Malacañang opens gates to Muslim brothers Thursday for the signing of comprehensive agreement on the Bangsamoro with MILF

March 26, 2014 9:40 am· Comments Off on Malacañang opens gates to Muslim brothers Thursday for the signing of comprehensive agreement on the Bangsamoro with MILF 

MANILA, March 25 — Malacañang grounds will be opened once again to our Muslim brothers on Thursday, March 27, for the signing of yet another historic agreement between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

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48 rebels surrender to Army units in Bukidnon

March 26, 2014 9:40 am· Comments Off on 48 rebels surrender to Army units in Bukidnon 

MANILA, March 25 — Forty- eight New People's Army (NPA) fighters surrendered to the Army 8th and 68th Infantry Battalions in Maramag town, Bukidnon last March 22 and 24.

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CHED releases priority courses for qualified Student Financial Assistance Program

March 26, 2014 9:40 am· Comments Off on CHED releases priority courses for qualified Student Financial Assistance Program 

MANILA, March 5— The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) on Tuesday has selected top priority courses for qualified beneficiaries for its Student Financial Assistance Programs (StuFAPS) for the school year 2014-2015 and 2017-2018.

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Osmena backs arrest of Tiamzon couple

March 26, 2014 9:40 am· Comments Off on Osmena backs arrest of Tiamzon couple 

MANILA, March 25 – Senator Serge Osmena III said on Tuesday the government authorities have valid reason to arrest two Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) leaders because ‘they’re in the Order of Battle.’

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Signing of final Bangsamoro agreement a ‘global contribution in pursuit of peace’ –Ferrer

March 26, 2014 9:40 am· Comments Off on Signing of final Bangsamoro agreement a ‘global contribution in pursuit of peace’ –Ferrer 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, March 25 (PNA) — Government peace panel chairman Miriam Coronel-Ferrer on Tuesday said the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) on Thursday (March 27) is not just a historic event for the Philippines, but also a global contribution to the pursuit of peace.

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PDAF scam whistleblower asks Manila RTC to lift freeze order

March 26, 2014 9:40 am· Comments Off on PDAF scam whistleblower asks Manila RTC to lift freeze order 

MANILA, March 25 — Priority development assistance fund (PDAF) scam main whistle blower Benhur Luy on Tuesday asked the Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) to lift the freeze order in his accounts citing his immunity from criminal prosecution.

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De Lima: More mediamen received consultancy payments from NABCOR

March 26, 2014 9:40 am· Comments Off on De Lima: More mediamen received consultancy payments from NABCOR 

MANILA, March 25 — Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima on Tuesday said that there are more members of the media who received payments from the National Agribusiness Corporation (NABCOR) as consultants to certain projects.

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Good weather to prevail until Friday — PAGASA

March 26, 2014 9:40 am· Comments Off on Good weather to prevail until Friday — PAGASA 

MANILA, March 26 — Most parts of the country are projected to have sunny to partly cloudy skies in the next two to three days as the easterlies will be the dominant weather system to affect the country, the state weather bureau said on Wednesday.

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Probe on the influx of foreign workers in the country pushed

March 26, 2014 9:40 am· Comments Off on Probe on the influx of foreign workers in the country pushed 

MANILA, March. 26 — A lawmaker has called for a congressional inquiry into the illegal entry of foreign workers to the country that has caused the displacement of Filipino workers in various fields.

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Harzard pay for RTC judges pushed

March 26, 2014 9:40 am· Comments Off on Harzard pay for RTC judges pushed 

MANILA, March 26 — A neophyte lawmaker has proposed the grant of “hazard pay” to Regional Trial Court Judges nationwide.

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