October 5, 2016 10:30 am· Comments Off on PHL hosting of 2016 Miss U pageant pushes through amid cancellation rumors
MANILA, Oct. 4 — The Philippines will definitely host the 2016 Miss Universe pageant, Department of Tourism Undersecretary Katherine de Castro assured on Tuesday.
October 5, 2016 10:30 am· Comments Off on President Duterte rejects Misuaris request to bring security escorts in Davao City
By Jelly F. Musico
MANILA, Oct. 4 (PNA) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday said fugitive Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) leader Nur Misuari agreed to talk to him in Davao City but with his own security escorts.
October 5, 2016 10:30 am· Comments Off on Catholic bishops reiterate objection to same-sex marriage in the country
MANILA, Oct. 4 — Catholic prelates have reiterated their stand versus same-sex marriage in the country since it is against the teachings of the Church.
October 5, 2016 10:30 am· Comments Off on BI uncovers new human trafficking ploy
By Ferdinand G. Patinio
MANILA, Oct. 4 (PNA) — Syndicates engaged in human trafficking have employed a new scheme to bring their unsuspected victims out of the country by posing as boxers.
October 5, 2016 10:30 am· Comments Off on British ambassador, NCC ink MOA on Bilateral Program Fund
MANILA, Oct. 4 – The United Kingdom and the National Competitiveness Council (NCC) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Bilateral Program Fund for “Project Repeal” to address the growing need for a wider effort to cut red tape across agencies.
October 5, 2016 10:30 am· Comments Off on Senate panel to reopen hearing on emergency powers
By Azer N. Parrocha
MANILA, Oct. 4 (PNA) — A Senate panel decided Tuesday to reopen the public hearings on the proposed emergency powers to deal with the country's traffic woes that winded up last Sept. 22, at the request of a senator.
October 5, 2016 10:30 am· Comments Off on PA offers use of 8 more camps as possible treatment centers of drug dependents
MANILA, Oct. 4 — The Philippine Army (PA) has offered the use of eight more of its military camps as possible treatment and rehabilitation centers for drug dependents and users, according to PA spokesperson Col. Benjamin Hao.
October 5, 2016 10:30 am· Comments Off on PMC says commitment to PHL security made them PHIBLEX supporters
MANILA, Oct. 5 — Philippine Marine Corps (PMC) commandant Major Gen. Andre Costales said the commitment to provide better security to the country has made them active partners to the ongoing Philippine Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) which formally started Tuesday.
October 5, 2016 10:30 am· Comments Off on TD Julian heading to Cagayan
MANILA, Oct. 5 — Tropical depression “Julian” is continuously heading west northwest nearing Calayan, Cagayan, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).
October 5, 2016 10:30 am· Comments Off on Banner stories of Manila's leading newspapers, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016