Isabela town mayor shot dead in Quezon City

January 22, 2013 11:50 pm· Comments Off on Isabela town mayor shot dead in Quezon City 

MANILA, Jan. 22 — A lady town mayor in Isabela province was shot dead while her driver was wounded during an ambush in front of an apartment-hotel in Quezon City on Tuesday night.

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Enrile belittles call to submit irrevocable resignation

January 22, 2013 11:39 pm· Comments Off on Enrile belittles call to submit irrevocable resignation 

By Jelly Musico

MANILA, Jan. 22 – Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile Tuesday belittled comments he should have submitted an irrevocable resignation instead of declaring the Senate President post vacant.

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Palace vows to finish land distribution even after 2014 deadline

January 22, 2013 11:39 pm· Comments Off on Palace vows to finish land distribution even after 2014 deadline 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Jan. 22 — Malacanang Tuesday vowed to finish land distribution under the extended Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program even after the 2014 deadline.

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(Lead) FOI bill stalled as House abruptly suspends session

January 22, 2013 11:39 pm· Comments Off on (Lead) FOI bill stalled as House abruptly suspends session 

By Cielito Reganit

MANILA, Jan. 22 — The much-awaited deliberations on the Freedom of Information Bill at the House of Representatives never materialized Tuesday as session was abruptly suspended till Wednesday afternoon due indirectly to a lack of quorum.

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MMDA to appeal LTO decision rejecting request to revoke tobacco exec's driver's license

January 22, 2013 11:39 pm· Comments Off on MMDA to appeal LTO decision rejecting request to revoke tobacco exec's driver's license 

By Christopher Loyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Jan. 22 — Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino on Tuesday said they would appeal the decision of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) denying MMDA's request to revoke Robert Blair Carabuena’s driver’s license.

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Peaceful polls is new SPD chief’s top priority

January 22, 2013 11:39 pm· Comments Off on Peaceful polls is new SPD chief’s top priority 

MANILA, Jan 22 — The newly-installed head of the Southern Police District Director Chief Supt. Jose Erwin Villacorte said Tuesday his first priority will be to uphold the national police's mandate and focus on election-related activities.

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(Nightlead) Aquino reiterates call on gov't soldiers to ensure peaceful May polls

January 22, 2013 11:39 pm· Comments Off on (Nightlead) Aquino reiterates call on gov't soldiers to ensure peaceful May polls 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Jan. 22 — President Benigno Aquino III Tuesday reiterated his call on government soldiers to ensure peaceful and orderly mid-term elections.

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DPWH proposes P2.4-B infra in ARMM for 2013

January 22, 2013 11:39 pm· Comments Off on DPWH proposes P2.4-B infra in ARMM for 2013 

MANILA, Jan. 22 — The Dept. of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) targets to spend P2.4 billion this year to fund infrastructure projects for development in Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao.

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(2nd Nightlead) SC tightens security in all courts nationwide

January 22, 2013 11:39 pm· Comments Off on (2nd Nightlead) SC tightens security in all courts nationwide 

By Perfecto Raymundo

MANILA, Jan. 22 — The Supreme Court has tightened security measures in all courts nationwide following the incident inside the Palace Hall of Justice in Cebu City where three people were killed, including a lawyer, a doctor and the gunman.

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Atty. Eduardo "Ed" Araulo, PCSO board secretary,writes 30

January 22, 2013 11:39 pm· Comments Off on Atty. Eduardo "Ed" Araulo, PCSO board secretary,writes 30 

MANILA, Jan. 22 — The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office Board and staff members express deepest sympathy to the family of its most cherished and admired board secretary, Atty Eduardo “Ed” G. Araullo.

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