Expect good weather in the next 24 hours

March 18, 2014 8:58 am· Comments Off on Expect good weather in the next 24 hours 

MANILA, March 17 — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Monday said that good weather condition will continue to prevail in most parts of the country.

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Online campaigning will be extensively utilized in the 2016 polls — Jimenez

March 18, 2014 8:58 am· Comments Off on Online campaigning will be extensively utilized in the 2016 polls — Jimenez 

MANILA, March 17 — An official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said that online campaigning will be extensively utilized in the 2016 elections by aspirants to promote their candidacies.

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DOE issues circular for PECR-5 on coal and oil

March 18, 2014 8:58 am· Comments Off on DOE issues circular for PECR-5 on coal and oil 

MANILA, March 17 — As part of its continuing thrust to ensure energy security in the country, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued A Department Circular (DC 2014-02-0005) for the 5th round of the Philippine Energy Contracting Round (PECR-5).

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DFA installs diplomat Jose new spokesman

March 18, 2014 8:58 am· Comments Off on DFA installs diplomat Jose new spokesman 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, March 17 (PNA) -– The Department of Foreign Affairs on Monday named Charles Jose, the country's former Consul General to Shanghai, as its new spokesman.

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Palace: DOJ task force continues to monitor extrajudicial killings

March 18, 2014 8:58 am· Comments Off on Palace: DOJ task force continues to monitor extrajudicial killings 

MANILA, March 17 — The Department of Justice (DOJ) task force continues to monitor extrajudicial killings in the country, Malacanang assured following the killing of a younger brother of Davao Bishop Fernando Capalla in Oton, Iloilo last Saturday night.

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Immigration guidelines meant to protect Filipino travelers from human trafficking –Palace

March 18, 2014 8:58 am· Comments Off on Immigration guidelines meant to protect Filipino travelers from human trafficking –Palace 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, March 17 (PNA) — Malacanang said on Monday that the Bureau of Immigration (BI) guidelines on travel overseas are meant to protect Filipino travelers from human trafficking and other forms of crime.

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PA, ABS-CBN hands over school building to Casiguran, Aurora

March 18, 2014 8:58 am· Comments Off on PA, ABS-CBN hands over school building to Casiguran, Aurora 

MANILA, March 17 — The Philippine Army (PA) and ABS–CBN "Sagip Kapamilya" turned over a school building for the students of Casiguran, Aurora during a simple ceremony on Monday.

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DND chief says PHL efforts for missing Malaysian plane halted temporarily

March 18, 2014 8:58 am· Comments Off on DND chief says PHL efforts for missing Malaysian plane halted temporarily 

MANILA, March 17 — Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Voltaire Gazmin on Monday said that Philippine efforts to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, which disappeared last March 8, has been put on "temporary stop".

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Light rains expected over eastern section of PHL — PAGASA

March 18, 2014 8:58 am· Comments Off on Light rains expected over eastern section of PHL — PAGASA 

MANILA, March 18 — Expect light rains due to the moderate to strong northeasterly surface windflow which continues to affect the eastern sections of the country, the state weather bureau said on Tuesday.

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Army brigade strengthens disaster risk reduction operations

March 18, 2014 8:58 am· Comments Off on Army brigade strengthens disaster risk reduction operations 

CAUAYAN CITY, ISABELA, Mar 17 –The 502nd Infantry Brigade of 5th Infantry Division, Philippine Army (502ID-PA) based in Echague town has strengthened its disaster risk reduction operations through the army’s conceptualized “Oplan Lifeguard” to save lives, protect properties and minimize damages in disaster-affected areas.

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