Mobile network coverage in Metro Manila restored

July 18, 2014 9:47 am· Comments Off on Mobile network coverage in Metro Manila restored 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, July 17 (PNA) — Telecommunications (Telcos) giants Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) and Sun Cellular have fully restored mobile network service coverage in Metro Manila on Thursday.

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DSWD provides 30,000 food packs to ‘Glenda’-hit LGUs

July 18, 2014 9:47 am· Comments Off on DSWD provides 30,000 food packs to ‘Glenda’-hit LGUs 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, July 17 (PNA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) reported that as of Thursday, close to 30,000 food packs in augmentation relief resources were provided to different local government units (LGUs) affected by Typhoon "Glenda."

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DBM releases over P600-M quick response fund to DepEd

July 18, 2014 9:47 am· Comments Off on DBM releases over P600-M quick response fund to DepEd 

MANILA, July 17 — Over P600 million quick response fund was released by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to the Department of Education (DepEd) for repair and rehabilitation of schools damaged by tropical storm "Glenda".

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SC settles disputes at IBP Eastern Visayas election

July 18, 2014 9:47 am· Comments Off on SC settles disputes at IBP Eastern Visayas election 

MANILA, July 17 — The Supreme Court (SC) has settled the disputes on the election at the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Eastern Visayas as it declared a duly-elected governor.

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DOJ sets preliminary probe on Servando case

July 18, 2014 9:47 am· Comments Off on DOJ sets preliminary probe on Servando case 

MANILA, July 17 — The Department of Justice (DOJ) panel of prosecutors has set the preliminary investigation into the case of Guillo Cesar Servando who died due to hazing.

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3 battalions pursuing rebel groups in Surigao del Norte, Agusan del Norte

July 18, 2014 9:47 am· Comments Off on 3 battalions pursuing rebel groups in Surigao del Norte, Agusan del Norte 

MANILA, July 17 — The Cagayan De Oro-based 4th Infantry Division announced it has deployed three battalions to pursue New People's Army (NPA) fighters who had attacked and abducted four police officers detailed at the Alegria Municipal Police Station last July 10.

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US partners with CRS to build disaster resilient communities in Metro Manila

July 18, 2014 9:47 am· Comments Off on US partners with CRS to build disaster resilient communities in Metro Manila 

MANILA, July 17 — The American Government, in a statement released by the US Embassy in Manila Thursday, announced it is partnering with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) to build community resilience to flood and other disaster events in Metro Manila.

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Updated list of areas with class suspensions July 18

July 18, 2014 9:47 am· Comments Off on Updated list of areas with class suspensions July 18 

MANILA, July 17 — The following is an updated list of areas with class suspensions on Friday, July 18.

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LPA outside PHL intensifies into tropical cyclone; is expected to enter PAR on Saturday –PAGASA

July 18, 2014 9:47 am· Comments Off on LPA outside PHL intensifies into tropical cyclone; is expected to enter PAR on Saturday –PAGASA 

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan

MANILA, July 17 (PNA) – The low pressure area (LPA) outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) has intensified into a tropical depression and is expected to enter the country in the next 48 hours, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Thursday afternoon.

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Tropical storm 'Matmo' to enter PHL Saturday

July 18, 2014 9:47 am· Comments Off on Tropical storm 'Matmo' to enter PHL Saturday 

MANILA, July 18 — The tropical depression outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) has intensified into tropical storm with international name "Matmo", according to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Friday.

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