QC gov’t. to formulate new system of suspending classes

September 11, 2013 10:02 am· Comments Off on QC gov’t. to formulate new system of suspending classes 

MANILA, Sept. 10 –The Quezon City government announced Tuesday that it will utilize very soon a more systematic way of suspending or cancelling school classes.

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LPA moves closer in Visayas, expected to enter in PHL on Wednesday

September 11, 2013 10:02 am· Comments Off on LPA moves closer in Visayas, expected to enter in PHL on Wednesday 

By Christropher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Sept. 10 (PNA) — The potential cyclone spotted off in East of Mindanao is now located in Visayas expected to enter the Philippine territory in the next 24 hours, the state weather bureau said on Tuesday.

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No body retrieved from sunken ship in Cebu Tuesday

September 11, 2013 10:02 am· Comments Off on No body retrieved from sunken ship in Cebu Tuesday 

MANILA, Sept. 10 — The Philippine Coast Guard on Tuesday said the official body count in the Cebu sea tragedy last Aug. 16 remains at 115.

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IRRI, Smart hackathon reap relevant agri apps

September 11, 2013 10:02 am· Comments Off on IRRI, Smart hackathon reap relevant agri apps 

MANILA, Sept. 10 — A group of computer science professors from De La Salle University has developed a camera system that will allow rice scientists to easily monitor plant development in screen houses.

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4 rogue MNLF leaders spotted in Zamboanga City stand-off

September 11, 2013 10:02 am· Comments Off on 4 rogue MNLF leaders spotted in Zamboanga City stand-off 

MANILA, Sept. 10 — With the military and rogue members of the Moro National Liberation Front in the second day of its stand-off, the military said they have spotted and identified four leaders of the group in Zamboanga City.

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2 Napoles' lawyers to be rapped with disbarment

September 11, 2013 10:02 am· Comments Off on 2 Napoles' lawyers to be rapped with disbarment 

MANILA, Sept. 10 — A disbarment case will be filed against two lawyers of businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles for alleged manufacture of evidence against Benhur Luy.

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DFA briefs foreign diplomats on Zamboanga crisis

September 11, 2013 10:02 am· Comments Off on DFA briefs foreign diplomats on Zamboanga crisis 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, Sept. 10 (PNA) -– Foreign diplomats were briefed Tuesday by the government at the Department of Foreign Affairs on the current situation in Zamboanga City where Philippine forces and Muslim rebels are locked in a two-day standoff.

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Senate withholds ‘pork’ with or without SC TRO

September 11, 2013 10:02 am· Comments Off on Senate withholds ‘pork’ with or without SC TRO 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Sept. 10 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) may have issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the release of this year's remaining pork barrel but the senate has already been withholding it, following President Benigno Aquino III's announcement.

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NCRPO in full alert for EDSA Shrine anti-PDAF rally

September 11, 2013 10:02 am· Comments Off on NCRPO in full alert for EDSA Shrine anti-PDAF rally 

MANILA, Sept. 11 — The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) has placed all its units in full red alert for the noontime against the Priority Development Assistance Fund (pork barrel) rally at the EDSA Shrine Wednesday.

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LPA enters PHL, ITCZ continues to bring rains

September 11, 2013 10:02 am· Comments Off on LPA enters PHL, ITCZ continues to bring rains 

MANILA, Sept. 11 — The low pressure area (LPA) spotted off Visayas has already enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Wednesday.

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