March 6, 2013 11:19 pm· Comments Off on Solon asks Ombudsman-Visayas to check Cebu Capitol’s withholding of P56.3M PDAF
By Eddie Barrita
CEBU CITY, Mar. 6 — Deputy Speaker Pablo Garcia has asked the Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas to examine the ”illegal and capricious” withholding of his pork barrel funds, allegedly by Acting Cebu Gov. Agnes Magpale.
March 6, 2013 11:19 pm· Comments Off on Camp Delgado cop kills unruly barangay tanod dead in Iloilo town
By Virgilio L. Orquiola
ILOILO CITY, Mar. 06 – A police officer shot dead an unruly barangay tanod in Barangay Wari-Wari, New Lucena, Iloilo.
March 6, 2013 11:08 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino says it’s his duty to advance national good, welfare
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, March 6 — President Benigno S. Aquino III said it is his obligation to pursue the interest of the greater number of Filipinos with regards to the ongoing crisis in Sabah.
March 6, 2013 11:08 pm· Comments Off on (Nightlead) Palace: Kiram's daughter attempted deception questions credibility of Sulu Sultanate
By Lilybeth G. Ison
MANILA, March 6 — Malacanang Wednesday hit the "malicious" representations of Princess Jacel Kiram, daughter of self-proclaimed Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III for showing a purported image of Malaysian casualties after a clash between Malaysian authorities and armed followers of the Sulu Sultanate in Lahad Datu, Sabah.
March 6, 2013 11:08 pm· Comments Off on EU assistance now pegged at 10-M euro for typhoon Pablo victims
By Azer Parrocha
MANILA, March 6 — The European Union has added seven million more euro to its emergency aid for the victims of Typhoon Pablo in southern Philippines.
March 6, 2013 11:08 pm· Comments Off on FVR says war is not an option to resolve Sabah conflict
By Ben Cal
MANILA, March 6 -– Former President Fidel V. Ramos on Wednesday said war is not an option in resolving the raging Sabah conflict and suggested a one-on-one talk between President Benigno S. Aquino III and Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III to discuss crisis.
March 6, 2013 11:08 pm· Comments Off on Bishops, President agree on ways to have open, faster communication
By Ferdinand G. Patinio
MANILA, March 6 — To open the channel between the government and the church on issues concerning the people, Catholic prelates and President Benigno Aquino III has agreed to appoint liaison officers, as point persons.
March 6, 2013 11:08 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino confident Filipino people will choose right leaders for continued reforms
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, March 6 — President Benigno S. Aquino III expressed confidence the Filipino people will choose a successor competent and honest enough to continue the reforms he has initiated in government.
March 6, 2013 11:08 pm· Comments Off on Villanueva upbeat local training centers can stand on their own
By Paula Marie D. Navarra
MANILA March 5 — Operating their own technical-vocational training centers may just be what local government units need to give their education and employment programs a boost, Secretary Joel Villanueva, Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) director general, said.
March 6, 2013 11:08 pm· Comments Off on Nautilus International supports IMO call to halve death rates at sea
By Priam F. Nepomuceno
MANILA, March 6 – Nautilus International, an international trade union and professional association representing seafarers and allied workers in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Switzerland, has expressed its support to a call made by International Maritime Organization (IMO) secretary-general Koji Sekimizu for the seafarer death rate to be halved over the next two years.