SC junks MRs of Pamatong, 2 party-list groups for lack of merit

February 3, 2016 11:57 am· Leave a Comment 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Feb. 3 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) en banc has dismissed for lack of merit the motions for reconsideration (MRs) of Elly Pamatong and two party-list groups, respectively.

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DND chief to EMC troops: Remain apolitical in coming polls

February 3, 2016 11:57 am· Leave a Comment 

MANILA, Feb. 3 — Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Voltaire Gazmin reminded all officers and enlisted personnel of the Eastern Mindanao Command (EMC) to remain apolitical in the forthcoming May 9 elections.

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Stronger occupational safety and health standards in workplaces

February 3, 2016 11:57 am· Leave a Comment 

MANILA, Feb. 3 — The proposed amendatory law to further protect workers against undue occupational and health hazards was approved on final reading by the House of Representatives, two days before Congress takes its break this week.

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Comelec gun ban violators now at 609– PNP

February 3, 2016 11:57 am· Leave a Comment 

MANILA, Feb. 3 — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday announced the arrest of more than 600 persons for violating the election gun ban.

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House unanimously approves on 3rd reading bill declaring large-scale agricultural smuggling as economic sabotage

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MANILA, Feb. 3 — The House of Representatives, voting 135-0, passed on third and final reading Monday night a bill seeking to declare large-scale agricultural smuggling as economic sabotage and punishable by life imprisonment.

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Light rains seen in most parts of PHL — PAGASA

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MANILA, Feb. 3 — Expect rains in most parts of the country on Wednesday due to the presence of two weather systems affecting the country, according to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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House passes Nursing Bill on 3rd reading

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MANILA, Feb. 2 — The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading the Comprehensive Nursing Act.

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PNP’s DIDM launches IT Solutions to improve crime solution rate

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MANILA, Feb. 2 – To address effectively the emerging crime trend with the use of technology, the Directorate for Investigation Detective Management (DIDM) of the Philippine National Police (PNP) launched on Tuesday six IT Solutions at the PNP Training Service in Camp Crame, Quezon City.

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515 public schools to become PWD-friendly on elections

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MANILA, Feb. 2 — Voting in the 2016 presidential elections will be made easier for persons with disabilities (PWDs) as the government endeavors to install accessibility features to over 500 public school polling precincts nationwide.

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PNP launches crime scene investigation plaza to enhance crime probe

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MANILA, Feb. 2 — To further enhance the capability and quality of training of crime investigators, the Philippine National Police through its Directorate for investigation and Detective Management (DIDM) office launched on Tuesday the Crime Scene Investigation Plaza.

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