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Arroyo, allies to get seats in House committees
Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and several other members of the independent bloc in the House of Representatives will be given memberships in certain committees eight months after the 16th Congress opened.
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DOTC to disqualify LRT extension bidders with pending cases
MANILA The Department of Transportation and Communications will disqualify bidders with pending cases against the government in the Light Rail Transit Line 1 Cavite extension project.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Arroyo, independent bloc members get...
HOUSE Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. recommended the giving of committee assignments to Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and eight other members of the independent minority bloc.
2 more firms eye bus terminal project
MANILA, Philippines Two more companies have bought bid documents for the proposed Integrated Transport System Project-Southwest Terminal, increasing the number of potential bidders to 11. The Department of Transportation and Communications said the additional firms that have expressed interest are Washington Sycip-led State Properties Corp. and ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Utilize Batangas port, Aquino urged
A HOUSE member on Monday urged President Benigno Aquino III to issue an executive order to divert all local and international shipping cargos delivering raw materials for the economic zones located in Calabarzon area from the port of Manila and Manila International Container Port going to the port of Batangas.
Chinese firm to look for oil in Alegria
Officials of China International Mining Petroleum Company Ltd. , in cooperation with Polyard Petroleum Company Ltd., paid a courtesy call on Gov. Hilario Davide III yesterday and informed him about their plan yesterday.
Pampanga CIDG chief, 6 others nabbed in raid
OPERATIVES of the Philippine National Police - Criminal Investigation and Detection Group have arrested one of their officers with six others on Monday for allegedly being involved in illegal drug activities and other heinous crimes, officials said Tuesday.
Dole cites San Fernando for employment services
The Department of Labor and Employment Central Luzon Office and the Region 3 Public Employment Services Office Managers Federation Inc. recognized the City Government here for its "ceaseless dedication and sustained remarkable contributions to Dole's goal toward effective implementation of employment facilitation services."
Mon Mar 03, 2014
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There were a couple of seemingly unrelated stories over the last weekend. The first had to do with human rights abuses continuing to proliferate in this country.
11-Year Old Stabbed to Death By Dota Hack Dispute in the Philippines
The 16-year old suspect allegedly stabbed his "friend" over 40 times due to a Dota account hacking incident in Bulacan, Philippines.
Luzon newsbits for March 4, 2014
San Fernando City, La Union - The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines announced yesterday an 11-hour power outage set tomorrow starting 7 a.m. in some parts of Pangasinan.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
New airport: DOTC eyes Sangley Point, Laguna de Bay
The Department of Transportation and Communications is looking at Sangley Point in Cavite and Laguna de Bay as the possible site of a new international gateway that would replace the congested Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Pasay City.
Vhong's lawyer to Roxanne's camp: 'Ano 'to lokohan?'
MANILA The lawyer of actor Vhong Navarro lambasted the camp of Roxanne Cabanero for saying that there was no mention of an exact date of the alleged rape in Cabanero's complaint-affidavit.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
PESO managers group elects new officers
The Department of Labor and Employment office in Central Luzon announced recently that the Regional PESO Managers Federation, Inc. has a new set of officers elected by 122 managers and some 186 employment services staff from Region III.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Roxas: Government to construct toll plaza for seamless expressways interconnection
THE Bases Conversion Development Authority , builder and owner of the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway will construct a permanent toll plaza together with the Department of Public Works and Highways , that will pave the way for a much smoother transition for motorists entering the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway from the SCTEX and vice versa.
Big-time pushers arrested in Manila
OPERATIVES of Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency seized suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride, or "shabu", worth P52 million in a buy-bust operation inside a fast food chain along Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Former pageant contestant Roxanne Acosta-Caba ero and actor-host Vhong Navarro
The rape complaint filed by Roxanne Acosta-Cabanero against Vhong Navarro specifies that the alleged incident happened on April 24, 2010, contrary to a statement made by her lawyer in response to claims that the actor was performing at a concert on the same night.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Philippines Press -Global-Estate to invest $224 mln in project - Standard
Global-Estate Resorts Inc, the tourism estate development unit of Alliance Global Group Inc, said it would spend 10 billion pesos over the next 10 years to transform a 561-hectare property in southwestern Cavite province, Manila Standard Today reported.
67 gov't agencies fail anti-red-tape test
The Civil Service Commission said 67 government offices failed in the anti-red-tape test it conducted in 2013.
Truckers warn of possible effects of Manila truck ban
Members of the Integrated North Harbor Truckers Association have agreed to suspend their strike and abide by the truck ban imposed by the City of Manila starting for 3 days starting Thursday.