NBI agents nab fake lawyer

August 7, 2013 10:13 am· Comments Off on NBI agents nab fake lawyer 

MANILA, Aug. 6 — Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) have arrested an impostor who misrepresented himself as a notary public in an entrapment operation in Manila.

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House leader calls for vigilance for sake of democracy, freedom

August 7, 2013 10:13 am· Comments Off on House leader calls for vigilance for sake of democracy, freedom 

MANILA, Aug. 6 — A day after the deadly Cotabato City blast claimed eight lives and injured 29 others, House Deputy Speaker Pangalian Balindong on Tuesday called on the people to be vigilant and urged them to become partners with the government for the sake of democracy and freedom.

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(Nightlead) Honasan presses PNP to look into Cotabato bombing as possible terror attack

August 7, 2013 10:13 am· Comments Off on (Nightlead) Honasan presses PNP to look into Cotabato bombing as possible terror attack 

By Azer Parrocha

MANILA, Aug 6 (PNA) — While the PNP thinks the main target of the recent Cotabato bombing was a city administrator, Sen. Gregorio Honasan Tuesday asked them to look at the probability that it may have been a terrorist attack.

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Southwest monsoon brings light rains in most parts of PHL

August 7, 2013 10:13 am· Comments Off on Southwest monsoon brings light rains in most parts of PHL 

MANILA, Aug 6 — Most parts of the country will continue to experience cloudy skies with light rains in the next 24 hours due to the weak southwest monsoon affecting the western section of Luzon, the state weather bureau said on Tuesday.

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Cotabato bishop condemns bombing incident

August 7, 2013 10:13 am· Comments Off on Cotabato bishop condemns bombing incident 

MANILA, Aug. 6 — The Archdiocese of Cotabato denounced the bombing incident that killed 6 people and injuring several others in Cotabato City Monday.

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PSEi seen to regain new highs at 7,250 to 7,500 by year-end

August 7, 2013 10:13 am· Comments Off on PSEi seen to regain new highs at 7,250 to 7,500 by year-end 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, Aug. 6 (PNA) — COL Financial Group, the country’s leading online stock brokerage firm, expects the Philippine stock index will eventually reach new highs at 7,250 to 7,500 by end of the year after hitting a low of 5,789.

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Trillanes wants operation of water concessionaires investigated

August 7, 2013 10:13 am· Comments Off on Trillanes wants operation of water concessionaires investigated 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Aug. 6 (PNA) — An investigation on the water concessionaires' alleged act of passing on corporate income taxes and other expenses to consumers is “urgent and imperative”, said Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Tuesday.

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DepEd enjoining non-Muslims to observe Ramadan

August 7, 2013 10:13 am· Comments Off on DepEd enjoining non-Muslims to observe Ramadan 

MANILA, Aug. 6 — The Department of Education (DepEd) is encouraging non-Muslim Filipinos to observe and join in the celebration of Eid’l Fitr on August 9, 2013.

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Blast rocks radio station in N. Cotabato; no one hurt

August 7, 2013 10:13 am· Comments Off on Blast rocks radio station in N. Cotabato; no one hurt 

MANILA, Aug. 7 — A blast from a suspected improvised explosive device (IED) rocked the area in front of a radio station in Midsayap town, North Cotabato province before dawn Wednesday.

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Mixture of sunny, rainy weather over most parts of PHL

August 7, 2013 10:13 am· Comments Off on Mixture of sunny, rainy weather over most parts of PHL 

MANILA, Aug. 7 — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) Wednesday said that many parts of the country will experience a mixture of sunny and rainy weather for the next two to three days.

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