Comelec approves 79 party-list groups, DQs 4 more

November 29, 2012 11:03 pm· Comments Off on Comelec approves 79 party-list groups, DQs 4 more 

MANILA, Nov. 29 — The Commission on Elections has allowed 79 party-list groups, including controversial "Ang Mata'y Alagaan," to join the May 2013 midterm polls.

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PA joins nation in celebrating 149th anniversary of Gat Andres Bonifacio

November 29, 2012 11:03 pm· Comments Off on PA joins nation in celebrating 149th anniversary of Gat Andres Bonifacio 

MANILA, Nov. 29 – The Philippine Army (PA) on Thursday announced that it is joining the whole nation in commemorating the 149th birth anniversary of Gat Andres Bonifacio this Friday.

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(Nightlead) Palace: No special treatment to any personality regardless of party affiliation

November 29, 2012 11:03 pm· Comments Off on (Nightlead) Palace: No special treatment to any personality regardless of party affiliation 

By Lilybeth G.Ison

MANILA, Nov. 29 — Malacanang Thursday said there will be no special treatment given to any personality regardless of party affiliation.

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Failure to explain service by registered mail not automatically subject to sanction — SC

November 29, 2012 11:03 pm· Comments Off on Failure to explain service by registered mail not automatically subject to sanction — SC 

By Perfecto Raymundo

MANILA, Nov. 29 — The Supreme Court has ruled the Rules of Civil Procedure do not provide for automatic sanction should a party fail to submit the required explanation for resorting to service by registered mail rather than personal service.

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Under-performing PCP commanders to get axe -Espina

November 29, 2012 11:03 pm· Comments Off on Under-performing PCP commanders to get axe -Espina 

MANILA, Nov. 29 — National Capital Region Police Office Chief Leonardo Espina Thursday ordered the termination of Police Community Precincts commanders in Metro Manila who have not performed satisfactorily against crime.

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Baldoz warns anew vs undocumented migration

November 29, 2012 11:03 pm· Comments Off on Baldoz warns anew vs undocumented migration 

MANILA, Nov. 29 — Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz has warned overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) anew against courting grave abuse and peril as illegal workers abroad.

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PHL to implement new policy on controversial Chinese ePassports next week

November 29, 2012 11:03 pm· Comments Off on PHL to implement new policy on controversial Chinese ePassports next week 

MANILA, Nov. 29 -– The Philippine government will implement its new visa regulation sometime next week for Chinese nationals who will use passports displaying a map that includes an area in the West Philippine Sea, where Beijing is asserting ownership.

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Vietnamese nabbed at NAIA for carrying 3 kilos of illegal drugs

November 29, 2012 11:03 pm· Comments Off on Vietnamese nabbed at NAIA for carrying 3 kilos of illegal drugs 

MANILA, Nov. 29 -– Authorities arrested on Thursday a Vietnamese who tried to bring in three kilos of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu into the country.

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DOJ puts 44 foreigners under inquest proceedings for credit card fraud

November 29, 2012 11:03 pm· Comments Off on DOJ puts 44 foreigners under inquest proceedings for credit card fraud 

MANILA, Nov. 29 — The Department of Justice placed under inquest proceedings on Thursday 44 foreign nationals for alleged involvement in credit card fraud.

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NPC calls for “greater unity” among media, HR groups

November 29, 2012 11:03 pm· Comments Off on NPC calls for “greater unity” among media, HR groups 

MANILA, Nov. 29 — The National Press Club has cautioned media groups and all concerned sectors not to be “prematurely elated” over the passage by the House of Representatives of House Bill No. 43, or the Freedom of Information (FOI) bill, “in view of the many hurdles that lay ahead.”

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