Palace hopes to sustain PSEi record high performance

January 7, 2013 11:27 pm· Comments Off on Palace hopes to sustain PSEi record high performance 

MANILA, Jan. 7 — Malacanang on Monday said it hopes that the record-high performance of the Philippine Stocks Exchange Index (PSEi) will be sustained.

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SC's 1st en banc session for 2013 to tackle RH law

January 7, 2013 11:27 pm· Comments Off on SC's 1st en banc session for 2013 to tackle RH law 

By Perfecto Raymundo

MANILA, Jan. 7 — The Supreme Court is set to have its first en banc session for the year 2013 Tuesday and the first order of the day is to discuss the controversial Reproductive Health Law.

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Manila on ‘Code White’ alert for possible injuries during the Feast of Black Nazarene

January 7, 2013 11:27 pm· Comments Off on Manila on ‘Code White’ alert for possible injuries during the Feast of Black Nazarene 

MANILA, Jan. 7 — The whole of Manila will be placed under code white alert status a day before and during the procession of the Feast of the Black Nazarene on Jan. 9 in anticipation of injuries that usually occur during the annual procession.

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LPA has small chance to intensify but continues to affect Mindanao — PAGASA

January 7, 2013 11:27 pm· Comments Off on LPA has small chance to intensify but continues to affect Mindanao — PAGASA 

MANILA, Jan. 7 — The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Monday that the low pressure area (LPA) spotted southeast of Davao City has a small chance to intensify into a tropical cyclone.

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MMDA to upgrade traffic lights this year

January 7, 2013 11:27 pm· Comments Off on MMDA to upgrade traffic lights this year 

MANILA, Jan. 7 — To help improve traffic flow especially during rush hours, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said on Monday that the agency is embarking on a multi-billion-peso program to modernize the current traffic signal system and associated facilities in the metropolis this year.

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MMDA extends up to July 6 implementation of modified truck ban

January 7, 2013 11:27 pm· Comments Off on MMDA extends up to July 6 implementation of modified truck ban 

MANILA, Jan. 7 — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Monday extended for six months to July 6 the implementation of the modified truck ban regulation in Metro Manila.

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(Leadall) US embassy confirming if drone belongs to US military

January 7, 2013 11:27 pm· Comments Off on (Leadall) US embassy confirming if drone belongs to US military 

MANILA, Jan. 7 -– American officials in Manila are verifying if the unmanned aerial vehicle found off Masbate island last weekend belongs to the US military, an embassy spokesman said Monday.

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Cavite chief prosecutor won't inhibit from raps vs. Bae's aide

January 7, 2013 11:27 pm· Comments Off on Cavite chief prosecutor won't inhibit from raps vs. Bae's aide 

MANILA, Jan. 7 — Cavite Chief Provincial Prosecutor Emmanuel Velasco Monday said he will not inhibit from the formal investigation of the man behind the shooting spree in Kawit, Cavite that left eight people dead and nine others injured.

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13-year-old UV Express vehicles need to retire -– LTFRB

January 7, 2013 11:27 pm· Comments Off on 13-year-old UV Express vehicles need to retire -– LTFRB 

MANILA, Jan. 7 -– The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Monday said they have asked the help of Land Transportation Office (LTO) in apprehending UV Express vehicles which have rendered more than 13 years of public service.

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DPWH cautions use of Mcarthur and Quezon bridges in Manila for Black Nazarene "Translacion" activities

January 7, 2013 11:27 pm· Comments Off on DPWH cautions use of Mcarthur and Quezon bridges in Manila for Black Nazarene "Translacion" activities 

MANILA, Jan. 7 — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) cautions devotees who will participate in the annual Black Nazarene "translacion" activities in Quiapo, Manila on the use of the McArthur bridge and Quezon bridge, two bridges spanning the Pasig River.

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