October 18, 2012 10:07 pm· Comments Off on 26 aspirants attend 1st day of Comelec hearing
MANILA, Oct. 18 — Some 26 aspirants attended the first day of the two-day hearings set by the Commission on Elections to give each a chance to explain why they should be allowed to run in the 2013 midterm polls.
October 18, 2012 10:07 pm· Comments Off on SC rules Subic SK federation prexy stays
MANILA, Oct. 18 — The Supreme Court has ruled that the Sangguniang Kabataan Federation president of Subic, Zambales keeps his post.
October 18, 2012 10:07 pm· Comments Off on DOJ welcomes President Aquino's stance on possible decriminalization of libel
By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.
MANILA, Oct. 18 — Department of Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima has said she is very pleased to hear about the stance taken by President Benigno S. Aquino III on the possibility of decriminalizing libel.
October 18, 2012 10:07 pm· Comments Off on Elementary school conquers the SEAMO Awards
MANILA Oct. 18 — The Iliran Elementary School of Negros Occidental won the second place in the Southeast Asian Minister of Education Organization (SEAMO) Award.
October 18, 2012 10:07 pm· Comments Off on CARAGA police urge owners of loose firearms to renew licenses
MANILA, Oct. 18 — Host to more than 8,400 loose firearms, the Police Regional Office-13 has urged owners of firearms with expired licenses to renew their documents to avoid possible legal consequences.
October 18, 2012 10:07 pm· Comments Off on Army troopers kill 3 suspected lawless elements in Davao del Sur
MANILA, Oct. 18 – Troopers from the Philippine Army's 27th Infantry Battalion killed three members of a suspected lawless group during an encounter in Sitio Aliong, Barangay Kinglawis, Kiblawan, Davao del Sur Thursday morning.
October 18, 2012 10:07 pm· Comments Off on Palace hopes to settle issues with Senate over sin tax proposal
MANILA, Oct. 18 — Malacanang is hopeful the Executive Branch and the Senate could soon agree on a compromise on the sin tax collection proposal for the benefit of Filipinos.
October 18, 2012 10:07 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) 4 illegal drug traders nabbed; P12M worth of shabu seized in San Juan
MANILA, Oct. 18 - Four suspected illegal drug traders, two of them Chinese nationals, were arrested, while P12 million worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu were seized during a buy-bust operation in San Juan City early Thursday morning.
October 18, 2012 10:07 pm· Comments Off on Honasan urges Misuari to give framework agreement a chance
By Jelly F. Musico
MANILA, Oct. 18 Saying peace cannot be achieved overnight, Senator Gregorio Gringo Honasan II on Thursday urged Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founding chairman Nur Misuari to give the recently-signed peace framework agreement with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) a chance.
October 18, 2012 10:07 pm· Comments Off on BCDA formally turns over 10 condominium bldgs to PA
MANILA, Oct. 18 – The Bases Conversion and Development Authority Thursday formally turned over to the Philippine Army 10 condominium buildings it will use in a housing program for its officers and men.