(Update) LPA hovers in Cagayan continues to bring rains over extreme N.Luzon

August 2, 2013 10:38 am· Comments Off on (Update) LPA hovers in Cagayan continues to bring rains over extreme N.Luzon 

MANILA, Aug 1 — A state weather forecaster on Thursday advised the residents in extreme Northern Luzon to expect heavy rains in the next 24 hours due to a low pressure area (LPA) that hovers in Cagayan.

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Binay meets with Sri Lankan FM, discusses illegal recruitment, human trafficking issues

August 2, 2013 10:38 am· Comments Off on Binay meets with Sri Lankan FM, discusses illegal recruitment, human trafficking issues 

MANILA, August 1 -– Vice President Jejomar Binay Thursday was able to talk with Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Gamini Lakshman Peiri about issues on illegal recruitment and human trafficking.

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More cops to be deployed in MM to reduce "street crimes"

August 2, 2013 10:38 am· Comments Off on More cops to be deployed in MM to reduce "street crimes" 

MANILA, Aug. 1 — In a bid to reduce street crime in metropolis, Police Chief Superintendent Marcelo Garbo Jr., Regional Director of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) on Thursday ordered the deployment of additional police forces in identified “crime prone areas” in Metro Manila.

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Hamilton-class cutters a 1st step in PN minimum credible deterrent capability

August 2, 2013 10:38 am· Comments Off on Hamilton-class cutters a 1st step in PN minimum credible deterrent capability 

MANILA, Aug. 1 — With the arrival of the BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16), the second Hamilton-class cutter in the country's service, the Philippine Navy is now on its way to boost its minimum credible deterrent capability.

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Atimonan case will be concluded within a month – PNP

August 2, 2013 10:38 am· Comments Off on Atimonan case will be concluded within a month – PNP 

MANILA, Aug 1 -— The summary hearing of police personnel involved in the controversial Atimonan rubout case will be concluded within a month, Police Director Alexander Roldan said Thursday.

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Pimentel willing to open own pork barrel for scrutiny

August 2, 2013 10:38 am· Comments Off on Pimentel willing to open own pork barrel for scrutiny 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, August 1 (PNA) — He has nothing to hide, therefore even puts his own pork barrel open for the public to scrutinize on Thursday.

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LPA spotted east of Mindanao — PAGASA

August 2, 2013 10:38 am· Comments Off on LPA spotted east of Mindanao — PAGASA 

MANILA, Aug 2 —- The low pressure area (LPA) hovering Cagayan has already dissipated but a cloud cluster east of Mindanao has developed into an LPA, the state weather forecaster said on Friday.

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Total implements LPG price hike

August 2, 2013 10:38 am· Comments Off on Total implements LPG price hike 

MANILA, Aug 2 — Independent oil player, Total Philippines Corp., increased by P1.50 per kilogram the prices of its liquified petroleum gas (LPG) products on Friday.

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BRP Ramon Alcaraz now in Casiguran, Aurora

August 2, 2013 10:38 am· Comments Off on BRP Ramon Alcaraz now in Casiguran, Aurora 

MANILA, Aug. 2 – The Philippine Navy (PN) on Friday announced that the BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16), the country's second Hamilton-class cutter, has arrived in the waters of Casiguran, Aurora on Friday morning.

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Solon wants national ID for Filipinos

August 2, 2013 10:38 am· Comments Off on Solon wants national ID for Filipinos 

MANILA, Aug 2 — A lawmaker is pushing to institutionalize a national information card to be known as the Filipino Identification Card (Filipino ID) in order to cut red tape and increase productivity among Filipinos.

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