Interim succession law sought in case of failure of elections

February 24, 2014 7:54 am· Comments Off on Interim succession law sought in case of failure of elections 

MANILA, Feb. 23 — What if there’s failure of elections for the position of President and Vice President, and Congress has yet to elect their Senate President and Speaker?

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Palace to create viable options for those affected by truck ban

February 24, 2014 7:54 am· Comments Off on Palace to create viable options for those affected by truck ban 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Feb 23 (PNA) — The government is coordinating with truckers to come up with solutions so that the trucking industry will not be completely disadvantaged by its impending truck ban, Malacanang assured Sunday.

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AFP junior officers stress they strictly uphold Honor Code

February 24, 2014 7:54 am· Comments Off on AFP junior officers stress they strictly uphold Honor Code 

By Rhaydz B. Barcia

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 23 (PNA) -– Two junior officers of the country’s premier military institution said they strongly uphold the “Honor Code” to the fullest.

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Comelec to acquire add'l PCOS machines should it decides to use it in 2106 polls

February 24, 2014 7:54 am· Comments Off on Comelec to acquire add'l PCOS machines should it decides to use it in 2106 polls 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Feb. 23 (PNA) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) said it needs to acquire more than 6,000 additional Precincts Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines if it chooses to utilize the latter in the 2016 national and local elections.

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Palace on PSG member’s arrest: Be ready to face the consequences

February 24, 2014 7:54 am· Comments Off on Palace on PSG member’s arrest: Be ready to face the consequences 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Feb 23 (PNA) — Malacanang on Sunday warned a newly-arrested Presidential Security Group (PSG) member to be ready to face the charges for violating the law.

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Palace assures orphaned children’s welfare being looked after by DSWD

February 24, 2014 7:54 am· Comments Off on Palace assures orphaned children’s welfare being looked after by DSWD 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Feb 23 (PNA) — Malacanang on Sunday assured that the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) was taking care of Filipino orphaned children.

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Palace urges Filipinos to take part in EDSA celebration and teach youth of its importance

February 24, 2014 7:54 am· Comments Off on Palace urges Filipinos to take part in EDSA celebration and teach youth of its importance 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Feb. 23 (PNA) — Since the EDSA People Power celebration has been marked as a school holiday, Malacanang on Sunday said that it is also the perfect opportunity to explain to the youth the importance of the historical event.

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Palace remains hopeful ERC’s decision on power rate protects interests of citizens

February 24, 2014 7:54 am· Comments Off on Palace remains hopeful ERC’s decision on power rate protects interests of citizens 

MANILA, Feb. 23 — As the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) decides on the Manila Electric Company’s (Meralco) power rates, Malacanang on Sunday was hopeful that it would still protect the interest of the citizens.

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Northeast monsoon continues to bring cold rainy weather over PHL

February 24, 2014 7:54 am· Comments Off on Northeast monsoon continues to bring cold rainy weather over PHL 

MANILA, Feb. 24 — Public are advised to bring umbrella as cold and rainy weather will remain in many parts of the country due to the effects of the northeast monsoon, the state weather bureau said on Monday.

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ERC to come out with real pricing for December ’13 Meralco transmission rate “soon”

February 24, 2014 7:54 am· Comments Off on ERC to come out with real pricing for December ’13 Meralco transmission rate “soon” 

MANILA, Feb 24 — The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) will “soon” come out with the correct pricing for the December 2013 rate of the Manila Electric Company (Meralco), Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla said.

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