'The Banker' names Tetangco as ’13 Central Banker of the Year for Asia Pacific'

January 10, 2013 10:42 pm· Comments Off on 'The Banker' names Tetangco as ’13 Central Banker of the Year for Asia Pacific' 

MANILA, Jan 10 — Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) Govenror Amando Tetangco Jr. was again named as among the world’s best central bankers in view of the BSP’s contribution to the improvement of the domestic economy.

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Quiapo church official urges devotees to continue living their faith

January 10, 2013 10:42 pm· Comments Off on Quiapo church official urges devotees to continue living their faith 

MANILA, Jan. 10 — An official of the Basilica of the Black Nazarene urged devotees to continue living their faith in their everyday lives.

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NBI conducts re-autopsy of 7 victims in Atimonan "shootout"

January 10, 2013 10:42 pm· Comments Off on NBI conducts re-autopsy of 7 victims in Atimonan "shootout" 

By Perfecto Raymundo

MANILA, Jan. 10 — The National Bureau of Investigation Thursday conducted a re-autopsy on the bodies of those slain in the "shootout" incident in Atimonan, Quezon Sunday.

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DOTC reviving MM transport modernizatrion plan

January 10, 2013 10:42 pm· Comments Off on DOTC reviving MM transport modernizatrion plan 

MANILA, Jan. 10 — The 17-year old transport modernization plan for Metro Manila is being revived and government looks to shortlist the consultants that will help update the original but already obsolete urban transport blueprint.

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Senators support call for COA to audit heads of Senate, House

January 10, 2013 10:42 pm· Comments Off on Senators support call for COA to audit heads of Senate, House 

By Jelly Musico

MANILA, Jan. 10 – Senators Panfilo Lacson and Gregorio Honasan II support the call of Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago for the Commission on Audit to examine and audit so-called “savings” available to the Senate President and House Speaker.

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(Lead) PHL, Japan agree to enhance cooperation in maritime security

January 10, 2013 10:42 pm· Comments Off on (Lead) PHL, Japan agree to enhance cooperation in maritime security 

MANILA, Jan. 10 — The Philippines and Japan agreed to closely work together in enhancing cooperation in maritime security, Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said.

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Improved PHL economy attracting Japanese investments, says Del Rosario

January 10, 2013 10:42 pm· Comments Off on Improved PHL economy attracting Japanese investments, says Del Rosario 

MANILA, Jan. 10 — Japan is interested in putting more investments in the Philippines given the country’s improved economic environment, a foreign affairs official said Thursday.

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(2nd Lead) PHL, Japan discuss respective territorial rows with China; Manila requests patrol ships

January 10, 2013 10:42 pm· Comments Off on (2nd Lead) PHL, Japan discuss respective territorial rows with China; Manila requests patrol ships 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, Jan. 10 –- Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario and his Japanese counterpart Thursday discussed their countries’ respective territorial disputes with China, with the Philippines seeking patrols ships and a communications system to enable its coast guard to better guard the country’s territorial waters.

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No TRO issued vs. Garcia's suspension

January 10, 2013 10:42 pm· Comments Off on No TRO issued vs. Garcia's suspension 

MANILA, Jan. 10 — The Court of Appeals Thursday did not issue a temporary restraining order after oral arguments on the petition of Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia seeking to stop the six-month suspension imposed against her.

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LPA outside PAR line continues to affect Mindanao -PAGASA

January 10, 2013 10:42 pm· Comments Off on LPA outside PAR line continues to affect Mindanao -PAGASA 

MANILA, Jan. 10 — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration continues to closely monitor the low pressure area outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility.

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