October 6, 2012 3:48 am· Comments Off on Mayor San Pedro and entire UNA-Muntinlupa slate file COCs
MANILA, Oct. 5 — Incumbent Muntinlupa Mayor Aldrin San Pedro and his entire local candidates under the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) filed on Friday afternoon their Certificates of Candidacy (CoC) for the 2013 midterm polls at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) office in Muntinlupa City.
October 6, 2012 3:48 am· Comments Off on 1st Marine Brigade denies MILF massing report
By Priam F. Nepomuceno
MANILA, Oct. 5 – The commanding officer of the 1st Marine Brigade vehemently denied allegations made by the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) that they are massing in Napnapin, Palambang, Sultan Kudarat.
October 6, 2012 3:48 am· Comments Off on Comelec 1st division junks Tinga's poll protest case against Taguig Mayor Cayetao
By Ferdinand G. Patinio
MANILA, Oct. 5 — THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) has dismissed the election protest case filed by former justice Dante Tinga against Taguig Mayor Laarni Cayetano for lack of substantial recovery.
October 6, 2012 3:48 am· Comments Off on QC judge throws out Moratos motion to dismiss on electioneering suits
By Ernesto V. Afable
MANILA October 5 — Quezon City Judge Aurora Hernandez-Calledo junked the instant motion of former Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) chairman Manuel L. Morato that sought for the dismissal of criminal cases based on electioneering charges filed against him by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in May 2012.
October 6, 2012 3:48 am· Comments Off on Marce to exit PAR Friday evening PAGASA
MANILA, Oct. 5 — Tropical Storm Marce has slightly weakened but maintained its speed while moving away from the country toward Vietnam Friday afternoon, the state weather bureau said.
October 6, 2012 3:48 am· 1 Comment
ANKARA, Oct. 6 — Turkish army fired back at targets in Syria for a third straight day after a Syrian mortar shell fell in a non-residential area in southern Turkish province of Hatay amid cross-border attacks, Turkish NTV news channel reported on Friday.
October 6, 2012 3:48 am· Comments Off on 2nd LD Writethru: UN Security Council slams terrorist attack in Syria
UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 6 — The UN Security Council on Friday strongly condemned "in the strongest terms" the multiple terrorist blasts that struck Syria's northern city of Aleppo, which killed at least 40 people and injured more than 100 others earlier on Wednesday.
October 6, 2012 3:48 am· Comments Off on BDO sells P5 billion LTNCDs
MANILA, Oct. 5 — BDO Unibank, Inc. (BDO) successfully concluded its offer of P5-billion worth of Long Term Negotiable Certificates of Deposit (LTNCDs)as it closed the offer period early on October 4 due to oversubscription from retail and institutional investors.
October 6, 2012 3:48 am· Comments Off on Call centers now hire high school graduates
Manila, Oct. 5 — Call center companies are now hiring high school graduates as the industry implements the outcome-based system rather than degree-based in the hiring of workers.
October 6, 2012 3:48 am· Comments Off on Philex starts building new tailings pond
MANILA, Oct.5 — Philex Mining Corp. on Friday said it has started the process of building a new tailings pond at its Padcal mine to replace the existing one that had caused several leaks since August this year.