Warrant of arrest issued vs 4th District of Quezon Province congressional bet

June 25, 2014 12:21 pm· Comments Off on Warrant of arrest issued vs 4th District of Quezon Province congressional bet 

MANILA, June 24 — The Manila Prosecutor’s Office found probable cause in holding Alvin John “AJ” Tañada liable for five counts of falsification, having submitted falsified documents to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) prior to last year’s elections.

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ITCZ to bring rains over S. Mindanao in next 24 hours — PAGASA

June 25, 2014 12:21 pm· Comments Off on ITCZ to bring rains over S. Mindanao in next 24 hours — PAGASA 

MANILA, June 24 — Expect cloudy and rainy weather in some parts of Mindanao in the next 24 hours, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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Philippines' Mount Hamiguitan range wildlife sanctuary a new UNESCO world heritage site

June 25, 2014 12:21 pm· Comments Off on Philippines' Mount Hamiguitan range wildlife sanctuary a new UNESCO world heritage site 

MANILA, June 24 — After six years of documentation and evaluation, the Philippines gained another World Heritage Site as the 38th Session of the World Heritage Committee formally inscribed the Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary into the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage List.

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PHL, Japan adhere to rule to law to settle sea disputes

June 25, 2014 12:21 pm· Comments Off on PHL, Japan adhere to rule to law to settle sea disputes 

MANILA, June 24 — The Philippines and Japan have agreed to advance the “rule of law” to settle territorial disputes with China.

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PA defends promotion of military officer on duty during time of Maguindanao massacre

June 25, 2014 12:21 pm· Comments Off on PA defends promotion of military officer on duty during time of Maguindanao massacre 

MANILA, June 24 — The Philippine Army (PA) on Tuesday announced that newly-promoted Brig. Gen. Medardo Geslani, the officer commanding the military unit detailed in Maguindanao, during the time of Maguindanao massacre in Nov. 23, 2009, has no legal impediment that would prevent his promotion to one-star rank.

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Bid opening, submission for CAS project re-set to July 11

June 25, 2014 12:21 pm· Comments Off on Bid opening, submission for CAS project re-set to July 11 

MANILA, June 24 — The Department of National Defense (DND) has reset to July 11 the bid opening and submission for the agency's six close air support (CAS) aircraft project.

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CA indefinitely stops eviction of former AFP chief of staff's mistress

June 25, 2014 12:21 pm· Comments Off on CA indefinitely stops eviction of former AFP chief of staff's mistress 

MANILA, June 24 — The Court of Appeals (CA) has indefinitely stopped the eviction of the mistress of the late Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff Gen. Fabian Ver in her Forbes Park mansion.

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PAGASA monitoring new LPA near Mindanao

June 25, 2014 12:21 pm· Comments Off on PAGASA monitoring new LPA near Mindanao 

MANILA, June 25 — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Wednesday is keeping watch of low pressure area (LPA) that has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).

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Senate to investigate high prices of garlic — Drilon

June 25, 2014 12:21 pm· Comments Off on Senate to investigate high prices of garlic — Drilon 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, June 25 (PNA) – Senate President Franklin Drilon on Wednesday said the Senate committee on agriculture will investigate the sudden increase on the prices of garlic and other agricultural products.

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Deles lauds Norway, international community for 'indispensable role' in PHL peace process

June 25, 2014 12:21 pm· Comments Off on Deles lauds Norway, international community for 'indispensable role' in PHL peace process 

OSLO, Norway, June 25 — “The world came to our aid in many ways — through political support, development programs, technical assistance and, most of all, nurturing the trust and confidence that drove both sides to cross the Rubicon and forge an enduring peace,” Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos Deles shared during a high-level press conference held in this Scandinavian country as part of Oslo Forum 2014.

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