DAR to provide masterlist of Luisita beneficiaries by 2nd week of August or September

July 2, 2012 9:24 pm· Comments Off on DAR to provide masterlist of Luisita beneficiaries by 2nd week of August or September 

MANILA, July 2 — The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) may come up with the preliminary list of farmworkers who are entitled to farmlots in Hacienda Luisita as early as second week of August or sometime in September.

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Aquino government welcomes 15-member contingent from Indonesia

July 2, 2012 9:24 pm· Comments Off on Aquino government welcomes 15-member contingent from Indonesia 

MANILA, July 2 — The Aquino administration welcomed the decision of Indonesia to send a 15-member contingent to the country as part of its contribution to a multinational team monitoring the ceasefire between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

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Aquino launches two medical programs in Malacañang

July 2, 2012 9:24 pm· Comments Off on Aquino launches two medical programs in Malacañang 

MANILA, July 2 — Advancements in Philippine healthcare took center-stage after President Benigno S. Aquino III formally launched two medical programs aimed at improving and expanding healthcare coverage to include diarrhea vaccines for children and cancer treatment for all Filipinos in Malacañang on Monday.

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USNS Mercy docks at Subic Bay

July 2, 2012 9:24 pm· Comments Off on USNS Mercy docks at Subic Bay 

MANILA, July 2 — The United States Navy's premier hospital ship, USNS Mercy, docked at the Subic Bay's Alava Wharf Monday afternoon.

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Comelec to critics: Present evidence fixers inside poll body

July 2, 2012 9:24 pm· Comments Off on Comelec to critics: Present evidence fixers inside poll body 

MANILA, July 2 — Commission on Elections Spokesperson James Jimenez urged critics of the election watchdog to prove their allegations there are “fixers” inside the poll body by showing evidence.

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FVR cites Special Forces' role in the war on terror and insurgent groups

July 2, 2012 9:24 pm· Comments Off on FVR cites Special Forces' role in the war on terror and insurgent groups 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, July 2 — Former President Fidel V. Ramos has cited the role of the Special Forces Regiment of the Philippine Army not only for their proficiency in combat against insurgents and terrorists groups but also in rebuilding communities with projects in conflict areas to win the hearts and minds of the people.

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Abducted Filipino aid worker in Kenya, 3 others found

July 2, 2012 9:24 pm· Comments Off on Abducted Filipino aid worker in Kenya, 3 others found 

by Michaela del Callar

MANILA, July 2 — The Filipino aid worker and his three colleagues seized three days ago were recovered from their abductors at the Kenya-Somali border, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Monday.

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PCA making ways to control infestation of Scale Insects

July 2, 2012 9:24 pm· Comments Off on PCA making ways to control infestation of Scale Insects 

By Kevin Patrick V. Mariano

MANILA, July 2 — The Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) on Monday assured it is making definite actions to mitigate the scale insects infestation on coconut farms that has already ravaged nine municipalities in Batangas.

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Prelates say Manila should remain as the country's capital

July 2, 2012 9:24 pm· Comments Off on Prelates say Manila should remain as the country's capital 

MANILA, July 2 – At least two Catholic prelates are not in favor of a Quezon City Council resolution asking Congress to again declare Quezon City as the country’s capital city.

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MIAA now controls 22.3 hectares land of Nayong Pilipino

July 2, 2012 9:24 pm· Comments Off on MIAA now controls 22.3 hectares land of Nayong Pilipino 

MANILA, July 2 – – The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) now fully controls the administration of the 22.3-hectare land of the Nayong Pilipino after it was formally turned over by the Nayong Pilipino Foundation on Monday.

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