Congress aims to pass Bangsamoro Basic Law in Q1 2015

September 11, 2014 5:47 am· Comments Off on Congress aims to pass Bangsamoro Basic Law in Q1 2015 

MANILA, Sept. 10 — Senate President Franklin Drilon said Wednesday they aim to pass the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law in the first quarter of next year.

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BI to deport Canadian national reportedly recruiting Filipino Muslims to conduct terrorist activities

September 11, 2014 5:47 am· Comments Off on BI to deport Canadian national reportedly recruiting Filipino Muslims to conduct terrorist activities 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, Sept. 10 (PNA) — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) is set to deport a Canadian national within the week after he was classified as “undesirable alien” in connection with the reported recruitment of locals to conduct terrorist activities.

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Submission of BBL draft to Congress, definitely good news — EastMinCom

September 11, 2014 5:47 am· Comments Off on Submission of BBL draft to Congress, definitely good news — EastMinCom 

MANILA, Sept. 10 — "Good news," this is what the Eastern Mindanao Command called the submission Wednesday of the draft Basic Bangsamoro Law (BBL) in Congress.

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Lactao gets command of Cagayan de Oro-based 4th Infantry Division

September 11, 2014 5:47 am· Comments Off on Lactao gets command of Cagayan de Oro-based 4th Infantry Division 

MANILA, Sept. 10 — Major Gen. Cesar Lactao assumed command of the Cagayan de Oro-based 4th Infantry Division Wednesday.

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Camp of slain car racer submits add'l evidence at DOJ

September 11, 2014 5:47 am· Comments Off on Camp of slain car racer submits add'l evidence at DOJ 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.

MANILA, Sept. 10 (PNA) — The camp of slain car racer Ferdinand "Enzo" Pastor on Wednesday submitted an additional evidence and sworn statements before the Department of Justice (DOJ) against the suspects in the crime.

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Mindanao stakeholders see passage of Bangsamoro Basic Law to pave way for social recovery

September 11, 2014 5:47 am· Comments Off on Mindanao stakeholders see passage of Bangsamoro Basic Law to pave way for social recovery 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Sept. 10 (PNA) — The business sector, youth, and various stakeholders in Mindanao see the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) as an end to the "costs of war" that would eventually pave way for social recovery in the region.

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CSC confirms NAPOLCOM resolution amending the qualification standards for appointment to PNP ranks

September 11, 2014 5:47 am· Comments Off on CSC confirms NAPOLCOM resolution amending the qualification standards for appointment to PNP ranks 

MANILA, Sept. 10 — The National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) on Wednesday announced the confirmation by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) of NAPOLCOM Resolution No. 2013-501, entitled “Prescribing the Qualification Standards for Appointment to PNP Ranks” through CSC Resolution No. 1401222 promulgated on August 18, 2014.

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Massive manhunt launched vs cops involved in EDSA heist — NCRPO chief

September 11, 2014 5:47 am· Comments Off on Massive manhunt launched vs cops involved in EDSA heist — NCRPO chief 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Sept. 10 (PNA) — The Philippine National Police (PNP) has launched a massive manhunt to track down the cops involved in the abduction and robbery of two employees of a contractor along Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue (EDSA) in Mandaluyong City last September 1, Police Director Carmelo Valmoria, chief of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO), said Wednesday.

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DTI expects port congestion to continue until 2015

September 11, 2014 5:47 am· Comments Off on DTI expects port congestion to continue until 2015 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Sept. 10 (PNA) — Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Gregory Domingo on Wednesday said the port congestion will continue until January next year due to the expected increase in the arrival of containers starting September to December.

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Filipino UNDOF chief-of-staff now in PHL

September 11, 2014 5:47 am· Comments Off on Filipino UNDOF chief-of-staff now in PHL 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, Sept. 10 (PNA) — The Armed Forces announced that the ranking Filipino officer of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), who resigned from his post due to differences of opinion with his commander, is now back in the Philippines.

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