Palace says security measures in place following San Juan blast

October 14, 2012 10:35 am· Comments Off on Palace says security measures in place following San Juan blast 

MANILA, Oct. 13 — Malacanang said the government is exerting all necessary efforts to maintain peace and order in the country following a blast in San Juan City, on Saturday morning.

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Palace finalizes preparations for historic signing of Framework Agreement with MILF

October 14, 2012 10:35 am· Comments Off on Palace finalizes preparations for historic signing of Framework Agreement with MILF 

MANILA, Oct. 13 — Malacanang continues to finalize the preparations for the signing of the Framework Agreement with Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF, saying more than 100 representatives from the group are expected to go to Malacanang for the historic event on Monday.

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High-powered guns, dangerous chemicals, 10 suspects netted in CIDG raid in Zamboanga Del Sur

October 14, 2012 10:35 am· Comments Off on High-powered guns, dangerous chemicals, 10 suspects netted in CIDG raid in Zamboanga Del Sur 

MANILA, Oct. 13 – The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group has seized nine high-powered firearms, dangerous chemicals and arrested 10 suspects during an operation at a Zamboanga Del Sur mining site Friday.

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CIDG, POEA inks anti-illegal recruitment pact

October 14, 2012 10:35 am· Comments Off on CIDG, POEA inks anti-illegal recruitment pact 

By Priam Nepomuceno

MANILA, Oct. 13 – The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group and the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration have signed an agreement where both agreed to help in addressing the country's illegal recruitment problem.

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AFP prepares to augment PNP security for signing event

October 14, 2012 10:35 am· Comments Off on AFP prepares to augment PNP security for signing event 

MANILA, Oct. 13 — The military said it is more than willing to add additional security to ensure that Framework Agreement between the government and the rebel Moro Islamic Liberation Front would be violence-free.

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New group assures sustained bid for high-quality leadership

October 14, 2012 10:35 am· Comments Off on New group assures sustained bid for high-quality leadership 

By Catherine Teves

MANILA, Oct. 13 — A new citizens' organization committed sustaining efforts on educating Filipinos about what true leadership is to help elevate level of governance in the country.

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Comelec contemplates requiring candidates for national positions to post bond

October 14, 2012 10:35 am· Comments Off on Comelec contemplates requiring candidates for national positions to post bond 

MANILA, Oct. 13 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is thinking of requiring candidates seeking national positions in future polls to post a P1-million bond each "to separate those who are serious and not so serious aspirants."

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Prelate asks the people to pray for Mrs. Arroyo

October 14, 2012 10:35 am· Comments Off on Prelate asks the people to pray for Mrs. Arroyo 

MANILA, Oct. 13 — A Catholic prelate has urged the faithful to pray for former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo following reports of her latest health condition.

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Support for signing of GPH-MILF Framework Agreement continues

October 14, 2012 10:35 am· Comments Off on Support for signing of GPH-MILF Framework Agreement continues 

MANILA, Oct. 13 — More expressions of support for the signing of the Framework Agreement between the government (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) continue to pour in as Malacañang prepares for the historic event on Monday.

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Weakened typhoon 'Nina' moves away from PHL

October 14, 2012 10:35 am· Comments Off on Weakened typhoon 'Nina' moves away from PHL 

MANILA, Oct. 14 — Typhoon "Nina" (international name: Prapiroon) slightly weakened as it continued to move away from the country, according to Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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