DepEd addresses classroom backlog through PPP for school infra project

November 7, 2013 12:29 pm· Comments Off on DepEd addresses classroom backlog through PPP for school infra project 

By Aerol John Pate

Comelec gun ban violators now at 748 — PNP

November 7, 2013 12:29 pm· Comments Off on Comelec gun ban violators now at 748 — PNP 

MANILA, Nov. 7 — With five days left for its implementation, the number of people arrested for violating the firearms ban imposed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in connection with the Oct. 28 barangay elections has risen to 748, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said Thursday.

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Yellow rainfall warning over Visayas

November 7, 2013 12:29 pm· Comments Off on Yellow rainfall warning over Visayas 

MANILA, Nov. 7 — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Thursday morning issued issued a yellow rainfall warning on some provinces in the Visayas due to Typhoon Yolanda

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UAE has lesser distressed OFWs – Cimafranca

November 7, 2013 12:29 pm· Comments Off on UAE has lesser distressed OFWs – Cimafranca 

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 7 — Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) here experience much lesser problems as compared with their counterparts in other parts of the Arabian Gulf.

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NGCP readies for typhoon 'Yolanda'

November 7, 2013 12:29 pm· Comments Off on NGCP readies for typhoon 'Yolanda' 

MANILA, Nov. 7 — The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has put in place measures to protect its facilities and ensure immediate restoration works once typhoon "Yolanda" damage any power lines.

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8th Infantry Division places all units in 'red alert' for 'Yolanda'

November 7, 2013 12:29 pm· Comments Off on 8th Infantry Division places all units in 'red alert' for 'Yolanda' 

MANILA, Nov. 7 — With Samar and other parts of Eastern Visayas being threatened by super typhoon "Yolanda", the 8th Infantry Division on Thursday announced that it has placed all its units on "red alert" for possible rescue and relief missions.

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DAR turns over water sanitation facilities in Eastern Samar

November 7, 2013 12:29 pm· Comments Off on DAR turns over water sanitation facilities in Eastern Samar 

MANILA, Nov. 7 — More than 100 farming households in Barangay San Francisco, Sulat, Eastern Samar are now guaranteed of a low-cost potable water supply as the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) turned over the community-managed potable water supply, sanitation and hygiene (CP-WASH) project worth P130,000.

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Guingona seeks Napoles’s cooperation to bare truth behind pork scam

November 7, 2013 12:29 pm· Comments Off on Guingona seeks Napoles’s cooperation to bare truth behind pork scam 

MANILA, Nov. 7 –Senator Teofisto Guingona III on Thursday appealed to Janet Lim Napoles, alleged mastermind of the pork barrel scam, to cooperate with the Blue Ribbon Committee to bare the truth behind the misused of the P10-billion Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF).

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Solon urges Congress to pass anti-dynasty bill

November 7, 2013 12:29 pm· Comments Off on Solon urges Congress to pass anti-dynasty bill 

MANILA, Nov. 7 — A lawmaker has vowed to push for the passage of a bill prohibiting political dynasties in the country while accepting the fact that “this may not be an easy legislative task.”

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Senate panel turns down Napoles’ request for executive session

November 7, 2013 12:29 pm· Comments Off on Senate panel turns down Napoles’ request for executive session 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Nov. 7 (PNA) – The Senate blue ribbon committee turned down the request of Janet Lim Napoles for an executive session in the Senate inquiry into the alleged P10- billion pork barrel scam.

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