Fair weather to prevail until Friday — PAGASA

February 19, 2014 11:23 am· Comments Off on Fair weather to prevail until Friday — PAGASA 

MANILA, Feb. 19 — Most parts of country including Metro Manila will continue to experience generally fair weather in the next three days, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Wednesday.

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Soldiers hunting down killers of 4 people in Basilan

February 19, 2014 11:23 am· Comments Off on Soldiers hunting down killers of 4 people in Basilan 

MANILA, Feb. 19 — The Zamboanga Del Sur-based 1st Infantry Division is now conducting hot pursuit operations against the armed group who shot and killed on Tuesday four men, two of them militiamen, in the boundaries of Barangays Bohe Baka and Bohe Libung, Tipo-Tipo town, Basilan in what authorities believed to be "rido" related violence.

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Rebel surrenders to Army unit in Negros Oriental

February 19, 2014 11:23 am· Comments Off on Rebel surrenders to Army unit in Negros Oriental 

MANILA, Feb. 19 — Tired of the incessant and causeless fighting, a New People's Army (NPA) fighter has voluntarily surrendered to troopers of the 79th Infantry Battalion conducting a routine security patrol in Barangay Nagbalaye, Sta Catalina, Negros Oriental.

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Napoles camp files motion for possible hospital arrest

February 19, 2014 11:23 am· Comments Off on Napoles camp files motion for possible hospital arrest 

MANILA, Feb. 18 — The camp of suspected "pork barrel" scam mastermind, Janet Lim Napoles on Tuesday filed motion for medical examination and to place her under hospital arrest before Makati Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 150.

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Napolcom confirms special posthumous promotion of 5 cops in Zambo siege

February 19, 2014 11:23 am· Comments Off on Napolcom confirms special posthumous promotion of 5 cops in Zambo siege 

MANILA, Feb. 18 — The National Police Commission (Napolcom) on Tuesday confirmed the special posthumous meritorious promotion of the five police officers, who were killed in action during the series of armed encounters against the members of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) in Zamboanga City from September 9 to 24, 2013.

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Airport police recover cash, valuables left in a cab by 80-year-old Spanish tourist

February 19, 2014 11:23 am· Comments Off on Airport police recover cash, valuables left in a cab by 80-year-old Spanish tourist 

MANILA, Feb. 19 — Members of the Airport Police Department (APD) of the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) recovered Tuesday afternoon the cash and valuables left by a Spanish tourist in a cab en route to Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 last Monday.

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Solon proposes environmental education for Filipino students

February 19, 2014 11:23 am· Comments Off on Solon proposes environmental education for Filipino students 

MANILA, Feb. 19 — A lady lawmaker is seeking to institutionalize environmental education among Filipino students in the kindergarten and elementary levels.

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Former Prisoners’ Employment Program proposed

February 19, 2014 11:23 am· Comments Off on Former Prisoners’ Employment Program proposed 

MANILA, Feb. 19 — Since employers are reluctant to hire former prisoners, it is necessary for government to set a program to enable these ex-inmates find gainful work to provide for their families, a lawmaker Wednesday said.

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Baguio City still City of Flowers

February 19, 2014 11:23 am· Comments Off on Baguio City still City of Flowers 

By Jojo Lamaria

BAGUIO CITY, Feb 18 (PNA) -– Organizers of the 19th Baguio Flower Festival explained that the monicker “city of flowers” still apply in Baguio City’s stature.

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Student leaders are Laoag City’s junior officials

February 19, 2014 11:23 am· Comments Off on Student leaders are Laoag City’s junior officials 

LAOAG CITY, Feb. 18 — Christine Cabel, a senior student from the Ilocos Norte National High School (INNHS) never thought of putting her dream of working with the city’s chief executive would come to reality so soon.

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