8 provinces in Mindanao still under signal no.1

January 19, 2014 12:54 pm· Comments Off on 8 provinces in Mindanao still under signal no.1 

MANILA, Jan. 19 –Eight provinces in Mindanao are still under public storm warning signal no. 1 as tropical depression "Agaton" continues its slow movement due to the presence of two high-pressure areas (HPAs) off the Pacific Ocean and a strong northeast monsoon, the state weather bureau said on Sunday.

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SC exonerates 6 CA justices

January 19, 2014 12:54 pm· Comments Off on SC exonerates 6 CA justices 

MANILA, Jan. 19 –Judicial officers cannot be subjected to administrative disciplinary actions for their performance of duty in good faith.

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‘Agaton’ grounds 6 domestic flights

January 19, 2014 12:54 pm· Comments Off on ‘Agaton’ grounds 6 domestic flights 

MANILA, Jan. 19 –Six domestic flights were cancelled on Sunday due to poor weather in some parts of the country brought about by tropical depression “Agaton”.

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Baguio temperature drops to 8.1 degrees Celsius on Sunday

January 19, 2014 12:54 pm· Comments Off on Baguio temperature drops to 8.1 degrees Celsius on Sunday 

MANILA, Jan. 19 –The temperature in Baguio City dropped to 8.1 degrees Celsius on Sunday, the lowest since the start of the month, according to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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UPDATE: 12 domestic flights cancelled due to ‘Agaton’

January 19, 2014 12:54 pm· Comments Off on UPDATE: 12 domestic flights cancelled due to ‘Agaton’ 

MANILA, Jan. 19 –The number of domestic flights cancelled on Sunday climbed up to 12 as six more were grounded due to the effects of tropical depression “Agaton”.

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40 dead in Mindanao due to 'Agaton' – NDRRMC

January 19, 2014 12:54 pm· Comments Off on 40 dead in Mindanao due to 'Agaton' – NDRRMC 

MANILA, Jan. 19 –The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Sunday reported the number of people killed due to low pressure area (LPA) which intensified into tropical depression "Agaton" reached 40 in Mindanao while affected people reached 590,000.

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Bill prohibit banks from imposing service charge on accounts below maintaining balance

January 19, 2014 12:54 pm· Comments Off on Bill prohibit banks from imposing service charge on accounts below maintaining balance 

MANILA, Jan. 19 –A lawmaker has filed a measure prohibiting any bank, whether government-owned/controlled or private, local or foreign, to impose service charge or any other fees on savings or current accounts which do not comply with the required minimum maintaining balance set by the bank policies.

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3rd Infantry Division pursuing rebel group who gunned down farmer in Negros Occidental

January 19, 2014 12:54 pm· Comments Off on 3rd Infantry Division pursuing rebel group who gunned down farmer in Negros Occidental 

MANILA, Jan. 19 –A military official on Sunday called on the New People's Army (NPA) stop senseless attacks on civilians "as they are non-combatants".

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Eastern Mindanao Command aids in preemptive evacuation measures in Surigao Del Sur, Compostela Valley

January 19, 2014 12:54 pm· Comments Off on Eastern Mindanao Command aids in preemptive evacuation measures in Surigao Del Sur, Compostela Valley 

MANILA, Jan. 19 –With inclement weather brought about by typhoon "Agaton" threatening Surigao Del Sur and Compostela Valley with landslides and flash floods, the Eastern Mindanao Command on Sunday announced that its field units have assisted local government units in the area in the preemptive evacuation of residents.

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Gov’t addresses cybersex ring in PHL

January 19, 2014 12:54 pm· Comments Off on Gov’t addresses cybersex ring in PHL 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Jan. 19 (PNA) — With the emerging threat that cybercrimes pose especially on developing countries, the government has intensified efforts in addressing the cybersex ring in the Philippines.

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