Senate inquiry into food poisoning pushed

April 17, 2015 9:54 am· Leave a Comment 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, April 16 (PNA) – Senator Aquilino ‘Koko’ Pimentel III on Thursday filed a Senate resolution directing proper committee to investigate, in aid of legislation, the mounting food poisoning incidents, particularly the two people died after drinking milk tea.

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DepEd, Samsung Philippines computerize 3 IP community schools

April 17, 2015 9:54 am· Leave a Comment 

By Lily O. Ramos

MANILA, April 16 (PNA)– The Department of Education (DepEd) partnered with Samsung Electronics Philippines Corp. to promote tech-savviness and innovation in classrooms nationwide.

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Renewal of 25-year franchise for Smart pushed

April 17, 2015 9:54 am· Leave a Comment 

MANILA, April 17 — A lawmaker has filed a bill extending the franchise granted to Smart Communications, Inc. (SMART) for another 25 years.

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Revision of the century-old Baguio City charter pushed

April 17, 2015 9:54 am· Leave a Comment 

MANILA, April 17 — Baguio City Rep. Nicasio M. Aliping Jr. is very optimistic that HB 4772 or the proposed revised Charter of the country’s “Summer Capital” would finally be enacted into law during the remaining months of the 16th Congress.

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US helicopters conduct air assault training in Fort Magsaysay

April 17, 2015 9:54 am· Leave a Comment 

MANILA, April 17 — With Balikatan 2015 about to start in three day's time, three American helicopters, out of the 76 aircraft that will take part in this year's military maneuvers, conducted a series of exercises in Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija last April 14.

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Storm-free, good weather until weekend — PAGASA

April 17, 2015 9:54 am· Leave a Comment 

MANILA, April 17 — The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Friday that the country will remain storm-free in the next three days.

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DOJ-NBI team asks MILF to allow them to talk to witnesses, families of victims in Mamasapano incident

April 17, 2015 9:54 am· Leave a Comment 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, April 16 (PNA) — The Department of Justice-National Bureau of Investigation (DOJ-NBI) investigating team on Thursday asked the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to allow them to talk with the witnesses and families of the slain civilians and members of the MILF in the Mamasapano incident.

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CA denies plea for environmental protection order

April 17, 2015 9:54 am· Leave a Comment 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, April 16 (PNA) — The Court of Appeals (CA) has upheld its earlier ruling that dismissed former Iloilo Rep. Augusto Syjuco, Jr.’s petition for the issuance of environmental protection order in connection with the Jalaur River Multi-Purpose Project Stage II (JRMP II) in Iloilo.

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LTO's ‘no registration, no travel policy’ remains

April 17, 2015 9:54 am· Leave a Comment 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, April 16 (PNA) — The Land Transportation Office (LTO) on Thursday maintained that it continues to implement the ‘no registration, no travel policy’ on license plates amid reports that there has been a suspension.

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(News Feature)When will corporal punishment end?Maria Cristina C. Arayata

April 17, 2015 9:54 am· Leave a Comment 

MANILA, April 16, — Sometimes, when I walk in the side streets of the Metro, I seemoms or dads shouting at their children. Some are even hurting their own child.

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