Rep. Osmena asks court to compel BIR chief to implement tax law on disclosure

March 11, 2012 12:16 am· Comments Off on Rep. Osmena asks court to compel BIR chief to implement tax law on disclosure 

CEBU CITY, March 10 – Rep. Tomas Osmena (Cebu City, South District) has lodged a civil case in court against Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Kim Jacinto Henares in a bid to make public disclosure of vital income tax filings.

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Salehi returns to Tehran at end of 3 CIS countries' tour

March 11, 2012 12:16 am· Comments Off on Salehi returns to Tehran at end of 3 CIS countries' tour 

TEHRAN, March 10, – Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi arrived back in Tehran Friday afternoon at end of his Caucasus and Central Asian countries’ tour, including Belorussia, Azerbaijan, and Tajikistan republics.

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PDEA busts drug courier in Sorsogon

March 11, 2012 12:16 am· Comments Off on PDEA busts drug courier in Sorsogon 

MANILA, March 10 – Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) have arrested a member of the Sumalinog Drug Group during a buy-bust operation conducted in Bulan, Sorsogon.

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Mauled cops in Aurora to stay in service

March 11, 2012 12:16 am· Comments Off on Mauled cops in Aurora to stay in service 

CAMP RAVINA, Aurora, March 10 –The two mauled policemen have denounced violence they experienced from the hands of ranking officers in the police, but never have taken away their respect to the institution.

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Caraga cop shot dead two riding in tandem murder suspects in Surigao

March 11, 2012 12:16 am· Comments Off on Caraga cop shot dead two riding in tandem murder suspects in Surigao 

BUTUAN CITY, March 10 – A policeman who was at the crime scene and witnessed the shooting of a man who was just walking at the national highway immediately take action and shot dead the two motorcycle riding in tandem murder suspects Thursday afternoon.

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Zambo power firm strengthens anti-pilferage drive

March 11, 2012 12:16 am· Comments Off on Zambo power firm strengthens anti-pilferage drive 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 10 – The Zamboanga City Electric Cooperative (Zamcelco) has strengthened its campaign against power pilferage to eradicate, if not minimize, the cooperative's systems loss.

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Notorious drug peddler nabbed in Iloilo City

March 11, 2012 12:16 am· Comments Off on Notorious drug peddler nabbed in Iloilo City 

ILOILO CITY, Mar 10 –A voluminous sachets of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu has been confiscated by operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) during a recent drug-bust operation conducted at Zamora-Milleza, one of the clustered barangays located at the Iloilo waterfront area here.

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Cebu City fire leaves 2,000 people homeless

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CEBU CITY, March 10 – Some 2,000 people were rendered homeless in a fire that hit a thickly-populated area in General Genes St. in Barangay Suba, Cebu City on Friday morning, the biggest so far during the month observed as Fire Prevention Month.

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2 suspected Abu Sayyaf members in Basilan nabbed

March 11, 2012 12:16 am· Comments Off on 2 suspected Abu Sayyaf members in Basilan nabbed 

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao, March 10 — Two suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf Bandit Group facing criminal charges in Basilan have been arrested by police.

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Slain Filipino-Swiss trader in North Cotabato laid to rest

March 11, 2012 12:16 am· Comments Off on Slain Filipino-Swiss trader in North Cotabato laid to rest 

By Edwin O. Fernandez

COTABATO CITY, March 10 – Relatives of a Filipino-Swiss businessman who was killed by communist guerillas in Kidapawan City on Wednesday have called for authorities to arrest and charged the perpetrators.

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