VFA "important expression" of RP-US alliance, says Clinton

November 12, 2009 9:32 pm· Comments Off on VFA "important expression" of RP-US alliance, says Clinton 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Nov. 13 —- The United States is committed to its strong alliance with the Philippines and her current visit in Manila “is a reaffirmation of that commitment,” U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced at a press conference at the Malacanang complex Thursday afternoon.

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(Metro News) NPDO issues safety tips for Yuletide shoppers

November 12, 2009 9:32 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) NPDO issues safety tips for Yuletide shoppers 

MANILA, Nov. 13 — The Northern Police District Office (NPDO) has issued several safety tips to help prevent shoppers from being victimized by criminal elements out for easy cash this Christmas season.

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DOJ says oil firms committed to gradual increase once E.O 839. is finally lifted

November 12, 2009 9:32 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, Nov. 13 —- The Department of Justice (DOJ) assured the public on Friday that oil price hikes will be gradual once Executive Order (EO) 839 is finally lifted.

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Devanadera assures E.O. 839 will be lifted

November 12, 2009 9:32 pm· Comments Off on Devanadera assures E.O. 839 will be lifted 

MANILA, Nov. 13 — Department of Justice (DOJ) Acting Secretary and concurrent Solicitor General Agnes Devanadera on Friday assured that the implementation of Executive Order 839 will be lifted.

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Gov't to launch more programs to empower Pinoy entreps – DOLE

November 12, 2009 9:32 pm· Comments Off on Gov't to launch more programs to empower Pinoy entreps – DOLE 

MANILA, Nov 13 — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has introduced Nego-Kart, a special project to assist mobile vendors in enhancing their existing livelihood undertakings become profitable.

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San Carlos City, Agno likely to be tagged hot spots in Pangasinan

November 12, 2009 9:32 pm· Comments Off on San Carlos City, Agno likely to be tagged hot spots in Pangasinan 

By Leonardo V. Micua

DAGUPAN CITY, Nov. 13 — Two places in Pangasinan are likely to be placed under the tight watch of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and the Philippine National Police (PNP).

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Army, PNP launch hunt vs killers of village chief in South Cotabato

November 12, 2009 9:32 pm· Comments Off on Army, PNP launch hunt vs killers of village chief in South Cotabato 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Nov. 13 -– Police and military forces in South Cotabato have launched pursuit operations against a group of suspected bandits who were tagged as behind the killing of an official of Barangay Upper Sepaka in Surallah town in a daring ambush at the outskirts of the village Thursday afternoon.

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NGCP imposes Mindanao-wide power shedding after bombing

November 12, 2009 9:32 pm· Comments Off on NGCP imposes Mindanao-wide power shedding after bombing 

BUTUAN CITY, Nov. 13 -– Mindanao power consumers suffered power curtailment after the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) imposed its power shedding effective Thursday.

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Mild quake jolts Butuan City anew

November 12, 2009 9:32 pm· Comments Off on Mild quake jolts Butuan City anew 

BUTUAN CITY, Nov. 13 — A mild earthquake measuring 3.0 on the Richter scale hit Butuan City anew early Thursday evening, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.

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PNP's gun amnesty nets 14,242 firearms in Northern, Northeastern Mindanao regions

November 12, 2009 9:32 pm· Comments Off on PNP's gun amnesty nets 14,242 firearms in Northern, Northeastern Mindanao regions 

BUTUAN CITY, Nov. 13 -– The Philippine National Police (PNP) has registered at least 14,242 firearms in Northern and Northeastern Mindanao regions under the Final and General Firearms Amnesty (FGFA) program.

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