Five killed in Cavite shooting rampage

January 4, 2013 11:25 pm· Comments Off on Five killed in Cavite shooting rampage 

MANILA, Jan. 4 — A man went on a shooting rampage in Kawit, Cavite on Friday morning killing five people and wounding 11 others. Two of those who died were children.

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Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas to Launch Credit Surety Fund Program in Misamis Oriental

January 4, 2013 11:25 pm· Comments Off on Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas to Launch Credit Surety Fund Program in Misamis Oriental 

MANILA, Jan. 4 — The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is set to launch the Northern Mindanao Credit Surety Fund (NMCSF) on Monday (January 7, 2013) at The Enterprise Hall, Mallberry Business Suites Hotel, Florentino Street, Cagayan De Oro City.

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President Aquino appoints more government officials

January 4, 2013 11:25 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino appoints more government officials 

MANILA, Jan. 4 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has appointed new officials in various government agencies, a Palace official said.

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DOH already looking into reports of deteriorating hospital equipment, buildings, Palace says

January 4, 2013 11:25 pm· Comments Off on DOH already looking into reports of deteriorating hospital equipment, buildings, Palace says 

MANILA, Jan. 4 — The Department of Health (DOH) is already validating a report by the Commission on Audit (COA) saying that P43-million worth of equipment were found rotting in several state hospitals.

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Palace condemns Cavite shooting rampage

January 4, 2013 11:25 pm· Comments Off on Palace condemns Cavite shooting rampage 

MANILA, Jan. 4 — Malacanang condemned on Friday the shooting rampage in Kawit, Cavite that killed nine people and injured 11 others noting that the carnage will certainly fuel the government’s relentless efforts to clamp down on loose firearms.

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Trekkers to Pinatubo crater lake advised to be beware of its present hazardous water

January 4, 2013 11:25 pm· Comments Off on Trekkers to Pinatubo crater lake advised to be beware of its present hazardous water 

MANILA, Jan. 4 — The Department of Tourism (DOT) Region III on Friday advised tourists who intend to climb the crater of Mt. Pinatubo in Zambales that the water in the lake now contains hazardous substances.

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Early Registration Day for SY 2013-14 set Jan. 26

January 4, 2013 11:25 pm· Comments Off on Early Registration Day for SY 2013-14 set Jan. 26 

MANILA, Jan. 4 –The Department of Education (DepEd) announced Friday that the Early Registration Day for school year 2013-14 will be on Jan. 26.

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Cybercrime Law oral arguments set Jan. 15; Abad confers with counsels for orderly oral arguments

January 4, 2013 11:25 pm· Comments Off on Cybercrime Law oral arguments set Jan. 15; Abad confers with counsels for orderly oral arguments 

By Perfecto Raymundo

MANILA, Jan. 4 — The 15 petitions challenging the constitutionality of Republic Act No. 10175, or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012, will be up for oral arguments before the Supreme Court on Jan. 15.

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Abra, Ilocos Sur, Eastern Samar face power interruption from January 5-6, '13

January 4, 2013 11:25 pm· Comments Off on Abra, Ilocos Sur, Eastern Samar face power interruption from January 5-6, '13 

MANILA, Jan. 4 -– Power interruption will be experienced in the province of Abra and some parts of Ilocos Sur and Eastern Samar on January 5-6, 2013 due to maintenance activities.

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Auring exits PAR – PAGASA

January 4, 2013 11:25 pm· Comments Off on Auring exits PAR – PAGASA 

MANILA, Jan. 4 — Tropical storm Auring has exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), according to PAGASA (

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