Palace no comment on whistleblower’s decision to drop lawyer

March 5, 2014 10:53 am· Comments Off on Palace no comment on whistleblower’s decision to drop lawyer 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, March 4 (PNA) — Following whistleblower Benhur Luy’s decision to drop lawyer Atty. Levito Baligod, Malacanang on Tuesday said that they cannot as yet comment on the issue.

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House commends First Fil-Am armless pilot in world

March 5, 2014 10:53 am· Comments Off on House commends First Fil-Am armless pilot in world 

MANILA, March 4 — The House of Representatives on Tuesday commended Filipino-American Jessica Macabare Cox Chamberlain, the first armless pilot in the world for inspiring women especially those with disabilities with her exemplary accomplishments.

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Power interruption during AFP oath-taking ceremony only a ‘technical problem’ –Palace

March 5, 2014 10:53 am· Comments Off on Power interruption during AFP oath-taking ceremony only a ‘technical problem’ –Palace 

MANILA, March 4 — Malacanang has clarified that the power interruption during the oath-taking ceremony of 49 officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Tuesday morning was merely due to “technical problem.”

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Arrest of CIDG head shows PNP’s determination in cleansing its ranks, Palace says

March 5, 2014 10:53 am· Comments Off on Arrest of CIDG head shows PNP’s determination in cleansing its ranks, Palace says 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, March 4 (PNA) — After the arrest of Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) Pampanga Chief Bienvenido Reydado, Malacanang on Tuesday lauded the PNP for its effort to ‘cleanse its ranks’.

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6th round of EDC talks to be held in Washington – DND

March 5, 2014 10:53 am· Comments Off on 6th round of EDC talks to be held in Washington – DND 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, March 4 (PNA) — The Department of National Defense (DND) on Tuesday announced that the Philippine and United States panels will hold the 6th round of negotiations on the proposed Agreement on Enhanced Defense Cooperation (EDC) on March 4 to 5 (US time) in Washington, D.C.

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PAF acquires brand new REI, PMEL

March 5, 2014 10:53 am· Comments Off on PAF acquires brand new REI, PMEL 

MANILA, March 4 — The Philippine Air Force (PAF) on Tuesday announced that it has received brand-new radio electrical, instruments (REI) and precision measuring equipment laboratory (PMEL) worth P42.02 million.

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Deles says roadmap to a lasting peace in Mindanao is done within boundaries of the Constitution

March 5, 2014 10:53 am· Comments Off on Deles says roadmap to a lasting peace in Mindanao is done within boundaries of the Constitution 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, Mar. 4 (PNA) -– The government’s comprehensive roadmap to a lasting peace in Mindanao is done within the boundaries of the Constitution that will strengthen the politics of reconciliation and build an economy of equal opportunity to everyone – Muslim, Christian or Indigenous Peoples, according to Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos-Deles

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Palace: PNP pursuing perpetrators in ambush of Sarangani town mayor

March 5, 2014 10:53 am· Comments Off on Palace: PNP pursuing perpetrators in ambush of Sarangani town mayor 

MANILA, March 4 — Malacanang on Tuesday said that the Philippine National Police (PNP) is currently pursuing perpetrators responsible for last week’s ambush of Mayor George Perrett of Maitum, Sarangani.

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'Amihan' to bring isolated light rain over Luzon, Visayas

March 5, 2014 10:53 am· Comments Off on 'Amihan' to bring isolated light rain over Luzon, Visayas 

MANILA, March 5 — Expect isolated light rains in most parts of the country due to the northeast monsoon affecting Luzon and Visayas, the state weather bureau said on Wednesday.

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1002nd Infantry Brigade support Davao Del Sur provincial government indignation rally vs landmines, IEDs

March 5, 2014 10:53 am· Comments Off on 1002nd Infantry Brigade support Davao Del Sur provincial government indignation rally vs landmines, IEDs 

MANILA, March 5 — The Sarangani-based 1002nd Infantry Brigade announced that it strongly supports the condemnation rally of the Davao Del Sur provincial government against the deliberate use of landmines and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) by the New People's Army (NPA) against civilians.

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