Anti-PDAF rally in EDSA Shrine generally peaceful – NCRPO

September 12, 2013 9:48 am· Comments Off on Anti-PDAF rally in EDSA Shrine generally peaceful – NCRPO 

MANILA, Sept. 11 — The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) disclosed that nothing untoward has transpired during the anti-pork barrel fund interfaith rally which was held at the EDSA Shrine Wednesday.

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De Lima to attend Thursday’s Senate probe on pork barrel scam

September 12, 2013 9:48 am· Comments Off on De Lima to attend Thursday’s Senate probe on pork barrel scam 

MANILA, Sept 11 — Justice Secretary Leila de Lima will be joining Thursday’s Senate probe on the pork barrel scam, the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee announced on Wednesday.

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It will be a rainy Thursday due to ICTZ across Luzon, Visayas

September 12, 2013 9:48 am· Comments Off on It will be a rainy Thursday due to ICTZ across Luzon, Visayas 

MANILA, Sept. 11 — Most parts of the country will be cloudy with light to moderate rains in the next 24 hours due to an Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) across Luzon and Visayas, the state weather forecaster said on Wednesday afternoon.

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PHAPCares donates P10-M worth of medicines to typhoon victims

September 12, 2013 9:48 am· Comments Off on PHAPCares donates P10-M worth of medicines to typhoon victims 

MANILA, Sept. 11 — Some P10 million worth of medicines had been donated by the PHAPCares Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Association of the Philippines, military sources said Wednesday.

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Catholic bishops praise Obama on Syrian issue

September 12, 2013 9:48 am· Comments Off on Catholic bishops praise Obama on Syrian issue 

MANILA, Sept. 11 — Catholic prelates praised the decision of US President Barack Obama to postpone the planned strike against Syria while the US Congress debated the issue.

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Senate approves Judiciary’s proposed P18.4-B 2014 budget after Drilon’s grilling

September 12, 2013 9:48 am· Comments Off on Senate approves Judiciary’s proposed P18.4-B 2014 budget after Drilon’s grilling 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Sept 11 (PNA) — Although the Senate eventually approved of the Judiciary’s proposed 2014 budget of P18.4 billion, Senate President Franklin Drilon did not pass the chance to grill Supreme Court (SC) justices on Wednesday’s Senate hearing.

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PCG rescues 6 Chinese from capsized sailboat in Boracay

September 12, 2013 9:48 am· Comments Off on PCG rescues 6 Chinese from capsized sailboat in Boracay 

MANILA, Sept. 11 — Philippine Coast Guard personnel have rescued six Chinese tourists when the sailboat they were riding sank some 100 meters from the shoreline of Station 3, Barangay Manoc-manoc, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan on Tuesday afternoon.

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AFP doing everything to contain Zambo violence from spilling over to other areas

September 12, 2013 9:48 am· Comments Off on AFP doing everything to contain Zambo violence from spilling over to other areas 

By Priam Nepomuceno

MANILA, Sept. 11 (PNA) — With the stand-off between the military and rogue Moro National Liberation Front members in Zamboanga City now on its third day, military spokesperson Brig. Gen. Domingo Tutaan, Jr. on Wednesday said the military is doing everything it can to prevent the violence from spilling over to Metro Manila and other parts the country.

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PAGASA tracks two LPA, ITCZ continues to bring rains

September 12, 2013 9:48 am· Comments Off on PAGASA tracks two LPA, ITCZ continues to bring rains 

MANILA, Sept. 12 — The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration(PAGASA) on Thursday is keeping watch of two low pressure areas (LPAs) off Pacific Ocean.

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Wattpad officials talk in MIBF Thursday

September 12, 2013 9:48 am· Comments Off on Wattpad officials talk in MIBF Thursday 

By Paula Marie D. Navarra

MANILA, Sept. 11 (PNA) — In this digital era sharing stories is always easy, one of the means of doing this is through ‘Wattpad’. Bearing this in mind, Wattpad officials will conduct a talk in the 34th Manila International Book Fair (MIBF) on Thursday.

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