LRT Monumento-Balintawak run still suspended

February 21, 2011 11:14 pm· Comments Off on LRT Monumento-Balintawak run still suspended 

MANILA, Feb. 21 – The Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) said Monday that the LRT operations from Monumento, Caloocan City to Balintawak, Quezon City is still suspended pending the result of the ongoing investigation after two coaches collided last Friday.

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House body okays bill on tax exemptions under PHL-int'l carriers treaties

February 21, 2011 11:14 pm· Comments Off on House body okays bill on tax exemptions under PHL-int'l carriers treaties 

MANILA, Feb. 21 — The committee on ways and means of the House of Representatives has approved a proposed measure that recognizes the tax exemptions under tax treaties entered into by the Philippines with international carriers.

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PDEA nets 88 suspected drug dealers in QC raid

February 21, 2011 11:14 pm· Comments Off on PDEA nets 88 suspected drug dealers in QC raid 

MANILA, Feb. 21 -– The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said Monday it arrested 88 suspected drug dealers during a midday saturation drive in Novaliches, Quezon City as a pre-emptive anti-drug measure within the area.

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(Metro News) Kidnap-for-ransom suspect falls in QC

February 21, 2011 11:14 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Kidnap-for-ransom suspect falls in QC 

MANILA, Feb. 21 — Chief Supt. Benjardi Mantele, Quezon City Police District (QCPD) director, announced on Monday the arrest in Quezon City of a suspect in the kidnapping-for-ransom of a businesswoman in Malabon City last December.

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Neophyte solon wants to raise SK age requirement to 18

February 21, 2011 11:14 pm· Comments Off on Neophyte solon wants to raise SK age requirement to 18 

MANILA, Feb. 21 — A neophyte lawmaker has proposed to increase the age requirement of Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) members from 15-17 to 18-25 years old to make them more responsive to their tasks and challenges.

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GSIS hikes cap on survivorship pension

February 21, 2011 11:14 pm· Comments Off on GSIS hikes cap on survivorship pension 

MANILA, Feb. 21 – The Government Service Insurance System’s (GSIS) Board of Trustees has approved the increase of the cap in the grant of survivorship pension.

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EDSA 25 Update: ‘People-Powered Markets' exhibits set Feb. 22-23

February 21, 2011 11:14 pm· Comments Off on EDSA 25 Update: ‘People-Powered Markets' exhibits set Feb. 22-23 

MANILA, Feb. 21 — The Ninoy & Cory Aquino Foundation (NCAF) and a host of Aquino family supporters are launching an exhibit called “People-Powered Markets” on February 22-23 at the NBC Tent in Fort Bonifacio Global City in Taguig City.

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Aquino congratulates Binay for securing reprieve for 3 Pinoys in China

February 21, 2011 11:14 pm· Comments Off on Aquino congratulates Binay for securing reprieve for 3 Pinoys in China 

MANILA, Feb. 21 — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday congratulated Vice President Jejomar Binay for successfully securing a reprieve for the three Filipinos facing execution in China.

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(Metro News) QC gov’t implements

February 21, 2011 11:14 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC gov’t implements 

MANILA, Feb. 21 – The Quezon City government said on Monday it is implementing the "green building" policy starting this April in accordance with the Green Building Infrastructure Ordinance approved in 2009.

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New EU envoy assumes post after presenting credentials to P-Noy

February 21, 2011 11:14 pm· Comments Off on New EU envoy assumes post after presenting credentials to P-Noy 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Feb. 21 — The new Ambassador and Head of Delegation of the European Union (EU ) in the Philippines, Guy Ledoux, on Monday formally assumed his post after he presented his Letter of Credentials to President Benigno Aquino III at Malacanang Palace.

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