Fair weather prevails over PHL

November 14, 2013 12:41 pm· Comments Off on Fair weather prevails over PHL 

MANILA, Nov. 14 — The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said that many parts of the country will experience generally fair weather on Thursday.

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DTI selling lower priced goods in typhoon-affected Ormoc City

November 14, 2013 12:41 pm· Comments Off on DTI selling lower priced goods in typhoon-affected Ormoc City 

MANILA, Nov .14 -– The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is holding a "Diskwento Caravan" in typhoon-hit Ormoc City.

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Globe joins humanitarian works in the Visayas region

November 14, 2013 12:41 pm· Comments Off on Globe joins humanitarian works in the Visayas region 

MANILA, Nov. 14 — To help ease the condition of Typhoon Yolanda victims, Globe Telecom employee volunteers traveled to the hardest hit areas of Panay, Northern Cebu, and Leyte to distribute food and bottled water.

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Bill to ban presidential appointees from seeking elective position in government

November 14, 2013 12:41 pm· Comments Off on Bill to ban presidential appointees from seeking elective position in government 

MANILA, NOV. 14 — A lawmaker has filed a bill banning presidential appointees from seeking any elective position in government after the expiration of their term of office.

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House leaders call for "bayanihan," orchestrating response to Yolanda disaster

November 14, 2013 12:41 pm· Comments Off on House leaders call for "bayanihan," orchestrating response to Yolanda disaster 

MANILA, Nov. 14 — The House of Representatives has been actively working even during the congressional recess as it was able to generate quick response from lawmakers regarding preparations for the resumption of sessions on Monday and outlining the chamber’s agenda that includes two priority resolutions which aim to help victims of super typhoon Yolanda and other calamities.

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Manila-Tacloban direct flights resume

November 14, 2013 12:41 pm· Comments Off on Manila-Tacloban direct flights resume 

MANILA, Nov. 14 — At least four flights between Manila and Tacloban resumed Thursday to accommodate passengers moving out of the current difficult situation in Tacloban City.

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Steps done to ease out vehicle congestion in Matnog Port – DoTC

November 14, 2013 12:41 pm· Comments Off on Steps done to ease out vehicle congestion in Matnog Port – DoTC 

MANILA, Nov. 14 — Transportation and Communications Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya on Thursday said the government has taken measures to decongest vehicular pile-up in Matnog Port in Sorsogon, the gateway to the Eastern Visayas region.

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Partial, official NDRRMC death toll from 'Yolanda' now at 2,357

November 14, 2013 12:41 pm· Comments Off on Partial, official NDRRMC death toll from 'Yolanda' now at 2,357 

MANILA, Nov. 14 — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Thursday announced that the partial, official death toll from super typhoon "Yolanda" has now hit the 2,357 mark.

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Drilon bats for creation of CARE with P15-B rehab fund

November 14, 2013 12:41 pm· Comments Off on Drilon bats for creation of CARE with P15-B rehab fund 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Nov. 14 (PNA) — To sustain the reconstruction of areas devastated by recent massive calamities, Senate President Franklin M. Drilon has proposed the creation of a CARE (Calamity Assistance and Rehabilitation Effort) Fund under the proposed P2.268-trillion 2014 national budget.

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NBI nabs suspected hacker of gov't websites

November 14, 2013 12:41 pm· Comments Off on NBI nabs suspected hacker of gov't websites 

MANILA, Nov. 14 — Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) have arrested a suspected hacker of government websites.

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