Enrile denies allegation that he is 'mastermind' of pork barrel scam

November 28, 2013 10:46 am· Comments Off on Enrile denies allegation that he is 'mastermind' of pork barrel scam 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Nov. 27 (PNA) — Senator Juan Ponce Enrile on Wednesday vehemently denied allegations made by a fellow senator during a Senate Blue Ribbon committee hearing that he is the mastermind of the alleged "pork barrel" scam.

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DSWD reiterates policy on repacking of relief

November 28, 2013 10:46 am· Comments Off on DSWD reiterates policy on repacking of relief 

MANILA, Nov. 27 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues to remind the public that it does not repack nor switch foreign goods with local ones.

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Pimentel wants to investigate Zambo siege to prevent repeat

November 28, 2013 10:46 am· Comments Off on Pimentel wants to investigate Zambo siege to prevent repeat 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Nov 27 (PNA) — The Zamboanga siege has yet to be forgotten said Sen. Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III on Wednesday who asked for a Senate inquiry into the siege.

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DOJ allows DPWH to proceed with green building regulation

November 28, 2013 10:46 am· Comments Off on DOJ allows DPWH to proceed with green building regulation 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Nov. 27 (PNA) — Following the destruction caused by super typhoon "Yolanda", the Department of Justice (DOJ) has allowed the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to push through with its plan of adopting a green building regulation in the National Building Code of the Philippines (NBCP).

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Cold front to bring light rains over PHL

November 28, 2013 10:46 am· Comments Off on Cold front to bring light rains over PHL 

MANILA, Nov. 28 — Expect rains in several parts of the country due to the tail-end of the cold front affecting Northern and Central Luzon and the trough of a low pressure area affecting Mindanao, the state weather bureau said on Thursday.

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GPH-MILF policing body for Bangsamoro arrives in Mindanao for stakeholders’ consultation

November 28, 2013 10:46 am· Comments Off on GPH-MILF policing body for Bangsamoro arrives in Mindanao for stakeholders’ consultation 

COTABATO CITY, Nov. 28 — The Independent Commission on Policing (ICP) has started Monday a five-day consultation with the different stakeholders of the peace process between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

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Smart continues to offer free calls, cellphone charging to ‘Yolanda’ victims

November 28, 2013 10:46 am· Comments Off on Smart continues to offer free calls, cellphone charging to ‘Yolanda’ victims 

MANILA, Nov. 28 — Smart and Sun Cellular continue to provide free calls and charging services to super typhoon Yolanda's victims.

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Christmas festivities should not interrupt public service – CSC

November 28, 2013 10:46 am· Comments Off on Christmas festivities should not interrupt public service – CSC 

MANILA, Nov. 28 — The Civil Service Commission (CSC) reminded government agencies nationwide, especially those in the frontline, to provide uninterrupted high-quality service amid the conduct of Christmas get-togethers and other similar year-end activities.

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Huawei Philippines donates US$ 30,000 to ‘Yolanda’ victims

November 28, 2013 10:46 am· Comments Off on Huawei Philippines donates US$ 30,000 to ‘Yolanda’ victims 

MANILA, Nov. 28 — Globe Telecom technology partner Huawei Philippines donated US$ 30,000 to Ayala Foundation Inc. (AFI) for the benefit of typhoon “Yolanda” victims, the teleco said Thursday.

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4,000 job vacancies up for grabs in DOLE-led December job fair and relief mission for Yolanda victims

November 28, 2013 10:46 am· Comments Off on 4,000 job vacancies up for grabs in DOLE-led December job fair and relief mission for Yolanda victims 

MANILA, Nov. 28 — Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz Thursday announced that the DOLE, in partnership with the country’s overseas recruitment sector and local private employers, will make available 4,000 jobs in a job fair and relief mission on December 13-14 in Ormoc City.

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