OPAPP's PAMANA program aids Maguindanao widows make a living

May 24, 2012 9:49 pm· Comments Off on OPAPP's PAMANA program aids Maguindanao widows make a living 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, May 24 – The government’s PAMANA or Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (Peace and Resilient Communities) program continues to benefit conflict-torn communities, this time the more than 100,000 people residing near the huge Liguasan Marsh land in Maguindanao, by providing them with livelihood program.

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PHL needs P497 B for strong naval fleet

May 24, 2012 9:49 pm· Comments Off on PHL needs P497 B for strong naval fleet 

MANILA, May 24 – The Philippine Navy needs P497 billion to acquire modern frigates, corvettes, and submarines to make it "strong and credible" against external threats.

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Fishkill in Calamba monitored

May 24, 2012 9:49 pm· Comments Off on Fishkill in Calamba monitored 

MANILA, May 24 — A fishkill in a ‘tilapia’ fish pen was reported in Barangay Sokol, Calamba in Laguna.

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300 meters of NAIA taxiway 06 will be closed for one month

May 24, 2012 9:49 pm· Comments Off on 300 meters of NAIA taxiway 06 will be closed for one month 

Passenger jeepney rams coconut tree in Quezon town; 15 hurt

May 24, 2012 9:49 pm· Comments Off on Passenger jeepney rams coconut tree in Quezon town; 15 hurt 

MANILA, May 24 – Fifteen people, including the driver of a passenger jeepney, were hurt after their vehicle rammed a coconut tree in Sampaloc town, Quezon on Wednesday afternoon, the police reported.

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DepEd, partners intensify school opening preparations

May 24, 2012 9:49 pm· Comments Off on DepEd, partners intensify school opening preparations 

MANILA, May 24 — The Dept. of Education, with the "Oplan Balik Eskwela" Inter-Agency Task Force, will hold this year’s OBE Command Conference Friday to ensure the smooth opening of classes on June 4.

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SC junks admin case vs. 3 CA magistrates

May 24, 2012 9:49 pm· Comments Off on SC junks admin case vs. 3 CA magistrates 

MANILA, May 24 – The Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed an administrative case against three Court of Appeals (CA) justices stemming from their alleged error when they handed down a decision against a construction company.

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Malacanang cites extraordinary talent of Jessica Sanchez

May 24, 2012 9:49 pm· Comments Off on Malacanang cites extraordinary talent of Jessica Sanchez 

MANILA, May 24 — Malacanang recognized the innate extraordinary talent of Filipino-American-Mexican singer Jessica Sanchez following her impressive showing at the Season 11 of American Idol garnering the loyalty and enthusiastic support of the people around the world.

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Aquino leads 2012 Brigada Eskwela in Manila

May 24, 2012 9:49 pm· Comments Off on Aquino leads 2012 Brigada Eskwela in Manila 

MANILA, May 24 — President Benigno S. Aquino III spearheaded on Thursday the 2012 Brigada Eskwela of the Department of Education and its partners in Quiapo, Manila, highlighting the importance of volunteerism to national progress.

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Ochoa warns public against individuals posing as Executive Secretary to solicit financial aid for gov't projects

May 24, 2012 9:49 pm· Comments Off on Ochoa warns public against individuals posing as Executive Secretary to solicit financial aid for gov't projects 

MANILA, May 24 — The Office of the Executive Secretary on Thursday warned the public against those individuals posing as Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. to solicit financial aid for government projects.

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