PIA, four other gov't, private organizations to receive Philippine Quality Award

March 20, 2014 10:42 am· Comments Off on PIA, four other gov't, private organizations to receive Philippine Quality Award 

MANILA, March 19 — The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) and four other government and private organizations will receive the Recognition for Commitment to Quality Management (Level 1) during the 16th Philippine Quality Award conferment ceremonies on Thursday (March 20) in Malacanang.

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Pasay councilor files proposed ordinance seeking to penalize telcos for excessive fees

March 20, 2014 10:42 am· Comments Off on Pasay councilor files proposed ordinance seeking to penalize telcos for excessive fees 

MANILA, March 19 — A Pasay City councilor has filed a proposed ordinance that will sanction telephone companies and other public utility providers who continue to charge for interrupted services.

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Senate’s damaged image is not beyond repair –Poe

March 20, 2014 10:42 am· Comments Off on Senate’s damaged image is not beyond repair –Poe 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, March 19 (PNA) – For neophyte Senator Grace Poe, the Senate can still regain its lofty image as an institution which was damaged by the pork barrel scam allegedly involving some senators.

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Guingona not interested to investigate Napoles’ detention expenses

March 20, 2014 10:42 am· Comments Off on Guingona not interested to investigate Napoles’ detention expenses 

MANILA, March 19 – Senate blue ribbon chairman Sen. Teofisto Guingona III on Wednesday said he would rather leave to the executive department the matter pertaining to the public funds being used for detention of Janet Lim Napoles.

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TESDA's P1M video scholarship grants contest extended to March 31

March 20, 2014 10:42 am· Comments Off on TESDA's P1M video scholarship grants contest extended to March 31 

MANILA, March 19 — Scholarship vouchers worth P1 million and a trophy await the technical-vocational (tech-voc) institution that will be judged grand winner in the Tatak TESDA Video Making Contest.

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Lacson shields President Aquino against criticisms

March 20, 2014 10:42 am· Comments Off on Lacson shields President Aquino against criticisms 

MANILA, March 19 — Former senator Panfilo Lacson defended President Benigno S. Aquino III from accusations labeling the president as an "awful manager."

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Reconstruction efforts in typhoon-hit areas continue — Lacson

March 20, 2014 10:42 am· Comments Off on Reconstruction efforts in typhoon-hit areas continue — Lacson 

MANILA, March 19 — Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery (PARR) Secretary Panfilo Lacson on Wednesday said that reconstruction efforts continue in the areas hit hard by super Typhoon "Yolanda" a few months ago.

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Palace: Mitsubishi has confidence in PHL economic stability

March 20, 2014 10:42 am· Comments Off on Palace: Mitsubishi has confidence in PHL economic stability 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, March 19 (PNA) — Malacanang on Wednesday said that the meeting between President Benigno S. Aquino III and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. president Osamu Masuko signified that the Japanese company had confidence in the country’s economic stability.

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SC stops CA ruling that cleared Globe Asiatique owner's co-accused

March 20, 2014 10:42 am· Comments Off on SC stops CA ruling that cleared Globe Asiatique owner's co-accused 

MANILA, March 19 — The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday stopped the ruling of the Court of Appeals (CA) which cleared a co-accused of Globe Asiatique owner Delfin Lee.

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LPA continues to bring light to moderate rains over Visayas, Mindanao

March 20, 2014 10:42 am· Comments Off on LPA continues to bring light to moderate rains over Visayas, Mindanao 

MANILA, March 20 — The low pressure area (LPA) over Mindanao will continue to bring light to moderate rains over Visayas and Mindanao on Thursday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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