11 public schools in Taguig receive dental facilities

February 5, 2014 11:10 am· Comments Off on 11 public schools in Taguig receive dental facilities 

MANILA, Feb. 4 — Taguig Mayor Lani Cayetano said on Tuesday the city government has distributed dental chairs and equipment to the city's 11 public schools in celebration of the 9th National Dental Health Month in coordination with the Department of Education Taguig-Pateros division (DepEd-TaPat).

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Corruption, smuggling can only be resolved by ‘systematic reforms’ — Palace

February 5, 2014 11:10 am· Comments Off on Corruption, smuggling can only be resolved by ‘systematic reforms’ — Palace 

MANILA, Feb. 4 — For deeply rooted problems such as corruption and smuggling, Malacanang said Tuesday that the best way to address it is through "systematic reforms."

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Fuel wood project to be set up in Compostela Valley

February 5, 2014 11:10 am· Comments Off on Fuel wood project to be set up in Compostela Valley 

MANILA, Feb. 4 — A 50-hectare fuel wood project is set to be established in Pantukan, Compostela Valley to provide livelihood opportunities to farmer beneficiaries (FBs) and to prevent indiscriminate cutting of trees for fuel consumption.

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Palace reiterates the certainty of prosecution, arrest to fight crime

February 5, 2014 11:10 am· Comments Off on Palace reiterates the certainty of prosecution, arrest to fight crime 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Feb 4 (PNA) — Malacanang on Tuesday ensured anew that with the certainty of prosecution and arrest of criminals, the country’s crime rate will lessen.

Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. raised the issue in a Palace briefing in light reports of rampant rape cases among women and children.

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Possible manipulation in pricing of electricity tackled in oral arguments

February 5, 2014 11:10 am· Comments Off on Possible manipulation in pricing of electricity tackled in oral arguments 

MANILA, Feb. 4 — The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) on Tuesday admitted that it ordered the power generator to bid its electricity in the price of P62 per kilowatt-hour (KWH) in the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) in November 2013 during the “shutdown” of the Malampaya facility.

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Honest porter/pushcart retriever and his family rewarded with scholarship by TESDA

February 5, 2014 11:10 am· Comments Off on Honest porter/pushcart retriever and his family rewarded with scholarship by TESDA 

MANILA, Feb. 4 — It pays to be honest; it has its own wonderful, intangible and tangible rewards and accolades.

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Fair weather to prevail in PHL except in extreme N. Luzon

February 5, 2014 11:10 am· Comments Off on Fair weather to prevail in PHL except in extreme N. Luzon 

MANILA, Feb. 5 — Except in extreme northern Luzon, most parts of the country will continue to experience fair weather Wednesday as the northeast monsoon affects extreme Northern Luzon while easterlies affect the eastern sections of Luzon and Visayas, according to Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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7th Infantry Division rewards deserving non-commissioned officers

February 5, 2014 11:10 am· Comments Off on 7th Infantry Division rewards deserving non-commissioned officers 

MANILA, Feb. 5 — Major Gen. Hernando DCA Irriberri, commander of the Nueva Ecija-based 7th Infantry Division, personally awarded the "CLK" (Combat Leaders Knife) to seven deserving non-commissioned officers Tuesday.

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Boholanos still need medical attention, health expert says

February 5, 2014 11:10 am· Comments Off on Boholanos still need medical attention, health expert says 

By Liezel Ann Bu

1,043 candidates file for Army recruitment program

February 5, 2014 11:10 am· Comments Off on 1,043 candidates file for Army recruitment program 

MANILA, Feb. 5 — In line with its efforts to recruit quality personnel for its roster, the Zamboanga Del Sur-based 1st Infantry Division announced that 1,043 individuals have applied for its yearly Candidate Soldier (CS) program.

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