PHL calls for the creation of Smart ASEAN through ICT

November 15, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on PHL calls for the creation of Smart ASEAN through ICT 

MANILA, Nov. 15 — The Philippines was pushing for the creation of a Smart Society in its 2012-2013 term as Chairman of the ASEAN Telecommunications and IT Ministers (TELMIN).

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Napolcom recommends the promotion of 3 PNP officials to star-rank poositions

November 15, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on Napolcom recommends the promotion of 3 PNP officials to star-rank poositions 

MANILA, Nov. 15 — The National Police Commission (Napolcom) has recommended to President Benigno S. Aquino III the promotion of three ranking Philippine National Police officials.

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I have enough votes to pass RH bill — Cayetano

November 15, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on I have enough votes to pass RH bill — Cayetano 

By Jelly Musico

MANILA, Nov. 15 – Sen. Pia Cayetano, co-author of the Reproductive Health bill, has expressed optimism to get needed votes for the passage of the controversial measure in the Senate.

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CIDG busts kidnap group in Surigao City

November 15, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on CIDG busts kidnap group in Surigao City 

MANILA, Nov. 15 — The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) in Surigao City has foiled a possible abduction following an encounter with six armed members of the Dino kidnapping group that resulted in the death of their leader and arrest of other suspects on Wednesday.

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Palace welcomes PERC Report on PHL

November 15, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on Palace welcomes PERC Report on PHL 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Nov. 15 — Malacanang welcomed the latest report of the Political & Economic Risk Consultancy, Limited (PERC).

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Aquino vows justice for victims of Aman Futures

November 15, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on Aquino vows justice for victims of Aman Futures 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Nov. 15 — President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Thursday efforts are ongoing to hunt down and build a case against the Aman Futures.

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Comelec chief clarifies stand on proposed biometrics system

November 15, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on Comelec chief clarifies stand on proposed biometrics system 

MANILA, Nov. 15 — Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Sixto Brillantes Jr. clarified on Thursday that he would like the proposed mandatory biometrics system to take effect in the 2016 polls because revalidation of voter's registration for next year's elections is already closed.

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Aquino assures more infra projects for Cavite

November 15, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on Aquino assures more infra projects for Cavite 

TAGAYTAY CITY, Nov. 15 — President Benigno S. Aquino III assured residents of Cavite Thursday the government would continue implementing infrastructure projects to improve the traffic flow and overall road safety there.

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Aquino to invoke int'l treaty shared by ASEAN countries

November 15, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on Aquino to invoke int'l treaty shared by ASEAN countries 

TAGAYTAY CITY, Nov. 15 — President Benigno S. Aquino III will invoke an international treaty shared by members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

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Army troops bag ASG man involved in Lamitan Siege

November 15, 2012 11:11 pm· Comments Off on Army troops bag ASG man involved in Lamitan Siege 

MANILA, Nov. 15 – Troops of the 1st Infantry Division and police Thursday arrested an Abu Sayyaf Group member implicated in the infamous Lamitan Siege of June 2001, during operations in Barangay Oval, Lamitan, Basilan.

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