Quia says there will be no conflict of interest on cases

April 20, 2013 12:10 am· Comments Off on Quia says there will be no conflict of interest on cases 

MANILA, April 19 — Newly appointed Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Atty. Louie Tito Guia said there will be no conflict of interest on cases before the poll body as he stopped accepting elections cases after he became involved in the Legal Network for Truthful Elections (Lente).

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Gov't seeks waiver of requirements to facilitate repatriation of undocumented OFWs in Saudi OFWS

April 20, 2013 12:10 am· Comments Off on Gov't seeks waiver of requirements to facilitate repatriation of undocumented OFWs in Saudi OFWS 

MANILA, April 19 — The Department of Foreign Affairs today (Thursday) is now negotiating with the Saudi government for the waiver of certain requirements to facilitate the repatriation of the undocumented OFWs.

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IMF eyes 5%-level growth for PHL from '14-'17

April 20, 2013 12:10 am· Comments Off on IMF eyes 5%-level growth for PHL from '14-'17 

MANILA, April 17 — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) continues to see robust growth for the Philippine economy with this year’s expansion projected at six percent and a five-percent level from 2015-17.

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DepEd gears up for “Balik Eskwela” 2013-2014

April 20, 2013 12:10 am· Comments Off on DepEd gears up for “Balik Eskwela” 2013-2014 

MANILA, April 19 — Summer might not yet be over, but the Department of Education (DepEd) is up and ready with school-related activities for students in the upcoming school year 2013 to 2014.

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Morales: "'Pabaon' AFP officers not yet off the hook"

April 20, 2013 12:10 am· Comments Off on Morales: "'Pabaon' AFP officers not yet off the hook" 

MANILA, April 19 — The Office of the Ombudsman on Friday clarified that the respondents in the so-called "Pabaon" case are not yet off the hook.

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New DepEd undersecretary appointed

April 20, 2013 12:10 am· Comments Off on New DepEd undersecretary appointed 

MANILA, April 19 — The former Dean of the University of the Philippines (UP) College of Education is the new Undersecretary for Programs and Projects, according to the Department of Eduation (DepEd).

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Solons condemn Boston attack

April 20, 2013 12:10 am· Comments Off on Solons condemn Boston attack 

QUEZON CITY, April 19 — Lawmakers Friday deplored the horrible Boston marathon bombing that killed three people and left 176 injured but disregarded the attack as North Korea’s retaliation.

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Reelectionist Escalante mayor welcomes murder raps

April 20, 2013 12:10 am· Comments Off on Reelectionist Escalante mayor welcomes murder raps 

BACOLOD CITY, April 19 — Re-electionist Mayor Melencio Yap of Escalante town, Negros Occidental welcomed the murder charges filed against him as he firmly believed that the case will help him clear his name.

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JCIP names outstanding farmers, agriculture sector achievers

April 20, 2013 12:10 am· Comments Off on JCIP names outstanding farmers, agriculture sector achievers 

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, April 19 — The Junior Chamber International of the Philippines (JCIP), formerly known as Jaycees, has named this year’s outstanding farmers, fisher folks and agriculture sector achievers in the country during The Outstanding Farmers (TOFARM) formal rites on Thursday at the Ding Hao Restaurant here.

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Barangay councilman pacifies but shoots man dead, injures 2 others

April 20, 2013 12:10 am· Comments Off on Barangay councilman pacifies but shoots man dead, injures 2 others 

ILOILO CITY, April 19 — A 22-year-old man was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting incident early Friday morning in Pavia, Iloilo.

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