WEATHER: Tropical storm 'Quiel' enters PAR — PAGASA (w/ photo)

September 29, 2011 9:41 pm· Comments Off on WEATHER: Tropical storm 'Quiel' enters PAR — PAGASA (w/ photo) 

MANILA, Sept. 29 — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Thursday said the tropical storm east of Northern Luzon has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and was named "Quiel" (international code name: Nalgae).

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Caraga workers to get P15 wage hike

September 29, 2011 9:41 pm· Comments Off on Caraga workers to get P15 wage hike 

MANILA, Sept. 29 — The Caraga region wage board has approved the P15 salary hike for minimum wage workers.

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DOE declares market emergency‏

September 29, 2011 9:41 pm· Comments Off on DOE declares market emergency‏ 

MANILA, Sept. 29 — The Department of Energy has declared a "market emergency" as part of preparations for the entry of a new typhoon named Quiel late this week.

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Senators laud DSWD for successful implementation of CCT program

September 29, 2011 9:41 pm· Comments Off on Senators laud DSWD for successful implementation of CCT program 

MANILA, Sept. 28 -– Senator Franklin Drilon is confident that he can defend the proposed P39.4 billion budget of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for 2012 as several senators lauded the ‘initial successes’ in the implementation of the Cash Conditional Transfer (CCT) program.

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Angat Dam, 2 others still above spilling levels

September 29, 2011 9:41 pm· Comments Off on Angat Dam, 2 others still above spilling levels 

MANILA, Sept. 29 — The Hydro-Meteorological Division of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Angat Dam, Ipo Dam and Magat Dam are still above their spilling levels.

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DSWD releases P7.76M relief assistance for victims of Typhoon ‘Pedring’

September 29, 2011 9:41 pm· Comments Off on DSWD releases P7.76M relief assistance for victims of Typhoon ‘Pedring’ 

MANILA, Sept. 29 — A total of P7.76 million worth of relief assistance were provided by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to local government units (LGUs) affected by Typhoon "Pedring."

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VP Binay gives cash assistance to soldiers’ widows

September 29, 2011 9:41 pm· Comments Off on VP Binay gives cash assistance to soldiers’ widows 

MANILA, Sept. 28 — Forty-nine widows of soldiers killed in action in Mindanao received P30,000 each as cash assistance.

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MMDA files another urgent motion on billboard

September 29, 2011 9:41 pm· Comments Off on MMDA files another urgent motion on billboard 

MANILA, Sept. 28 — Despite its failure to get the court’s nod on its earlier petition, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said it will file again another urgent motion Thursday before the Makati Regional Trial Court (RTC).

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BIR files P102.94M tax evasion raps vs. Cebu trader

September 29, 2011 9:41 pm· Comments Off on BIR files P102.94M tax evasion raps vs. Cebu trader 

MANILA, Sept. 29 — The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) filed before the Department of Justice (DOJ) a P102.94-million tax evasion case against a Cebu businessman on Thursday.

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MWSS lawyer rapped with P1.95M tax evasion

September 29, 2011 9:41 pm· Comments Off on MWSS lawyer rapped with P1.95M tax evasion 

MANILA, Sept. 29 — The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) filed on Thursday before the Department of Justice (DOJ) a P1.95-million tax evasion case against a lawyer of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS).

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