SC sees no problem on election protest with P-Noy's appointment of Roxas

July 14, 2010 10:06 pm· Comments Off on SC sees no problem on election protest with P-Noy's appointment of Roxas 

MANILA, July 14 — The Supreme Court (SC) sees no problem on the election protest with the appointment of President Benigno Simeon "Noynoy" Aquino III of former Senator and Liberal Party (LP) losing vice presidential candidate Manuel "Mar" Roxas II.

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Update: 41% power restored in Metro Manila, Luzon

July 14, 2010 10:06 pm· Comments Off on Update: 41% power restored in Metro Manila, Luzon 

MANILA, July 14 -– Forty-one percent of electric power has been restored in Luzon on Wednesday afternoon, several hours after typhoon “Basyang” has left the country, the National Power Grid Corporation (NPGC) said.

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Robredo calls for systematic approach vs 'jueteng'

July 14, 2010 10:06 pm· Comments Off on Robredo calls for systematic approach vs 'jueteng' 

MANILA, July 14 – Newly-installed Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo said on Wednesday that total eradication of the illegal numbers game "jueteng" needs a “systematic” approach.

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Power restoration being prioritized‏ — NGCP

July 14, 2010 10:06 pm· Comments Off on Power restoration being prioritized‏ — NGCP 

MANILA, July 14 — The whole Luzon grid suffered total blackout after the transmission system of the country tripped due to typhoon Basyang.

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P-Noy assesses 'Basyang’s damage

July 14, 2010 10:06 pm· Comments Off on P-Noy assesses 'Basyang’s damage 

MANILA, July 14 — President Benigno S. Aquino III Wednesday morning presided over an emergency meeting of the National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) in Camp Aguinaldo to assess the damage left by storm Basyang which battered Luzon Tuesday night.

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(Metro News) Back to normal in Novaliches and other QC areas as “Basyang” leaves RP

July 14, 2010 10:06 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Back to normal in Novaliches and other QC areas as “Basyang” leaves RP 

MANILA, July 14 – Electricity, telephone lines and water services have been restored in Novaliches and other key areas in Quezon City hours after storm “Basyang” has left the country.

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No reprimand from P-Noy, PAGASA chief clarifies

July 14, 2010 10:06 pm· Comments Off on No reprimand from P-Noy, PAGASA chief clarifies 

By Modesto Antonio G. Ibarra

MANILA, July 14 – Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) chief Dr. Prisco Nilo clarified in a press briefing Wednesday that President Benigno "Noynoy" C. Aquino III did not get mad over "Basyang" hitting Metro Manila as claimed in a television report.

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RP economy to grow 4.4% this year — WB

July 14, 2010 10:06 pm· Comments Off on RP economy to grow 4.4% this year — WB 

MANILA, July 14 — The World Bank revised upward on Wednesday its projection on the country's economic growth from this year until 2012 on strong private and public spending as well as the global recovery in trade.

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WEATHER UPDATE: 'Basyang' weakens as it moves towards South China

July 14, 2010 10:06 pm· Comments Off on WEATHER UPDATE: 'Basyang' weakens as it moves towards South China 

MANILA, July 14 — Tropical Storm "Basyang" (International Code Name: Conson) now with its 19 kph pace gradually moves farther out of the country in a northwest direction towards South China.

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Zubiri wants to upgrade reporting of weather conditions

July 14, 2010 10:06 pm· Comments Off on Zubiri wants to upgrade reporting of weather conditions 

MANILA, July 14 -– Senate Majority Floor Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri said on Wednesday that he would re-file a bill which would require the government’s weather bureau to come out with an hourly report on weather conditions whenever typhoons enter the country’s area of responsibility.

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