Former Sen. Zubiri and Rep. JV Ejercito file COCs

October 1, 2012 9:40 pm· Comments Off on Former Sen. Zubiri and Rep. JV Ejercito file COCs 

Former Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri (right) and San Juan City Rep. Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito pose together after filing their certificates of candidacy (COCs) for the 2013 senatorial polls at the Commission on Elections Central Office in Intramuros, Manila on Monday (Oct. 1, 2012). They are running under the banner of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA). (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)

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UNA senatorial candidates file COC

October 1, 2012 9:39 pm· Comments Off on UNA senatorial candidates file COC 

Endorsed and accompanied by (seated from right) former President Joseph Ejercito Estrada, Vice President Jejomar Binay and Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile, seven of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) senatorial candidates file their Certificates of Candidacy (COCs) on Monday (Oct. 1, 2012) at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) Office in Intramuros, Manila. The UNA senatorial candidates are: (standing, from left) San Juan City Rep. Joseph Victor Ejercito, former Sen. Jose Miguel Zubiri, former Tarlac Gov. Margarita “Tingting” Cojuangco, former Sen. Ernesto Maceda, former Sen. Richard “Dick” Gordon, Sen. Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan and Zambales Rep. Mitos Magsaysay. (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan)
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Pimentel is the first to file COC at the Comelec office in Intramuros

October 1, 2012 9:38 pm· Comments Off on Pimentel is the first to file COC at the Comelec office in Intramuros 

Reelectionist Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III shows his Certificate of Candidacy (COC) which he filed on the first day of filing on Monday (Oct. 1, 2012) at the Commission on Elections Central Office in Intramuros, Manila. Pimentel, the first candidate for senator to file his COC at 8:08 a.m. for the May 2013 midterm polls, is running as independent and guest candidate of the Liberal Party. (PNA photo by Luisito L. Iglesias)
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Declaration of Sto. Domingo Church as National Cultural Treasure set on Oct. 4

October 1, 2012 9:37 pm· Comments Off on Declaration of Sto. Domingo Church as National Cultural Treasure set on Oct. 4 

The National Museum will officially declare the Sto. Domingo Church in Quezon City as a National Cultural Treasure on the traditional enthronement of the canonical image of Nuestra Senora del Santisimo Rosario de la Naval de Manila on Oct. 4, 2012. Expounding some significant points on a press conference regarding the said event is Rev. Fr. Gerard P. Timoner, OP, Prior Provincial, Dominican Province of the Philippines, on Monday (Oct. 1, 2012). With him during the presentation of activities are (from left) Rev. Fr. Giuseppe Pietro Arsciwals, OP, Prior, Sto. Domingo Convent and Rector of National Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary; Rev. Fr. Gaspar Sigaya, OP, Provincial Archivist; Rev. Fr. Clarence Victor Marquez, OP, Director, Institute of Preaching. (PNA photo by Roland Nablo)
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Rebuilding activities after disasters provide boost in job generation (with story)

October 1, 2012 9:36 pm· Comments Off on Rebuilding activities after disasters provide boost in job generation (with story) 

While typhoons and floods cause substantial losses and damage to agriculture, infrastructure and private properties (as shown in upper photo), these also provide a boost in job generation resulting from post-disaster rebuilding efforts (lower photo). (PNA photos by Roland Nablo)
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(Metro News)Binay asks for greater police visibility at demolition sites

October 1, 2012 9:08 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News)Binay asks for greater police visibility at demolition sites 

MANILA, Oct. 1 — Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin S. Binay called on Monday on the Philippine National Police to ensure greater police visibility and swift response to criminal acts in demolition sites in the city.

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House oks mandatory education for gifted, disabled children

October 1, 2012 9:08 pm· Comments Off on House oks mandatory education for gifted, disabled children 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Oct. 1 — The House of Representatives has taken steps to ensure the welfare of youths with disabilities by approving on third and final reading two measures that would address their educational and rehabilitation requirements.

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SC junks petition of ABC party-list group

October 1, 2012 9:08 pm· Comments Off on SC junks petition of ABC party-list group 

MANILA, Oct. 1 — The Supreme Court (SC) has given the Commission on Elections (Comelec) the "green light" to rule out the Alliance for Barangay Concerns Party (ABC) in the party-list groups, whose nominees will occupy seats available for marginalized sectors in the House of Representatives.

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Baldoz leads in signing aviation industry's Voluntary Code Good Practices

October 1, 2012 9:08 pm· Comments Off on Baldoz leads in signing aviation industry's Voluntary Code Good Practices 

MANILA, Oct. 1 — The Philippines's aviation industry–with Clark International Airport as the main hub–is on the rebound and drawing more investments, a perfect boost to collective efforts to generate employment in Central Luzon.

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Potential cyclone may enter PHL Tuesday or Wednesday – PAGASA

October 1, 2012 9:08 pm· Comments Off on Potential cyclone may enter PHL Tuesday or Wednesday – PAGASA 

MANILA, Oct. 1 — A low pressure area, a potential cyclone, found west of Luzon may enter the Philippines on Tuesday or Wednesday, the state weather bureau said.

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