Sri Lankan member-judge in PHL arbitral proceedings vs China resigns; discloses wife a Filipino – DFA

June 7, 2013 9:57 pm· Comments Off on Sri Lankan member-judge in PHL arbitral proceedings vs China resigns; discloses wife a Filipino – DFA 

MANILA, June 7 –- A member of a United Nations five-man tribunal that will hear the Philippines’ complaint over what it call’s China’s “excessive” claim to the resource-rich South China Sea has resigned, disclosing that his wife is a Filipino, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Friday.

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Net One Building employees in Taguig evacuates after receives bomb threat

June 7, 2013 9:57 pm· Comments Off on Net One Building employees in Taguig evacuates after receives bomb threat 

MANILA, — Employees of the Net One Building at Bonifacio Global City in Taguig evacuated on Friday afternoon after receiving a bomb threat over the phone, police official said.

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Ayala Land welcomes the investigation of government on explosion in Two Serendra

June 7, 2013 9:57 pm· Comments Off on Ayala Land welcomes the investigation of government on explosion in Two Serendra 

MANILA, June 7 — The Ayala Land Inc., on Friday welcome the result of the government that the cause of the explosion in one of the units of the Two Serendra in Taguig City had leak in the building’s centralized Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) pipeline system.

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(Lead) PACOM chief reiterates commitment to enhance AFP capability in maritime security

June 7, 2013 9:57 pm· Comments Off on (Lead) PACOM chief reiterates commitment to enhance AFP capability in maritime security 

By Priam Nepomuceno

MANILA, June 7 (PNA) — During his Friday visit to ranking defense and military officials, US Pacific Command (PACOM) head Adm. Samuel Locklear III reiterated Washington's commitment to boost the Armed Forces of the Philippines's maritime security and humanitarian assistance/disaster relief.

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QC joins nation in commemorating independence day

June 7, 2013 9:57 pm· Comments Off on QC joins nation in commemorating independence day 

MANILA, June 7 — The Quezon City government will join the entire nation in simultaneous celebration of the National Independence Day on Wednesday June 12, 2013 through a flag raising ceremony at 7:30 in the morning at QC Hall Plaza.

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Authorities eye measures for enhancing students' safety

June 7, 2013 9:57 pm· Comments Off on Authorities eye measures for enhancing students' safety 

By Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, June 7 (PNA) — The government aims to better promote safety of students nationwide by improving its system for suspending classes and standards for school bus services in the country.

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Aquino invites President Thein Sein of Myanmar to visit PHL

June 7, 2013 9:57 pm· Comments Off on Aquino invites President Thein Sein of Myanmar to visit PHL 

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar, June 7 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has invited Myanmar President Thein Sein to the Philippines for a state visit during their bilateral meeting on Friday at the Presidential Palace.

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Timor Leste Prime Minister Gusmao underscores need to pursue peace and reconciliation towards establishing national development

June 7, 2013 9:57 pm· Comments Off on Timor Leste Prime Minister Gusmao underscores need to pursue peace and reconciliation towards establishing national development 

MANILA, June 7 — Prime Minister Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste underscored on Friday the need to pursue the policy of peace and reconciliation towards establishing the solid foundations of national development.

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(Lead) LPA moves closer to Bicol, raises flashfloods risk

June 7, 2013 9:57 pm· Comments Off on (Lead) LPA moves closer to Bicol, raises flashfloods risk 

MANILA, June 7 — A low pressure area continued to move closer to Bicol while threatening flashfloods and landslides there as well as tyhe in Visayas and Mindanao, the state weather bureau said Friday.

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Wounded Filipino Peacekeeper in “good and stable” condition

June 7, 2013 9:57 pm· Comments Off on Wounded Filipino Peacekeeper in “good and stable” condition 

MANILA, June 7 -– The Filipino peacekeeper wounded after a wayward indirect fire landed at the United Nation’s Camp Ziouni in the Golan Heights is now in stable condition, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Friday.

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