Santiago praises Pres. Aquino; sees Senate to pass RH bill on Monday

December 14, 2012 11:03 pm· Comments Off on Santiago praises Pres. Aquino; sees Senate to pass RH bill on Monday 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Dec. 14 – Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago praised President Benigno S. Aquino III on Friday for certifying the Reproductive Health bill as urgent, saying it would lead to its passage in the Senate on Monday.

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President Aquino declares Dec. 18 special non-working day in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan in celebration of its 13th Charter Day

December 14, 2012 11:03 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino declares Dec. 18 special non-working day in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan in celebration of its 13th Charter Day 

MANILA, Dec. 14 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has declared Dec. 18, which falls on Tuesday, as a special (non-working) day in the city of Tuguegarao in Cagayan province in celebration of its 13th Charter Day.

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1,014 licensed professionals joins PNP Officer corps

December 14, 2012 11:03 pm· Comments Off on 1,014 licensed professionals joins PNP Officer corps 

MANILA, Dec. 14 — At least 1,014 licensed professionals were inducted into the Officer Corps of the Philippine National Police (PNP) as the outgoing PNP Chief Nicanor Bartolome on Friday formally administered the 489 new Police Commissioned Officers stationed at the National Headquarters

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Aquino vows to heighten govt’s disaster preparedness

December 14, 2012 11:03 pm· Comments Off on Aquino vows to heighten govt’s disaster preparedness 

MANILA, Dec. 14 — The government will intensify its efforts to remove vulnerable populations in harm’s way whenever there are incoming typhoons to avoid a repeat of the devastation of typhoon "Pablo" in Mindanao, President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Friday.

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Aquino leads PCG change of command

December 14, 2012 11:03 pm· Comments Off on Aquino leads PCG change of command 

MANILA, Dec. 14 — President Benigno S. Aquino III led Friday the change of command in the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), challenging the new commandant to continue the positive thrusts of his predecessor.

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SC allows IBP to hold elections in Western Visayas

December 14, 2012 11:03 pm· Comments Off on SC allows IBP to hold elections in Western Visayas 

MANILA, Dec. 14 — The Supreme Court (SC) has allowed the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) to proceed with the elections of its officials in Western Visayas Region.

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PAGCOR treats MMDA street sweepers

December 14, 2012 11:03 pm· Comments Off on PAGCOR treats MMDA street sweepers 

MANILA, Dec. 14 — Over a thousand street sweepers of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) received "noche buena" package from the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporations (PAGCOR) as part of the “Bayanihan: Pamaskong Handog ng PAGCOR 2012” on Friday.

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DOST’s “Smarter Philippines” project to strengthen industries thru ICT

December 14, 2012 11:03 pm· Comments Off on DOST’s “Smarter Philippines” project to strengthen industries thru ICT 

MANILA, Dec. 14 — The Information and Communications Technology Office of Department of Science and Technology (DOST-ICTO) recently introduced its upcoming flagship program that is expected to speed up the country’s economy towards substantial growth via ICT.

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Aquino orders DILG to build strong case vs Pangasinan gov, ensure safety of witnesses

December 14, 2012 11:03 pm· Comments Off on Aquino orders DILG to build strong case vs Pangasinan gov, ensure safety of witnesses 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Dec. 14 — President Benigno Aquino III on Friday directed Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II to build a strong case and ensure the safety of witnesses who will testify against the illegal numbers game and the alleged involvement of Pangasinan governor Amado Espino.

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Comelec orders deployment of PNP, AFP operatives to the Cabuyao (Laguna) warehouse

December 14, 2012 11:03 pm· Comments Off on Comelec orders deployment of PNP, AFP operatives to the Cabuyao (Laguna) warehouse 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Dec. 14 — THE Commission on Elections (Comelec) has ordered the deployment of Philippine National Police (PNP) and Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)operatives to the warehouse in Cabuyao, Laguna, where the Precinct Count Optical Scan (PCOS) machines are kept.

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