DOJ recommends approval of proposed law on full entry of foreign banks in PHL

July 10, 2014 5:58 am· Comments Off on DOJ recommends approval of proposed law on full entry of foreign banks in PHL 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.

MANILA, July 9 (PNA) — The Department of Justice (DOJ) is recommending the approval into law of the enrolled bill allowing foreign banks to increase their ownership in Philippine banks.

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PHL consulate general in Toronto holds mobile overseas voters registration, consular outreach mission in Mississaguaga Valley

July 10, 2014 5:58 am· Comments Off on PHL consulate general in Toronto holds mobile overseas voters registration, consular outreach mission in Mississaguaga Valley 

MANILA, July 9 -– The Philippine Consulate General in Toronto held an overseas voters field registration during the Philippine Colleges and Universities Alumni Association’s (PCUAA’s) Annual Summerfest Picnic and Games last July 6, at the Mississauga Valley Park in Mississauga, Ontario.

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Gov’t aims to complete at least 7 PPP projects until 2016

July 10, 2014 5:58 am· Comments Off on Gov’t aims to complete at least 7 PPP projects until 2016 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, July 9 (PNA) — The government expects to complete at least seven more projects under the public-private partnerships (PPP) program until the end of the term of the Aquino administration in 2016.

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(Update) CIDG seizes P40-M worth of substandard construction steel products in Cavite; two suspects arrested

July 10, 2014 5:58 am· Comments Off on (Update) CIDG seizes P40-M worth of substandard construction steel products in Cavite; two suspects arrested 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, July 9 (PNA) – Personnel of the Anti-Fraud and Commercial Crime Unit (AFCCU) of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) seized P40 million worth of substandard angle bars and deformed bars in Cavite City, CIDG Chief Director Benjamin B. Magalong said on Wednesday.

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Application for DLSU scholarship program now open for public HS students

July 10, 2014 5:58 am· Comments Off on Application for DLSU scholarship program now open for public HS students 

MANILA, July 9 — The application for the Vaugirard Scholarship Program (VSP) of the De La Salle University (DLSU) is now open for graduating public high school students as announced by the Department of Education (DepEd) on its memorandum.

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Give2Asia gives USD 45k to fund classrooms in Yolanda-hit areas

July 10, 2014 5:58 am· Comments Off on Give2Asia gives USD 45k to fund classrooms in Yolanda-hit areas 

MANILA, July 9 — Give2Asia, an international non-profit organization, has given USD 45,000 or P1.97 million fund channeled through Philam Foundation's "Philam Paaralan" for the building of four more classrooms in Yolanda-hit areas.

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Sandiganbayan orders transfer of Gigi Reyes to Bicutan jail; decision on Enrile’s motion for hospital arrest deferred

July 10, 2014 5:58 am· Comments Off on Sandiganbayan orders transfer of Gigi Reyes to Bicutan jail; decision on Enrile’s motion for hospital arrest deferred 

MANILA, July 9 — Medical opinion is needed by the Sandiganbayan to determine whether Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile will continue his temporary hospital arrest while his former chief of staff, Jessica Lucilla “Gigi” Reyes, will be transferred to the Bicutan Jail at Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City.

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Good or bad survey results, government still committed to public service

July 10, 2014 5:58 am· Comments Off on Good or bad survey results, government still committed to public service 

MANILA, July 9 — The government will continue to provide the people better service, regardless of the results of performance satisfaction ratings, a Palace official said on Wednesday.

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Army units clears landslide in Lanao del Sur

July 10, 2014 5:58 am· Comments Off on Army units clears landslide in Lanao del Sur 

MANILA, July 9 — Troopers from the 51st Infantry Battalion have aided the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in clearing a landslide that struck Lanao del Sur Sunday night.

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Ombudsman dismisses CSU prexy

July 10, 2014 5:58 am· Comments Off on Ombudsman dismisses CSU prexy 

MANILA, July 9 — Cagayan State University (CSU) president Roger Perez was dismissed from the service for grave misconduct and indicted for malversation, indirect bribery and violations of Republic Act No. 3019, or the "Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act", for utilizing the CSU's resources for his house improvements.

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