15 container vans of firecrackers, Christmas goods, placed under Customs alert

November 24, 2010 11:51 pm· Comments Off on 15 container vans of firecrackers, Christmas goods, placed under Customs alert 

MANILA, November 24 – Fifteen container vans loaded with firecrackers, plastic toys, vegetables and other goods intended for the Christmas season were placed under alert by the Bureau of Customs (BoC) at the Manila International Container Port and Port of Manila.

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P'Noy orders DFA to ensure safety of OFWs in S. Korea

November 24, 2010 11:51 pm· Comments Off on P'Noy orders DFA to ensure safety of OFWs in S. Korea 

MANILA, Nov. 24 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has ordered the Department of Foreign Affairs to ensure the safety of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs)in Seoul following the reported North Korean attack in one of South Korea's islands.

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SC exonerates Ivler of criminal raps on account of 'double jeopardy' doctrine

November 24, 2010 11:51 pm· Comments Off on SC exonerates Ivler of criminal raps on account of 'double jeopardy' doctrine 

MANILA, Nov. 24 — The Supreme Court (SC) has absolved the controversial Jason Ivler in a criminal complaint he is facing before the Pasig City Metropolitan Trial Court (MTC) in connection with a vehicular incident in 2004 that resulted in the death of former Congressman Nestor Ponce.

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Office of the President takes over control of PCSO

November 24, 2010 11:51 pm· Comments Off on Office of the President takes over control of PCSO 

MANILA, Nov. 24 — The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) is back under the supervision of the Office of the President (OP) with the signing of Executive Order No. 14, ordering its transfer from the Department of Health.

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Soldiers seized two NPA camps in Samar

November 24, 2010 11:51 pm· Comments Off on Soldiers seized two NPA camps in Samar 

MANILA, Nov. 24 — The Philippine Army reported on Wednesday the discovery of two abandoned camps of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) in Paranas and Catbalogan towns in Samar.

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Globe Asiatique denies conspiracy on Pag-IBIG Fund mess

November 24, 2010 11:51 pm· Comments Off on Globe Asiatique denies conspiracy on Pag-IBIG Fund mess 

MANILA, Nov. 24 – The management of Globe Asiatique Realty Corporation has vehemently denied any involvement in the criminal charges filed against them before the Department of Justice (DOJ).

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Bacalzo says PNP, AFP have done part in campaign vs PAGs

November 24, 2010 11:51 pm· Comments Off on Bacalzo says PNP, AFP have done part in campaign vs PAGs 

MANILA, Nov. 24 – Philippine National Police chief Director General Raul Bacalzo said on Wednesday the PNP and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) have done their job in the government’s all-out campaign against private armed groups (PAGs) in the country.

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DOF files graft charges vs. BIR Cagayan de Oro exec

November 24, 2010 11:51 pm· Comments Off on DOF files graft charges vs. BIR Cagayan de Oro exec 

MANILA, Nov. 24 – The Department of Finance (DOF) has filed before the Office of the Ombudsman graft charges against an official of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in Cagayan de Oro City.

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P'Noy assessing Zeñarosa Commission report –Lacierda

November 24, 2010 11:51 pm· Comments Off on P'Noy assessing Zeñarosa Commission report –Lacierda 

MANILA, Nov. 24 — President Benigno S. Aquino III is reviewing the confidential report of the Zeñarosa Commission about private armies in the country, a Malacanang official said on Wednesday.

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Senators urge DepEd to address classroom shortage

November 24, 2010 11:51 pm· Comments Off on Senators urge DepEd to address classroom shortage 

MANILA, Nov. 24 -– Senators urged on Wednesday the Department of Education (DepEd) to address classroom shortage after learning that the department is set to construct only 14,000 classrooms next year.

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