DOH, DENR & DILG create policy to impose ban on jewelery cleaner

August 10, 2013 10:11 am· Comments Off on DOH, DENR & DILG create policy to impose ban on jewelery cleaner 

MANILA, Aug 9 — The Department of Health (DOH) has come up with a common policy with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Department of Interior and Local Government(DILG) to enforce the ban on the illegal sale of deadly silver jewelry cleaner (SJC).

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Gov't to spend P2.17 billion daily in 2014 for debt service – Recto

August 10, 2013 10:11 am· Comments Off on Gov't to spend P2.17 billion daily in 2014 for debt service – Recto 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Aug 9 (PNA) — On a daily disbursement rate, the government’s interest and principal payment on debts will reach P2.17 billion (P791.5 billion in total) next year, according to Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto.

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Iran, Chinese Taipei emerged triumphant to advance to FIBA ASIA Semifinals

August 10, 2013 10:11 am· Comments Off on Iran, Chinese Taipei emerged triumphant to advance to FIBA ASIA Semifinals 

By Kevin Patrick V. Mariano

MANILA, Aug. 9 (PNA) — Asian Powerhouse Iran and Chinese Taipei booked their tickets to the Semifinals of the 27th FIBA ASIA Championships after eliminating their quarterfinal foes in dominating fashion on Friday at the Mall Of Asia Arena (MOA Arena) in Pasay City.

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DOLE on Taiwan's lifting of sanctions against the Philippines

August 10, 2013 10:11 am· Comments Off on DOLE on Taiwan's lifting of sanctions against the Philippines 

MANILA, Aug. 9 — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has welcomed the decision of the Taiwan government to lift the freeze hiring on Filipino workers there.

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Pondo ng Pinoy now P15.8 million

August 10, 2013 10:11 am· Comments Off on Pondo ng Pinoy now P15.8 million 

MANILA, Aug. 9 — An additional 1.3 million was added to the coffers of the Pondo ng Pinoy (PnP) totaling some P15.8 million for fiscal year 2012-2103.

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PNP-ASG identifies owner of vehicle in Laguindingan Airport bomb scare

August 10, 2013 10:11 am· Comments Off on PNP-ASG identifies owner of vehicle in Laguindingan Airport bomb scare 

MANILA, Aug 10 — The Philippine National Police-Aviation Security Group (PNP-ASG) has identified the owner of the white Toyota Avanza (YFP-324) parked unattended for days at the VIP parking area of Laguindingan Airport in Misamis Oriental which caused a “security threat” on Thursday.

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Motorcycle helmets banned in Cotabato City

August 10, 2013 10:11 am· Comments Off on Motorcycle helmets banned in Cotabato City 

MANILA, Aug. 10 — As two bombing incidents killed scores of people and wounded several others in Mindanao, the Cotabato City police has temporarily banned the wearing of motorcycle helmets in a bid to easily identify criminals in the area.

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TD 'Labuyo' intensifies into storm

August 10, 2013 10:11 am· Comments Off on TD 'Labuyo' intensifies into storm 

MANILA, Aug. 10 — Tropical Depression 'Labuyo' has gained strength and intensified into a Tropical Storm but still not directly affecting the country, according to Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Saturday.

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Oil spill in Cavite under control — Petron

August 10, 2013 10:11 am· Comments Off on Oil spill in Cavite under control — Petron 

MANILA, Aug. 10 — Petron Corporation on Saturday announced that the oil spill off Rosario, Cavite seems to be under control as the oil sheen over the affected area was "barely visible."

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LPA deaths climb to 11 – NDRRMC

August 10, 2013 10:11 am· Comments Off on LPA deaths climb to 11 – NDRRMC 

MANILA, Aug. 10 — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) announced that the death toll from the rains brought by low-pressure areas since late July rose to 11 as of Saturday morning.

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