(Yearender) A historic year of trials and triumphs – Belmonte

January 1, 2013 2:55 pm· Comments Off on (Yearender) A historic year of trials and triumphs – Belmonte 

MANILA, Jan. 1 — The year 2012 was a rainbow of challenges which only proved the collective strength and determination of both the government and Filipino people to pursue national reformation.

Read more

15 houses gutted in Quezon city fire

January 1, 2013 2:55 pm· Comments Off on 15 houses gutted in Quezon city fire 

MANILA, Jan. 1 — Fifteen houses were destroyed after a fire of still unknown origin gutted a residential area on Pag-ibig Street, Commonwealth, Quezon City shortly after midnight.

Read more

No major crime recorded during New Year revelry -PNP

January 1, 2013 2:55 pm· Comments Off on No major crime recorded during New Year revelry -PNP 

MANILA, Jan. 1 — The Philippine National Police (PNP) said Tuesday that no major crime was recorded during the recently concluded New Year revelry but except for revelry-related incidents.

Read more

P1M worth of school properties gutted in Tondo fire

January 1, 2013 2:55 pm· Comments Off on P1M worth of school properties gutted in Tondo fire 

MANILA, Jan. 1 — A fire of still unknown origin destroyed around P1 million worth of school properties at the Amado V. Hernandez Elementary School in Herbosa Street, Tondo during the height of New Year's celebration Tuesday.

Read more

Solon wants to probe the impact of the fishing ban in Visayan sea

January 1, 2013 2:55 pm· Comments Off on Solon wants to probe the impact of the fishing ban in Visayan sea 

MANILA, Jan. 1 — More than 100,000 fishermen in Western, Central and Eastern Visayas are suffering from the effect of a 5-month fishing ban being imposed by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR).

Read more

1 killed, 11 others wounded due to stray bullets in New Year revelry in MM

January 1, 2013 2:55 pm· Comments Off on 1 killed, 11 others wounded due to stray bullets in New Year revelry in MM 

MANILA, Jan. 1 — A four-year-old child was killed in Mandaluyong City while 11 others were injured due to stray bullets during the New Year revelry in Metro Manila.

Read more

Tail-end of a cold front continues to affect extreme N. Luzon

January 1, 2013 2:55 pm· Comments Off on Tail-end of a cold front continues to affect extreme N. Luzon 

MANILA, Jan. 1 — The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Tuesday the whole country is expected to have fair weather aside from passing light rains in extreme Northern Luzon due to the effects of the tail-end of a cold front.

Read more

PNP to look into reports that some cops lighted confiscated firecrackers

January 1, 2013 2:55 pm· Comments Off on PNP to look into reports that some cops lighted confiscated firecrackers 

MANILA, Jan. 1 — Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Alan Purisima Tuesday said they will look into reports that some of their officers lighted some of the illegal firecrackers seized from vendors.

Read more

CA junks ex-President Arroyo's petition on P5.4-M damage suit

January 1, 2013 2:55 pm· Comments Off on CA junks ex-President Arroyo's petition on P5.4-M damage suit 

By Perfecto Raymundo

MANILA, Jan. 1 — The Court of Appeals has dismissed a petition filed by former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on the P5.4-million damage suit pending before a Quezon City Regional Trial Court against her.

Read more

Baguio sweepers clear 'hills' of remnants of raucous revelries; Cordillera generally peaceful during long holidays

January 1, 2013 2:55 pm· Comments Off on Baguio sweepers clear 'hills' of remnants of raucous revelries; Cordillera generally peaceful during long holidays 

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 1 — Before the sun rose in this mountain resort 250 kilometers north of Manila today, the city's more than 50 street sweepers aided by the fleet of garbage trucks have cleared at early dawn all the debris from the New Year's Eve revelries Monday night.

Read more

Next Page »