DOJ urges 97 Luzon mayors to cooperate with NBI probe on P900-M Malampaya fund scam

August 13, 2013 9:40 am· Comments Off on DOJ urges 97 Luzon mayors to cooperate with NBI probe on P900-M Malampaya fund scam 

By Perfecto Raymundo

MANILA, Aug. 12 (PNA) — The Dept. of Justice on Monday urged the 97 mayors in Luzon allegedly involved in the P900-million Malampaya Fund scam to cooperate with the inquiry of the National Bureau of Investigation.

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DOJ prosecutor rapped for mulcting P2.5M from PAL workers

August 13, 2013 9:40 am· Comments Off on DOJ prosecutor rapped for mulcting P2.5M from PAL workers 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo, Jr.

MANILA, Aug. 12 (PNA) — Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales on Moday ordered the filing of criminal charges against a senior prosecutor of the Department of Justice who was caught attempting to extort P2.5 million from members of the Philippine Airlines Employees Association in an entrapment operation last Aug. 8.

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Valenzuela, Taguig suspend classes Tuesday

August 13, 2013 9:40 am· Comments Off on Valenzuela, Taguig suspend classes Tuesday 

MANILA,Aug, 12 — Two cities in Metro Manila announed Monday the suspension of classes on Tuesday as Typhoon Labuyo moves out the country.

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increase in US rotational presence can shield PHL against any aggressors

August 13, 2013 9:40 am· Comments Off on increase in US rotational presence can shield PHL against any aggressors 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, Aug. 12 (PNA) — The increase presence of the US military will send a strong signal to China before making a bold move in the region, Muntinlupa City Rep. Rodolfo Biazon said Monday.

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Megaworld profits rise 15% to P4.25B in H1

August 13, 2013 9:40 am· Comments Off on Megaworld profits rise 15% to P4.25B in H1 

MANILA, Aug. 12 — Profit of property developer Megaworld Corp. rose 15 percent in the first half of 2013 on strong residential sales and leasing income from its business process outsourcing (BPO) and retail portfolio.

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Typhoon 'Labuyo' exits PHL, Habagat to bring rains over Luzon

August 13, 2013 9:40 am· Comments Off on Typhoon 'Labuyo' exits PHL, Habagat to bring rains over Luzon 

MANILA, Aug. 13 — Typhoon "Labuyo" (Utor) has already exited the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) but is still expected to bring rains to most parts of the country due to enhance of southwest monsoon (habagat) affecting Luzon, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Tuesday.

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NDRRMC: 'Labuyo' death toll rises to 2, 11 missing

August 13, 2013 9:40 am· Comments Off on NDRRMC: 'Labuyo' death toll rises to 2, 11 missing 

MANILA, Aug. 13 — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Tuesday announced that the death toll for Typhoon "Labuyo" has climbed to two, with the latest death coming from Nueva Vizcaya.

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Magat, Binga dams keep gates open

August 13, 2013 9:40 am· Comments Off on Magat, Binga dams keep gates open 

MANILA, Aug. 13 — Magat Dam in Isabela and Binga Dam in Benguet open their gates on Tuesday after almost reaching their normal high water level due to rains spawned by typhoon Labuyo, according to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

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Cebu Pacific cancels 4 flights

August 13, 2013 9:40 am· Comments Off on Cebu Pacific cancels 4 flights 

MANILA, Aug. 13 — Cebu Pacific Air cancelled four of its flights Tuesday due to compelling reasons, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport flight information service said.

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Paranaque prepares to relocate informal settlers

August 13, 2013 9:40 am· Comments Off on Paranaque prepares to relocate informal settlers 

MANILA, Aug. 13 — Parañaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez on Tuesday said he will soon begin talks with informal settler families (ISFs) in the city in preparation for their possible relocation as part of the national government’s thrust to clear Metro Manila’s major waterways that have become home to thousands of ISFs despite the dangerous and unsanitary conditions.

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