QC gov't wants standard time flashed hourly on TV

September 17, 2014 5:46 am· Comments Off on QC gov't wants standard time flashed hourly on TV 

MANILA, Sept. 16 — The Quezon City government is urging all television stations within the city to flash hourly on television shows the Philippine Standard Time to address time differences that cause delay of scheduled business transactions.

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PAL aircraft makes 'rough' landing at HK airport

September 17, 2014 5:46 am· Comments Off on PAL aircraft makes 'rough' landing at HK airport 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Sept. 16 (PNA) — An aircraft of Philippine Airlines (PAL) made a rough landing Tuesday noon at the Hong Kong International Airport after experiencing turbulence brought about by typhoon “Luis” (international name: Kalmaegi).

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Agus 4 Dam back to normal water level

September 17, 2014 5:46 am· Comments Off on Agus 4 Dam back to normal water level 

By Juzel L. Danganan

MANILA, Sept. 16 (PNA) — The Agus 4 Dam has returned to its normal operating level Tuesday.

According to the National Power Corporation (Napocor), the Agus 4 Dam has reached 359.02 meters — a little over than the normal water operating level, which is at 359 meters.

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President Aquino reports to his 'bosses,' cites gains from reforms

September 17, 2014 5:46 am· Comments Off on President Aquino reports to his 'bosses,' cites gains from reforms 

BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sept. 16 — President Benigno Aquino III met with the Filipino community here on Monday and told his “bosses” of the progress the Philippines has achieved because of the reforms that his administration has put in place.

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DILG chief lauds DOJ for quick filing of cases vs cops involved in EDSA incident

September 17, 2014 5:46 am· Comments Off on DILG chief lauds DOJ for quick filing of cases vs cops involved in EDSA incident 

MANILA, Sept. 16 –- Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Manuel A. Roxas II lauded on Tuesday the Department of Justice (DOJ) for the quick filing of cases against the policemen linked to the robbery and abduction incident along Epifanio Delos Santos Ave. (EDSA) in Mandaluyong City earlier this month.

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Catholic priest asks Filipino families to support the Synod on the Family in Rome with prayers

September 17, 2014 5:46 am· Comments Off on Catholic priest asks Filipino families to support the Synod on the Family in Rome with prayers 

MANILA, Sept. 16 — A Catholic priest has urged Filipino families to support the forthcoming Synod on the Family in Rome with prayers.

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SEARCA offers graduate scholarships for Philippine Carabao Center staff

September 17, 2014 5:46 am· Comments Off on SEARCA offers graduate scholarships for Philippine Carabao Center staff 

MANILA, Sept. 16 — The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is now offering graduate scholarships to eligible officers and staffers of the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) to strengthen the local agency’s capacity in biotechnology, bio-informatics, genomics, breeding, and other related courses.

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NIA new irrigation structure to encourage Isabela corn farmers to plant rice

September 17, 2014 5:46 am· Comments Off on NIA new irrigation structure to encourage Isabela corn farmers to plant rice 

By Cielito M. Reganit

MANILA, Sept. 16 (PNA) — After years of waiting, corn farmers from four barangays in San Isidro, Isabela can now shift to rice farming, thanks to the opening of the Patanad Diversion Dam and Patanad Pumping Station, an official of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) said Tuesday.

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Los Banos, Laguna celebrates 399th Foundation Day Anniversary Wednesday

September 17, 2014 5:46 am· Comments Off on Los Banos, Laguna celebrates 399th Foundation Day Anniversary Wednesday 

MANILA, Sept. 16 — Celebrating its 399th Foundation Day Anniversary on Wednesday, people in the municipality of Los Banos, Laguna are given a special day to commemmorate the said event, according to a declaration by Malacanang.

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Navy terminates SAR ops for missing Maharlika-2 passengers

September 17, 2014 5:46 am· Comments Off on Navy terminates SAR ops for missing Maharlika-2 passengers 

MANILA, Sept. 16 — The Philippine Navy (PN) on Tuesday announced it is terminating the search-and-retrieval (SAR) operations for the passengers of M/V Maharlika-2 which went missing when the ship sank Saturday (Sept. 13) during rough weather off Southern Leyte.

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