Tropical storm "Dindo" forces cancellation of 7 domestic flights

June 28, 2012 9:38 pm· Comments Off on Tropical storm "Dindo" forces cancellation of 7 domestic flights 

MANILA, June 28 — Bad weather conditions brought by Tropical storm "Dindo" (Doksuri) forced the cancellations of seven domestic flights.

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Smartmatic to join the bidding process of all services for the 2013 polls

June 28, 2012 9:38 pm· Comments Off on Smartmatic to join the bidding process of all services for the 2013 polls 

MANILA, June 28 – Smartmatic International Corp. is determined to join the bidding process of all services in connection with the mid-term elections in 2013.

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Pimentel says goodbye to UNA senatorial lineup in 2013

June 28, 2012 9:38 pm· Comments Off on Pimentel says goodbye to UNA senatorial lineup in 2013 

MANILA, June 28 – Senator Aquilino Pimentel III said on Thursday he is “up for adoption” after announcing his decision to stay out of the senatorial ticket of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA), a coalition of former President Joseph Estrada's Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino (PMP) and Vice President Jejomar Binay's Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban).

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Container port operation remains upbeat due to country's bullish economic performance — ICTSI chair

June 28, 2012 9:38 pm· Comments Off on Container port operation remains upbeat due to country's bullish economic performance — ICTSI chair 

MANILA, June 28 — An international container port operator has expressed to President Benigno S. Aquino III his company’s bullishness on the Philippines due largely to the good economic performance of the country, brought about by the clear cut governmental reforms despite the global downtrend affecting bigger economies.

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NBI files frustrated murder raps vs. Gatdula, 12 others

June 28, 2012 9:38 pm· Comments Off on NBI files frustrated murder raps vs. Gatdula, 12 others 

MANILA, June 28 -– The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) filed on Thursday before the Department of Justice (DOJ) frustrated murder and illegal possession of firearms charges against former NBI Director Magtanggol Gatdula and 12 others.

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Tropical storm 'Dindo' causes closure of roads in some areas of northern Luzon — NDRRMC

June 28, 2012 9:38 pm· Comments Off on Tropical storm 'Dindo' causes closure of roads in some areas of northern Luzon — NDRRMC 

MANILA, June 28 — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Thursday that some roads in Northern Luzon are closed to vehicular traffic due to rains brought about by tropical storm “Dindo”.

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Senators seek immediate action vs child labor

June 28, 2012 9:38 pm· Comments Off on Senators seek immediate action vs child labor 

MANILA, June 28 -– Senators have sought for immediate action against child labor, urging the authorities to shut down companies engaged in the high incidence of children involved in hazardous labor.

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ABS-CBN loses labor raps vs ex-talents

June 28, 2012 9:38 pm· Comments Off on ABS-CBN loses labor raps vs ex-talents 

MANILA, June 28 — The Court of Appeals (CA) has dismissed a petition filed by broadcast network ABS-CBN in connection with the labor case filed by its former talents for alleged illegal dismissal.

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U.S. official praises President Aquino's anti-corruption drive

June 28, 2012 9:38 pm· Comments Off on U.S. official praises President Aquino's anti-corruption drive 

MANILA, June 28 — A top U.S. State Department official heaped praises on President Benigno S. Aquino III’s administration, saying the ties between Manila and Washington are in a "renaissance" era and describing his government "as one of the best we’ve seen in decades."

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DOH ready to assist areas affected by "Dindo"

June 28, 2012 9:38 pm· Comments Off on DOH ready to assist areas affected by "Dindo" 

MANILA, June 29 – The Department of Health -Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD) has maintained close coordination with areas affected by tropical storm "Dindo," particularly Regions II,V, VI, and VIII, where Code White Alert is still up in government hospitals and their DoH offices.

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