Posts Tagged by continued

1 activist killed per week in Aquino’s time?Bayan

MANILA, Philippines?Militant group Bayan (Bagong Alyansang Makabayan) on Monday slammed the Aquino administration for the continued rise of extrajudicial killings, several days after the 22nd activist was shot… Read More

Gov’t to pursue Boracay reclamation project

BORACAY, Aklan, Philippines ? The Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) has authorized the Aklan provincial government to proceed with a controversial reclamation project at the gateway to Boracay despite the continued opposition of municipal officials and business and civic groups on the island-resort. In a letter to Aklan Gov. Read More

BI asks for time to get rid of banned cards

BY GERARD NAVAL–> THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) has asked Malaca Read More

Teodoro: I will win the elections

TAGUM CITY, Philippines?Former defense secretary and administration presidential aspirant Gilberto Teodoro Jr. on Saturday shrugged off his continued dismal showing in surveys. Read More

Speaker Gloria

FRONTLINE 11/02/2009 | More If Gloria Arroyo is indeed seeking a seat in the House of Representatives and end up as its Speaker, the one sure thing is that she may believe that this move is a guarantee to her continued protection against lawsuits after she leaves Malacañang. Yet she, as well as all the others, knows that once she steps out of Malacañang, and even as a member of Congress with the exalted position of Speaker, she is not immune from suit. Her position in Congress, therefore, is no guarantee against her being charged in court Read More

Alien terrorists still coming in: Lomibao

ANTI-terror czar Arturo Lomibao yesterday warned about the continued entry of foreign terrorists associated with Omar Patek, a leader of the Southeast Asian regional terrorist network Jemaah Islamiyah, who is believed to be hiding out in Mindanao. The JI has funded a number of bombings by the Abu Sayyaf and the radical Rajah Solaiman Movement in the country. In a lecture sponsored by the Philippine Institute for Political Violence and Terrorism Research in Camp Aguinaldo, Lomibao said border patrol should be intensified to prevent the entry of these undesirables Read More

Manila Bay pollution blamed on water firms

MANILA, Philippines—Two water concessionaires in Metro Manila owe the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) billions of pesos in fines for contributing to the pollution in Manila Bay due to their continued failure to put up waste water treatment plants. Environment… Read More