Petitioners ask SC to nullify 2 provisions of Mining Act

June 24, 2013 11:09 pm· Comments Off on Petitioners ask SC to nullify 2 provisions of Mining Act 

MANILA, June 24 — Anti-mining advocates on Monday brushed aside the call to the Supreme Court of former Chief Justice Reynato Puno and retired SC Associate Justice Vicente Mendoza to dismiss the petition that challenges again the constitutionality of the Mining Act of 1995.

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Former PHL consulate exec in Dubai faces criminal raps

June 24, 2013 11:09 pm· Comments Off on Former PHL consulate exec in Dubai faces criminal raps 

MANILA, June 24 — The Office of the Ombudsman has found probable cause to file criminal charges before the Pasay City Regional Trial Court against a former official of the Department of Foreign Affairs.

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Three alleged victims in sex for flight scandal come forward

June 24, 2013 11:09 pm· Comments Off on Three alleged victims in sex for flight scandal come forward 

MANILA, June 24 — At least three alleged victims in a sex for flight scandal in Manila’s diplomatic posts in the Middle East have come forward in a sweeping government investigation, including one who accused a Philippine labor attaché of sexual molestation, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario said on Monday.

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MMDA opens new headquarters in España, Manila to quickly respond to traffic, flooding

June 24, 2013 11:09 pm· Comments Off on MMDA opens new headquarters in España, Manila to quickly respond to traffic, flooding 

MANILA, June 24 — To respond to traffic and flooding in España Boulevard in Manila, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will open a new headquarters on Tuesday along the area, MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino said.

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Cayetano takes oath in Cebu which voted him top senator

June 24, 2013 11:09 pm· Comments Off on Cayetano takes oath in Cebu which voted him top senator 

CEBU CITY, June 24 – Senator Alan Peter Cayetano on Monday took his oath here as one of the 12 senators elected in the last May 13 midterm polls.

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Baldoz confident OFWs in Italy will pursue agribusiness

June 24, 2013 11:09 pm· Comments Off on Baldoz confident OFWs in Italy will pursue agribusiness 

By Josine F. Estuye

MANILA, June 24 (PNA) – Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Italy will soon invest in agribusiness, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said Monday.

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PNP-PIO is now interactive thru social media

June 24, 2013 11:09 pm· Comments Off on PNP-PIO is now interactive thru social media 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, June 24 (PNA) — Senior Supt. Reuben Theodore Sindac, new chief of PNP's Public Information Office, said on Monday that he will make his office more responsive to emerging social media which includes Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, You Tube, Instagram, Skype, among others, that can be useful information from the Philippine National Police.

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Hotel-like Valenzuela Jail inaugurated

June 24, 2013 11:09 pm· Comments Off on Hotel-like Valenzuela Jail inaugurated 

MANILA, June 24 — The new hotel-like Valenzuela City jail was inaugurated Monday to give inmates a bigger room to move and be treated as human.

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PNP's Oplan Katok reaches 464,996 houses

June 24, 2013 11:09 pm· Comments Off on PNP's Oplan Katok reaches 464,996 houses 

MANILA, June 24 — The Philippine National Police (PNP) continues its nationwide campaign on illegal and unlicensed firearms as the "Oplan Katok" reached 464,996 house visitations.

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DOST-PCIEERD outlines key programs for economic and inclusive growth

June 24, 2013 11:09 pm· Comments Off on DOST-PCIEERD outlines key programs for economic and inclusive growth 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, June 24 (PNA) — There are many problems that can be solved through science.

This, according to Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) executive director, Rowena Guevara, is a neglected detail she had always wanted more people to pay more attention to.

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