Holy Wednesday sea departures placed at 68,025

April 17, 2014 10:00 am· Comments Off on Holy Wednesday sea departures placed at 68,025 

MANILA, April 16 — A total of 68,025 seagoing passengers have sailed through 41 of the country's domestic ports this Holy Wednesday, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) reported.

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President Aquino reveals plans to upgrade airports located in tourist spots

April 17, 2014 10:00 am· Comments Off on President Aquino reveals plans to upgrade airports located in tourist spots 

MANILA, April 16 — President Benigno S. Aquino III said that he was pleased by the developments in the major passenger terminals he inspected with officials of the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) on Wednesday.

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Black Nazarene procession set 12 noon Friday, April 18

April 17, 2014 10:00 am· Comments Off on Black Nazarene procession set 12 noon Friday, April 18 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, April 16 (PNA) — Devotees of the Black Nazarene are preparing for the annual procession of the image on Good Friday within the vicinity of the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene along Quezon Boulevard, Manila.

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President Aquino asks Luzon consumers to save electricity

April 17, 2014 10:00 am· Comments Off on President Aquino asks Luzon consumers to save electricity 

MANILA, April 16 — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Wednesday asked the public to conserve energy as major power generation plants in Luzon undergo a scheduled maintenance shutdown.

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President Aquino: Death of MILF members in Basilan clash has no effect on Bangsamoro agreement

April 17, 2014 10:00 am· Comments Off on President Aquino: Death of MILF members in Basilan clash has no effect on Bangsamoro agreement 

MANILA, April 16 — President Benigno S. Aquino III said Wednesday that the death of four members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in an encounter with the military in Basilan will have no effect on the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB).

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President Aquino inspects public transport terminals for Holy Week

April 17, 2014 10:00 am· Comments Off on President Aquino inspects public transport terminals for Holy Week 

MANILA, April 16 — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Wednesday personally inspected some of the major transportation hubs in Metro Manila in preparation for the exodus of travelers during the Holy Week.

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Angat Dam electrical supply looms to be lessened

April 17, 2014 10:00 am· Comments Off on Angat Dam electrical supply looms to be lessened 

MANILA, April 16 — At the catharsis of the 455 Megawatts (MW) danger level of electric reserves, there is another impending danger, as the Angat Dam is loomed to lessen its supply to Metro Manila.

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Good weather projected until Easter Sunday

April 17, 2014 10:00 am· Comments Off on Good weather projected until Easter Sunday 

MANILA, April 17 — The low pressure area (LPA), earlier named tropical depression “Domeng” which lingered inside the country for two weeks, has already dissipated, the state weather bureau said on Thursday.

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75,072 departures recorded for Holy Wednesday – PCG

April 17, 2014 10:00 am· Comments Off on 75,072 departures recorded for Holy Wednesday – PCG 

MANILA, April 17 — Departures for seagoing passengers nationwide this Holy Wednesday has hit the 75,072 mark, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) reported.

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Comprehensive civil registration system pushed

April 17, 2014 10:00 am· Comments Off on Comprehensive civil registration system pushed 

MANILA, April 17 — A neophyte lawmaker has filed a measure in the House of Representatives pushing for the establishment of a comprehensive and more responsive civil registration system in the country.

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