CBCP urges Comelec to answer complaints on midterm polls

May 29, 2013 11:16 pm· Comments Off on CBCP urges Comelec to answer complaints on midterm polls 

MANILA, May 29 — The head of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to take notice of the concerns regarding the recently conducted May 13 midterm polls.

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Taiwan, PHL conducting separate probes — De Lima

May 29, 2013 11:16 pm· Comments Off on Taiwan, PHL conducting separate probes — De Lima 

MANILA, May 29 — Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima on Wednesday reiterated the investigation being conducted by authorities from Taiwan is separate from the one being conducted by an investigating team from the Philippines in connection with the Balintang Channel incident.

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4 Chinese national nabbed by police in Ilocos Norte

May 29, 2013 11:16 pm· Comments Off on 4 Chinese national nabbed by police in Ilocos Norte 

MANILA, May 29 — Police arrested four Chinese nationals after they were allegedly found possessing high-powered firearms and explosives in Ilocos Norte, police reports reaching Manila said Wednesday.

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Brillantes: No reason to panic over discrepancies in RMA and PCOS results

May 29, 2013 11:16 pm· Comments Off on Brillantes: No reason to panic over discrepancies in RMA and PCOS results 

MANILA, May 29 — Commission on Elections Chairman Sixto Brillantes, Jr. said there is no reason to panic over the reported “discrepancies” in the Random Manual Audit (RMA) count and the electronic results generated from the Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines in the May 13 midterm polls.

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CNY1 billion bond will be first offshore deal listed, cleared and settled in Singapore

May 29, 2013 11:16 pm· Comments Off on CNY1 billion bond will be first offshore deal listed, cleared and settled in Singapore 

Singapore, May 29 –- Standard Chartered PLC is pleased to announce that it has raised CNY 1 billion through a Singapore-listed offshore Renminbi bond.

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Vatican suggests for papal nuncios of the Philippines and Malaysia to meet to discuss dispute

May 29, 2013 11:16 pm· Comments Off on Vatican suggests for papal nuncios of the Philippines and Malaysia to meet to discuss dispute 

MANILA, May 29 — The Vatican has suggested for the papal nuncios to the Philippines and Malaysia to meet to discuss the humanitarian concerns in connection with the territorial dispute over Sabah.

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LLDA partners with McDonald’s for installation of wastewater treatment facilities

May 29, 2013 11:16 pm· Comments Off on LLDA partners with McDonald’s for installation of wastewater treatment facilities 

Manila, May 29 — The Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with McDonald’s Philippines for the installation of wastewater treatment facilities in the fast food restaurant’s branches within the Laguna De Bay Region (LDBR) yesterday.

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DILG-Urban Poor accord: No relocation of informal settlers living in danger zones unless agreed upon by both parties

May 29, 2013 11:16 pm· Comments Off on DILG-Urban Poor accord: No relocation of informal settlers living in danger zones unless agreed upon by both parties 

MANILA, May 29 – The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the militant group representing the urban poor. on Wednesday inked a memorandum of agreement providing that there will be no relocation of informal settlers living in danger zones unless agreed upon by both parties.

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Cebu PB seeks DFA aid for Cebuanos in Taiwan

May 29, 2013 11:16 pm· Comments Off on Cebu PB seeks DFA aid for Cebuanos in Taiwan 

CEBU CITY, May 29 — The Cebu Provincial board has passed a resolution asking the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to assist Cebuanos in Taiwan.

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Cebu City’s risk reduction body to integrate CCTV for disaster, emergencies

May 29, 2013 11:16 pm· Comments Off on Cebu City’s risk reduction body to integrate CCTV for disaster, emergencies 

CEBU CITY, May 29 — The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council will be integrating the closed-circuit television cameras system to monitor disaster and emergencies.

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