No student shall be denied access to UP education due to financial constraints-UP

March 18, 2013 10:35 pm· Comments Off on No student shall be denied access to UP education due to financial constraints-UP 

MANILA, March 18 — “University of the Philippines (UP) Manila will always be a government institution that values quality education for deserving bright students of the country especially those who are underprivileged.”

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Kiram seeks DFA help for legal assistance to his detained followers in Sabah

March 18, 2013 10:35 pm· Comments Off on Kiram seeks DFA help for legal assistance to his detained followers in Sabah 

MANILA, March 18 -– Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III, through the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO), sought the Department of Foreign Affairs’(DFA) help in providing legal assistance to his men who were captured and detained by Malaysian forces in Sabah.

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MMDA installs additional 100 CCTV in Metropolis

March 18, 2013 10:35 pm· Comments Off on MMDA installs additional 100 CCTV in Metropolis 

MANILA, March 18 — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Monday started installing 100 additional high definition closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras on various strategic locations along Metro Manila’s main thoroughfares in a move to enhance its remote monitoring system.

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Aquino leads groundbreaking rites for Mindanao Garden of Peace

March 18, 2013 10:35 pm· Comments Off on Aquino leads groundbreaking rites for Mindanao Garden of Peace 

CORREGIDOR ISLAND, Cavite, March 18 — President Benigno S. Aquino III led Monday the groundbreaking ceremonies for the development of the Mindanao Garden of Peace in commemoration of the 45th year of the Jabidah massacre.

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Pagadian City mayor asks court to defer issuance of warrant for his arrest

March 18, 2013 10:35 pm· Comments Off on Pagadian City mayor asks court to defer issuance of warrant for his arrest 

MANILA, March 18 — Pagadian City Mayor Samuel Co Monday asked the Iligan City Regional Trial Court Branch 1 to hold the proceedings on the syndicated estafa case filed against him as well as the issuance of a warrant for his arrest and arraignment.

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Comelec orders Imus, Cavite mayor to vacate post

March 18, 2013 10:35 pm· Comments Off on Comelec orders Imus, Cavite mayor to vacate post 

MANILA, March 18 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Monday has served the writ of execution to Emmanuel Maliksi ordering him to vacate and relinquish the post to Homer Saquilayan based on the order of the Supreme Court.

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Purisima tells critics to gauge sin tax reform next year

March 18, 2013 10:35 pm· Comments Off on Purisima tells critics to gauge sin tax reform next year 

MANILA, Mar 18 — Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima said this year is not a good year to gauge the effectiveness of the Sin Tax reforms claiming that cigarette companies “are playing games.”

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SC set to rule on party-list cases Tuesday

March 18, 2013 10:35 pm· Comments Off on SC set to rule on party-list cases Tuesday 

MANILA, March 18 — The Supreme Court en banc is set to rule on Tuesday the deadlock of votes on all party-list cases pending before the SC.

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Aquino orders DFA, DOJ, Office of Executive Secretary to craft road map for peaceful solution of Sabah issue

March 18, 2013 10:35 pm· Comments Off on Aquino orders DFA, DOJ, Office of Executive Secretary to craft road map for peaceful solution of Sabah issue 

CORREGIDOR ISLAND, Cavite, March 18 — President Benigno S. Aquino III said Monday he directed the Dept. of Foreign Affairs, the Dept. of Justice and the Office of the Executive Secretary to do a research and craft a proposed road map towards a peaceful resolution of the Sabah issue.

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PNA editor duped by P23,586 by credit card scam

March 18, 2013 10:35 pm· Comments Off on PNA editor duped by P23,586 by credit card scam 

MANILA, March 18 — An editor of the Philippines News Agency was victimized by a credit card scam syndicate who duped him in the total amount of P23,586.

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