Pres. Aquino, Roxas to join Team PNoy sortie in Pampanga

February 28, 2013 11:21 pm· Comments Off on Pres. Aquino, Roxas to join Team PNoy sortie in Pampanga 

MANILA, Feb. 28 – President Benigno Aquino III and Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Mar Roxas are set to join the Team PNoy senatorial candidates who barnstorm Pampanga province on Friday.

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DBCC targets to keep deficit target to 2% of GDP

February 28, 2013 11:21 pm· Comments Off on DBCC targets to keep deficit target to 2% of GDP 

MANILA, Feb. 28 — The Development Budget Coordination Committee (DBCC) has announced its commitment to keep the budget deficit target to two percent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2014, in line with fulfilling the Aquino administration’s Philippine Development Plan from 2011-2016.

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SC reminds GSIS, SSS, ECC be considerate to employees' claims

February 28, 2013 11:21 pm· Comments Off on SC reminds GSIS, SSS, ECC be considerate to employees' claims 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Feb. 28 — The Supreme Court has reminded the Government Service Insurance System, Social Security System and Employees Compensation Commission to be considerate in dealing with employees' claims.

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NPA medic surrenders, says family more important than revolution

February 28, 2013 11:21 pm· Comments Off on NPA medic surrenders, says family more important than revolution 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, Feb. 28 – Nothing can really matched the love and sense of togetherness given by being with one's family.

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DSWD, representatives of typhoon ‘Pablo’ victims agree to validate list of relief beneficiaries

February 28, 2013 11:21 pm· Comments Off on DSWD, representatives of typhoon ‘Pablo’ victims agree to validate list of relief beneficiaries 

MANILA, Feb. 28 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development and the representatives of the victims of typhoon “Pablo” that struck Mindanao last December have agreed to conduct a validation into the “inadequacy and insufficiency” in the distribution of relief goods received in order to prevent a repeat of the February 26 incident where alleged Pablo victims stormed the DSWD Region 11 office in Davao City to press for the immediate delivery of relief goods to typhoon victims, especially the sacks of rice pledged by the DSWD.

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Legarda urges students to do homework in protecting environment

February 28, 2013 11:21 pm· Comments Off on Legarda urges students to do homework in protecting environment 

By Jelly Musico

MANILA, Feb. 28 – Sen. Loren Legarda Thursday urged the students of the University of Centro Escolar to come up with their own programs that would protect the environment in the face of serious threats of climate change.

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Makati anti-drug cops bagged six users

February 28, 2013 11:21 pm· Comments Off on Makati anti-drug cops bagged six users 

MANILA, Feb. 28 – Operatives of the Makati anti-narcotics police have arrested six drug users during operations in a suspected "shabu tiangge" in the city's Barangay Rizal the other night.

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The 5th semester of Southeast Asian language programstarts March 11

February 28, 2013 11:21 pm· Comments Off on The 5th semester of Southeast Asian language programstarts March 11 

MANILA, Feb. 28 — Seoul, Republic of Korea – ASEAN-Korea Centre (Secretary General Hae Moon CHUNG) and the Sogang University Institute for East Asian Studies (SIEAS, Director Yoon Hwan SHIN) co-organized the 5th Semester of Southeast Asian Language Courses, which will start from 11 March 2013.

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Mindanao university backs Villar’s senatorial bid

February 28, 2013 11:21 pm· Comments Off on Mindanao university backs Villar’s senatorial bid 

MANILA, Feb. 28 — The Mindanao University of Science and Technology (MUST) -Parents Teachers Association and entire school community have manifested their “pledge of support” to the senatorial bid of former Las Pinas Rep. Cynthia Villar who is running under Team PNoy ticket.

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Cayetano urges TEC, Comelec to submit full report on automated election system

February 28, 2013 11:21 pm· Comments Off on Cayetano urges TEC, Comelec to submit full report on automated election system 

MANILA, Feb. 28 – With over two months before mid-term elections, joint congressional oversight committee on the automated election system (JCOC-AES) chairman Senator Alan Peter Cayetano urged the Technical Evaluation Committee (TEC) and Commission on Elections to submit full report on the evaluation on AES preparation.

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