Comelec on extending liquor ban

January 15, 2013 11:18 pm· Comments Off on Comelec on extending liquor ban 

MANILA, Jan. 15 — The Commission on Elections has welcomed the suggestion of the Metro Manila Development Authority to extend the liquor ban.

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Peso continues firm trade vs. US dollar

January 15, 2013 11:18 pm· Comments Off on Peso continues firm trade vs. US dollar 

MANILA, Jan 15 — The peso improved against the dollar Tuesday to 40.57 from its 40.66 finish Monday, as portfolio investments continue to pour in the domestic economy.

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Vehicles sales up 14% to 28,400 in 2012, from 24,880 in 2011

January 15, 2013 11:18 pm· Comments Off on Vehicles sales up 14% to 28,400 in 2012, from 24,880 in 2011 

By Gloria H. Grejalde

MANILA, Jan. 14 –- The buoyant consumer spending fueled by the relatively stable economic environment, pushed the sales of imported cars to 28,400 in 2012, fourteen percent more than the 24,880 recorded in 2011, the Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors , Inc. (AVID) reported on Tuesday.

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Military lauds appointment of Bautista as next AFP chief

January 15, 2013 11:18 pm· Comments Off on Military lauds appointment of Bautista as next AFP chief 

By Priam Nepomuceno

MANILA, Jan. 15 – The Armed Forces of the Philippines Tuesday announced it is welcoming the appointment of Army commander Lt. Gen. Emmanuel T. Bautista as the AFP's 44th chief-of-staff.

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Statement of Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte on the appointment of Lieutenant General Emmanuel T. Bautista as Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines

January 15, 2013 11:18 pm· Comments Off on Statement of Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte on the appointment of Lieutenant General Emmanuel T. Bautista as Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines 

MANILA, Jan. 15 — We are pleased to announce the appointment of Lieutenant General Emmanuel T. Bautista as Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines effective January 20, 2013. He will be replacing General Jessie D. Dellosa who is set to retire.

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Aquino orders relief of 24 PNP personnel in Batangas town

January 15, 2013 11:18 pm· Comments Off on Aquino orders relief of 24 PNP personnel in Batangas town 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Jan. 15 — President Benigno Aquino III Tuesday ordered the relief of officials of the Philippine National Police in San Juan, Batangas in connection with another "operation" that killed one person.

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(Nightlead) Palace announces appointment of Bautista as AFP chief of staff

January 15, 2013 11:18 pm· Comments Off on (Nightlead) Palace announces appointment of Bautista as AFP chief of staff 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Jan. 15 — Malacanang Tuesday announced the appointment of Lt. Gen. Emmanuel T. Bautista as Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines effective Jan. 20, 2013.

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PCSO, Pagcor willing to allot P200-M for training new math, science teachers

January 15, 2013 11:18 pm· Comments Off on PCSO, Pagcor willing to allot P200-M for training new math, science teachers 

MANILA, Jan. 15 – Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office and Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation officials have expressed willingness to allot P100 million each year for the training of 10,000 new math and science teachers in the next seven years.

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Atimonan crime scene evidence vital in solving case — PNP

January 15, 2013 11:18 pm· Comments Off on Atimonan crime scene evidence vital in solving case — PNP 

By Lloyd Caliwan

MANILA, Jan. 15 – The physical evidence recovered from the crime scene in Atimonan, Quezon could help investigators in solving the case, Philippine National Police Director General Alan Purisima said Tuesday.

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CA stops Aga Muhlach's exclusion from voters' list

January 15, 2013 11:18 pm· Comments Off on CA stops Aga Muhlach's exclusion from voters' list 

MANILA, Jan. 15 — The Court of Appeals (CA) on Tuesday issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) stopping the San Jose, Camarines Sur Regional Trial Court (RTC) from excluding actor Ariel "Aga" Muhlach and his wife Charlene Gonzales from the voters' list which would impair his candidacy for congressman.

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