DOH-NCR tells residents,: immediately clean up after, new year revelry

December 31, 2012 4:36 am· Comments Off on DOH-NCR tells residents,: immediately clean up after, new year revelry 

MANILA, Dec. 30 — Department of Health – National Capital Region (DOH-NCR) Director Eduardo C. Janairo today advised parents in Metro Manila immediately clean up the remnants of fireworks and discards to avoid getting hurt.

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Aquino urges Filipinos to be proud of national language

December 31, 2012 4:36 am· Comments Off on Aquino urges Filipinos to be proud of national language 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Dec. 30 — President Benigno Aquino IIII on Sunday urged the Filipinos to be proud of their language as the country marked the 116th anniversary of the martyrdom of national hero Jose P. Rizal.

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Comelec to conduct mock polls in January

December 31, 2012 4:36 am· Comments Off on Comelec to conduct mock polls in January 

MANILA, Dec. 30 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec)is scheduled to conduct mock polls in some areas of the country next month in a bid to identify problems which may arise in the 2013 elections.

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AFP on alert as nation celebrates new year

December 31, 2012 4:36 am· Comments Off on AFP on alert as nation celebrates new year 

MANILA, Dec. 30 — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Sunday said that all its forces are on alert to ensure a safe and peaceful welcome for 2013.

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President Aquino wants stricter implementation of Republic Act 7183 that regulates sale, manufacture and distribution of fireworks

December 31, 2012 4:36 am· Comments Off on President Aquino wants stricter implementation of Republic Act 7183 that regulates sale, manufacture and distribution of fireworks 

MANILA, Dec. 30 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has instructed concerned government agencies to coordinate efforts in strictly enforcing Republic Act 7183 that regulates the sale, manufacture and distribution of fireworks in order to bring down the number of injuries, fatalities and destruction to properties as a result of using pyrotechnics to welcome the new year.

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Fire hits Taguig industrial area

December 31, 2012 4:36 am· Comments Off on Fire hits Taguig industrial area 

MANILA, Dec. 30 — Firetrucks from nearby areas in Metro Manila have been ordered to assist in putting out the more than eight-hour fire which has been raging in an industrial area in the Bagong Tanyag, Taquig City Sunday morning.

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Ensure fewer casualties this new year revelry – PNoy

December 31, 2012 4:36 am· Comments Off on Ensure fewer casualties this new year revelry – PNoy 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Dec. 30 — President Benigno Aquino III on Sunday met with concerned government agencies to know their preparations to ensure fewer casualties this new year revelry.

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SC sets up e-mail address for e-filing, other requirements for efficient use of paper

December 31, 2012 4:36 am· Comments Off on SC sets up e-mail address for e-filing, other requirements for efficient use of paper 

MANILA, Dec. 30 — In preparation for the eventual establishment of an e-filing paperless system in the Judiciary, the Supreme Court (SC), through its Management Information System Office, has set up the e-mail address efile@sc.judiciary.gov.ph.

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Remembering Jose Rizal’s triumph

December 31, 2012 4:36 am· Comments Off on Remembering Jose Rizal’s triumph 

MANILA Dec. 30 — Every year before the celebration of New Year’s eve, Filipinos celebrate Rizal day every Dec. 30 to commemorate the death of the country's national hero.

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Rule of law to prevail in Cebu Capitol stand-off – PNP

December 31, 2012 4:36 am· Comments Off on Rule of law to prevail in Cebu Capitol stand-off – PNP 

MANILA, Dec. 30 – The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Sunday announced that all legal and peaceful means will be exhausted to ensure that law and order will prevail at the Cebu Capitol where suspended Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia is continuously defying a six-month suspension order.

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