Palace bares schedule of activities for the 2-day wake of DILG Secretary Robredo at Malacanang's Kalayaan Hall

August 24, 2012 1:03 am· Comments Off on Palace bares schedule of activities for the 2-day wake of DILG Secretary Robredo at Malacanang's Kalayaan Hall 

MANILA, Aug. 23 — Malacanang released on Thursday the detailed schedule of activities for the two-day wake of Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse M. Robredo at the Kalayaan Hall of Malacananag.

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Angara says AFP modernization to reinforce emergency response

August 24, 2012 1:03 am· 1 Comment 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Aug. 23 — Senator Edgardo Angara called on Thursday for the passage of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) modernization bill to include the emergency response equipment for search, rescue and retrieval operations.

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Malacanang urges public to send in donations to Robredo's charities as requested by widow

August 24, 2012 1:03 am· Comments Off on Malacanang urges public to send in donations to Robredo's charities as requested by widow 

MANILA, Aug. 23 — Malacanang is encouraging the public to support the chosen charities of the late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo.

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MRT fares to increase by 2013 –- Roxas

August 24, 2012 1:03 am· Comments Off on MRT fares to increase by 2013 –- Roxas 

MANILA, Aug. 23 – Transportation Secretary Manuel Roxas II Thursday said Metro Rail Transit commuters will have to pay higher fares starting next year.

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PCCI mourns the death of ‘governance crusader’

August 24, 2012 1:03 am· Comments Off on PCCI mourns the death of ‘governance crusader’ 

MANILA, Aug. 23 — The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), the country’s largest business organization, has mourned the death of Secretary Jesse Robredo of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG).

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Typhoon ‘Julian’ enters PAR; impedes movement of 'Igme'–PAGASA

August 24, 2012 1:03 am· Comments Off on Typhoon ‘Julian’ enters PAR; impedes movement of 'Igme'–PAGASA 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Aug. 23 — Typhoon ”Julian” (international name: Bolaven) has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) while typhoon “Igme” is still in the country, the state weather bureau said Thursday afternoon.

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3 areas in extreme Northern Luzon under storm signals –PAGASA

August 24, 2012 1:03 am· Comments Off on 3 areas in extreme Northern Luzon under storm signals –PAGASA 

MANILA, Aug. 23 — At least three areas in extreme Northern Luzon are under public storm warning signals as typhoon “Igme” (international name: Tembin) has maintained its strength while continuing to move slowly off the Batanes area about mid-morning Thursday, the state weather bureau said.

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Senate panel questions Judiciary for misusing P1.82B intended for unfilled positions

August 24, 2012 1:03 am· Comments Off on Senate panel questions Judiciary for misusing P1.82B intended for unfilled positions 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Aug. 23 – The Senate committee on finance questioned on Thursday the Judiciary for misusing the P1.82 billion fund intended to fill up the 591 vacancies in the judicial posts in the Supreme Court for the current fiscal year.

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Remains of the late DILG Secretary Robredo will lie in state in Malacanang for two-day wake starting Friday

August 24, 2012 1:03 am· Comments Off on Remains of the late DILG Secretary Robredo will lie in state in Malacanang for two-day wake starting Friday 

MANILA, Aug. 23 — Malacanang bared that the remains of the late Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo will be brought to Malacanang Palace for a two-day wake following the Aquino government’s plans to give him a state funeral in honor of his valuable contributions to the country’s progress and development.

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Official statement of the Civil Service Commission on the passing of DILG Secretary Jesse M. Robredo

August 24, 2012 1:03 am· Comments Off on Official statement of the Civil Service Commission on the passing of DILG Secretary Jesse M. Robredo 

MANILA, Aug 23 — The Civil Service Commission (CSC) headed by Chairman Francisco T. Duque III deeply mourns the death of a beacon in public service, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse M. Robredo.

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