July 31, 2013 11:22 am· Comments Off on Escudero seeks Senate probe in alleged "padrino system" in Customs
MANILA, July 30 — The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is "grossly unfair" in not divulging the names of congressmen and senators allegedly involved in the "padrino system," said Senator Francis Escudero on Tuesday.
July 31, 2013 11:22 am· Comments Off on Meralco launches first e-vehicle charging station in PHL
By Josine F. Estuye
MANILA, July 31 (PNA) - The Philippines is now electric vehicle (e-vehicle or EV) ready, Manila Electric Company (Meralco) executives said Tuesday, as they launched the countrys first ever commercial prototype of the e-vehicle charging station at the Meralco compound in Pasig City.
July 31, 2013 11:22 am· Comments Off on DOST introduces brown rice cookbook to Filipinos
MANILA, July 30 — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has introduced Kaninyumanggi, a cookbook featuring 23 innovative recipes using brown rice as appetizer, main course and dessert.
July 31, 2013 11:22 am· Comments Off on DepEd provides P600-K worth of bikes for Bohol students
MANILA, July 30 — Bike-loving students from Bohol are in for a treat with the Department of Education (DepEd) allotting P 600,000 for bicycles for students.
July 31, 2013 11:22 am· Comments Off on 2014 national budget innovation automatically releases budget of agencies - Drilon
MANILA, July 31 — The new feature of the proposed P2.268-trillion 2014 National Budget will allow agencies to quickly proceed with implementing their projects, according to Senate President Franklin Drilon.
July 31, 2013 11:22 am· 5 Comments
MANILA, July 31 — New approaches in dealing with climate change and disasters should be promoted to protect the environment and help reap development benefits, Senator Loren Legarda said.
July 31, 2013 11:22 am· Comments Off on TD 'Jolina' maintains strength, may exit PAR Wednesday night
MANILA, July 31 — Tropical Depression "Jolina" has maintained its strength as it continues to move northwestward over the West Philippine Sea, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Wednesday.
July 31, 2013 11:22 am· Comments Off on Cebu Pacific cancels Mindoro flights due to bad weather
MANILA, July 31 — Cebu Pacific Air on Wednesday morning cancelled its Manila-San Jose (Occidental Mindoro)-Manila flight due to bad weather.
July 31, 2013 11:22 am· Comments Off on DBP program wins internatinal award
MANILA, July 31 — State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) received a certificate of merit for its program, the Philippine Water Revolving Fund (PWRF), during this years Global Sustainable Finance Awards held recently in Karlsruhe, Germany.
July 31, 2013 11:22 am· Comments Off on 4 NPA rebels killed in Tarlac encounter
MANILA, July 31 — Troopers from 3rd Mechanized Infantry Battalion killed four New People's Army (NPA) rebels following an encounter in Camiling, Tarlac Tuesday evening.