Northeast monsoon brings light rains over extreme N. Luzon — PAGASA

February 9, 2013 9:43 am· Comments Off on Northeast monsoon brings light rains over extreme N. Luzon — PAGASA 

MANILA, Feb. 9 — The country can expect fair weather condition on Saturday as the low-pressure area hovering near General Santos City has dissipated, according to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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Magnitude 4.1 quake rocks Davao del Sur, 3.4 in Occidental Mindoro

February 9, 2013 9:43 am· Comments Off on Magnitude 4.1 quake rocks Davao del Sur, 3.4 in Occidental Mindoro 

MANILA, Feb. 9 — A magnitude 4.1 earthquake rocked parts of Davao del Sur on Saturday morning, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

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PCG-Aklan has new head

February 9, 2013 9:43 am· Comments Off on PCG-Aklan has new head 

ILOILO CITY, Feb. 8 -The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) –Aklan has a new head in the person of Lt. Commander Jimmy Oliver Vingno.

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Santa Rosa City, GK welcome Chinese New Year

February 9, 2013 9:43 am· Comments Off on Santa Rosa City, GK welcome Chinese New Year 

By Saul E. Pa-a

CITY OF SANTA ROSA, Laguna Feb. 8 –- Santa Rosa City Mayor Arlene Arcillas on Friday led Toyota City and Gawad Kalinga (GK) officials in welcoming home the Chinese New Year fortune and “feng shui” for some 31 family beneficiaries here.

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Cops arrest Sultan Kudarat man for keeping ammunition at home

February 9, 2013 9:43 am· Comments Off on Cops arrest Sultan Kudarat man for keeping ammunition at home 

ISULAN, Sultan Kudarat, Feb. 8 –- A man was arrested Thursday for keeping a cache of ammunition for high powered firearms in his home in Esperanza town, police said.

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Gov't forces shot dead Maguindanao massacre suspect, arrest another

February 9, 2013 9:43 am· Comments Off on Gov't forces shot dead Maguindanao massacre suspect, arrest another 

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao, Feb. 9 — The long arm of the law has finally catched up with two of the more than 100 people linked to the 2009 Maguindanao massacre.

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Obama sends Lunar New Year message

February 9, 2013 9:43 am· Comments Off on Obama sends Lunar New Year message 

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 — U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday sent a new year's message to those who celebrate the Lunar New Year around the world.

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UN food security task force commits to actions towards ending hunger

February 9, 2013 9:43 am· Comments Off on UN food security task force commits to actions towards ending hunger 

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 9 — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Friday chaired a meeting of the UN system's High Level Task Force on Global Food Security that committed to urgent action toward ending hunger.

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Turkey condemns bomb attacks in Iraq

February 9, 2013 9:43 am· Comments Off on Turkey condemns bomb attacks in Iraq 

ANKARA, Feb. 9 — Turkey condemned Friday the bomb attacks in Iraq that killed at least 30 people and wounded dozens of others, a Turkish official statement said.

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Court convicts Canadian naval officer for leaking intel info

February 9, 2013 9:43 am· Comments Off on Court convicts Canadian naval officer for leaking intel info 

OTTAWA, Feb. 9 — Canadian naval intelligence officer Jeffrey Delisle, 41, was sentenced to 20 years' imprisonment after being found guilty of selling military secrets to Russians.

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