FBI agent mauled in Pasay City

September 10, 2014 6:31 am· Comments Off on FBI agent mauled in Pasay City 

MANILA, Sept. 9 – An FBI agent was mauled by five men wielding shotguns last Monday night in Pasay City, police said.

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Ongpin fails to show up at DOJ probe

September 10, 2014 6:31 am· Comments Off on Ongpin fails to show up at DOJ probe 

MANILA, Sept. 9 — Businessman Roberto Ongpin failed to show up on Tuesday at the investigation of the Department of Justice (DOJ) in connection with the complaint for serious illegal detention filed against him.

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Number of suspects in EDSA kidnapping rises to 12 –Police

September 10, 2014 6:31 am· Comments Off on Number of suspects in EDSA kidnapping rises to 12 –Police 

MANILA, Sept. 9 – The number of policemen and other suspects in the abduction and robbery of two employees of a contractor along Epifanio Delos Santos Ave. (EDSA) in Mandaluyong City last Sept. 1 has risen to 12, Chief Supt. Abelardo Villacorta, director of the Eastern Police District (EPD), said on Tuesday.

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SC orders NPC to explain on case of Php62-B backwages

September 10, 2014 6:31 am· Comments Off on SC orders NPC to explain on case of Php62-B backwages 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.

MANILA, Sept. 9 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) took another look on Tuesday at the final ruling of the SC Third Division awarding Php62-billion worth of backwages, increments plus interest in a labor case filed against the National Power Corporation (NPC).

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Youth org aims to improve enrollment rate, lower teen pregnancy incidence and other youth concerns

September 10, 2014 6:31 am· Comments Off on Youth org aims to improve enrollment rate, lower teen pregnancy incidence and other youth concerns 

By Jade D. Miguel

MANILA, Sept. 9 (PNA) — Calling on all stakeholders to recognize the role of Filipino youth in sustaining the country's competitiveness, the National Youth Commission (NYC) has targeted to address issues concerning the youth such as enrollment rate in secondary education, increasing incidence in teen pregnancy, tobacco and alcohol consumption, drug abuse, HIV/AIDS infection, among others.

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Luzon grid stable for entire week, says Petilla

September 10, 2014 6:31 am· Comments Off on Luzon grid stable for entire week, says Petilla 

By Juzel L. Danganan

MANILA, Sept. 9 (PNA) — After the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) issued a red alert status on Tuesday, the Luzon grid is expected to be stable for the week, said Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Jericho Petilla.

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PHL and Mexico cooperate in arts/culture and business

September 10, 2014 6:31 am· Comments Off on PHL and Mexico cooperate in arts/culture and business 

By Lily O Ramos

MANILA, Sept. 9 (PNA) — It is not only the Galleon Trade between Manila and Acapulco from 1570 and 1815 where 60,000 Filipinos sailed for over two-and-a-half centuries, mostly as crews.

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Koreans top foreign visitors in Western Visayas

September 10, 2014 6:31 am· Comments Off on Koreans top foreign visitors in Western Visayas 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Sept. 9 (PNA) — Korean tourists accounted the most number of arrivals in Western Visayas, the Department of Tourism (DOT) Region VI reported on Tuesday.

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President Aquino: Reforms attracting investments, backing PHL economic growth

September 10, 2014 6:31 am· Comments Off on President Aquino: Reforms attracting investments, backing PHL economic growth 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, Sept. 9 (PNA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Tuesday said his administration’s reform efforts are attracting more investments and supporting the country’s robust economic growth.

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2,300 Filipino, American Marines to participate in 'PHIBLEX'

September 10, 2014 6:31 am· Comments Off on 2,300 Filipino, American Marines to participate in 'PHIBLEX' 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, Sept. 9 (PNA) — Around 2,300 Filipino and American Marines will be participating in the "Amphibious Landing Exercises 2014" (PHIBLEX) this coming Sept. 29 to Oct. 10.

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