President Aquino cites UP Medical Alumni Fund contribution for advancement of comprehensive health care

January 31, 2014 11:50 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino cites UP Medical Alumni Fund contribution for advancement of comprehensive health care 

MANILA, Jan. 31 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has cited the University of the Philippines Medical Alumni Fund Inc. (UPMAF) for its contribution for the advancement of comprehensive health care in the Philippines.

Read more

35 OFWs from Syria arrive home

January 31, 2014 11:50 pm· Comments Off on 35 OFWs from Syria arrive home 

MANILA, Jan. 31 — Thirty-five overseas Filipino workers arrived home Friday from Syria after they availed of the government’s mandatory repatriation program as conflict continue to escalate in the region.

Read more

PNP sends inspection, audit teams to account for lock up cells nationwide

January 31, 2014 11:50 pm· Comments Off on PNP sends inspection, audit teams to account for lock up cells nationwide 

MANILA, Jan. 31 –- The Philippine National Police (PNP) has sent inspection and audit teams to account for all lock up cells in various parts of the country following revelation of the existence of satellite jail cells allegedly being used in torture activities.

Read more

DAR chief still enjoys President Aquino’s trust and confidence — Palace official

January 31, 2014 11:50 pm· Comments Off on DAR chief still enjoys President Aquino’s trust and confidence — Palace official 

MANILA, Jan. 31 — Another Cabinet head is facing controversy — Agrarian Reform Secretary Virgilio de los Reyes — but a Malacanang official said that he (De los Reyes) too continues to enjoy the President’s trust and confidence.

Read more

118 PNPA candidate-cadets undergo tests to determine fitness

January 31, 2014 11:50 pm· Comments Off on 118 PNPA candidate-cadets undergo tests to determine fitness 

MANILA, Jan. 30 -– To ensure their fitness to enter the police service, the Philippine National Police Health Service has recommended further Physical, Medical and Dental Examination (PMDE) for 118 applicants for the PNP Academy cadetship program this year.

Read more

No conflict of interest on separate power rate hike probes –DOJ

January 31, 2014 11:50 pm· Comments Off on No conflict of interest on separate power rate hike probes –DOJ 

MANILA, Jan. 31 — The Department of Justice is seeing no conflict of interest in the ongoing separate investigations by the different agencies and branches of government on the issue of big-time power rate hike.

Read more

De Lima gives ‘cold-shoulder’ on proposal to restore death penalty

January 31, 2014 11:50 pm· Comments Off on De Lima gives ‘cold-shoulder’ on proposal to restore death penalty 

MANILA, Jan. 31 — Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima is giving a “cold-shoulder” on the proposal of Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III to restore death penalty in the country.

Read more

Update: TS 'Basyang' gains strength as it moves towards S. Leyte, Surigao Del Norte

January 31, 2014 11:50 pm· Comments Off on Update: TS 'Basyang' gains strength as it moves towards S. Leyte, Surigao Del Norte 

MANILA, Jan. 31 — Public storm warning signal no. 2 has been raised over 19 provinces in Visayas and Mindanao as tropical storm "Basyang" (Kajiki) has accelerated and gained more strength as it moves towards Southern Leyte-Surigao Del Norte area, the state weather bureau said on Friday.

Read more

Big challenge ahead with the signing of Annex on Normalization and Addendum on Bangsamoro Waters

January 31, 2014 11:50 pm· Comments Off on Big challenge ahead with the signing of Annex on Normalization and Addendum on Bangsamoro Waters 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, Jan. 31 (PNA) –- The peace panels of both the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will have to work harder to face a big challenge ahead with the recent signing of the Annex on Normalization and Addendum on the Bangsamoro Waters geared towards ending the decades-old Mindanao armed conflict.

Read more

Comelec prepares for the continuing voter's registration in April

January 31, 2014 11:50 pm· Comments Off on Comelec prepares for the continuing voter's registration in April 

MANILA, Jan. 31 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is now preparing for the continuing voter's registration starting April.

Read more

Next Page »