US sailors told to act like ambassadors of goodwill during port call

March 10, 2013 6:21 am· Comments Off on US sailors told to act like ambassadors of goodwill during port call 

MANILA, March 9 — Highlighting the close relations enjoyed by the United States and the Philippines, USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19) commanding officer Capt. Will Pennington has told his 700 plus crewmen to behave themselves and act like ambassadors on their four-day port visit in the country.

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(PR)Solon wants more benefits, privileges for barangay tanods

March 10, 2013 6:21 am· Comments Off on (PR)Solon wants more benefits, privileges for barangay tanods 

MANILA, March 9 — A lawmaker said granting barangay tanods more benefits and privileges will attract more people at the grassroots level to join the village security group.

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4th ID now accepting applicants for CSC

March 10, 2013 6:21 am· Comments Off on 4th ID now accepting applicants for CSC 

MANILA, March 9 — The 4th Infantry Division, based in Camp Evangelista, Cagayan De Oro City, announced Saturday it is now accepting applicants for its candidate soldier course (CSC) which will open March 15.

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Tawi-Tawi braces for possible influx of Sabah-based Pinoys

March 10, 2013 6:21 am· Comments Off on Tawi-Tawi braces for possible influx of Sabah-based Pinoys 

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao, March 9 — Local government officials in Tawi-Tawi have started taking steps to ensure there will be no chaos ahead of the possible influx of Filipinos from nearby Sabah, Malaysia.

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4 killed in Albay boat mishap

March 10, 2013 6:21 am· Comments Off on 4 killed in Albay boat mishap 

MANILA, March 9 – Four people died from drowning after the passenger boat they were on capsized off the waters of Bacacay town in Albay Friday afternoon, the Coast Guard in Manila said Saturday.

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Captured 21 Filipino peacekeepers in safe location – AFP

March 10, 2013 6:21 am· Comments Off on Captured 21 Filipino peacekeepers in safe location – AFP 

MANILA, March 9 — At least for now, the 21 Filipino peacekeepers captured by Syrian rebels last Wednesday are not at risk of being hit by any stray bullet or artillery round as they are kept in a secure location in the Golan Heights.

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Team PNoy bets see Sabah crisis not affecting campaign

March 10, 2013 6:21 am· 8 Comments 

By Jelly Musico

MANILA, March 9 -– President Benigno Aquino III may have been receiving criticisms from few individuals over his handling of the Sabah crisis but Team PNoy senatorial candidates expressed optimism it won’t affect their chances of winning in the May 13 mid-term elections.

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PHL gov't assures safety of foreign visitors amid concerns

March 10, 2013 6:21 am· Comments Off on PHL gov't assures safety of foreign visitors amid concerns 

MANILA, March 9 — The Philippine government said Saturday it has taken precautionary measures to secure the safety of foreign nationals visiting the country as Australia recently issued a travel warning against the Philippines.

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288 Filipino deportees from Malaysia, ‘Not runaways’ – DSWD

March 10, 2013 6:21 am· Comments Off on 288 Filipino deportees from Malaysia, ‘Not runaways’ – DSWD 

MANILA, March 9 — The Dept. of Social Welfare and Development clarified the arrival of 288 Filipino deportees from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia on March 4, 2013 has nothing to do with the Lahad Datu, Sabah incident.

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PSME to hold 2013 National Music Education Seminar-Workshop

March 10, 2013 6:21 am· Comments Off on PSME to hold 2013 National Music Education Seminar-Workshop 

By Paula Marie D. Navarra

MANILA Mar. 9 –The Philippine Society for Music Education (PSME) will hold the 2013 National Music Education Seminar-Workshop on April 23 to 25 at the University of Sto. Tomas (UST) Conservatory of Music, España, Manila.

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