Bill pushing for the creation of an Office of Environmental Education filed

February 23, 2013 1:00 am· Comments Off on Bill pushing for the creation of an Office of Environmental Education filed 

MANILA, Feb. 22 — A lady legislator has filed a bill creating an office intended for the environmental education and training of all sectors in Philippine society.

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Comelec issues notices to 2 senatorial candidates and 6 party-list groups

February 23, 2013 1:00 am· Comments Off on Comelec issues notices to 2 senatorial candidates and 6 party-list groups 

MANILA, Feb. 22 — The Commission on Elections has summoned two senatorial candidates and six party-list groups to take down their illegal posters within three days upon receipt of the notice from the poll body.

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310 NCRPO rookie cops graduate from Public Safety Field Training

February 23, 2013 1:00 am· Comments Off on 310 NCRPO rookie cops graduate from Public Safety Field Training 

MANILA, Feb. 22 — Some 310 rookie cops of the National Capital Region Police Office recently graduated from Public Safety Field Training Class 2012-01, officials said Friday.

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President Aquino welcomes visiting Timor-Leste Foreign Minister Jose Luis Guterres in Malacanang

February 23, 2013 1:00 am· Comments Off on President Aquino welcomes visiting Timor-Leste Foreign Minister Jose Luis Guterres in Malacanang 

MANILA, Feb. 22 — President Benigno S. Aquino III welcomed Timor-Leste Foreign Minister Jose Luis Guterres as part of the continuing efforts to boost the bilateral relationship between the Philippines and the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste in Malacanang Palace on Friday.

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Comelec to send notice to Madrigal to explain her side on ipad promo

February 23, 2013 1:00 am· Comments Off on Comelec to send notice to Madrigal to explain her side on ipad promo 

MANILA, Feb. 22 — The Commission on Elections is ready to hear the side of senatorial candidate Jamby Madrigal on the iPad contest issue.

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Aquino attends 40th anniv of Tahanang Walang Hagdanan

February 23, 2013 1:00 am· Comments Off on Aquino attends 40th anniv of Tahanang Walang Hagdanan 

CAINTA, Rizal, Feb. 22 — President Benigno S. Aquino III attended Friday the 40th anniversary of Tahanang Walang Hagdanan Inc., vowing to support the organization dedicated to assist Persons With Disabilities.

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VACC files motion for reconsideration on political dynasties ruling

February 23, 2013 1:00 am· Comments Off on VACC files motion for reconsideration on political dynasties ruling 

MANILA, Feb. 22 — The Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption Friday filed a petition before the Supreme Court seeking a reconsideration of its ruling dismissing the petition against the alleged existence of political dynasties in the country.

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(Nightlead) DFA asks Malaysia to extend Sabah deadline to Tuesday

February 23, 2013 1:00 am· Comments Off on (Nightlead) DFA asks Malaysia to extend Sabah deadline to Tuesday 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, Feb. 22 -– The Dept. of Foreign Affairs Friday asked Malaysia to extend until Tuesday the deadline it gave to a group of armed Filipinos holed up in a village in Sabah to withdraw peacefully.

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More flights diverted due to zero visibility at the NAIA

February 23, 2013 1:00 am· Comments Off on More flights diverted due to zero visibility at the NAIA 

MANILA, Feb. 22 – Seven more flights bound for Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) were diverted on Friday to Clark in Pampanga and in Cebu “due to zero visibility” brought by heavy northeast monsoon rains affecting Metro Manila and Southern Luzon.

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SeaOil rolls back petroleum products by 12.01 a.m. Sat

February 23, 2013 1:00 am· Comments Off on SeaOil rolls back petroleum products by 12.01 a.m. Sat 

MANILA, Feb. 22 — Independent oil player SeaOil announced Friday it will roll back prices of its petroleum products 12.01 a.m. Saturday.

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