PNP arrest 2 police officers involved in EDSA kidnapping; intensifies manhunt against 7 other cops

September 9, 2014 5:23 am· Comments Off on PNP arrest 2 police officers involved in EDSA kidnapping; intensifies manhunt against 7 other cops 

MANILA, Sept. 8 — Officials of the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Monday announced the arrest of two police officers and pinpointed to seven others, including two middle-ranking officers, as involved in the abduction and robbery incident along EDSA in Mandaluyong City last September 1.

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Joint Congressional Power Commission proposes Interruptible Load Program

September 9, 2014 5:23 am· Comments Off on Joint Congressional Power Commission proposes Interruptible Load Program 

MANILA, Sept. 8 — The Joint Congressional Power Commission (JCPC) on Monday urged power generators, large businesses to implement voluntary Interruptible Load Program (ILP) in preparation for power demand in summer of 2015.

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PNP-AKG arrests notorious kidnap-for-ransom suspect in Las Pinas

September 9, 2014 5:23 am· Comments Off on PNP-AKG arrests notorious kidnap-for-ransom suspect in Las Pinas 

MANILA, September 8 — Joint operatives of Philippine National Police (PNP) Anti-Kidnapping Group (AKG) and the Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Commission (PAOCC) on Monday announced the arrest of a notorious member of the kidnapping-for-ransom (KFR) group in Las Pinas City.

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TV host-singer Billy Crawford faces charges in Taguig City

September 9, 2014 5:23 am· Comments Off on TV host-singer Billy Crawford faces charges in Taguig City 

MANILA, Sept. 8 — Television host-singer Billy Joe Crawford is now facing multiple charges after two female officers of the Taguig City police formally filed complaints against him on Monday before the Taguig City Prosecutor’s Office.

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DepEd, DSWD prioritize around 500k 'severely wasted' Kinder to Grade 6 pupils for school feeding program

September 9, 2014 5:23 am· Comments Off on DepEd, DSWD prioritize around 500k 'severely wasted' Kinder to Grade 6 pupils for school feeding program 

MANILA, Sept 8 — A 120-day school feeding program by the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) set to improve the nutritional status of kinder and grade school students is about to prioritize 562,262 or 100 percent of the Kindergarten to Grade 6 pupils categorized under those who are "severely wasted".

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Family-focused Cine Europa starts screening free films on Sept. 11

September 9, 2014 5:23 am· Comments Off on Family-focused Cine Europa starts screening free films on Sept. 11 

By Lily O Ramos

MANILA, Sept. 8 (PNA)– Seventeen European countries will now start showing their family-focused films free to the Filipino public at the Shangri-La Plaza's Cineplex, Mandaluyong City from Sept. 11 to 21.

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President Aquino: Coal still most viable source of electricity for Mindanao

September 9, 2014 5:23 am· Comments Off on President Aquino: Coal still most viable source of electricity for Mindanao 

DAVAO CITY, Sept. 8 — President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Monday that coal is still the most viable source of electricity for Mindanao.

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DepEd proposes 18% budget increase for 2015

September 9, 2014 5:23 am· Comments Off on DepEd proposes 18% budget increase for 2015 

By Jade D. Miguel

MANILA, Sept. 8 (PNA) — The Department of Education (DepEd), during the budget hearing on Monday at the House of Representatives committee on appropriations, presented its proposed Php364.959 billion budget for 2015, an increase of 18 percent from this year's Php309.415 billion.

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Suspect in Pastor killing retracts admission, sworn statement vs. businessman, victim's wife

September 9, 2014 5:23 am· Comments Off on Suspect in Pastor killing retracts admission, sworn statement vs. businessman, victim's wife 

MANILA, Sept. 8 — One of the suspects in the killing of car racer Ferdinand "Enzo" Pastor on Monday retracted his earlier admission that he killed Pastor, as well as his sworn statement pinning down businessman Sandy De Guzman and Pastor's wife Daliah Guerrero in the crime committed.

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No anomaly in CCT pay-out, unliquidated in 2013 is only Php 200-M -PHLPost

September 9, 2014 5:23 am· Comments Off on No anomaly in CCT pay-out, unliquidated in 2013 is only Php 200-M -PHLPost 

MANILA, Sept. 8 — PHLPost Postmaster General Josie Dela Cruz dismissed speculations of irregularities in the reported billion-worth unliquidated CCT Funds for the year 2013, citing an enormously lower figure contrary to what has been published in reports.

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