SC stops screening of "Innocence of Muslims"

September 25, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on SC stops screening of "Innocence of Muslims" 

MANILA, Sept. 25 — The Supreme Court (SC) has stopped the screening and showing of the controversial film "Innocence of Muslims."

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PHIBLEX 13 to opens Oct. 8

September 25, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on PHIBLEX 13 to opens Oct. 8 

MANILA, Sept. 25 — The US and Philippine Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX 13) will formally open on Oct. 8.

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SC orders of proceedings vs. Ombudsman special prosecutor suspended

September 25, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on SC orders of proceedings vs. Ombudsman special prosecutor suspended 

MANILA, Sept. 25 — The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the suspension and administrative proceedings against Ombudsman Special Prosecutor Wendell Barreras-Sulit.

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PHL envoy to U.S. backs DFA chief

September 25, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on PHL envoy to U.S. backs DFA chief 

By Michaela Del Callar

MANILA, Sept. 25 — Philippine Ambassador to Washington Jose Cuisia expressed his full support on Tuesday to Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario amid speculations that he may be considering to resign due to criticisms of his handling of the West Philippine Sea territorial issue.

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Del Rosario breaks silence; indicates staying on as DFA Secretary

September 25, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Del Rosario breaks silence; indicates staying on as DFA Secretary 

By Michaela Del Callar

MANILA, Sept. 25 — Amid speculations that he may be considering to resign, Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario broke his silence on Tuesday, strongly indicating that he would hold on to his post as the country’s top diplomat.

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Senior prelate urges religious image makers to use wood as substitute to ivory

September 25, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Senior prelate urges religious image makers to use wood as substitute to ivory 

MANILA, September 25 — A senior prelate urged those who are using ivory to create religious images to use wood instead.

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CIDG files charges vs. man for hacking ex-girlfriend's FB account

September 25, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on CIDG files charges vs. man for hacking ex-girlfriend's FB account 

MANILA, Sept. 25 – The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group Tuesday said it has filed 100 counts of hacking and anti-violence against women charges against a 23-year-old man.

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DOJ files 58th murder case vs. Ampatuans, et al

September 25, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on DOJ files 58th murder case vs. Ampatuans, et al 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.

MANILA, Sept. 25 — The Department of Justice has filed before the Quezon City Regional Trial Court the 58th murder case against former Maguindanao Gov. Andal Ampatuan Sr., his son, former Datu Unsay town Mayor Andal Ampatuan Jr., and more than 100 other accused in the Maguindanao massacre case.

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Employer of OFWs housed in government-run shelters in Saudi Arabia cooperating in facilitating issuance of exit visas

September 25, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Employer of OFWs housed in government-run shelters in Saudi Arabia cooperating in facilitating issuance of exit visas 

MANILA, Sept. 25 — An employer of Overseas Filipino workers who are housed in government-run shelters in Saudi Arabia is cooperating with the Philippine government in facilitating the issuance of the exit visas so the workers can return to Manila at the soonest possible time, a Malacanang official said on Tuesday

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Typhoon 'Lawin' continues to intensify; may make landfall in extreme N. Luzon on Thursday -–PAGASA

September 25, 2012 10:02 pm· Comments Off on Typhoon 'Lawin' continues to intensify; may make landfall in extreme N. Luzon on Thursday -–PAGASA 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Sept. 25 — Typhoon “Lawin” (Jelawat) continues to intensify while moving north-northwest over the sea in the general direction of the Cagayan-Batanes area, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said Tuesday afternoon.

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