Grand Freedom Day parade honors heroes, Pinoy talents, PGMA

June 12, 2010 9:02 pm· Comments Off on Grand Freedom Day parade honors heroes, Pinoy talents, PGMA 

MANILA, June 12 — The crowd that gathered before the improvised Quirino Grandstand at Rizal Park Saturday afternoon was all glued at the giant screens that showed the rich colors, uniforms, equipment and dancers of the civic and military parade plus the 10-point agenda floats with the Finale float, each carrying a showbiz star or two.

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Corona calls for unity among Filipinos during Freedom Day rites in Kawit, Cavite

June 12, 2010 9:02 pm· Comments Off on Corona calls for unity among Filipinos during Freedom Day rites in Kawit, Cavite 

By Joel C. Atencio

KAWIT, Cavite, June 12 – Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona called for unity among Filipinos during the 112th "Araw ng Kalayaan" (Independence Day) celebration Saturday at the historic General Emilio F. Aguinaldo Shrine here.

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Bulacan cops nab two big-time dope dealers

June 12, 2010 9:02 pm· Comments Off on Bulacan cops nab two big-time dope dealers 

CAMP GEN. ALEJO SANTOS, Bulacan, June 12 — Police authorities continue to strike hard in their campaign against the proliferation of illegal drugs as two more suspected big-time drug dealers were collared during separate operations in San Jose del Monte City and Bocaue town Friday afternoon.

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10 hurt in Ilocos Norte highway mishap

June 12, 2010 9:02 pm· Comments Off on 10 hurt in Ilocos Norte highway mishap 

CAMP JUAN, Ilocos Norte, June 12 — At least 10 persons were hurt when a passenger bus they were riding in was rammed at its rear portion by another bus from the opposite direction along the national highway in Barangay Poblacion, Burgos, Ilocos Norte early Saturday morning.

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Ilocos Sur celebrates 112th Philippine Independence Day

June 12, 2010 9:02 pm· Comments Off on Ilocos Sur celebrates 112th Philippine Independence Day 

VIGAN CITY, Ilocos Sur, June 12 — Officials and residents of Ilocos Sur joined the 112th Philippine Independence Day celebration Saturday by hanging the national flag in front of public and business establishments in the province.

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DepEd exec leads Independence Day rites in Malolos City

June 12, 2010 9:02 pm· Comments Off on DepEd exec leads Independence Day rites in Malolos City 

By Emil G. Gamos

MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan, June 12 –Education Undersecretary Vilma L. Labrador on Saturday challenged newly elected officials of the country to show patriotism by providing quality education to the Filipino children, saying this was the reason why Filipino revolutionaries shed blood, sweet and tears to achieve total freedom from foreign colonial rule.

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Control over patches of lands in Maguindanao, Sultan Kudarat sparks clan war; 5,000 villagers evacuate to safer grounds.

June 12, 2010 9:02 pm· Comments Off on Control over patches of lands in Maguindanao, Sultan Kudarat sparks clan war; 5,000 villagers evacuate to safer grounds. 

By Edwin O. Fernandez

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao, June 12 – Hundreds of soldiers have been sent to three villages in the coastal border of Datu Blah, Maguindanao and Lebak, Sultan Kudarat to separate rival forces of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) who were fighting fiercely for control over of fishing villages in the area since last week.

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NPA ranking leader in Southern Mindanao nabbed

June 12, 2010 9:02 pm· Comments Off on NPA ranking leader in Southern Mindanao nabbed 

By Teofilo P. Garcia

ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 12 — Combined military and police forces have arrested a ranking leader of the communist New People's Army (NPA), military authorities said Saturday.

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239,000 Boholano studes troop to public schools on Tuesday

June 12, 2010 9:02 pm· Comments Off on 239,000 Boholano studes troop to public schools on Tuesday 

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, June 12 — About 239,000 students will troop to public elementary and high schools at the opening of classes in this province on Tuesday.

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Abu Sayyaf bandits execute lumber gatherers in Basilan

June 12, 2010 9:02 pm· Comments Off on Abu Sayyaf bandits execute lumber gatherers in Basilan 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 12 -– The Abu Sayyaf bandits abducted and subsequently killed two lumber gatherers in the island province of Basilan Friday, a top police official said Saturday.

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