MMDA approves temporary exemptions of truck ban on fuel tankers

November 3, 2010 10:27 am· Comments Off on MMDA approves temporary exemptions of truck ban on fuel tankers 

MANILA, Nov. 2 — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Tuesday has approved the issuance of temporary exemptions from the truck ban to fuel tankers and lorries transporting petroleum products from Batangas to Pandacan, Manila.

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WB grants US$ 300,000 for RP's road safety programs

November 3, 2010 10:27 am· Comments Off on WB grants US$ 300,000 for RP's road safety programs 

MANILA, Nov. 2 – The World Bank on Tuesday said it has extended a $ 3,000 grant to fund road safety programs in the Philippines.

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Comelec assures teachers who served during Barangay, SK polls of their pay

November 3, 2010 10:27 am· Comments Off on Comelec assures teachers who served during Barangay, SK polls of their pay 

MANILA, Nov. 2 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) assured teachers who served as Board of Election Tellers (BETs) in the October 25 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) that they will get their honorarium amounting to P2,000 each.

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House leader wants GOCCs to make public financial, operating performance

November 3, 2010 10:27 am· Comments Off on House leader wants GOCCs to make public financial, operating performance 

MANILA, Nov. 2 — A staunch lawmaker said government-owned and-controlled corporations (GOCCs) should routinely report their operating and financial performance directly to the public — to Filipino taxpayers — not just to the Department of Finance (DoF).

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Motorcycle-riding cops to be deployed in Metro Manila

November 3, 2010 10:27 am· Comments Off on Motorcycle-riding cops to be deployed in Metro Manila 

MANILA, Nov. 2 – The Philippine National Police (PNP) will deploy motorcycle-riding policemen initially in Metro Manila during the coming Holiday Season when common streets crimes traditionally increase and to address crimes committed by motorcycle-riding criminals.

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DOJ urges APO elders to convince 2 suspects in La Salle bombing to surrender

November 3, 2010 10:27 am· Comments Off on DOJ urges APO elders to convince 2 suspects in La Salle bombing to surrender 

MANILA, Nov. 2 – Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila De Lima on Tuesday urged the leadership of the Alpha Phi Omega (APO) Fratenity to help in convincing the two other suspects in the La Salle bombing to surrender to the authorities.

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Housing czar Binay 3rd “highly” rated among post-EDSA Veeps

November 3, 2010 10:27 am· Comments Off on Housing czar Binay 3rd “highly” rated among post-EDSA Veeps 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Nov. 2 — Vice President Jejomar C. Binay, concurrently the chairperson of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) and the Presidential Adviser on OFW Concerns, was perceived in a recent survey to have done “very good” in his posts, a fitting accolade to his lead role in observing National Shelter Month last October.

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PCG remains on alert as influx of passengers continue until Wednesday

November 3, 2010 10:27 am· Comments Off on PCG remains on alert as influx of passengers continue until Wednesday 

MANILA, Nov. 2 — Admiral Wilfredo Tamayo, Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) commandant, on Tuesday said the entire agency remains on alert as they anticipate the influx of passengers from the provinces returning to Manila until Wednesday.

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Affected PAL employees have a lot of legal remedies–Valte

November 3, 2010 10:27 am· Comments Off on Affected PAL employees have a lot of legal remedies–Valte 

MANILA, Nov. 2 -— Malacanang advised the Philippine Airlines Employees Association (PALEA) on Tuesday to use all the remaining legal remedies to defend their rights.

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German gov’t aids Albay typhoon communities with P6-M

November 3, 2010 10:27 am· Comments Off on German gov’t aids Albay typhoon communities with P6-M 

MANILA, Nov. 2 — The German government recently provided about Euros 90,000 (roughly P6 million) for a disaster-prevention project in 15 coastal communities in Albay province in the Bicol region, the German embassy in Manila said.

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