Aquino greets Muslim-Filipino community on the observance of the Holy month of Ramadhan

August 2, 2011 9:36 pm· Comments Off on Aquino greets Muslim-Filipino community on the observance of the Holy month of Ramadhan 

MANILA, Aug. 2 — President Benigno S. Aquino III greeted Muslim-Filipinos at the start of the month-long observance of Ramadhan.

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Witnesses say ex-FG ordered sale of 2 choppers to PNP as brand new

August 2, 2011 9:36 pm· Comments Off on Witnesses say ex-FG ordered sale of 2 choppers to PNP as brand new 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Aug. 2 -– Former First Gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo pushed the sale of two of his helicopters as brand new to the Philippine National Police, according to witnesses testifying before the Senate inquiry into the alleged overpriced and second-hand helicopters on Tuesday.

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Malacanang: Govt’s contingency measures always in place for typhoons

August 2, 2011 9:36 pm· Comments Off on Malacanang: Govt’s contingency measures always in place for typhoons 

MANILA, Aug. 2 — Malacanang said that the government’s contingency measures are always in place as Typhoon Kabayan continues to bring rains over Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon.

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Aquino orders revisit of New Bohol Airport proposal

August 2, 2011 9:36 pm· Comments Off on Aquino orders revisit of New Bohol Airport proposal 

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Aug. 2 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has directed various concerned national government agencies to revisit the proposed contract for the construction of the New Bohol Airport as he assured locals here that it will be of service soon considering the growing tourism industry of the province.

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Five PNP-SAF men execute joint-affidavit at DOJ

August 2, 2011 9:36 pm· Comments Off on Five PNP-SAF men execute joint-affidavit at DOJ 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo, Jr.

MANILA, Aug. 2 – Five members of the Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) on Tuesday formally submitted and executed their joint-affidavit before Assistant State Prosecutor Rosalinda Aquino.

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PHL maintains deployment ban to Libya

August 2, 2011 9:36 pm· Comments Off on PHL maintains deployment ban to Libya 

MANILA, Aug. 2– The Philippines is maintaining its policy not to deploy workers to Libya in spite of assurances from a visiting Libyan official that Tripoli was peaceful and that violence was confined to rebel-controlled areas.

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GMA Network posts P521 M profit in Q2

August 2, 2011 9:36 pm· Comments Off on GMA Network posts P521 M profit in Q2 

MANILA, Aug. 2 – – GMA Network Inc. on Tuesday said its net income fell by more than a third in the second quarter of the year mostly because of higher operating expenses.

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‘Lando’ update: Military trucks roll out for Marikina flashfloods victims, billboards roll down in Metro

August 2, 2011 9:36 pm· Comments Off on ‘Lando’ update: Military trucks roll out for Marikina flashfloods victims, billboards roll down in Metro 

MANILA, Aug. 2 – Military trucks rolled out from Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City to rescue residents living near Marikina River in Marikina City and evacuate them to safer places when the second alarm was sounded off after the river’s water level rose to 16 meters Tuesday afternoon due to Storm Lando’s effects.

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Senators warn PNP officials may be charged over alleged overpriced choppers

August 2, 2011 9:36 pm· Comments Off on Senators warn PNP officials may be charged over alleged overpriced choppers 

MANILA, Aug. 2 -– Senators warned on Tuesday that the former and incumbent Philippine National Police (PNP) officials may face criminal and administrative liabilities for trying to protect former First Gentleman Jose Miguel Arroyo over the anomalous acquisition of the three light operational choppers for P105 million.

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Bishops support FOI bill's passage

August 2, 2011 9:36 pm· Comments Off on Bishops support FOI bill's passage 

MANILA, Aug 2 — The Catholic church has expressed support in the signature campaign drive by mediamen for President Benigno S. Aquino III to prioritize the passage of the Freedom of Information bill.

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