Aquino says Chinese-Filipino community inputs helpful in govt’s anti-crime fight

January 13, 2013 8:15 am· Comments Off on Aquino says Chinese-Filipino community inputs helpful in govt’s anti-crime fight 

MANILA, Jan. 12 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has invited the Chinese-Filipino community to share its inputs on how the government could effectively fight criminality happening the in the country.

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(Lead) Aquino keynotes 20th anniv of Movement for Restoration of Peace and Order

January 13, 2013 8:15 am· Comments Off on (Lead) Aquino keynotes 20th anniv of Movement for Restoration of Peace and Order 

MANILA, Jan. 12 — President Benigno S. Aquino III keynoted Saturday the 20th anniversary of the Movement for Restoration of Peace and Order in Intramuros, Manila.

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Device to prevent baby-snatching introduced in a Pasig private hospital

January 13, 2013 8:15 am· Comments Off on Device to prevent baby-snatching introduced in a Pasig private hospital 

MANILA, Jan. 12 — With the growing number of newborn babies being snatched in hospitals in the Philippines, a private hospital in Pasig has introduced a device that will help put an end to this crime.

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(Nightlead) Storm warning signal lifted, Bising continues to exit PHL — PAGASA

January 13, 2013 8:15 am· Comments Off on (Nightlead) Storm warning signal lifted, Bising continues to exit PHL — PAGASA 

MANILA, Jan. 12 — All public storm warning signals were lifted Saturday afternoon as tropical depression Bising continued to move out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility, weathermen said.

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Senator seeks palliative care for terminally ill people

January 13, 2013 8:15 am· Comments Off on Senator seeks palliative care for terminally ill people 

MANILA, Jan. 12 – To help terminally ill people and their families, Senator Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has urged the Senate to approve Senate Bill 3342, or “The Palliative and End of Life Care Act”, which he filed last December.

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13,000 couples renew vows at Interfaith Peace Blessing Festival

January 13, 2013 8:15 am· 2 Comments 

By Elaine Q. Santos

MANILA, Jan. 12 — Some 13,000 couples from different religions and ethnic groups on Saturday renewed their vows during the Interfaith Peace Blessing Festival at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.

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8 areas in Bicol, Eastern Visayas under storm signal #1 as 'Bising' maintains strength

January 13, 2013 8:15 am· Comments Off on 8 areas in Bicol, Eastern Visayas under storm signal #1 as 'Bising' maintains strength 

MANILA, Jan. 12 –Eight areas in Bicol and Eastern Visayas were placed under Storm Signal No. 1 early Saturday as Tropical Depression Bising maintained its strength and moved north-northwest.

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Clark Airport eyes potential techno hub advancement, hosts conference next month

January 13, 2013 8:15 am· Comments Off on Clark Airport eyes potential techno hub advancement, hosts conference next month 

MANILA, Jan. 12 — As a result of the growing urgency to develop the Clark International Airport into an aviation hub, Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga will be hosting a two-day conference to gain insights on Clark’s exciting prospects as an aviation and investment destination in Asia.

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6 flights cancelled on Saturday due to bad weather

January 13, 2013 8:15 am· Comments Off on 6 flights cancelled on Saturday due to bad weather 

MANILA, Jan. 12 – Six domestic flights were cancelled on Saturday due to bad weather brought by tropical depression ‘Bising’ that affected the Bicol provinces.

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Senator urges PCSO to investigate jueteng link in Quezon shootout

January 13, 2013 8:15 am· Comments Off on Senator urges PCSO to investigate jueteng link in Quezon shootout 

MANILA, Jan. 12 — Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Saturday asked Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) to conduct a thorough investigation on the reported link between the illegal numbers game 'jueteng' and the recent killing of 13 people in what police claimed was a shootout in Atimonan, Quezon.

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