2 lawmakers seek regulated importation, manufacture, sale & use of airsoft rifles, pistols

April 19, 2014 10:25 am· Comments Off on 2 lawmakers seek regulated importation, manufacture, sale & use of airsoft rifles, pistols 

MANILA, April 18 — Lawmakers are seeking the regulated importation, manufacture, sale, use and transport of airsoft rifles and pistols for public security and safety.

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Shellfish prices skyrocket in Malabon on Good Friday

April 19, 2014 10:25 am· Comments Off on Shellfish prices skyrocket in Malabon on Good Friday 

MANILA, April 18 — Prices of shellfish like "tahong" (mussels) and "talaba" (oysters) have skyrocketed in the coastal city of Malabon due to the observance of Good Friday.

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Phivolcs records 6 moderate quakes in PHL on Good Friday

April 19, 2014 10:25 am· Comments Off on Phivolcs records 6 moderate quakes in PHL on Good Friday 

MANILA, April 18 — Six moderate earthquakes shook various parts of the country on Good Friday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

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Filipinos looking to work in Korea can now register for the TOPIK this month –POEA

April 19, 2014 10:25 am· Comments Off on Filipinos looking to work in Korea can now register for the TOPIK this month –POEA 

MANILA, April 18 — Filipino job seekers who want to work in Korea under the Employment Permit System (EPS) can now register for the 10th Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK) scheduled this month.

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Solon seeks creation of regional cancer treatment centers

April 19, 2014 10:25 am· Comments Off on Solon seeks creation of regional cancer treatment centers 

MANILA, April 18 — Inspired by the report of World Health Organization (WHO) that cancer can be cured if diagnosed early, a Central Luzon lawmaker wanted to establish Cancer Treatment Center in every region of the country to provide an organized and sustained specialized care.

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Cruz encourages holding of Way of the Cross in every barangay

April 19, 2014 10:25 am· Comments Off on Cruz encourages holding of Way of the Cross in every barangay 

MANILA, April 18 — A former head of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines encouraged the holding of the Way of the Cross in every barangay as it may help prevent other faithful from engaging in extreme forms of sacrifice during Holy Week.

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Additional benefits for government non-regular employees pushed

April 19, 2014 10:25 am· Comments Off on Additional benefits for government non-regular employees pushed 

MANILA, April 18 — A Metro Manila solon filed a measure that will seek the granting of benefits to non-regular employees of the government to protect them from possible exploitation.

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Zambo health official denies prostitution activities exist in evacuation centers

April 19, 2014 10:25 am· Comments Off on Zambo health official denies prostitution activities exist in evacuation centers 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, April 18 — A local health official has denied reports of alleged prostitution and brothel operations inside the evacuation centers in this city.

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Makati City's 'Smart' summer program attracts 3,215 youth participants

April 19, 2014 10:25 am· Comments Off on Makati City's 'Smart' summer program attracts 3,215 youth participants 

MANILA, April 18 — A total of 3,215 young residents of Makati City are enrolled in the Sports, Music, Arts and Recreational Training (SMART) for this year's summer program of the city government.

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Divine Mercy Shrine a place for prayer, inner peace and healing (Feature)

April 19, 2014 10:25 am· Comments Off on Divine Mercy Shrine a place for prayer, inner peace and healing (Feature) 

By Aerol B. Patena

MARILAO, BULACAN, April 18 (PNA) — Groups of pilgrims have flocked to the Shrine of the Divine Mercy in Santa Rosa I, Marilao, Bulacan because they believe it is a place for prayer, healing and inner peace.

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