With FOI, scams could have been prevented – JV Ejercito

August 28, 2013 9:10 am· Comments Off on With FOI, scams could have been prevented – JV Ejercito 

By Azer Parrocha

MANILA, Aug 27 (PNA) — There was one easy way to find out how officials spent public funds, Sen. Joseph Ejercito said Tuesday, and it was through the passage of the proposed Freedom of Information Act of 2013 or SB 217.

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DepEd postpones NCAE to Sept. 11

August 28, 2013 9:10 am· Comments Off on DepEd postpones NCAE to Sept. 11 

MANILA, Aug. 27 — The Dept. of Education (DepEd) postponed the National Career Assessment Examination scheduled Wednesday and re-scheduled it for Sept 11 for Regions I, II, III, IV-A, CAR, and NCR.

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(Lead) QC elem receives 500 armchairs from TESDA

August 28, 2013 9:10 am· Comments Off on (Lead) QC elem receives 500 armchairs from TESDA 

MANILA, Aug. 27 — Some 500 arm chairs were given by TESDA to San Antonio Elementary School in San Francisco Del Monte, Quezon City Tuesday to help students have a better learning environment.

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Cayetano challenges fellow senators to allow themselves “grilled”

August 28, 2013 9:10 am· Comments Off on Cayetano challenges fellow senators to allow themselves “grilled” 

By Azer Parrocha

MANILA, Aug 27 (PNA) — Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano Tuesday said in line with the Senate decision to proceed with the probe on the ‘pork-barrel’ scam, he challenged the members to get “grilled.”

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PVAI, PVAO conducts medical mission for PEFTOK veterans

August 28, 2013 9:10 am· 1 Comment 

MANILA, Aug. 27 – In honor of their sacrifices, Philippine Expeditionary Force to Korea (PEFTOK) veterans and their families will be provided free medical care courtesy of the PEFTOK Veterans Association Incorporated (PVAI) and the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO)this coming Aug. 28 to 30.

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Three yachts allegedly owned by Janet Napoles missing

August 28, 2013 9:10 am· 1 Comment 

MANILA, August 27 — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) revealed on Tuesday that the three yachts reportedly being used or owned by Janet Lim Napoles went missing from the Manila Yacht Club (MYC).

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President Aquino to speak at 8th East Asia Conference on Competition Law and Policy

August 28, 2013 9:10 am· Comments Off on President Aquino to speak at 8th East Asia Conference on Competition Law and Policy 

MANILA, Aug. 27 — The Department of Justice on Tuesday announced President Benigno S. Aquino III has confirmed his attendance to deliver the keynote address at the 8th East Asia Conference on Competition Law and Policy on Wednesday.

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MMDA Chief expresses dismay over PUBs refusal to ply routes in Cavite

August 28, 2013 9:10 am· Comments Off on MMDA Chief expresses dismay over PUBs refusal to ply routes in Cavite 

MANILA, Aug. 27 –Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) chairman Francis Tolentino on Tuesday expressed disappointment over protests of owners and drivers of public utility buses (PUBs) plying Cavite and Batangas against the operation of the southwest interim provincial terminal in Paranaque City.

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NHCP unveils museum devoted to Bonifacio and the katipuneros

August 28, 2013 9:10 am· Comments Off on NHCP unveils museum devoted to Bonifacio and the katipuneros 

MANILA, Aug. 27 — The armed revolt to seek independence from Spain can be relived in a museum, unveiled Tuesday, devoted to no-less than the Father of Katipunan, Andres Bonifacio and his fellow katipuneros.

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Tropical storm 'Nando' continues to move away from PHL

August 28, 2013 9:10 am· Comments Off on Tropical storm 'Nando' continues to move away from PHL 

MANILA, Aug. 28 — At least three areas in extreme Northern Luzon remain under public storm warning signal as tropical storm "Nando" continues to move in a north northwest direction away from the country, state weather forecasters said on Wednesday.

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