Mayor San Pedro and entire UNA-Muntinlupa slate file COCs

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.

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1st Marine Brigade denies MILF massing report

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.

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Comelec 1st division junks Tinga's poll protest case against Taguig Mayor Cayetao

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.

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QC judge throws out Morato’s motion to dismiss on electioneering suits

October 6, 2012 3:48 am· Comments Off on QC judge throws out Morato’s 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.

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‘Marce’ to exit PAR Friday evening –PAGASA

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.

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Turkey strikes Syria again after mortar shell falls in southern Turkey

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.

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2nd LD Writethru: UN Security Council slams terrorist attack in Syria

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.

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BDO sells P5 billion LTNCDs

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.

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Call centers now hire high school graduates

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.

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Philex starts building new tailings pond

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.

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