Senate seeks Ombudsman opinion on Napoles' attendance to the Senate probe

September 24, 2013 10:20 am· Comments Off on Senate seeks Ombudsman opinion on Napoles' attendance to the Senate probe 

MANILA, Sept 23 — The Senate has sought the advise of the Ombudsman on the attendance of Janet Napoles, the alleged brains of the P10 billion pork barrel scam, to the Senate probe.

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Amid violence, children find a haven at DSWD’s Special Day Care Center in Zambo

September 24, 2013 10:20 am· Comments Off on Amid violence, children find a haven at DSWD’s Special Day Care Center in Zambo 

MANILA, Sept. 23 — Ekong, not his real name, an 8-year old evacuee from barangay Sta. Catalina can still vividly recall how his parents managed to leave their house.

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No Filipino should die due to lack of blood, says PRC official

September 24, 2013 10:20 am· Comments Off on No Filipino should die due to lack of blood, says PRC official 

MANILA, Sept 23 — Philippine Red Cross (PRC) Governor, Rosa Rosal expressed her gratitude to blood donors who have unconditionally continued to help those in need.

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Classes are suspended on Tuesday in MM, nearby provinces

September 24, 2013 10:20 am· Comments Off on Classes are suspended on Tuesday in MM, nearby provinces 

MANILA, Sept. 23 — Metro Manila, nearby provinces suspended classes on Tuesday due to heavy rains caused by enhanced southwest monsoon.

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PRC advises flood victims needing rescue to place highly visible white fabric

September 24, 2013 10:20 am· Comments Off on PRC advises flood victims needing rescue to place highly visible white fabric 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Sept 23 (PNA) — The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) on Monday advised flood victims stranded in their homes and in need of saving to place a white piece of fabric/blanket on the most visible portion of the house to make it easier for volunteers to see.

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Habagat to bring more rains over Metro Manila, Luzon until Wednesday

September 24, 2013 10:20 am· Comments Off on Habagat to bring more rains over Metro Manila, Luzon until Wednesday 

MANILA, Sept. 24 — The cloudy skies and rainy weather over Luzon including Metro Manila may last until Wednesday due to southwest monsoon affecting Luzon, the state weather forecasters said on Tuesday.

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PAL Express to resume Cebu-Zamboanga-Cebu flights on Wednesday

September 24, 2013 10:20 am· Comments Off on PAL Express to resume Cebu-Zamboanga-Cebu flights on Wednesday 

MANILA, Sept. 24 — Philippine Airlines Express will resume operations of its Cebu-Zamboanga-Cebu route after security conditions have improved in Zamboanga City.

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Solon wants to increase the penalty vs crimes committed against elderly

September 24, 2013 10:20 am· Comments Off on Solon wants to increase the penalty vs crimes committed against elderly 

MANILA, Sept 24 — A lawmaker has filed a bill increasing the penalty against persons who commit crimes against senior citizens.

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Solon seeks to outlaw parking fees in malls, hotels

September 24, 2013 10:20 am· Comments Off on Solon seeks to outlaw parking fees in malls, hotels 

MANILA, Sept. 24 — A Metro Manila lawmaker has filed a bill prohibiting the collection of parking fees in malls, hotels and other public areas.

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Gov't hopeful to end Zamboanga City crisis by weekend

September 24, 2013 10:20 am· Comments Off on Gov't hopeful to end Zamboanga City crisis by weekend 

MANILA, Sept. 24 — With the Zamboanga City crisis now on its 16th day, Philippine National Police (PNP) deputy director for operations Deputy Director Felipe Rojas, Jr., expressed hope that clearing operations will be over by weekend.

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