Makati to earmark P50-M for initial road project in Barangay Southside

September 3, 2013 9:11 am· Comments Off on Makati to earmark P50-M for initial road project in Barangay Southside 

MANILA, Sept 2 — The city government of Makati is earmarking an initial budget allocation of P50 million for the proposed repair and rehabilitation of roads in barangay Southside.

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(Nightlead) Prosecutors league, De Lima ask President Aquino not to accept NBI chief's resignation

September 3, 2013 9:11 am· Comments Off on (Nightlead) Prosecutors league, De Lima ask President Aquino not to accept NBI chief's resignation 

By Perfecto Raymundo

MANILA, Sept. 2 (PNA) — The Prosecutors League of the Philippines Monday asked President Benigno S. Aquino III not to accept the irrevocable resignation of National Bureau of Investigation Director Nonnatus Caesar R. Rojas.

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Napoles' brother asks CA to void arrest warrant

September 3, 2013 9:11 am· Comments Off on Napoles' brother asks CA to void arrest warrant 

MANILA, Sept. 2 — The brother of Janet Lim Napoles has filed a petition before the Court of Appeals seeking to void the non-bailable warrant of arrest issued by the Makati City Regional Trial Court against him.

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Poe wants Patrol 117 to play key role in crime prevention

September 3, 2013 9:11 am· Comments Off on Poe wants Patrol 117 to play key role in crime prevention 

By Jelly Musico

MANILA, Sept. 2 (PNA) -– Sen. Grace Poe is seeking a comprehensive review of Philippine National Police's Patrol 117 emergency hotline in an effort to deter crimes and respond to crimes immediately.

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Total follows suit on LPG price increase

September 3, 2013 9:11 am· Comments Off on Total follows suit on LPG price increase 

MANILA, Sept 2 — Independent oil firm Total Philippines announced on Monday it will also implement a price hike of its liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) product.

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FOI bill takes top spot in Senate's priority bills

September 3, 2013 9:11 am· Comments Off on FOI bill takes top spot in Senate's priority bills 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Sept. 2 (PNA) – Expect the Freedom of Information Bill (FOI) to hurdle the Senate after majority of its members agreed to put on top of their priority bills set to be passed in the first 100 days of the current 16th Congress.

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Santiago urges Napoles to avail of “perpetuation of testimony”

September 3, 2013 9:11 am· 1 Comment 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Sept 2 (PNA) — Janet Lim-Napoles should by now avail of “perpetuation testimony” to preserve for future use any witness testimony that might otherwise be unavailable at trial, Senator Miriam Santiago said Monday.

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Fair weather prevails over PHL

September 3, 2013 9:11 am· Comments Off on Fair weather prevails over PHL 

MANILA, Sept. 3 — The whole country will have generally fair weather in the next two to three days due to ridge of high pressure area extending across Luzon, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Tuesday.

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Oil firms imposing big-time price hike Tuesday

September 3, 2013 9:11 am· Comments Off on Oil firms imposing big-time price hike Tuesday 

MANILA, Sept. 3 — At least three oil companies implemented price hike on their petroleum products on Tuesday.

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U.S troops' rotational presence in PHL not aimed at any particular nation — DND

September 3, 2013 9:11 am· Comments Off on U.S troops' rotational presence in PHL not aimed at any particular nation — DND 

MANILA, Sept. 3 — Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said China and other countries have no reason to be concerned about the ongoing Philippine-U.S. talks regarding the increased rotational presence (IRP) of American troops and equipment in the country.

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