Numerous rebel war materials seized in Davao City clash

July 25, 2014 9:36 am· Leave a Comment 

MANILA, July 24 — Troopers from the 72nd Infantry Battalion have recovered numerous rebel war materiel following an encounter with 20 New People's Army (NPA) fighters in Sitio Fatima, Barangay Mandug, Buhangin District, Davao City Wednesday morning.

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Third impeachment complaint vs President Aquino filed

July 25, 2014 9:36 am· Leave a Comment 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, July 24 (PNA) — Around 21 individuals on Thursday filed another impeachment complaint against President Benigno Aquino III before the House of Representatives, this time over the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) between the Philippines and the US.

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DOJ augments prosecutors vs 3 senators charged with plunder at Sandiganbayan

July 25, 2014 9:36 am· Leave a Comment 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, July 24 (PNA) — Three lawyers from the Department of Justice (DOJ) will augment the prosecution panel handling the case against Senators Ramon Revilla Jr., Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada and Juan Ponce Enrile who are facing separate plunder and multiple counts of graft cases.

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Benhur Luy’s camp will not allow the opening of his bank accounts

July 25, 2014 9:36 am· Leave a Comment 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, July 24 (PNA) — The camp of Benhur Luy would not allow the opening of his bank accounts as requested by alleged pork barrel mastermind Janet Lim Napoles, saying the principal witness is not the one being tried for plunder and multiple counts of graft.

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Sen. Aquino calls for special audit of DAP

July 25, 2014 9:36 am· Leave a Comment 

MANILA, July 24 –- Sen. Paolo Benigno "Bam" Aquino IV on Thursday called on the Commission on Audit (CoA) to conduct special audit on the controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) to determine whether funds have been properly used for economy-boosting programs.

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AFP personnel will not take part in any uprising

July 25, 2014 9:36 am· Leave a Comment 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, July 24 (PNA) — Newly-appointed Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief-of-staff Lt. Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang on Thursday assured the public that all troopers under his command are professional and will not take part in any uprising.

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PAGASA tracks another LPA outside PAR, expects fair weather this weekend

July 25, 2014 9:36 am· Leave a Comment 

MANILA, July 25 — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services (PAGASA) has tracked another weather disturbance that may enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Monday.

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7th proposal to raise tax cap exemption of workers’ bonuses and benefits filed

July 25, 2014 9:36 am· Leave a Comment 

MANILA, July 25 — The clamor to raise the tax cap exemption of all bonuses and benefits of workers from the present Php30,000 continues to gain support from lawmakers, with Rep. Rene Relampagos (1st District, Bohol) filing the seventh bill for higher tax exclusion.

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DepEd capitalizes on ICT programs for education stakeholders

July 25, 2014 9:36 am· Leave a Comment 

MANILA, July 24 — The Department of Education (DepEd), through the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Unit, boosts its efforts in the nationwide computerization projects for all schools and DepEd offices.

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BI opens 173 vacant positions

July 25, 2014 9:36 am· Leave a Comment 

MANILA, July 24 — There are at least 173 available positions at the Bureau of Immigration (BI).

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