114 truckloads of garbage collected in Rizal Park

January 2, 2014 7:10 am· Comments Off on 114 truckloads of garbage collected in Rizal Park 

MANILA, Jan. 1 — At least 14 truckloads of garbage were collected from the Rizal Park area in Manila hours after almost a million Filipinos welcomed the New Year 2014 there Tuesday night.

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Runway obstruction delays 2 domestic flights

January 2, 2014 7:10 am· Comments Off on Runway obstruction delays 2 domestic flights 

MANILA, Jan. 1 — Two domestic flights of Philippine Airlines Express (PALex) were delayed for hours on Wednesday due to an obstruction at the Tagbilaran Airport in Bohol.

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12-M Black Nazarene devotees expected to join celebration

January 2, 2014 7:10 am· Comments Off on 12-M Black Nazarene devotees expected to join celebration 

MANILA Jan. 1 — Organizers of the Feast of Black Nazarene are expecting at least 12 million devotees to join the nine-day celebration starting on January 1.

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Metro Manila accounts for most of firecracker-related injuries –DOH

January 2, 2014 7:10 am· Comments Off on Metro Manila accounts for most of firecracker-related injuries –DOH 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Jan. 1 (PNA) — Majority of the firecracker-related injuries during the New Year revelry were recorded in Metro Manila, the Department of Health (DOH) said Wednesday.

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(Update) 7 killed, 5 wounded in Basilan blast

January 2, 2014 7:10 am· Comments Off on (Update) 7 killed, 5 wounded in Basilan blast 

MANILA, Jan. 1 — Seven persons were killed while another five were wounded following a bombing attack believed to be carried out by suspected Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) brigands near the Vicente Ferrer Parish Church, Zone 6, Barangay Tumahubong, Sumisip town, Basilan Tuesday evening.

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MMDA to host int'l meet on infectious diseases prevention in February

January 2, 2014 7:10 am· Comments Off on MMDA to host int'l meet on infectious diseases prevention in February 

By C. Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, Jan. 1 (PNA) — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will host another international forum this coming February to discuss current developments in the prevention of infectious diseases in Asia.

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DOH: Fewer firecracker-related injuries among children this year

January 2, 2014 7:10 am· Comments Off on DOH: Fewer firecracker-related injuries among children this year 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Jan. 1 (PNA) — Although firecracker-related injuries were significantly higher this year compared to last year, the Department of Health (DOH) said that it has relatively fewer injuries among children.

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Marikina solon proposes business incubation in schools to accelerate business opportunity among Filipinos

January 2, 2014 7:10 am· Comments Off on Marikina solon proposes business incubation in schools to accelerate business opportunity among Filipinos 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, Jan. 1 (PNA) — To accelerate business opportunity among Filipinos in providing more jobs to unemployed, a lawmaker has filed a bill seeking to promote a business incubation program in schools to give students unique educational opportunities and provide entrepreneurs with enhanced access to a skilled workforce.

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Lady solon pushes for creation of schools for sports

January 2, 2014 7:10 am· Comments Off on Lady solon pushes for creation of schools for sports 

MANILA, Jan. 1 — Following the success of Filipino athletes in international competition, a lawmaker has filed a bill creating a school for sports to develop world-class athletes.

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(Update) Trough LPA continues to bring rains over Mindanao

January 2, 2014 7:10 am· Comments Off on (Update) Trough LPA continues to bring rains over Mindanao 

MANILA, Jan. 1 — A trough or extended clouds of a Low Pressure Area (LPA) continues to bring rains over Mindanao while the Northeast Monsoon affecting Northern and Central Luzon, the state weather bureau said on Wednesday.

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