AFP says UNDOF commander rejected resignation of Filipino chief-of-staff

September 4, 2014 7:00 am· Comments Off on AFP says UNDOF commander rejected resignation of Filipino chief-of-staff 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, Sept. 3 (PNA) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Wednesday announced that United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) commander, Lt. Gen. Iqbal Singh Singha, has rejected the resignation of his chief-of-staff, Col. James Ezra Enriquez.

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Teachers in perpetual cycle of debt — Sen. Aquino

September 4, 2014 7:00 am· Comments Off on Teachers in perpetual cycle of debt — Sen. Aquino 

MANILA, Sept. 3 — Despite being hailed as modern-day heroes for inspiring and shaping the youth to become productive citizens of the country, many teachers still experience financial woes because of their meager salaries and small take-home-pay, said Senator Paolo Benigno "Bam" Aquino IV on Wednesday.

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Suspects in alleged NAIA bombing attempt deny possession of explosives

September 4, 2014 7:00 am· Comments Off on Suspects in alleged NAIA bombing attempt deny possession of explosives 

MANILA, Sept. 3 — The three suspects in the alleged bombing attempt at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 filed their counter-affidavit at the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Wednesday.

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DOH says PHL MERSCOV-free despite arrival of Filipina detected with virus

September 4, 2014 7:00 am· Comments Off on DOH says PHL MERSCOV-free despite arrival of Filipina detected with virus 

By Sweetie dela Torre

MANILA, Sept. 3 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday reported that a Filipina nurse was found positive with MERS-CoV (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus) after arriving in the country from Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia last August 29.

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Monkayo, Compostela Valley celebrating 60th Foundation Day

September 4, 2014 7:00 am· Comments Off on Monkayo, Compostela Valley celebrating 60th Foundation Day 

MANILA, Sept 3 — Classes in all levels are suspended Thursday in Monkayo, Compostela Valley in celebration of its 60th founding anniversary.

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Pope Francis to be served chicken adobo and lechon during his visit to Manila

September 4, 2014 7:00 am· Comments Off on Pope Francis to be served chicken adobo and lechon during his visit to Manila 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Sept. 3 (PNA) — Authentic Filipino food such as chicken adobo and lechon (suckling pig) will be among the dishes that will be served to Pope Francis during his visit to the country in January 2015.

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Comelec welcomes SC's decision on no airtime limit on television and radio advertisements of national and local candidates

September 4, 2014 7:00 am· Comments Off on Comelec welcomes SC's decision on no airtime limit on television and radio advertisements of national and local candidates 

MANILA, Sept. 3 — Although the Supreme Court (SC) has allowed no airtime limit on campaign advertisements on television and radio, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said that they still have control over the campaign expenses of candidates.

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DOTC appoints Renato San Jose as new MRT-3 officer-in-charge

September 4, 2014 7:00 am· Comments Off on DOTC appoints Renato San Jose as new MRT-3 officer-in-charge 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Sept. 3 (PNA) — Metro Rail Transit (MRT) 3 director for Operations Renato San Jose has been appointed as the rail system’s new officer-in-charge, a transport official said on Wednesday.

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Limited operations in Tacloban airport to resume Thursday

September 4, 2014 7:00 am· Comments Off on Limited operations in Tacloban airport to resume Thursday 

MANILA, Sept. 3 — The Daniel Romualdez Airport in Tacloban City will resume Thursday morning but only limited operations after being closed for runway repairs.

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NBI arrests Pamatong at NAIA 3

September 4, 2014 7:00 am· Comments Off on NBI arrests Pamatong at NAIA 3 

MANILA, Sept. 3 — The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) arrested Elly Pamatong at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 on Wednesday night.

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