Deadline for submission of requirements for nominees for SC justice post is on Wednesday

April 2, 2014 7:03 am· Comments Off on Deadline for submission of requirements for nominees for SC justice post is on Wednesday 

MANILA, April 1 — The deadline for the submission of requirements for the nominees for the position to be vacated by Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Roberto A. Abad is on Wednesday.

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No need for UN peacekeepers in West Philippine Sea, Palace says

April 2, 2014 7:03 am· Comments Off on No need for UN peacekeepers in West Philippine Sea, Palace says 

MANILA, April 1 — Malacanang said Tuesday there is no need to call on the United Nations (UN) to intervene in the ongoing maritime territorial dispute with china over the West Philippine Sea.

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President Aquino cites extraordinary women of the police force

April 2, 2014 7:03 am· Comments Off on President Aquino cites extraordinary women of the police force 

MANILA, April 1 — The National Women’s Month may be over but President Benigno S. Aquino III is apparently not yet done honoring the descendants of Eve as he commended the extraordinary women of the male-dominated police force.

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Palace assures Chinese gov’t not intruding with PHL installations

April 2, 2014 7:03 am· Comments Off on Palace assures Chinese gov’t not intruding with PHL installations 

MANILA, April 1 — Amid fears that the Chinese government might be controlling and intruding in the country’s vital installations, Malacanang on Tuesday dismissed the issue, saying that safety measures are in place to prevent it from happening.

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’I am ready to defend myself in court’ – Sen. Estrada

April 2, 2014 7:03 am· Comments Off on ’I am ready to defend myself in court’ – Sen. Estrada 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, April 1 (PNA) – Senator Jinggoy Estrada said on Tuesday he is ready to defend himself in court after the Ombudsman decided to file criminal charges for plunder against him and two other senators as well as Janet Lim Napoles, the alleged mastermind of the pork barrel scam.

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Senate ethics panel urged to investigate accused senators in pork barrel scam

April 2, 2014 7:03 am· Comments Off on Senate ethics panel urged to investigate accused senators in pork barrel scam 

MANILA, April 1 -– The Senate Blue Ribbon Committee on Tuesday urged the Senate committee on ethics and privileges to investigate the accusations of plunder against Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon Revilla Jr.

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PHL not solely relying on favorable outcome from ITLOS on disputed sea issue, says Palace official

April 2, 2014 7:03 am· Comments Off on PHL not solely relying on favorable outcome from ITLOS on disputed sea issue, says Palace official 

MANILA, April 1 — The Philippines is not solely relying on a favorable outcome from the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) in regards to its memorial challenging China's claim on parts of the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea).

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3 persons injured in 12-vehicle smash-up on C5 Road in Makati

April 2, 2014 7:03 am· Comments Off on 3 persons injured in 12-vehicle smash-up on C5 Road in Makati 

MANILA, April 1 — Three persons were injured in a 12-vehicle smash-up along C5 Road near Kalayaan Avenue in Makati City that caused a terrible traffic snarl in the area on Tuesday afternoon.

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New MLC for marine deck officers, engineers approved

April 2, 2014 7:03 am· Comments Off on New MLC for marine deck officers, engineers approved 

MANILA, April 1 — The Maritime Industry Authority, in its MARINA Circular No. 2014-1, has adopted and issued the implementing rules for the new Management Level Course (MLC) for marine deck officers and engineers.

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Palace shrugs off comment on PHL having a ‘hype’ over West PHL Sea

April 2, 2014 7:03 am· Comments Off on Palace shrugs off comment on PHL having a ‘hype’ over West PHL Sea 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, April 1 (PNA) — Malacanang on Tuesday shrugged off comments made by the Chinese Foreign Ministry saying that the Philippines was acting to ‘hype up’ the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) issue.

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