LGUs top list of gov't agencies with most number of cases in 2013

March 6, 2014 11:20 am· Comments Off on LGUs top list of gov't agencies with most number of cases in 2013 

MANILA, March 5 — For the third straight year, local government units (LGUs) topped the list of government agencies with the most number of cases filed before the Office of the Ombudsman.

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47 new PAF cadets to benefit from new air assets

March 6, 2014 11:20 am· Comments Off on 47 new PAF cadets to benefit from new air assets 

MANILA, March 5 — Air Force commander Lt. Gen. Lauro Catalino Dela Cruz told the 47 graduates of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) "Siklab Diwa" Class of 2014, who are poised to join the flying service shortly after their March 16 graduation, that they will be coming at an opportune time.

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MMDA picks 4 stations for ferry boats to ply along Pasig River

March 6, 2014 11:20 am· Comments Off on MMDA picks 4 stations for ferry boats to ply along Pasig River 

MANILA, March 5 -– The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said on Wednesday only four stations instead of 11 stations will be made for the ferry boats that will run through some routes along Pasig River.

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Mison clarifies BI cannot prevent a person from leaving the country even if he or she is under the bureau's lookout list

March 6, 2014 11:20 am· Comments Off on Mison clarifies BI cannot prevent a person from leaving the country even if he or she is under the bureau's lookout list 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, March 5 (PNA) — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Wednesday clarified that they cannot prevent a person from leaving the country even if he or she is under the bureau’s lookout list.

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DSWD ready to dialogue with leaders of People’s Surge in Tacloban

March 6, 2014 11:20 am· Comments Off on DSWD ready to dialogue with leaders of People’s Surge in Tacloban 

MANILA, March 5 — Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman and leaders of People’s Surge and Alyansa han mga Biktima han Bagyo Yolanda in Tacloban (ABBAT), were set to hold a dialogue Wednesday, 3:00 pm at the DSWD-Field Office VIII in Tacloban City, Leyte.

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Warmer days are here again

March 6, 2014 11:20 am· Comments Off on Warmer days are here again 

MANILA, March 6 — Expect warmer days ahead as the northeast monsoon starts to weaken, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Thursday.

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Solon asks PNP to stop random killings

March 6, 2014 11:20 am· Comments Off on Solon asks PNP to stop random killings 

MANILA, March 5 — Appalled by the spate of random killings of known and low-key individuals nationwide, Quezon City Rep. Winston Castelo on Wednesday urged the Philippine National Police (PNP) to institute measures to intensify vigilance and police visibility to deter the commission of murder.

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Scholarship for children of poor farmers pushed

March 6, 2014 11:20 am· Comments Off on Scholarship for children of poor farmers pushed 

MANILA, March 6 — A lawmaker has filed a bill granting scholarship to children of poor Filipino farmers.

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House leader seeks declogging of Sandiganbayan dockets

March 6, 2014 11:20 am· Comments Off on House leader seeks declogging of Sandiganbayan dockets 

MANILA, March 6 — To declog the dockets of the Sandiganbayan with the least cost to the government and hasten resolution of corruption cases, a House leader proposed to allow individual justices of the anti-graft court to sit and receive evidence, in behalf of his or her division, instead of requiring the presence of three justices before a case is heard and evidence is accepted.

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11 troopers wounded in Bansalan town NPA landmine attack feted

March 6, 2014 11:20 am· Comments Off on 11 troopers wounded in Bansalan town NPA landmine attack feted 

MANILA, March 6 — The Davao City-based 10th Infantry Division on Wednesday has recognized the bravery of the 11 troopers of the 39th Infantry Battalion who were wounded by a rebel landmine attack in Barangay Managa, Bansalan town, Davao Del Sur last March 2.

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