SC gives "green light" for prosecution of supplier of overpriced lamp posts

March 7, 2013 11:23 pm· Comments Off on SC gives "green light" for prosecution of supplier of overpriced lamp posts 

MANILA, March 7 — The Supreme Court has given the "green light" to pursue graft charges against the supplier of the alleged overpriced lamp posts for the 12th Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in 2007.

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"Bata Muna" advocates urge politicians to think of the youth

March 7, 2013 11:23 pm· Comments Off on "Bata Muna" advocates urge politicians to think of the youth 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, March 7 — ChildrenN and child rights advocates urged politicians to include in their agenda the welfare of young Filipinos.

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Websense ties-up with IT distributor in PH

March 7, 2013 11:23 pm· Comments Off on Websense ties-up with IT distributor in PH 

MANILA, March 7 –- San Diego-based company Websense which specializes in web-filtering software has officially sealed its partnership today with regional networking products distributor Transition Systems Incorporated.

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One stop career event sets April 1 & 2 Manila

March 7, 2013 11:23 pm· Comments Off on One stop career event sets April 1 & 2 Manila 

MANILA, Mar 7 –- The SMX Convention Center at the SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City will host career fair this April one to two from 9AM to 6PM.

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PHL eyes regaining airport category 1 status

March 7, 2013 11:23 pm· Comments Off on PHL eyes regaining airport category 1 status 

By Genivi V. Factao

MANILA, Mar. 07 — The aviation and logistics industries were hopeful that Philippines will revert back to Category 1 status to allow airlines to expand in United States, Europe and Japan.

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Escudero urges UNA to focus campaign on platform, not on rally attendance

March 7, 2013 11:23 pm· Comments Off on Escudero urges UNA to focus campaign on platform, not on rally attendance 

DAVAO City, March 7 -– Team PNoy re-electionist Sen. Francis Escudero dared Thursday the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) to focus the campaign on the issue and platform and not on the number of people attending campaign rallies.

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NDRRMC strengthens ‘multi-stakeholder collaboration’ with PAGASA, LGUs

March 7, 2013 11:23 pm· Comments Off on NDRRMC strengthens ‘multi-stakeholder collaboration’ with PAGASA, LGUs 

MANILA, March 7 — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, through the Office of Civil Defense, signed a memorandum of agreement with various Local government units in Metro Manila-Rizal province and national government agencies.

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DOJ execs says initial talks with Kirams went smoothly

March 7, 2013 11:23 pm· Comments Off on DOJ execs says initial talks with Kirams went smoothly 

MANILA, March 7 — One of the emissaries sent by President Benigno S. Aquino III to the camp of Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III talked to the media for the first time Thursday about his role in government's initial attempts to negotiate with the Kirams.

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Espina orders preventive suspension on 2 cops in Fairview Police Station

March 7, 2013 11:23 pm· Comments Off on Espina orders preventive suspension on 2 cops in Fairview Police Station 

By Christoper Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, March 7 — National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Police Director Leonardo Espina on Thursday orders to remove the badge, disarmed, file administrative cases, relieve and preventively suspend PO1 George B. Verbo Jr., and PO1 Thomas Jansen C. Tulio, both assigned in Fairview Police Station (PS-5, QCPD) for alleged robbery/extortion

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Cebu trade group leaders back bank mergers

March 7, 2013 11:23 pm· Comments Off on Cebu trade group leaders back bank mergers 

CEBU CITY, Mar. 7 — A top official of a Cebu business chamber has said he is supporting the mergers and acquisitions in the banking industry to allow it to compete in the region.

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