Angono Petroglyphs: a shelter of the past (Features)

August 18, 2013 12:22 pm· Comments Off on Angono Petroglyphs: a shelter of the past (Features) 

By Paula Marie D. Navarra

MANILA, Aug. 17 (PNA) — It is not just in Wadi Hammamat– the mining region of the Nile Valley in Egypt — that one can find ancient carvings on rocks. It can also be found in the Philippines, specifically, in Angono, Rizal.

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TD 'Maring' maintains strength moves eastward; Habagat brings rains over PHL

August 18, 2013 12:22 pm· Comments Off on TD 'Maring' maintains strength moves eastward; Habagat brings rains over PHL 

MANILA, Aug. 18 –The state weather forecaster on Sunday said that tropical depression "Maring" maintained its strength but moved slowly eastward while the southwest monsoon continued to bring rains in most parts of the country.

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PA chief orders manufacture, distribution of more MLX4

August 18, 2013 12:22 pm· Comments Off on PA chief orders manufacture, distribution of more MLX4 

MANILA, Aug. 18 – Philippine Army (PA) chief Lt. Gen. Noel A. Coballes has ordered the Civil-Military Operation Group (CMOG) to manufacture and distribute more MLX4, a prototype portable man-pack public address system, developed by the latter unit.

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Death toll for 'Labuyo' now at 11, 3 others missing

August 18, 2013 12:22 pm· Comments Off on Death toll for 'Labuyo' now at 11, 3 others missing 

MANILA, Aug. 18 –The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Sunday said that the death toll for Typhoon "Labuyo" has climbed to 11 with three others still missing.

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Bill prohibits the public presentation of suspected criminals

August 18, 2013 12:22 pm· Comments Off on Bill prohibits the public presentation of suspected criminals 

QUEZON CITY, Aug 18 — Presentation of suspected criminals in media may soon be declared an offense punishable with imprisonment and fine.

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Magat, Ambuklao, Binga open spill gates

August 18, 2013 12:22 pm· Comments Off on Magat, Ambuklao, Binga open spill gates 

MANILA, Aug. 18 — Three dams in Luzon on Sunday opened their gates as it neared its spilling levels due to rains spawned by southwest monsoon enhanced by tropical depression "Maring".

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Matchmaking to be criminalized under mail-order bride law

August 18, 2013 12:22 pm· Comments Off on Matchmaking to be criminalized under mail-order bride law 

QUEZON CITY, Aug. 18 — Matchmaking or offering marriage between foreign nationals and Filipino women on Internet websites will be declared a crime under a bill seeking to amend the Anti-Mail Order Bride Law.

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5 PN craft, 4 divers aiding in search-and-rescue mission for victims of Cebu ferry sinking

August 18, 2013 12:22 pm· Comments Off on 5 PN craft, 4 divers aiding in search-and-rescue mission for victims of Cebu ferry sinking 

MANILA, Aug. 18 –The Philippine Navy (PN) on Sunday announced that five of its naval craft and four of its technical divers are now helping in the ongoing search-and-rescue (SAR) mission for the still missing passengers of the M/V St. Thomas Aquinas which sank Friday night after colliding with a cargo vessel off Talisay City, Cebu.

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Rains to continue for next 3 hours in MM

August 18, 2013 12:22 pm· Comments Off on Rains to continue for next 3 hours in MM 

MANILA, Aug. 18 — The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Sunday morning issued advisory of moderate to heavy rainfall in the next three hours over Metro Manila.

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Navy divers recover 2 more bodies in M/V St. Thomas Aquinas wreck

August 18, 2013 12:22 pm· Comments Off on Navy divers recover 2 more bodies in M/V St. Thomas Aquinas wreck 

MANILA, Aug. 18 –Technical divers from the Naval Special Operations Group have successfully retrieved two more bodies from the wreckage of the M/V St. Thomas Aquinas Sunday morning.

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