(Lead) Flashfloods, landslides threaten Visayas, Mindanao

January 16, 2013 11:48 pm· Comments Off on (Lead) Flashfloods, landslides threaten Visayas, Mindanao 

MANILA, Jan. 16 — Possible flash floods and landslides threaten residents in Eastern Visayas and Caraga region due to the tail-end of the cold front affecting these areas, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said Wednesday afternoon.

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DepEd targets 42,000 beneficiaries for SBFP

January 16, 2013 11:48 pm· Comments Off on DepEd targets 42,000 beneficiaries for SBFP 

MANILA Jan 16 — The Dept. of Education targets 42,000 beneficiaries in the School-Based Feeding Program (SBFP) to bring back students’ health and improve their school performance, it said Wednesday.

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MMDA urges DPWH to consult MMC over EDSA rehabilitation project

January 16, 2013 11:48 pm· Comments Off on MMDA urges DPWH to consult MMC over EDSA rehabilitation project 

MANILA, Jan. 16 — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Wednesday has urged the Dept. of Public Works and Highways to consult the Metro Manila Council (MMC) on the planned major rehabilitation of the 23.8-km long Epifanio de los Santos Avenue.

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Ramping up Google AdWords Certification

January 16, 2013 11:48 pm· Comments Off on Ramping up Google AdWords Certification 

Manila, Jan. 16 — Google says it is calling on marketing professionals to participate in its Google Certification Program (GCP) Challenge for AdWords, Google’s search engine marketing platform.

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UCCP bishops beg DILG to arrest killer of one of their members

January 16, 2013 11:48 pm· Comments Off on UCCP bishops beg DILG to arrest killer of one of their members 

MANILA, Jan. 16, — The Dept. of Interior and Local Government Wednesday assured bishops of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines it will look into the reason why the arrest warrant against the perpetrator of Jimmy Liguyon had not been served.

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Roxas orders Marantan to submit himself for interrogation

January 16, 2013 11:48 pm· Comments Off on Roxas orders Marantan to submit himself for interrogation 

MANILA, Jan. 16, — Interior Secretary Mar Roxas Wednesday ordered Police Supt. Hansel Marantan to submit himself for investigation and put a stop to his alleged "drama" and be ready to tell what really transpired Jan 6 Atimonan encounter that left 13 dead.

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Integrated bus terminals in Metro Manila to push through

January 16, 2013 11:48 pm· Comments Off on Integrated bus terminals in Metro Manila to push through 

MANILA, Jan. 16, — The Dept. of Transportation and Communications Wednesday said the plan to build integrated bus terminals for provincial buses will push through in the metropolis.

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Incoming AFP chief vows to initiate more SSR, fulfill military's constitutional mandate

January 16, 2013 11:48 pm· Comments Off on Incoming AFP chief vows to initiate more SSR, fulfill military's constitutional mandate 

MANILA, Jan. 16 — With his appointment as Armed Forces chief-of-staff, Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Bautista has vowed to initiate more security sector reforms (SSR) and do everything in his authority to fulfill the military's constitutional mandate.

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Comelec disqualifies Jalosjos brothers from running in the 2013 polls

January 16, 2013 11:48 pm· Comments Off on Comelec disqualifies Jalosjos brothers from running in the 2013 polls 

MANILA, Jan. 16 — The Commission on Elections has barred Romeo Jalosjos and Dominador Jalosjos from running for local positions in Zamboanga City and Zamboanga del Sur in the May 2013 elections.

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(Lead) Marantan liable for administrative sanctions – PNP

January 16, 2013 11:48 pm· Comments Off on (Lead) Marantan liable for administrative sanctions – PNP 

MANILA, Jan. 16 – For his refusal to cooperate in the investigation regarding the Atimonan shootout on Jan. 6 which left 13 people dead, Supt. Hansel Marantan made himself liable for administrative sanctions, the Philippine National Police said Wednesday.

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