DepEd, ICTSI to co-host ASEAN Golf Tournament

October 8, 2013 9:02 am· Comments Off on DepEd, ICTSI to co-host ASEAN Golf Tournament 

By Aerol B. Pate

DepEd, ICTSI to co-host ASEAN Golf Tournament

October 8, 2013 9:02 am· Comments Off on DepEd, ICTSI to co-host ASEAN Golf Tournament 

By Aerol B. Pate

PHL planning to acquire 3 submarines

October 8, 2013 9:02 am· Comments Off on PHL planning to acquire 3 submarines 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, Oct. 7 (PNA) — In a likely shift in focus to territorial defense, Northern Luzon Command head Major Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang presented a paper detailing the country's plan to acquire three submarines.

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Job opportunities await Filipinos after MOU signing by DOLE and Canadian gov't

October 8, 2013 9:02 am· Comments Off on Job opportunities await Filipinos after MOU signing by DOLE and Canadian gov't 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Oct. 7 (PNA) — Job opportunities await many Filipinos in Canada with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the Canadian government.

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Palace defends allies from China's accusations of intervening in sea row

October 8, 2013 9:02 am· Comments Off on Palace defends allies from China's accusations of intervening in sea row 

By Janice Cave

MANILA, Oct 7 (PNA) — The Philippine government defended its allies Monday from accusations made by China that they are intervening in the West Philippine Sea dispute.

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LRT Line 2 operations temporarily stopped due to ‘burning wire’

October 8, 2013 9:02 am· Comments Off on LRT Line 2 operations temporarily stopped due to ‘burning wire’ 

MANILA, Oct. 7 — Operations at the Light Rail Transit Line 2 was temporarily stopped early Monday night due to heavy smoke which supposedly came from a “burnt wire” at the reversing track side located a few meters away from Recto station in Manila.

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A political rival is muddling the issue on DAP, says Drilon

October 8, 2013 9:02 am· Comments Off on A political rival is muddling the issue on DAP, says Drilon 

By Azer Parrocha

MANILA, Oct 7 (PNA) — Former Iloilo Rep. Augusto Syjuco, according to Senate President Franklin Drilon on Monday, is clearly trying to muddle the issue on the Disbursement Acceleration Program.

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PhilHealth benefit payments expected to exceed P 62-B this year

October 8, 2013 9:02 am· Comments Off on PhilHealth benefit payments expected to exceed P 62-B this year 

MANILA, Oct 7 — Total benefit payments in the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth)are expected to reach P 62.98 billion this year, a 34 percent increase from previous year's P 47 billion.

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Welders remain highly in demand in Canada — Ambassador Thornely

October 8, 2013 9:02 am· Comments Off on Welders remain highly in demand in Canada — Ambassador Thornely 

By Josine F. Estuye

MANILA, Oct. 7 (PNA) -– Canadian Ambassador Christopher Thornley on Monday said Filipino welders must seek employment in Canada, citing that welding jobs continue to be one of their country’s critical labor market needs.

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New LPA enters PHL, ITCZ continues to bring rains over Visayas, Mindanao

October 8, 2013 9:02 am· Comments Off on New LPA enters PHL, ITCZ continues to bring rains over Visayas, Mindanao 

MANILA, Oct. 8 — The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration(PAGASA) on Tuesday spotted a new potential cyclone over the Pacific Ocean which had already entered Philippine territory.

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