Palace reassures rehabilitation work to improve families of NAIA 1 on-going

October 16, 2012 10:52 pm· Comments Off on Palace reassures rehabilitation work to improve families of NAIA 1 on-going 

MANILA, Oct. 16 — Malacañang said Tuesday rehabilitation work to improve the facilities of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, particularly Terminal 1, is going on to ensure the country’s premiere international airport is at par with world standards.

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TESDA’s Mobile Training Bus Plus goes to Rizal

October 16, 2012 10:52 pm· Comments Off on TESDA’s Mobile Training Bus Plus goes to Rizal 

MANILA, Oct. 16 — The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) launched Tuesday the Mobile Learning Bus Plus in Brgy. San Juan, Cainta, Rizal to give the residents there a chance for a better life through training and learning.

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President Aquino to issue EO creating Transition Commission upon completion of the comprehensive Framework Agreement

October 16, 2012 10:52 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino to issue EO creating Transition Commission upon completion of the comprehensive Framework Agreement 

MANILA, Oct. 16 — President Benigno S. Aquino III will issue an Executive Order creating the Transition Commission after the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) negotiators finish the annexes of the recently signed Framework Agreement on peace.

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Aquino government assures that mechanisms and programs are now in place to mitigate hunger in the country

October 16, 2012 10:52 pm· Comments Off on Aquino government assures that mechanisms and programs are now in place to mitigate hunger in the country 

MANILA, Oct. 16 — The Aquino government has assured that mechanisms and programs are now in place to mitigate hunger in the country, a Malacanang official said on Tuesday.

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PHL gov't, MILF peace panels to meet in KL in Nov

October 16, 2012 10:52 pm· Comments Off on PHL gov't, MILF peace panels to meet in KL in Nov 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Oct. 16 — Peace negotiators of the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front have agreed to meet in November in Kuala Lumpur to discuss the "annexes" of the agreement they signed in Manila Monday.

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Senate accepts Recto’s resignation; designates Drilon as acting chairman

October 16, 2012 10:52 pm· Comments Off on Senate accepts Recto’s resignation; designates Drilon as acting chairman 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Oct. 16 – The Senate accepted on Tuesday the resignation of Senator Ralph Recto as chairman of the Senate committee on ways and means, designating vice chairman Senator Franklin Drilon as acting chairman.

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(Lead) Brilliantes calls for sobriety between 2 militant groups

October 16, 2012 10:52 pm· Comments Off on (Lead) Brilliantes calls for sobriety between 2 militant groups 

MANILA, Oct 16 — Commission on Elections Chairman Sixto Brillantes, Jr. has called for sobriety and calm over two militant groups that figured in a scuffle over party-list accreditation in the 2013 polls.

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Tropical storm 'Nina' continues to weaken –-PAGASA

October 16, 2012 10:52 pm· Comments Off on Tropical storm 'Nina' continues to weaken –-PAGASA 

MANILA, Oct. 16 –- Tropical storm "Nina" continued to weaken while hovering slowly over the Philippine sea off extreme Northern Luzon Tuesday afternoon, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration.

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Typhoon 'Nina' weakens into tropical storm –PAGASA

October 16, 2012 10:52 pm· Comments Off on Typhoon 'Nina' weakens into tropical storm –PAGASA 

MANILA, Oct. 16 — Typhoon "Nina" weakened into a tropical storm as it continued to linger over the Philippine sea on Tuesday, the state weather bureau said.

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Leonen, Deles brief solons on PHL-MILF agreement

October 16, 2012 10:52 pm· Comments Off on Leonen, Deles brief solons on PHL-MILF agreement 

By Cielito Reganit

MANILA, Oct. 16 — Presidential Peace Process Adviser Teresita Deles and chief government negotiator Marvic Leonen briefed members of the House of Representatives Tuesday on the framework agreement between the government and Muslim rebels.

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