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                    [Title] => Lina is still DILG chief
                    [Summary] => Interior Secretary Jose Lina is staying in his post, contrary to reports that he has already resigned, Presidential Spokesman Ignacio Bunye said yesterday.

Earlier in the day, Bunye said in an interview that Lina has resigned to return to his long-time pursuit of community organizing.

He denied rumors that Lina quit because the Arroyo administration refused to back his bid for governor of Laguna.
[DatePublished] => 2004-01-05 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1500820 [AuthorName] => Marvin Sy [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 232137 [Title] => EDITORIAL - Once more with feeling [Summary] => There goes the Philippine National Police again. On orders of Malacañang, the PNP is launching a renewed crackdown on jueteng operations. The order was issued amid reports that illegal gambling money is being used... [DatePublished] => 2003-12-19 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 223561 [Title] => RP to help KL on Sabah kidnapping [Summary] => President Arroyo has pledged her government’s help in tracking down the gunmen who snatched six Filipino and Indonesian workers from a Malaysian resort on Borneo island last weekend.

Malaysia’s national police chief, meanwhile, said yesterday the kidnappers were local bandits who may have had foreign help.

Mrs. Arroyo said she agreed with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad to "close ranks" against the kidnappers.
[DatePublished] => 2003-10-09 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 215340 [Title] => Estrada wants police official cited for contempt [Summary] => A lawyer of jailed former President Joseph Estrada asked the Sandiganbayan yesterday to cite a police official for contempt for switching Estrada’s place of detention at the height of Sunday’s failed military mutiny.

Under orders from Chief Superintendent Prospero Noble, a heavily guarded convoy spirited Estrada out of Veterans Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City toward the military intelligence compound at Camp Aguinaldo to prevent a purported attempt to spring the detainee.

He was brought back to the military hospital a few hours later.
[DatePublished] => 2003-07-29 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1096652 [AuthorName] => Delon Porcalla [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 212566 [Title] => DILG chief orders inventory of jails [Summary] => Interior Secretary Jose Lina yesterday ordered an inventory of jails with a huge population of drug offenders in a bid to prioritize those needing expansion and renovation.

He issued the directive in view of the expected surge of the jail population due to the government’s renewed campaign against illegal drugs.

The order for an inventory was contained in a memorandum to DILG Undersecretary for Peace and Order Mariuls Corpus and Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) OIC-Director Arturo Alit.
[DatePublished] => 2003-07-05 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Metro [SectionUrl] => metro [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 208372 [Title] => Tricycle drivers blast officials’ ‘careless’ claims [Summary] => An estimated five million tricycle drivers all over the country are in an uproar over "careless pronouncements" by Cabinet officials over the reported ban on the registration of two-stroke motorcycles, Land Transportation Office (LTO) officials said over the weekend.

But LTO chief Assistant Secretary Roberto Lastimoso clarified over the weekend that it was not true that the LTO is set to ban the registration of the two-stroke motorcycles.
[DatePublished] => 2003-06-01 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 204331 [Title] => DILG sets anti-SARS conference on Saturday [Summary] => The government will hold a conference with local officials from across the nation on Saturday to map out a plan to contain the spread of the dreaded SARS virus.

The conference will kick off the National Anti-SARS Consciousness and Cleanup Week declared by President Arroyo, Interior Secretary Jose Lina told a news conference yesterday.

Meanwhile, Sen. Manny Villar has proposed that a national clean-up day be held each year as a measure to combat SARS and other diseases.
[DatePublished] => 2003-04-30 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1650428 [AuthorName] => Perseus Echeminada [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 198535 [Title] => EDITORYAL – Walang katapusang pakikibaka sa jueteng [Summary] => ISANG malinaw na katotohanan na kaya hindi madurog ang illegal jueteng ay sapagkat ang mga taong nagpapatupad ng batas ay sila mismong kasangkot dito. Sino ang huhuli sa mga nagpapataya, kabo o mananaya kung ang mismong police officer na may sakop sa lugar ng jueteng ay kasabwat? [DatePublished] => 2003-03-11 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => PSN Opinyon [SectionUrl] => opinyon [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 191655 [Title] => EDITORIAL – Piracy [Summary] => A visiting US official drew indignation from some quarters when he complained about copyright infringement in the Philippines. William Lash III, US assistant secretary of commerce for market access and compliance, had visited Virra Mall in Greenhills, San Juan last Saturday. [DatePublished] => 2003-01-16 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 176963 [Title] => CBCP slams GMA’s ‘lack of will’ to eradicate jueteng [Summary] => Despite the Arroyo administration’s renewed crackdown against illegal gambling — especially the illegal numbers game jueteng — the influential Roman Catholic Church thinks the government is not doing enough.

"There is no political will to eradicate the network of gambling in the country," Archbishop Orlando Quevedo, president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines, said in a statement published in a CBCP newsletter.
[DatePublished] => 2002-09-22 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1735838 [AuthorName] => Sandy Araneta [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) ) )
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