Condo living: I can dream, can't I? (Feature)

October 1, 2013 10:25 am· Comments Off on Condo living: I can dream, can't I? (Feature) 

By Aurelio A. Pe

DENR issues joint administrative order on Lamp Waste Management

October 1, 2013 10:25 am· Comments Off on DENR issues joint administrative order on Lamp Waste Management 

TAGUIG CITY, Sept. 30 — The Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) issued a Joint Administrative Order JAO No. 2013-09-2001 to address the end-of-life disposal of lighting products and control the dispersion of toxic substances into the environment.

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AFP says no MNLF fighters were able to escape

October 1, 2013 10:25 am· Comments Off on AFP says no MNLF fighters were able to escape 

MANILA, Sept. 30 — Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) public affairs office chief Lt. Col. Ramon Zagala on Monday vehemently denied reports that over a 100 Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) fighters were able to break through the military cordon in Zamboanga City during the height of the 20-day battle.

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Sandiganbayan convicts SB exec for falsification of public document

October 1, 2013 10:25 am· 1 Comment 

MANILA, Sept. 30 — The Office of the Ombudsman has secured the conviction of a secretary to the Sangguniang Bayan of the Municipality of Medina, Misamis Oriental for falsification of public document committed in 2006.

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TD Quedan out of PHL Thursday

October 1, 2013 10:25 am· Comments Off on TD Quedan out of PHL Thursday 

MANILA, Sept. 30 — Tropical Depression "Quedan" continues to move slowly and is expected to be out of the country by Thursday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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DND chief says military still determining status of Malik

October 1, 2013 10:25 am· Comments Off on DND chief says military still determining status of Malik 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno & Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Sept. 30 (PNA) — Due to the prepoderance of Moro National Liberation Front fighters killed in the 20-day combat in Zamboanga City, Department of National Defense (DND) secretary Voltaire Gazmin on Monday said that military units are still determining whether MNLF commander Habier Malik was among the around 180 plus rebels who have died during the battle.

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House allies of President Aquino deny there was bribe after CJ Corona conviction

October 1, 2013 10:25 am· Comments Off on House allies of President Aquino deny there was bribe after CJ Corona conviction 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, Sept. 30 (PNA) — A close ally of the Aquino administration on Monday said there is no truth to the report that congressmen who participated and served as prosecutors in the Renato Corona Impeachment trial received P10 to P15 million bribes from the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) several months after the chief magistrate was convicted.

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DOLE orders probe into alleged 3,000 Chinese working in Bataan, Batangas without permits

October 1, 2013 10:25 am· Comments Off on DOLE orders probe into alleged 3,000 Chinese working in Bataan, Batangas without permits 

By Josine F. Estuye

MANILA, Sept. 30 (PNA) -– Amid reports that thousands of Chinese nationals are illegally working in construction sites in Bataan and Batangas, Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz instructed concerned DOLE regional directors to promptly investigate the allegations.

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3 AW-109 'Power' helicopters to be delivered this December

October 1, 2013 10:25 am· Comments Off on 3 AW-109 'Power' helicopters to be delivered this December 

MANILA, Oct. 1 — Expect the Philippine Navy (PN) to have more punch as three AgustaWestland AW-109 "Power" helicopters will be delivered this December.

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TD Quedan intensifies into tropical storm — PAGASA

October 1, 2013 10:25 am· Comments Off on TD Quedan intensifies into tropical storm — PAGASA 

MANILA, Oct. 1 — Tropical depression Quedan has intensified into a tropical storm and expected to stay within the country’s territory until weekend, according to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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