DSWD set to file cases against those involved in sale of rice supplies for 'Yolanda' survivors

April 23, 2014 10:17 am· Comments Off on DSWD set to file cases against those involved in sale of rice supplies for 'Yolanda' survivors 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, April 22 (PNA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said on Tuesday it is set to file cases against those involved in the sale of rice distributed by the agency as relief supplies for typhoon "Yolanda" survivors in Leyte.

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No conditions meeting with DoJ Secretary – Napoles lawyer

April 23, 2014 10:17 am· Comments Off on No conditions meeting with DoJ Secretary – Napoles lawyer 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, April 22 (PNA) – The lawyer of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles said on Tuesday that there are no conditions for his client to tell all she knows about the scam after having meeting with Department of Justice (DoJ) Secretary Laila de Lima on Monday night at Ospital ng Makati (OsMak).

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Our position on WPS has not changed –Palace officialAzer N. Parrocha

April 23, 2014 10:17 am· Comments Off on Our position on WPS has not changed –Palace officialAzer N. Parrocha 

MANILA, April 22 — The government is determined to stand by the rule of law in its claim on parts of the West Philippine Sea(WPS)(South China Sea), a Malacanang official said Tuesday.

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Palace official: Gov’t continues to tackle climate change

April 23, 2014 10:17 am· Comments Off on Palace official: Gov’t continues to tackle climate change 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, April 22 (PNA) — A Malacanang official on Tuesday said that the government continues to tackle climate change after President Benigno S. Aquino III approved last month two resolutions addressing the issue.

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Accused in Navarro case left PHL April 10 — De Lima

April 23, 2014 10:17 am· Comments Off on Accused in Navarro case left PHL April 10 — De Lima 

MANILA, April 22 — Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima on Tuesday said that one of the accused in the Ferdinand "Vhong" Navarro case has left the country.

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Palace ready for Napoles testimony

April 23, 2014 10:17 am· Comments Off on Palace ready for Napoles testimony 

MANILA, April 22 — The Aquino administration is ready to hear alleged pork barrel mastermind Janet Napoles’ testimony even if it means implicating allies of President Benigno S. Aquino III .

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President Aquino wants Napoles tell-all testimony evaluated; still to be considered ‘accused’

April 23, 2014 10:17 am· Comments Off on President Aquino wants Napoles tell-all testimony evaluated; still to be considered ‘accused’ 

MANILA, April 22 — Businesswoman Janet Napoles may have decided to spill the beans on her alleged involvement in the P10-billion pork barrel scam, but she still remains an accused, Malacanang said Tuesday.

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No truth to visa-free policy for Filipinos in US – PHL Embassy

April 23, 2014 10:17 am· Comments Off on No truth to visa-free policy for Filipinos in US – PHL Embassy 

MANILA, April 23 — The Philippine Embassy in Washington on Wednesday dispelled online news reports that the United States has announced a no-visa policy for Filipinos.

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P6 million worth of fake Otterbox products seized in Manila raids

April 23, 2014 10:17 am· Comments Off on P6 million worth of fake Otterbox products seized in Manila raids 

MANILA, April 23 — Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation-Intellectual Property Rights Division (NBI-IPRD) has confiscated some P6 million worth of fake Otterbox products during operations in Quiapo, Manila last April 21.

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TESDA, Coke project to double beneficiaries in 2014

April 23, 2014 10:17 am· Comments Off on TESDA, Coke project to double beneficiaries in 2014 

MANILA, April 23 — The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and Coca-Cola Bottlers Philippines hope to expand its ongoing program to cover more provinces, providing access to training and other resources to women sari-sari store owners and retailers.

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