Lady solon denies receiving PDAF after signing impeachment complaint vs GMA in 2005

September 27, 2013 9:59 am· Comments Off on Lady solon denies receiving PDAF after signing impeachment complaint vs GMA in 2005 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, Sept. 26 (PNA) — Batanes Rep. Henedina Abad on Thursday said her office has not received Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) after she signed the impeachment complaint in July 2005 against former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.

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Solons express support for approval of OPAPP budget; say peace is important for people

September 27, 2013 9:59 am· Comments Off on Solons express support for approval of OPAPP budget; say peace is important for people 

MANILA, Sept. 26 — House Committee on Appropriations Vice-chairman Rep. Ben P. Evardone of Eastern Samar and Rep. Silvestre Bello III of 1-BAP Partylist on Monday have expressed support to the passage of the budget of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP), specifically in funding the peace talks with the Communist Party of the Philippines/New People’s Army/National Democratic Front (CPP/NPA/NDF).

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Binay to private home developers: Help Zambo victims

September 27, 2013 9:59 am· Comments Off on Binay to private home developers: Help Zambo victims 

MANILA, Sept. 26 -– Vice President Jejomar Binay on Thursday called on private home developers to help in rebuilding houses for residents of Zamboanga, where the ongoing conflict between the military and the rebels left residents homeless.

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4 million Filipinos in US continue protest vs pork barrel scam

September 27, 2013 9:59 am· Comments Off on 4 million Filipinos in US continue protest vs pork barrel scam 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, Sept. 26 (PNA) -– Some four million Filipinos in the United States have stepped up their protests against the pork barrel scam, according to the Migrant Heritage Commission (MHC).

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Saving nemo: WWF presents solutions to reduce mortality rate for wild-caught marine fish

September 27, 2013 9:59 am· Comments Off on Saving nemo: WWF presents solutions to reduce mortality rate for wild-caught marine fish 

MANILA, Sept. 26 — Though Finding Nemo introduced millions of viewers to the beauty of saltwater fish, Nemo and most of his friends may literally end up down the drain.

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HGC expands guarantee programs to 18 rural banks and microfinance in Luzon

September 27, 2013 9:59 am· Comments Off on HGC expands guarantee programs to 18 rural banks and microfinance in Luzon 

MANILA, Sept. 26 -– Seventeen rural banks and a microfinance institution have officially partnered with the Home Guaranteed Corporation (HGC) to be able to give Filipinos living in the rural areas easy access to housing loans.

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TD 'Paolo' maintains strength, moves westward slowly

September 27, 2013 9:59 am· Comments Off on TD 'Paolo' maintains strength, moves westward slowly 

MANILA, Sept. 27 — Tropical Depression "Paolo" maintain its strength as it continues to move slowly and enhance the southwest monsoon that will bring rains over Luzon and Visayas, the state weather forecaster said on Friday.

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DSWD-3 assures sufficient assistance to victims of Habagat

September 27, 2013 9:59 am· Comments Off on DSWD-3 assures sufficient assistance to victims of Habagat 

MANILA, Sept. 27 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office 3 said Friday morning that it continues to assist some 61,274 families or 287,306 persons from 141 barangays in the provinces of Bataan and Zambales who were affected by Habagat last September 23.

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No schedule yet for MRT, LRT fare hike public consultations — DoTC

September 27, 2013 9:59 am· Comments Off on No schedule yet for MRT, LRT fare hike public consultations — DoTC 

MANILA, Sept. 27 — The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) on Friday said that the public consultations on the planned fare hike on the country’s mass rail systems have yet to be scheduled.

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Cebu Pacific Air mounts 6 flights to and from Zamboanga Friday

September 27, 2013 9:59 am· Comments Off on Cebu Pacific Air mounts 6 flights to and from Zamboanga Friday 

MANILA, Sept. 27 — Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) on Friday said it is mounting six special flights to and from Zamboanga City for the day.

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