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‘Reming’ mudslides buries 400 in Albay

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — HUNDREDS of people were feared dead after mudflows unleashed by super typhoon “Reming” cascaded down Mt. Mayon and swamped at least eight villages in Albay province….

VP Noli lowers Pag-IBIG housing loan interest rates

OVP/ PNS — For the second time this year the Pag-IBIG Fund Board of Trustees, chaired by Vice President Noli “Kabayan” de Castro, lowered the interest rates on the government-run…

21 Cops probed in ‘shabu tiangge’ case

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — A POLICE colonel and 20 officers and men of the Pasig City Police Station are being investigated for their involvement in the operations of the shabu…

JDV dares critics of Cha Cha

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — HOUSE Speaker Jose de Venecia Jr. yesterday dared Charter change critics to come forward and argue in favor of the existing presidential, bicameral system of government…

Manny celebrates in Manila

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — WORLD Boxing Council (WBC) intercontinental super-featherweight champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao yesterday celebrated his latest triumph in the company of thousands of adoring fans who patiently lined…

Local job placements breach .5-M mark

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) yesterday reported that a total of 526,274 job seekers were placed in jobs through the assistance of the government’s…

BIR offers amnesty plan for taxpayers

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — The Bureau of Internal Revenue yesterday launched another program allowing delinquent individual and corporate taxpayers to settle or pay all their tax obligations for 2005 as…

Alcano gets wish

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — NOW Ronnie Alcano gets to realize his dream of owning a billiards center. San Miguel Corporation yesterday showered the newly-crowned World Pool champion with various incentives,…

Mike cries harassment

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — FIRST Gentleman Mike Arroyo is contemplating to file another criminal case against Philippine Daily Inquirer columnist Ramon “Mon” Tulfo for his alleged continued lying even under…

No crackdown on media – Palace

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — THERE is no crackdown on media practitioners critical of the administration of President Macapagal-Arroyo. Press Secretary Ignacio Bunye issued the statement yesterday after Manila policemen tried…

Law catches up on ‘Gringo’

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — FUGITIVE ex-senator Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan literally fell into the hands of the law when he was captured early yesterday morning by combined police and military operatives…

Lawmakers urged to prioritize, strengthen RE Bill

Manila, 15 November 2006—Christmas will be brighter with the prioritization of the Renewable Energy (RE) Bill, Greenpeace said today at the lighting of the first-ever solar-powered Christmas tree in the…

Lakas solons endorsed Con-Ass

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — CONGRESSMEN from the ruling Lakas party came out yesterday with a draft resolution that calls for the convening of Congress to amend or revise the 1987…

Erap to irk GMA with Senate line up

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — OUSTED President Joseph Estrada has his own way of further irritating President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. And this is, according to one of his closest allies, to include…

Apologize, colleagues tell Cayetano

PHILIPPINE NEWS SERVICE — PRO-GOVERNMENT lawmakers yesterday again urged a congressman to apologize to the First Family for accusing them of keeping bank accounts with millions of dollars in Germany….