Two neophytes present in Mark Andre Marcos fatal hazing now in police custody

August 4, 2012 11:09 am· Comments Off on Two neophytes present in Mark Andre Marcos fatal hazing now in police custody 

MANILA, Aug. 3 – Two neophytes, who claimed they were present in the fatal hazing of San Beda law student Marc Andre Marcos early this week, are now under custody of the Cavite provincial police office.

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(Nightlead) Gener aftermath forces PAGASA on its toes

August 4, 2012 11:09 am· Comments Off on (Nightlead) Gener aftermath forces PAGASA on its toes 

By Gloria H. Grejalde

MANILA, Aug. 3 -— Continuous rains and strong winds spawned by typhoon Gener the past week have forced the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on its toes.

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Aquino assures typhoon victims of long-term assistance

August 4, 2012 11:09 am· Comments Off on Aquino assures typhoon victims of long-term assistance 

MANILA, Aug. 3 — President Benigno S. Aquino III assured the victims of the recent typhoon of the government’s long-term assistance which includes housing and livelihood in efforts to uplift their standards of living and ensure their safety especially in times of calamities.

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AFP, US JPAC seal rules for recovery missions

August 4, 2012 11:09 am· Comments Off on AFP, US JPAC seal rules for recovery missions 

MANILA, Aug. 4 — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the US Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command signed on Friday the implementing guidelines for the conduct of JPAC activities.

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Southwest monsoon brings rains; flashfloods and landslides pose threat to W.Luzon- PAGASA

August 4, 2012 11:09 am· Comments Off on Southwest monsoon brings rains; flashfloods and landslides pose threat to W.Luzon- PAGASA 

MANILA, Aug. 4– MANILA, Aug. 4 (PNA) — Flash floods and landslides may threaten the western section of Luzon due to southwest monsoon while the potential cyclone remains far from the country, the state weather bureau said on Saturday.

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5 major dams in Luzon open gates –PAGASA

August 4, 2012 11:09 am· Comments Off on 5 major dams in Luzon open gates –PAGASA 

MANILA, Aug.4 — Due to continuous rains, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Saturday at least five dams in Luzon opened their gates.

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SC upholds EO 13 abolishing PAGC

August 4, 2012 11:09 am· Comments Off on SC upholds EO 13 abolishing PAGC 

MANILA, Aug. 4 — The Supreme Court (SC) en banc has unanimously dismissed the petition of Prospero Pichay, Jr., former Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA), questioning the constitutionality of Executive Order 13.

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Iloilo City among top performing LGUs in Western Visayas

August 4, 2012 11:09 am· Comments Off on Iloilo City among top performing LGUs in Western Visayas 

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 3 — This city is among the Top 3 local government units (LGUs) with excellent performance for the city category in the whole Western Visayas.

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Task force eyes amendments to anti-smoking ordinance

August 4, 2012 11:09 am· Comments Off on Task force eyes amendments to anti-smoking ordinance 

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 3 — The Iloilo City Anti-Smoking Task Force (ICAST) is eyeing amendments to certain provisions of city Regulation Ordinance 2006-150 or the comprehensive anti-smoking ordinance in a move to make this highly urbanized center a smoke-free city by 2013.

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DTI urges motorists to apply for helmet stickers despite extension

August 4, 2012 11:09 am· Comments Off on DTI urges motorists to apply for helmet stickers despite extension 

By AJ Petinglay

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 03 – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is encouraging motorists to apply for their Import Commodity Clearance (ICC) and Philippine Standard Mark (PSM) stickers now despite the extension for the deadline. It also told motorists not to wait again for the last minute and rush up to the DTI offices for their ICCs and PSMs.

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