CebuPacific, Airphil cancel flights due to inclement weather

November 16, 2011 1:12 am· Comments Off on CebuPacific, Airphil cancel flights due to inclement weather 

MANILA, Nov. 15 — Two airlines grounded several flights to Bicol region and Visayas area due to inclement weather.

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WEATHER UPDATE: LPA to bring widespread rains over Central, Southern Luzon and Visayas

November 16, 2011 1:12 am· Comments Off on WEATHER UPDATE: LPA to bring widespread rains over Central, Southern Luzon and Visayas 

MANILA, Nov. 15 — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the Low Pressure Area (LPA) is expected to bring scattered to widespread rains over Central and Southern Luzon and the Visayas, particularly over the eastern sections which may trigger flashfloods and landslides.

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Drilon optimistic Senate debates on 2012 budget over by Friday

November 16, 2011 1:12 am· Comments Off on Drilon optimistic Senate debates on 2012 budget over by Friday 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Nov. 15 -– Senator Franklin Drilon, chairman of the Senate Finance committee, expressed optimism on Tuesday to finish within four days the Senate plenary debates on the proposed P1.816-trillion General Appropriations Act (GAA) for 2012.

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Prelate bars SSPX priests from exercising ministry in archdiocese

November 16, 2011 1:12 am· Comments Off on Prelate bars SSPX priests from exercising ministry in archdiocese 

MANILA, Nov. 15 — A ranking Catholic church official has forbidden a group of priests belonging to a schismatic community to exercise their ministry in his ecclesiastical territory.

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(Metro News) Makati hosts ‘Operation Smile’ surgical mission on Nov. 16-19

November 16, 2011 1:12 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) Makati hosts ‘Operation Smile’ surgical mission on Nov. 16-19 

MANILA, Nov. 15 — The city government of Makati, in partnership with Operation Smile Philippines (OSP), will host a surgical mission for residents and non-residents with cleft lips or palates from Nov. 16 to 19 at the Ospital ng Makati Acute Care Center (ACC) along Malugay St., Barangay Bel-Air, Makati City.

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Group asks DOJ to speed up resolution of 'Kanaga 3' case

November 16, 2011 1:12 am· Comments Off on Group asks DOJ to speed up resolution of 'Kanaga 3' case 

MANILA, Nov. 15 — Supporters of the Justice for Leonard Co Movement (JLCM) trooped to the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday and asked for the speedy resolution of the "Kanaga 3" case.

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Aquino to meet US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to renew economic, defense cooperation

November 16, 2011 1:12 am· Comments Off on Aquino to meet US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to renew economic, defense cooperation 

MANILA, Nov. 15 — President Benigno S. Aquino III and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be meeting Wednesday to sign an economic partnership agreement as well as to strengthen defense cooperation between the Philippines and the United States.

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President Aquino underscores role of migrant workers at ASEAN Summit in Bali

November 16, 2011 1:12 am· Comments Off on President Aquino underscores role of migrant workers at ASEAN Summit in Bali 

BALI, Indonesia, Nov. 15 — Citing the advocacies of President Benigno S. Aquino III for the Filipinos, a senior foreign affairs official said that the Aquino government has been stern on promoting programs and action plans for the protection and assurance of benefits of migrant workers considering that the country has highest number of laborers in foreign lands within the Southeast Asian region.

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President Aquino back from 2011 APEC Summit

November 16, 2011 1:12 am· Comments Off on President Aquino back from 2011 APEC Summit 

MANILA, Nov. 15 — President Benigno S. Aquino III arrived Monday night after joining 20 other world leaders at the 2011 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit held in Honolulu, Hawai from November 11 to 13.

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UAAP: Baseball and softball competitions moved to Dec. 10?

November 16, 2011 1:12 am· Comments Off on UAAP: Baseball and softball competitions moved to Dec. 10? 

MANILA, Nov. 15 — Competitions in baseball and softball of the UAAP Season 74 may be postponed from its original date of November 27 to December 10 — unless the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) completes earlier its skinning of the infield of the Rizal Memorial Stadium.

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