Solon wants to ban parking fees in malls, hotels

February 6, 2011 11:24 am· Comments Off on Solon wants to ban parking fees in malls, hotels 

MANILA, Feb. 5 — A lawmaker has moved to ban the collection of parking fees in malls, hotels and other public areas.

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Robredo to mayors, BFP officials: Don’t sacrifice fire safety requirements

February 6, 2011 11:24 am· Comments Off on Robredo to mayors, BFP officials: Don’t sacrifice fire safety requirements 

MANILA, Feb. 5 – Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse M. Robredo urged mayors nationwide on Saturday to revoke or stop issuing business permits to business establishments in their areas which fail to comply with the fire safety requirements under the Fire Code of the Philippines.

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Lozanos want assets of Dominguez brothers frozen

February 6, 2011 11:24 am· Comments Off on Lozanos want assets of Dominguez brothers frozen 

By Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, Feb. 5 -– The family of slain car dealer Emerson Lozano is asking the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLAC) to freeze the assets of brothers Raymond and Roger Dominguez -– the alleged carjacking kingpins implicated in his murder — so they cannot use these resources to attempt evading justice.

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(Metro News) QC cops, MPs disperse rallyists at Camp Aguinaldo

February 6, 2011 11:24 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC cops, MPs disperse rallyists at Camp Aguinaldo 

MANILA, Feb. 5 – A group of rallyists who pelted rotten tomatoes at Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City were dispersed on Saturday by anti-riot policemen of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) and military police (MP) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).

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PAF upholds tradition of values amid ‘pabaon’ scandal

February 6, 2011 11:24 am· Comments Off on PAF upholds tradition of values amid ‘pabaon’ scandal 

MANILA, Feb. 5 – The Philippine Air Force, one of the major service commands of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), said Saturday it is deeply concerned over the recent trading of barbs on corruption issues that scandalized former AFP top brass and the AFP as a whole.

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Mindanao floods death toll reaches 15; at least 30,350 families affected –-NDRRMC, PRC

February 6, 2011 11:24 am· Comments Off on Mindanao floods death toll reaches 15; at least 30,350 families affected –-NDRRMC, PRC 

MANILA, Feb. 5 -– At least 30,350 families or 155,029 people from 270 barangays were affected even as the death toll reached 15 due to heavy floods which hit several parts of Mindanao, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) and the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) reported on Saturday.

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Massive reorganization of BI set this month – Ledesma

February 6, 2011 11:24 am· Comments Off on Massive reorganization of BI set this month – Ledesma 

MANILA, Feb. 5 –- The Bureau of Immigration (BI) will implement this month a massive reorganization of its major services and units to prevent some personnel from continuing with their illegal activities.

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Malacanang says Aquino has no intention to backing off EO 23

February 6, 2011 11:24 am· Comments Off on Malacanang says Aquino has no intention to backing off EO 23 

MANILA, Feb. 5 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has no intention to withdraw his decision in imposing the indefinite and comprehensive nationwide restriction on logging despite the opposition from the wood producers.

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AFP urges public cooperation on peace-security bid

February 6, 2011 11:24 am· Comments Off on AFP urges public cooperation on peace-security bid 

MANILA, Feb. 5 -– The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is calling on all Filipinos to help boost its bid for peace and security nationwide.

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PHL students, families due from Cairo Sunday; Binay shows concern

February 6, 2011 11:24 am· Comments Off on PHL students, families due from Cairo Sunday; Binay shows concern 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Feb. 5 — Students of Al Azhar University and their families, nurses from Dar Al Faoud Hospital and household service workers compose the initial group of Filipinos expected in Manila on Sunday in a voluntary repatriation program from Egypt due to the current political tensions in the capital city of Cairo.

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