(Update) TD 'Inday' expects to exit PAR on Thursday afternoon; continues to enhance 'Habagat'

July 31, 2014 9:57 am· Comments Off on (Update) TD 'Inday' expects to exit PAR on Thursday afternoon; continues to enhance 'Habagat' 

MANILA, July 30 — Tropical depression "Inday" was forecast to exit Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Thursday but still continues to enhance southwest monsoon or "Hanging Habagat" that will bring rains in Luzon, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Wednesday.

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Villar sees NP members in House of Representatives not supporting impeachment move

July 31, 2014 9:57 am· Comments Off on Villar sees NP members in House of Representatives not supporting impeachment move 

MANILA, July 30 – Sen. Cynthia Villar believes members of the Nacionalista Party (NP) at the House of Representatives will not support the impeachment complaint filed against President Benigno S. Aquino III.

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Aquino admin pushing for priority measures in 16th Congress

July 31, 2014 9:57 am· Comments Off on Aquino admin pushing for priority measures in 16th Congress 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, July 30 (PNA) — The Aquino administration is pushing for the passage of at least three priority measures in the 16th Congress, including the proposed P2.6-trillion national budget for 2015, a Palace official said on Wednesday.

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Jinggoy’s camp demands better prison for him

July 31, 2014 9:57 am· Comments Off on Jinggoy’s camp demands better prison for him 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, July 30 (PNA) — The camp of detained Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, who is facing plunder charges for allegedly pocketing P183-million in pork barrel funds, on Wednesday argued that the accused is not an ordinary prisoner and deserves better prison.

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Speaker Belmonte leads House members in receivingPhp2.606-T proposed 2015 national budget

July 31, 2014 9:57 am· Comments Off on Speaker Belmonte leads House members in receivingPhp2.606-T proposed 2015 national budget 

MANILA, July 30 — Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. led Wednesday leaders and members of the House of Representatives in receiving the printed copy of the Php2.606-trillion proposed national budget for 2015 from Budget Secretary Florencio Abad, as he vowed Congress would scrutinize the appropriations measure well while ensuring its timely passage this year.

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Brillantes says its okay with him if the government will reduce Comelec's budget for 2015

July 31, 2014 9:57 am· Comments Off on Brillantes says its okay with him if the government will reduce Comelec's budget for 2015 

MANILA, July 30 — Officials of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) will not mind if they will not get their proposed budget of P36 billion for next year.

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Senate defers action on Enrile’s suspension order

July 31, 2014 9:57 am· Comments Off on Senate defers action on Enrile’s suspension order 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, July 30 (PNA) -– The Senate on Wednesday informed the Sandiganbayan that it would defer ‘appropriate action’ on the suspension order slapped against Senator Juan Ponce Enrile after the lawmaker expressed intention to file motion for reconsideration.

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DepEd orders schools under rehab in Pasay City to implement contingency plans

July 31, 2014 9:57 am· Comments Off on DepEd orders schools under rehab in Pasay City to implement contingency plans 

By Jade D. Miguel

MANILA, July 30 (PNA) — The Department of Education (DepEd) has instructed schools undergoing rehabilitation to implement contingency plans, according to DepEd Secretary Bro Armin Luistro on Thursday.

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Parañaque stops Sucat interchange bridge repair

July 31, 2014 9:57 am· Comments Off on Parañaque stops Sucat interchange bridge repair 

MANILA, July 30 — Parañaque City Mayor Edwin Olivarez on Wednesday said the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has postponed indefinitely the 45-day repair of the Sucat Interchange Bridge which was supposed to start on Saturday (Aug. 2) due to possible traffic gridlock.

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Tropical storm 'Inday' to bring more rains over Luzon, Visayas

July 31, 2014 9:57 am· Comments Off on Tropical storm 'Inday' to bring more rains over Luzon, Visayas 

MANILA, July 31 — Tropical depression "Inday" has intensified into a tropical storm and has slowed down slightly as it continues to move in a north-northwest direction, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Thursday.

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