IACAT lauds Makati RTC's life sentence verdict vs. pimp

April 1, 2014 5:08 am· Comments Off on IACAT lauds Makati RTC's life sentence verdict vs. pimp 

MANILA, March 31 — The Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) lauded on Monday the ruling of the Makati City Regional Trial Court (RTC) imposing life sentence against a pimp for peddling three women, including a minor, to foreigners.

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President Aquino urges PNPA graduates to be role models in doing what is right

April 1, 2014 5:08 am· Comments Off on President Aquino urges PNPA graduates to be role models in doing what is right 

MANILA, March 31 – President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday urged the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) “Mandilaab” Class of 2014 to always fulfill their duties well and put the people's best interest at hand in connection with the maintenance of law and order in the country.

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President Aquino says he’s read the initial report on dismissed PMA cadet’s case

April 1, 2014 5:08 am· Comments Off on President Aquino says he’s read the initial report on dismissed PMA cadet’s case 

MANILA, March 31 — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday said he has already read the report of Armed Forces chief Gen. Emmanuel Bautista on the case of dismissed Philippine Military Academy (PMA) cadet Aldrin Jeff Cudia.

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Revilla can go to SC to avoid arrest on pork scam — lawyer

April 1, 2014 5:08 am· Comments Off on Revilla can go to SC to avoid arrest on pork scam — lawyer 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, March 31 (PNA) – A lawyer of Sen. Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr. on Monday said the embattled lawmaker can file petition for certiorari to the Supreme Court (SC) to avoid the warrant of arrest in connection with the pork barrel scam.

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Castelo lauds gov’t move to resume peace talks with the left

April 1, 2014 5:08 am· Comments Off on Castelo lauds gov’t move to resume peace talks with the left 

MANILA, March 31 — Quezon City Rep. Winston Castelo on Monday praised the determination and willingness of the Aquino administration to resume negotiations for a political settlement with the communist-led National Democratic Front (NDF) even on informal level this May.

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'Learn a voc-tech trade this summer for better chance at employment,'- TESDA

April 1, 2014 5:08 am· Comments Off on 'Learn a voc-tech trade this summer for better chance at employment,'- TESDA 

By Lily O. Ramos

MANILA, March 31 (PNA)– Instead of wasting time idling in malls, playing with computer games, adding consumption of electricity to the household, or just plain lolling around, high school graduates should enroll in technical-vocational courses for better local or international job prospects.

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President Aquino not pleased with PPSC-PNPA rift, urges them not to waste time

April 1, 2014 5:08 am· Comments Off on President Aquino not pleased with PPSC-PNPA rift, urges them not to waste time 

MANILA, March 31 — Following reports of a rift between the Philippine Public Safety College (PPSC) and one of its training schools, the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA), President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday expressed how displeased he was because of it.

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SC clarifies 2012 ruling on Marcos ill-gotten wealth case still on its website

April 1, 2014 5:08 am· Comments Off on SC clarifies 2012 ruling on Marcos ill-gotten wealth case still on its website 

MANILA, March 31 — The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday clarified that the decision on the Marcos ill-gotten wealth case is still posted on its website.

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PHL to get MRF by 2018

April 1, 2014 5:08 am· Comments Off on PHL to get MRF by 2018 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, March 31 (PNA) — With the country now on its way to acquire its first-ever supersonic jet aircraft in 34 years, the Department of National Defense (DND) announced that it will be acquiring a "multi-role fighter" (MRF) by 2018.

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Gazmin to ASEAN Defense Ministers meeting in Hawaii

April 1, 2014 5:08 am· Comments Off on Gazmin to ASEAN Defense Ministers meeting in Hawaii 

MANILA, March 31 — Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Voltaire Gazmin will be attending the ASEAN Defense Ministers meeting in Hawaii.

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