Palace appeals to Nazarene devotees for discipline on eve of procession

January 8, 2014 11:27 pm· Comments Off on Palace appeals to Nazarene devotees for discipline on eve of procession 

MANILA, Jan. 8 — Malacañang on Wednesday appealed to devotees of the Black Nazarene to practice discipline as they show their faith at Thursday's yearly traslacion (procession).

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PRC sets up first-aid stations for Black Nazarene procession

January 8, 2014 11:27 pm· Comments Off on PRC sets up first-aid stations for Black Nazarene procession 

MANILA, Jan. 8 — The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has set up first-aid stations for Thursday’s Black Nazarene procession.

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DFA checking China’s new maritime regulation on WPS

January 8, 2014 11:27 pm· Comments Off on DFA checking China’s new maritime regulation on WPS 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, Jan. 8 (PNA) — The Philippines is checking on reports of a new Chinese regulation requiring foreign vessels to seek China’s permission before entering the South China Sea where Manila and several Southeast Asian nations have overlapping claims.

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DSWD urges individuals, families taking care of 'Yolanda'-orphaned children to become foster parents

January 8, 2014 11:27 pm· Comments Off on DSWD urges individuals, families taking care of 'Yolanda'-orphaned children to become foster parents 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Jan. 8 (PNA) — Families and individuals who are taking care of children orphaned due to the devastation caused by typhoon "Yolanda" in the Visayas last November should come out and avail themselves of the benefits provided under the Foster Act of 2012.

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Estrada orders suspension of work in Manila city government offices

January 8, 2014 11:27 pm· Comments Off on Estrada orders suspension of work in Manila city government offices 

MANILA, Jan. 8 — Manila Mayor Joseph Ejercito Estrada ordered on Wednesday the suspension of work in all city government offices during the Manila International Pilgrimage of the Black Nazarene on Thursday.

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Foreign aid for 'Yolanda' victims goes to concerned agencies only –Lacierda

January 8, 2014 11:27 pm· Comments Off on Foreign aid for 'Yolanda' victims goes to concerned agencies only –Lacierda 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Jan. 8 (PNA) — Only concerned government agencies are authorized to receive foreign aid for the victims of typhoon “Yolanda,” Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda clarified on Wednesday.

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Cloudiness, some rainshowers to continue

January 8, 2014 11:27 pm· Comments Off on Cloudiness, some rainshowers to continue 

MANILA, Jan. 8 -– The government’s weather agency still forecasts cloudiness and some rainshowers in the country within the next 24 hours ending 5 p.m. Thursday (Jan. 9) and urged caution in expected moderate to rough coastal waters in Luzon and the Visayas.

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MMDA unveils high-tech metrobase

January 8, 2014 11:27 pm· Comments Off on MMDA unveils high-tech metrobase 

MANILA, Jan. 8 — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) unveiled Wednesday a high-technology Traffic Signalization System (TSS) aimed at improving the monitoring and management of the traffic condition in the metropolis.

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OSG: It’s the duty of Meralco to defend before SC questions on power rate hike

January 8, 2014 11:27 pm· Comments Off on OSG: It’s the duty of Meralco to defend before SC questions on power rate hike 

MANILA, Jan. 8 — The Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) on Wednesday told the Supreme Court (SC) that it is the duty of the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) to defend questions on the record high of P4.15 per kilowatthour power rate increase.

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PNP aims for higher conviction rate on criminal cases in 2014

January 8, 2014 11:27 pm· Comments Off on PNP aims for higher conviction rate on criminal cases in 2014 

MANILA, Jan. 8 — The Philippine National Police chief, Director General Alan L. Purisima, urged the 150,000 PNP members to keep in mind the lessons of the past as the PNP moves forward in 2014.

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