Update: Red Cross Undas 2010 Operations serves 960 persons

November 2, 2010 11:10 am· Comments Off on Update: Red Cross Undas 2010 Operations serves 960 persons 

MANILA, Nov. 1 – The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) said Monday afternoon it has served 960 persons as the nation observes All Saints Day based on reports gathered by the PRC Operation Center from PRC chapters that put up first aid stations across the country.

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(Metro News) QC gov’t offers low-priced funeral services

November 2, 2010 11:10 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC gov’t offers low-priced funeral services 

MANILA, Nov. 1 — The Quezon City government said Monday it has sealed an agreement with the Quezon City Mortuary Association Inc. (QCMAI) which calls for the city’s continuous implementation of the city’s "Murang Palibing" program for the poor.

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(Metro News) NBI nabs 9 encoders during raids on illegal smoke emission centers in Caloocan

November 2, 2010 11:10 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) NBI nabs 9 encoders during raids on illegal smoke emission centers in Caloocan 

MANILA, Nov. 1 –Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation arrested nine encoders during a raid at a safe house of a syndicate engaged in the falsification of smoke emission testing results of motor vehicles as required under the Clean Air Act of 1999, the agency reported on Monday.

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Most wanted kidnapper nabbed upon arrival at NAIA from Singapore

November 2, 2010 11:10 am· Comments Off on Most wanted kidnapper nabbed upon arrival at NAIA from Singapore 

MANILA, Nov. 1 –One of the suspected kidnappers of a Japanese executive in 1986, finally falls in the hands of authorities upon arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) from Singapore Monday morning, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Director Magtanggol Gatdula said.

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(Metro News) 17-year-old boy stabbed dead in Manila North Cemetery

November 2, 2010 11:10 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) 17-year-old boy stabbed dead in Manila North Cemetery 

MANILA, Nov. 1 — A 17-year-old boy collecting melted candles inside the Manila North Cemetery was mauled and stabbed to death allegedly by four street gang members on the eve of All Saints’ Day commemoration.

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Aquino orders DFA to verify if there are Filipino victims in Iraq hostage drama — Lacierda

November 2, 2010 11:10 am· Comments Off on Aquino orders DFA to verify if there are Filipino victims in Iraq hostage drama — Lacierda 

MANILA, Nov. 1 —President Benigno Aquino III directed the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to coordinate with the Philippine Embassy and Consulates in Baghdad to verify if there were Filipinos victims in the terror attack in a Catholic Church in Central Baghdad on Sunday, wherein 52 people were killed and several others were injured.

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6 ASEAN countries invite P-Noy for a visit

November 2, 2010 11:10 am· Comments Off on 6 ASEAN countries invite P-Noy for a visit 

MANILA, Nov. 1 — Six top Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders invited President Benigno S. Aquino III to visit their countries during the ASEAN Summit in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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Immigration officers undergo customer care, skills training

November 2, 2010 11:10 am· Comments Off on Immigration officers undergo customer care, skills training 

MANILA, Nov. 2 — As part of its continuing mission to empower and develop the potentials of its employees, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) will conduct this week a three-day training for immigration officers that focuses on effective communication, enhanced customer service and conflict management.

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Interplast surgeons treat cleft lips and palate problems

November 2, 2010 11:10 am· Comments Off on Interplast surgeons treat cleft lips and palate problems 

MANILA, Nov. 02 — A surgical team of the renowned Interplast-Australia and New Zealand (Interplast) brings its mission to Baguio City, assisting the Benguet General Hospital in delivering specialist consultation clinics and performing plastic and reconstructive surgery services until November 12.

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Five killed in Caloocan City fire

November 2, 2010 11:10 am· Comments Off on Five killed in Caloocan City fire 

MANILA, Nov. 2 — Five people were killed as a fire of still unknown origin gutted a house in Caloocan City's Pangarap Village Monday night.

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