Hataman to continue his reforms in the region 

MANILA, Oct. 9 — The people in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) want the continuation of reforms in the region, compelling the current officer-in- charge Gov. Mujiv Hataman to run for the forthcoming election, Malacanang said on Tuesday.

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Coconut farmers want Foundation to manage coco levy funds

October 9, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Coconut farmers want Foundation to manage coco levy funds 

MANILA, Oct. 9 — Coconut farmers are pushing for a law that would create the Philippine Coconut Farmers' Foundation (PCFF) that would be tasked to manage the coconut levy funds to ensure coconut farmers will be the sole beneficiaries.

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SC’s TRO on Cybercrime law draws mixed reactions in Senate

October 9, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on SC’s TRO on Cybercrime law draws mixed reactions in Senate 

MANILA, Oct. 9 – The decision of the Supreme Court to unanimously issue a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the implementation of the Republic Act 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 drew mixed reactions from the senators.

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(Update)TRO vs. Cybercrime Law good for 120 days

October 9, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on (Update)TRO vs. Cybercrime Law good for 120 days 

MANILA, Oct. 9 — The temporary restraining order (TRO) issued by the Supreme Court on Tuesday against the implementation of Republic Act No. 10175, otherwise known as the "Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012," is effective immediately and will last for 120 days.

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12-hour power outage to hit North Luzon provinces

October 9, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on 12-hour power outage to hit North Luzon provinces 

Manila, Oct. 9 — The National Grid Cor. of the Philippines has announced a 12-hour power interruption that would cover the provinces of Cagayan, Kalinga, Apayao and parts of Isabela.

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President Aquino appoints new officials in various government agencies

October 9, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino appoints new officials in various government agencies 

MANILA, Oct. 9 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has appointed new officials in various government agencies, a Malacanang official said Tuesday.

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17 flights diverted due to NAIA’s navigation problem

October 9, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on 17 flights diverted due to NAIA’s navigation problem 

MANILA, Oct. 9 – Five international and 12 domestic flights have been diverted after the air traffic facility of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) encountered problem Tuesday.

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PAG-IBIG readies building green socialized housing

October 9, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on PAG-IBIG readies building green socialized housing 

By Catherine Teves

MANILA, Oct. 9 — Government housing finance arm Home Development Mutual Fund, the agency more popularly known as PAG-IBIG Fund, is preparing to venture into construction of green socialized housing units for low-income Filipinos.

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Former gov't officials involved in anomalous P111-B bridge program liable for graft — Osmena

October 9, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Former gov't officials involved in anomalous P111-B bridge program liable for graft — Osmena 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Oct. 9 – Senator Serge Osmena said on Tuesday that the past officials of key implementing government agencies involved in the anomalous P111-billion President’s Bridge Program could be charged for violation of the anti-graft and corrupt practices act.

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10 fugitives nabbed in Metro Manila

October 9, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on 10 fugitives nabbed in Metro Manila 

MANILA, Oct. 9 –- Operatives of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) arrested on Monday at least 10 wanted persons during relentless operations against fugitives in compliance to the directive of Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Nicanor Bartolome.

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