Aquino expresses support for the success of Indonesia as ASEAN chair this year

March 9, 2011 1:31 am· Comments Off on Aquino expresses support for the success of Indonesia as ASEAN chair this year 

JAKARTA, Indonesia, March 8 — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Tuesday pledged his administration’s support to the success of the chairmanship of the Republic of Indonesia for the forthcoming Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and East Asian Summits this year.

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Ombudsman respects SC ruling junking her MR vs. impeachment raps

March 9, 2011 1:31 am· Comments Off on Ombudsman respects SC ruling junking her MR vs. impeachment raps 

MANILA, March 8 – Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez on Tuesday said that she respects the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) dismissing her motion for reconsideration (MR) seeking to stop the House Committee on Justice from proceeding with the impeachment complaint against her.

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Senators ready to tackle impeachment case vs. Ombudsman

March 9, 2011 1:31 am· Comments Off on Senators ready to tackle impeachment case vs. Ombudsman 

MANILA, March 8 – Senators expressed on Tuesday their readiness to accept the articles of impeachment case against Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez after the House committee on justice found probable cause to remove her from her post for alleged betrayal of public trust on the first and second complaints.

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DILG clears LTO chief on SUV registration

March 9, 2011 1:31 am· Comments Off on DILG clears LTO chief on SUV registration 

MANILA, March 8 – Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo said Tuesday an interagency task force cleared Land Transportation Office chief Virginia Torres of any complicity in the alleged fraudulent registration of a sports utility vehicle (SUV) in Tarlac Province.

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(Metro News) Arraignment of carjacking suspects in QC court reset anew

March 9, 2011 1:31 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) Arraignment of carjacking suspects in QC court reset anew 

MANILA, March 8 – The Quezon City Regional Trial Court (QCRTC) Branch 215 on Tuesday postponed anew the arraignment of suspected carjacked gang leader Raymond Dominguez and his brother Roger.

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(Metro News) QC

March 9, 2011 1:31 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC 

MANILA, March 8 – Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista Tuesday ordered the city’s Department of Building Official (DBO) to include government-owned facilities in complying with the new green building ordinance.

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DILG, DND, military joins anti-illegal logging task force

March 9, 2011 1:31 am· Comments Off on DILG, DND, military joins anti-illegal logging task force 

MANILA, March 8 – The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of National Defense (DND) and the military have been tapped by Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to be a part of the government’s anti-illegal logging task force.

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PHL, Indonesia agree to enhance cooperation to fight transnational crimes

March 9, 2011 1:31 am· Comments Off on PHL, Indonesia agree to enhance cooperation to fight transnational crimes 

JAKARTA, Indonesia, March 8 — The Philippines and Indonesia moved to further strengthen their joint efforts in the fight against transnational crimes with the signing today of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Cooperation on Preventing and Combating Transnational Crimes and Capacity Building.

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NAPOLCOM clears PNP official over carnap issue

March 9, 2011 1:31 am· Comments Off on NAPOLCOM clears PNP official over carnap issue 

MANILA, March 8 – The National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) on Tuesday said an inter-agency investigating committee cleared Philippine National Police (PNP) official Director Roberto Rosales of any involvement in carnapping.

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Malacanang maintains controversial house not Ochoa’s

March 9, 2011 1:31 am· Comments Off on Malacanang maintains controversial house not Ochoa’s 

MANILA, March 8 — Malacañang is fully satisfied with the explanation of Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. regarding the ownership of the so-called “glass mansion” in Quezon City as it expressed hope his statement would put an end to the controversy.

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