FDA orders recall of cancer-causing Korean noodles

November 3, 2012 10:23 am· Comments Off on FDA orders recall of cancer-causing Korean noodles 

MANILA, Nov. 2 — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recalled starting Thursday the six Korean noodle products confirmed by the Korean FDA(KFDA)to contain cancer-causing benzopyrene.

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Judge in Subic rape case seeks CTA post

November 3, 2012 10:23 am· Comments Off on Judge in Subic rape case seeks CTA post 

MANILA, Nov. 2 — The judge, who convicted a US serviceman in the Subic rape case is aspiring for the position of Associate Justice of the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA).

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PHL open to share migrant worker protection, anti-human trafficking experience with European countries –VP Binay

November 3, 2012 10:23 am· Comments Off on PHL open to share migrant worker protection, anti-human trafficking experience with European countries –VP Binay 

MANILA, Nov. 2 — Vice President Jejomar C. Binay has said the Philippines is offering to share its experience in protecting migrant workers' rights and curbing illegal recruitment and human trafficking with European countries facing similar problems.

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Army declares Eastern Samar town 'manageable conflict-affected and development ready'

November 3, 2012 10:23 am· Comments Off on Army declares Eastern Samar town 'manageable conflict-affected and development ready' 

MANILA, Nov. 2 – San Julian town in Eastern Samar was declared this week as "manageable conflict-affected and development ready" by the 801st Infantry Brigade, a sub-unit of the 8th Infantry Division and town officials.

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CBCP official: Gov't should build add'l cemeteries to address overcrowding

November 3, 2012 10:23 am· Comments Off on CBCP official: Gov't should build add'l cemeteries to address overcrowding 

MANILA, Nov. 2 — An official of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines said the government should develop more public cemeteries to address overcrowding in the country's graveyards.

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Aquino leaves Sunday to attend 9th Asia-Europe Meeting in Laos

November 3, 2012 10:23 am· Comments Off on Aquino leaves Sunday to attend 9th Asia-Europe Meeting in Laos 

MANILA, Nov. 2 — President Benigno S. Aquino III will leave Sunday afternoon for the 9th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM 9) in Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) from Nov. 5 to 6, Malacanang said on Friday.

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2 Comelec officials to observe U.S. elections

November 3, 2012 10:23 am· Comments Off on 2 Comelec officials to observe U.S. elections 

MANILA, Nov. 2 — Two officials of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) are scheduled to go to the United States to observe the presidential elections there next week.

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Angara calls for reduction of food wastage

November 3, 2012 10:23 am· Comments Off on Angara calls for reduction of food wastage 

By Jelly Musico

MANILA, Nov. 2 – Sen. Edgardo Angara Friday urged stakeholders in the agricultural sector to cut down food wastage and enhance their production lines to combat food uncertainty in the future.

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Aftershocks, damage expected from latest Surigao quake

November 3, 2012 10:23 am· Comments Off on Aftershocks, damage expected from latest Surigao quake 

MANILA, Nov. 3 -–A 6.5 magnitude earthquake jolted Surigao del Sur early Saturday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.

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Light rains expected in some parts of PHL Saturday

November 3, 2012 10:23 am· Comments Off on Light rains expected in some parts of PHL Saturday 

MANILA, Nov. 3 — Mindanao will experience light rains due to an inter-tropical convergence zone while a cold front will be across extreme Northern Luzon Saturday, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said.

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