More than 63,000 riders avail of 7-9 am free LRT ride

June 12, 2013 10:20 pm· Comments Off on More than 63,000 riders avail of 7-9 am free LRT ride 

MANILA, June 12 — The management of Light Railway Transit (LRT) on Wednesday disclosed that more than 63,000 riders availed of the 7 to 9 a.m. free rides.

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SC acquits Quezon town mayor of 221 counts of usurpation of authority

June 12, 2013 10:20 pm· Comments Off on SC acquits Quezon town mayor of 221 counts of usurpation of authority 

By Perfecto Raymundo

MANILA, June 12 (PNA) — The Supreme Court has acquitted a town mayor in Quezon province who was convicted on Dec. 19, 2008 by the Sandiganbayan of 221 counts of usurpation of authority after he allegedly released illegally cut logs and lumber from 2001 to 2004.

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DOTC to refurbish NAIA Terminal 1, 3 other airports

June 12, 2013 10:20 pm· Comments Off on DOTC to refurbish NAIA Terminal 1, 3 other airports 

KAWIT, Cavite, June 12 — Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) Secretary Joseph ‘Jun’ Abaya on Wednesday said the government is working on plans to rehabilitate the old Terminal 1 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and three other provincial airports.

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VP Binay: Independence Day is the best opportunity to be proud of our nationality

June 12, 2013 10:20 pm· Comments Off on VP Binay: Independence Day is the best opportunity to be proud of our nationality 

MANILA, June 12 — For the celebration of the 115th anniversary of the Philippine Independence Day, Vice President Jejomar Binay urged every Filipino citizen to be proud of one’s nationality.

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Century Properties secures P4.2 B loan

June 12, 2013 10:20 pm· Comments Off on Century Properties secures P4.2 B loan 

MANILA, June 12 — Century Properties Group, Inc. (CPG:PM) Tuesday disclosed the closing of a dual-currency secured term loan facility of P4.2 billion, which will be used to secure the working capital needs of seven of CPG’s pre-sold projects that are targeted for turnover between the years 2015 through 2017.

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(Special report)(Four-part series)Joblessness, sustaining growth top businessmen's concerns (First of four parts)

June 12, 2013 10:20 pm· Comments Off on (Special report)(Four-part series)Joblessness, sustaining growth top businessmen's concerns (First of four parts) 

By Philippines News Agency

MANILA, June 13 (PNA) — Businessmen expect President Aquino's third State of the Nation Address to focus on the need to pass priority legislative measures that would attract more foreign direct investments and encourage local businesses to address the pressing need for jobs creation and sustain the country's economic growth.

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Justice Gutierrez passes away

June 12, 2013 10:20 pm· Comments Off on Justice Gutierrez passes away 

MANILA, June 12 — Retired Supreme Court Associate Justice Hugo E. Gutierrez, Jr. passed away Wednesday. He was 86.

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Government urges OSY registration for education

June 12, 2013 10:20 pm· Comments Off on Government urges OSY registration for education 

MANILA, June 12 — Government is calling on the country's out-of-school youth (OSY) to increasingly register for educational opportunities under the Abot Alam nationwide program even if school year 2013-2014 already officially commenced this month.

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Comelec collating data to identify candidates with no SECEs

June 12, 2013 10:20 pm· Comments Off on Comelec collating data to identify candidates with no SECEs 

MANILA, June 12 — Candidates who failed to file their respective Statements of Election Contributions and Expenditures (SECE) in the last three elections face perpetual disqualification to hold office.

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(Lead) Almost 500 hired during PHL's 115th Independence Day

June 12, 2013 10:20 pm· Comments Off on (Lead) Almost 500 hired during PHL's 115th Independence Day 

MANILA, June 12 — Almost 500 individuals got hired during Wednesday's celebration of the country's 115th Independence Day.

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