Napoles to be transferred to Sta. Rosa, Laguna

August 31, 2013 9:26 am· Comments Off on Napoles to be transferred to Sta. Rosa, Laguna 

MANILA, Aug. 30 — Makati Regional Trial Court (RTC) Presiding Judge Elmo Alameda on Friday has granted the petition filed by Janet Lim-Napoles, the alleged mastermind of the P10-billion pork barrel fund scam, seeking her transfer from the Makati City Jail (MCJ) to the Special Action Force (SAF) training school at Fort Sto. Domingo in Sta. Rosa, Laguna.

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SWIPT improvements to be completed next week

August 31, 2013 9:26 am· Comments Off on SWIPT improvements to be completed next week 

MANILA, Aug. 30 — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced on Friday that improvements on its Southwest Integrated Provincial Terminal (SWIPT) in Pasay City will be completed next week.

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QC takes lead in councilor’s week celebration

August 31, 2013 9:26 am· Comments Off on QC takes lead in councilor’s week celebration 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Aug. 30 (PNA)–The Quezon City government announced that it will be taking the lead in this year’s celebration of the Philippine Councilor’s Week, which will kick off September 1.

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Ombusman Carpio-Morales claims receiving threats in relation to 'pork' probe

August 31, 2013 9:26 am· Comments Off on Ombusman Carpio-Morales claims receiving threats in relation to 'pork' probe 

MANILA, Aug. 30 — The national graft buster on Friday disclosed that she has been receiving death threats following an independent fact-finding probe being conducted by her agency into the alleged P10-billion pork barrel scam.

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DPWH to continue road reblocking, repair of EDSA this weekend

August 31, 2013 9:26 am· Comments Off on DPWH to continue road reblocking, repair of EDSA this weekend 

MANILA, August 30 -– The Dept. of Public Works and Highways will resume its concrete reblocking and road repair activities along Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue on Friday.

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Nun says no to Napoles being a state witness

August 31, 2013 9:26 am· Comments Off on Nun says no to Napoles being a state witness 

MANILA, August 30 — An official of the Association of Major Religious Superiors of the Philippines does not support the idea of Janet Lim-Napoles being a state witness in the P10 billion Priority Development Assistance Fund fund scam.

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New guidelines for pork release need consultations

August 31, 2013 9:26 am· Comments Off on New guidelines for pork release need consultations 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, Aug. 30 (PNA) — House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Friday said they need to draft first new guidelines on how to use pork barrels after President Benigno Aquino 3rd made an earlier pronouncement that he is scrapping Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF).

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CHR to create a memorial commission for Martial Law victims

August 31, 2013 9:26 am· Comments Off on CHR to create a memorial commission for Martial Law victims 

By Paula Marie D. Navarra

MANILA, Aug. 30 (PNA) — Chairman Loretta Rosales of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) said in a press briefing on Friday that a P500 million fund will be given to a memorial commission for the victims of Martial Law.

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GMA did not use funds of Martial law claimants — Rosales

August 31, 2013 9:26 am· Comments Off on GMA did not use funds of Martial law claimants — Rosales 

MANILA, Aug. 30 — The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) confirmed that the 0 million fund for Martial Law victims was never used by Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

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LPA moves closer in extreme N. Luzon

August 31, 2013 9:26 am· Comments Off on LPA moves closer in extreme N. Luzon 

MANILA, Aug 31 — Good weather condition is expected to prevail in most parts of the country except in Northern Luzon as a potential cyclone moves closer to extreme Northern Luzon, the state weather forecaster said on Saturday.

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