Palace encourages public to report merchants that violate price freeze

August 26, 2013 9:09 am· Comments Off on Palace encourages public to report merchants that violate price freeze 

MANILA, Aug 25 — Malacañang urged the public Sunday to file complaints at the Dept. of Trade and Industry regarding businessmen who jacked up prices of goods included in the list of basic commodities in areas placed under a state of calamity due to heavy rains and flooding recently.

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(Lead) Palace tells public to prepare for tropical depression Nando

August 26, 2013 9:09 am· Comments Off on (Lead) Palace tells public to prepare for tropical depression Nando 

MANILA, Aug 25 — Another tropical depression has developed — reason Metro Manila and other neighboring provinces are experiencing rain showers and thunderstorms yet again, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration as relayed by Malacañang.

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PHL gov't, MILF panels to meet again in September

August 26, 2013 9:09 am· Comments Off on PHL gov't, MILF panels to meet again in September 

MANILA, Aug 25 — Both panels of the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front have agreed to meet again in September.

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DFA South Office opens in Muntinlupa

August 26, 2013 9:09 am· Comments Off on DFA South Office opens in Muntinlupa 

MANILA, Aug 25 — The residents of Muntinlupa City can now get a passport to travel to work abroad easier, as the Dept. of Foreign Affairs set up shop literally at the City’s doorstep.

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Coloma leads opening of 'Laban ni Ninoy' photo exhibit

August 26, 2013 9:09 am· Comments Off on Coloma leads opening of 'Laban ni Ninoy' photo exhibit 

MANILA, Aug 25 — Presidential Communications and Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. led the opening of the “Laban Ni Ninoy” photo exhibit at the Trinoma Mall in Quezon City Sunday.

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PHL expects drizzly week ahead

August 26, 2013 9:09 am· Comments Off on PHL expects drizzly week ahead 

MANILA, Aug 25 — Most parts of the country will experience cloudy skies with light rains in the next 24 hours due to tropical depression Nando and monsoon trough, the state weather bureau said Sunday.

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Group says ‘pork’ could have been used to solve PHL’s garbage woes

August 26, 2013 9:09 am· Comments Off on Group says ‘pork’ could have been used to solve PHL’s garbage woes 

By Azer Parrocha

MANILA, Aug 25 (PNA) — The country’s garbage woes could have been alleviated if the allegedly corrupted P10-billion pork barrel funds had been used instead to help in financing solutions, stressed an environmental group Sunday.

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NDRRMC on blue alert for 'Nando'

August 26, 2013 9:09 am· Comments Off on NDRRMC on blue alert for 'Nando' 

MANILA, Aug. 26 — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Monday placed all its units on blue alert for the possible effects of Tropical Depression "Nando".

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MPD mobilizes 2,000 cops to secure anti-pork rally

August 26, 2013 9:09 am· Comments Off on MPD mobilizes 2,000 cops to secure anti-pork rally 

MANILA, Aug. 26 — Manila Police District (MPD) operatives on Monday have conducted patrols and security checks around the Quirino Grandstand in Rizal and at Mendiola Bridge near Malacañang in a bid to ensure that the protest actions against the pork barrel fund will be peaceful and incident free.

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Anti-pork protesters start arriving at Rizal Park

August 26, 2013 9:09 am· Comments Off on Anti-pork protesters start arriving at Rizal Park 

MANILA, Aug. 26 — Despite the threat of rain, anti-pork barrel fund protesters are now starting to arrive at the Rizal Park in Manila Monday morning.

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