DSWD, LGUs serve 32 evacuation centers due to TD 'Basyang'

February 3, 2014 10:17 am· Comments Off on DSWD, LGUs serve 32 evacuation centers due to TD 'Basyang' 

MANILA, Feb. 2 –The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) disclosed Sunday that about 1,130 displaced families consisting of 5,646 persons were being served inside the 32 evacuation centers spread in nine provinces of Regions VI, VII, VIII and CARAGA.

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No special birthday plans for President Aquino so far –Palace official

February 3, 2014 10:17 am· Comments Off on No special birthday plans for President Aquino so far –Palace official 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Feb 2 (PNA) — Five days from now, President Benigno S. Aquino will be turning 54, but according to a Malacanang official, the President has not yet planned anything special.

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AFP terminates 'Operation Darkhorse'

February 3, 2014 10:17 am· Comments Off on AFP terminates 'Operation Darkhorse' 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, Feb. 2 (PNA) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) officially terminated "Operation Darkhorse" Sunday.

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Solon condemns BIFF’s use of child warriors

February 3, 2014 10:17 am· Comments Off on Solon condemns BIFF’s use of child warriors 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Feb. 2 (PNA) – Sen. Nancy Binay on Sunday condemned the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) for using child warriors in the conflict against the military in Maguindanao.

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Palace reiterates commitment to peace in Mindanao

February 3, 2014 10:17 am· Comments Off on Palace reiterates commitment to peace in Mindanao 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Feb 2 (PNA) — Malacañang on Sunday reiterated the Aquino administration's commitment to peace in Mindanao amid the conflict between the government and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF).

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Palace expresses relief over QC demolition’s peaceful ending

February 3, 2014 10:17 am· Comments Off on Palace expresses relief over QC demolition’s peaceful ending 

MANILA, Feb 2 — Malacanang on Sunday expressed relief over what began as a violent demolition of shanties in Agham Road, Quezon City which later ended peacefully.

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US bishop’s visit to Yolanda-hit areas will boost people’s morale, says Palace official

February 3, 2014 10:17 am· Comments Off on US bishop’s visit to Yolanda-hit areas will boost people’s morale, says Palace official 

MANILA, Feb 2 — A top bishop from the United States is scheduled to visit typhoon “Yolanda”-hit Tacloban, according to a Malacanang official who, on Sunday welcomed the visit, saying that visits can do much for people’s morale.

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Five persons wounded in Zambo grenade blast

February 3, 2014 10:17 am· Comments Off on Five persons wounded in Zambo grenade blast 

MANILA, Feb. 2 -– Five persons were wounded after unidentified motorcycle-riding men lobbed a grenade at a church in Zamboanga City on Sunday.

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Expect warmer days ahead as northeast monsoon weakens — PAGASA

February 3, 2014 10:17 am· Comments Off on Expect warmer days ahead as northeast monsoon weakens — PAGASA 

MANILA, Feb.3 — Expect warmer days ahead with the transition period as the northeast monsoon starts to dissipate, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Monday.

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Barangay executives to implement anti-squatting measures of QC govt

February 3, 2014 10:17 am· Comments Off on Barangay executives to implement anti-squatting measures of QC govt 

MANILA, Feb. 2 — The Quezon City government announced over the weekend that it has given barangay executives a signal to implement its anti-squatting measures.

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