Cayetano: CCT can rehabilitate lives of disaster victims

August 6, 2013 9:35 am· Comments Off on Cayetano: CCT can rehabilitate lives of disaster victims 

By Azer Parrocha

MANILA, Aug 5 (PNA) — Instead of scrapping the Conditional Cash Transfer, Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano said he wanted it improved to allow CCT to help poor families, especially disaster victims, rehabilitate their lives.

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(Lead) Bomb attack in Cotabato shows lack of respect for human life by terror group — AFP

August 6, 2013 9:35 am· Comments Off on (Lead) Bomb attack in Cotabato shows lack of respect for human life by terror group — AFP 

By Priam Nepomuceno

MANILA, Aug. 5 (PNA) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines Monday announced the recent bomb attack in Cotabato City, which killed four persons and wounded 21 others, highlighted the terrorists lack of respect for human life.

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Parts of Visayas, Mindanao flooded due to heavy rains

August 6, 2013 9:35 am· Comments Off on Parts of Visayas, Mindanao flooded due to heavy rains 

MANILA, Aug 5 — Floods brought by heavy rains continued to plague parts of Visayas and Mindanao, the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council said Monday.

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Janet Napoles, brother in BI's lookout bulletin

August 6, 2013 9:35 am· Comments Off on Janet Napoles, brother in BI's lookout bulletin 

MANILA, Aug 5 — Janet Lim Napoles and her brother Reynald "Jojo" Lim have been placed in the lookout bulletin order of the Bureau of Immigration, officials said Monday.

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2 Ex-DA execs ask SC to stop Sandiganbayan trial on P728-M fertilizer fund scam

August 6, 2013 9:35 am· Comments Off on 2 Ex-DA execs ask SC to stop Sandiganbayan trial on P728-M fertilizer fund scam 

By Perfecto Raymundo

MANILA, Aug. 5 (PNA) — Former Agriculture officials implicated in the P728-million fertilizer fund scam on Monday asked the Supreme Court to stop the Sandiganbayan from pursuing the graft case against them.

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Ombudsman to hear P200-M CARP fund scam

August 6, 2013 9:35 am· Comments Off on Ombudsman to hear P200-M CARP fund scam 

By Perfecto Raymundo

MANILA, Aug. 5 (PNA) — An Ombudsman panel composed of five lawyers will hear the complaint filed on the alleged misuse of the P200 million allotted for agri-business development under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program.

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Macalintal files motion in Tagalog at SC

August 6, 2013 9:35 am· Comments Off on Macalintal files motion in Tagalog at SC 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Aug. 5 (PNA) — In observance of the Buwan ng Wika, noted election lawyer Romulo Macalintal Monday filed before the Supreme Court a pleading in one of his election cases fully written in Tagalog.

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House hands tied in stopping Rep. Dimaporo’s arrest facing a non-bailable offense

August 6, 2013 9:35 am· Comments Off on House hands tied in stopping Rep. Dimaporo’s arrest facing a non-bailable offense 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, Aug. 5 (PNA) — The leadership of the House of Representatives on Monday admitted that their hands are tied in stopping Sandiganbayan from arresting Lanao del Norte Rep. Abdullah Dimaporo because he is facing a non- bailable offense.

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Makati welcomes CA ruling over land disputes vs Taguig

August 6, 2013 9:35 am· Comments Off on Makati welcomes CA ruling over land disputes vs Taguig 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Aug 5 (PNA) — The city of Makati upholds Court of Appeals decision to declare portions of McKinley in Fort Bonifacio as part of the territorial boundaries of Makati City, not of Taguig City.

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TD 'Kiko' exits PAR, will continue to bring rains over PHL

August 6, 2013 9:35 am· Comments Off on TD 'Kiko' exits PAR, will continue to bring rains over PHL 

MANILA, Aug. 6 — Tropical depression "Kiko" is now out of the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) on Tuesday morning but will continue to bring cloudy skies with light to moderate rainshowers in most parts of the country in the next 24 hours, the state weather bureau said.

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