Aquino gov't open for enactment of a law against political dynasty

November 25, 2013 5:09 am· Comments Off on Aquino gov't open for enactment of a law against political dynasty 

MANILA, Nov. 24 — The Aquino government is open for the enactment of a law against political dynasties, saying it is consistent with the 1987 Constitution of the Philippines, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio B. Coloma Jr. said.

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CBCP pastoral statement on calamities

November 25, 2013 5:09 am· Comments Off on CBCP pastoral statement on calamities 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Nov. 24 (PNA) — The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has acknowledged the strong spirit of the Filipinos in the midst of calamities that occurred in the past months, particularly the typhoon 'Yolanda'.

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Bohol, zamboanga city hold special barangay polls Monday, November 25

November 25, 2013 5:09 am· Comments Off on Bohol, zamboanga city hold special barangay polls Monday, November 25 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Nov. 24 (PNA) — More than 1.2 million registered voters from a total of 1,207 barangays in the province of Bohol and Zamboanga City are expected to cast their votes on Monday, November 25 for the special Barangay elections.

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Barbers, make up artists to get SSS membership soon

November 25, 2013 5:09 am· Comments Off on Barbers, make up artists to get SSS membership soon 

MANILA, Nov. 24 — A lawmaker has filed a bill protecting the rights and promoting the welfare of workers in the wellness centers, beauty and grooming salons, fitness gyms, spas and massage parlors by facilitating their membership in the Social Security System (SSS).

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Pacquiao win to inspire 'Yolanda' victims – AFP

November 25, 2013 5:09 am· Comments Off on Pacquiao win to inspire 'Yolanda' victims – AFP 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, Nov. 24 (PNA) — Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) public affairs office chief Lt. Col. Ramon Zagala on Sunday said that the masterful win of Filipino boxing icon Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao over challenger Brandon "Bambam" Rios will inspire victims of Super typhoon "Yolanda" to pick up the shattered pieces of their lives and rebuild their future.

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Rehabilitation plan now drawn for 'Yolanda' battered provinces

November 25, 2013 5:09 am· Comments Off on Rehabilitation plan now drawn for 'Yolanda' battered provinces 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, Nov. 24 (PNA) — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (NDRRMC) on Sunday announced that a rehabilitation plan for the areas ravaged by Super typhoon "Yolanda" has already been drawn.

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Chinese medical teams start treating patients in Philippines' typhoon-hit areas

November 25, 2013 5:09 am· Comments Off on Chinese medical teams start treating patients in Philippines' typhoon-hit areas 

MANILA, Nov. 24 — Three Chinese medical teams have arrived in the areas that were hit the hardest by typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in central Philippines and began treating patients.

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Philippines watchful on climate change after typhoon devastation

November 25, 2013 5:09 am· Comments Off on Philippines watchful on climate change after typhoon devastation 

MANILA, Nov. 24 — The Philippines, a country ravaged by a variety of natural disasters each year, voiced its full support for the campaign against climate change on Sunday.

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Comelec is all set for special barangay elections for Bohol, Zamboanga City on November 25, Coloma says

November 25, 2013 5:09 am· Comments Off on Comelec is all set for special barangay elections for Bohol, Zamboanga City on November 25, Coloma says 

MANILA, Nov. 24 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is all set for the special barangay elections for Bohol province and Zamboanga City on November 25, Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio B. Coloma Jr. said.

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‘Crowdfunding’campaign for Yolanda relief now P 10.38M

November 25, 2013 5:09 am· Comments Off on ‘Crowdfunding’campaign for Yolanda relief now P 10.38M 

By Aerol B. Patena

MANILA, Nov 24 (PNA) — The Philippine Disaster Recovery Foundation (PDRF) has raised a total of P 10.38 million in donations for Typhoon Yolanda victims through its ‘Brick by Brick’ crowdfunding campaign.

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