PDEA, NBI vow to strengthen partnership vs illegal drugs

October 26, 2012 10:53 pm· Comments Off on PDEA, NBI vow to strengthen partnership vs illegal drugs 

MANILA, Oct. 26 -– The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the National Bureau of Investigation have strengthened their collaborative efforts in combating proliferation of illegal drugs in the country.

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BSP, DepEd host 14th NCR Oratorical Contest

October 26, 2012 10:53 pm· Comments Off on BSP, DepEd host 14th NCR Oratorical Contest 

MANILA, Oct. 26 — The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), in collaboration with the Department of Education (DepED), will hold the 14th Oratorical Contest among senior high school students in the National Capital Region (NCR) on Oct. 29, 1:00 p.m. at the BSP Assembly Hall.

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VP Binay’s office bags outstanding accounting office award

October 26, 2012 10:53 pm· Comments Off on VP Binay’s office bags outstanding accounting office award 

MANILA, Oct. 26 — The Accounting Department of the Office of the Vice President bagged again the award as one of the most outstanding accounting offices in the country this year, the OVP said.

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Aquino welcomes elevation of Tagle to Cardinal of Catholic Church

October 26, 2012 10:53 pm· Comments Off on Aquino welcomes elevation of Tagle to Cardinal of Catholic Church 

SYDNEY, Australia, Oct. 26 — President Benigno S. Aquino III welcomed the recent elevation of Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Tagle as the new Cardinal of the Catholic Church in the Philippines by Pope Benedict XVI from the Vatican.

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Cebu Pacific cancels 6 flights due to bad weather

October 26, 2012 10:53 pm· Comments Off on Cebu Pacific cancels 6 flights due to bad weather 

MANILA, Oct. 26 – Cebu Pacific Airlines cancelled six flights Friday due to bad weather brought by tropical storm Ofel that reportedly left six people dead and nine other missing.

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Aquino cites infra, tourism, agri as priorities of gov't

October 26, 2012 10:53 pm· Comments Off on Aquino cites infra, tourism, agri as priorities of gov't 

MANILA, Oct. 26 — President Benigno S. Aquino III said Thursday that infrastructure, tourism and agriculture are the topmost priorities of government to help support economic growth.

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PA's 10th Infantry Division units reminded on ROE

October 26, 2012 10:53 pm· Comments Off on PA's 10th Infantry Division units reminded on ROE 

MANILA, Oct. 26 – To ensure that no civilians are harmed during encounters between soldiers and the enemies, units of the Philippine Army's 10th Infantry Division based in Compostela Valley are reminded to always carry copies of their rules of engagements (ROE) to ensure that all their actions are consistent with government policy.

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Seagoing public warned vs. 'colorum' shipping lines this 'Undas'

October 26, 2012 10:53 pm· Comments Off on Seagoing public warned vs. 'colorum' shipping lines this 'Undas' 

MANILA, Oct. 26 – With the yearly exodus for All Saints and Souls holiday starting to pick up, the Coast Guard Friday warned the seagoing public against using "fly-by-night" or "colorum" (unlicensed) inter-island shipping lines to ensure their safe voyage.

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Aquino leads unveiling of statue of Rizal in Australia

October 26, 2012 10:53 pm· Comments Off on Aquino leads unveiling of statue of Rizal in Australia 

CAMPBELLTOWN CITY, New South Wales, Oct. 26 — President Benigno S. Aquino III led Friday the unveiling ceremony of the statue of Philippine national hero Dr. Jose Rizal at a park dedicated in his honor.

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TS ‘Ofel’ leaves PHL; slightly gains strength

October 26, 2012 10:53 pm· Comments Off on TS ‘Ofel’ leaves PHL; slightly gains strength 

MANILA, Oct. 26 — Tropical Storm "Ofel" left the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) Friday afternoon and slightly gained strength as it moved on a west-northwest direction across the West Philippine Sea, the state weather bureau said.

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