Basilan attack being assessed – AFP

September 13, 2013 9:13 am· Comments Off on Basilan attack being assessed – AFP 

By Priam Nepomuceno

MANILA, Sept. 12 (PNA) — The Armed Forces Thursday announced it is still assessing whether the attack on a military outpost in Basilan is connected to the four-day stand-off with Moro National Liberation Front members and the military in Zamboanga City.

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3 Scout Rangers wounded in Basilan encounter with suspected MNLF fighters

September 13, 2013 9:13 am· Comments Off on 3 Scout Rangers wounded in Basilan encounter with suspected MNLF fighters 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, Sept. 12 (PNA) — Three Scout Rangers were wounded in an encounter Thursday morning with suspected Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) fighters in Lamitan City, Basilan.

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LLDA, Manila Water sign agreement for improvement of water supply in Rizal

September 13, 2013 9:13 am· 1 Comment 

MANILA, Sept. 12 — Presidential Adviser for Environmental Protection and LLDA General Manager Nereus Acosta has signed an agreement with Manila Water Company, Inc. .

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(Nightlead) Luy's version on how senators received 50% ‘pork’

September 13, 2013 9:13 am· Comments Off on (Nightlead) Luy's version on how senators received 50% ‘pork’ 

By Azer Parrocha

MANILA, Sept 12 (PNA) — State witness Benhur Luy revealed during Thursday’s Senate probe on the pork barrel scam what he described as the many dirty deeds of the person he described as the lone mastermind of the country’s biggest scam yet.

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State witness now under Senate ‘protection program’

September 13, 2013 9:13 am· Comments Off on State witness now under Senate ‘protection program’ 

MANILA, Sept. 12 — The Senate placed principal whistle blower Benhur Luy under the legislative witness protection program right after he testified regarding the P10 -billion pork barrel scam Thursday.

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'Teach for the Philippines' leaves their mark on a Quezon City elementary school

September 13, 2013 9:13 am· Comments Off on 'Teach for the Philippines' leaves their mark on a Quezon City elementary school 

By Paula Marie D. Navarra

MANILA, Sept. 12 (PNA) — “Leave your mark.”

This is what 'Teach for the Philippines' aims to do as they visited the West Fairview Elementary School in Quezon City on Thursday.

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GPH, MILF vow to pursue talks, condemn violence by Misuari-led MNLF forces in Zambo

September 13, 2013 9:13 am· Comments Off on GPH, MILF vow to pursue talks, condemn violence by Misuari-led MNLF forces in Zambo 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, Sept. 13 (PNA) -– Unfazed by the stand-off in Zamboanga City now on its fourth day following the barbaric attack perpetrated by rogue rebels of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) identified with Nur Misuari, the peace panels of both the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) meeting in Kuala Lumpur for the 40th exploratory talks, vowed to “pursue the peace process to its just and rightful conclusion.

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MRT, LRTs on normal operations amid heavy morning rains

September 13, 2013 9:13 am· Comments Off on MRT, LRTs on normal operations amid heavy morning rains 

MANILA, Sept. 13 — The country'’s mass rail systems are on normal operations amid the early morning heavy downpour experienced in Metro Manila Friday.

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LPA continues to bring rains in Luzon including NCR

September 13, 2013 9:13 am· Comments Off on LPA continues to bring rains in Luzon including NCR 

MANILA, Sept. 13 — A low pressure area (LPA) spotted in Aurora Province continues to bring rains in most parts of Luzon including Metro Manila on Friday until weekend, according to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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C-130 plane to fly stranded passengers in Zamboanga to Cebu – PAL

September 13, 2013 9:13 am· Comments Off on C-130 plane to fly stranded passengers in Zamboanga to Cebu – PAL 

MANILA, Sept. 13 — A Philippine Air Force C-130 cargo plane will start ferrying stranded plane passengers out of Zamboanga City to another airport where they will be accommodated for a trip to Manila, Philippine Airlines said on Friday.

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