DILG chief Roxas assurea LGUs of nat'l gov't support

July 8, 2013 12:05 am· Comments Off on DILG chief Roxas assurea LGUs of nat'l gov't support 

MANILA, July 7 — Interior Secretary Mar Roxas assured local government officials of full support from the national leadership, describing them as partners in bringing about change and true service to the Filipino people.

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Consul General in San Francisco to determine if any Filipinos hurt in Asiana Airline crash

July 8, 2013 12:05 am· Comments Off on Consul General in San Francisco to determine if any Filipinos hurt in Asiana Airline crash 

MANILA, July 7 — The Philippine Consul General in San Francisco is working with American authorities to determine if any Filipinos were included in the Asiana Airlines crash upon landing at the San Francisco International Airport on Saturday (Sunday in Manila), a Palace spokesperson said on Sunday.

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1,688 Taguig high school grads receive scholarships to pursue college degree

July 8, 2013 12:05 am· Comments Off on 1,688 Taguig high school grads receive scholarships to pursue college degree 

MANILA, July 7 — The Taguig city government announced on Sunday that a total of 1,688 high school graduates would be the recipients of scholarship grants under the P300-million Lifeline Assistance for Neighbors In-Need or (LANI) Scholarship Program to pursue their higher education this year.

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62 rebels surrender to 3rd ID this Q1

July 8, 2013 12:05 am· Comments Off on 62 rebels surrender to 3rd ID this Q1 

MANILA, July 7 — The 3rd Infantry Division, based in Camp Gen. Macario Peralta Jr, Jamindan, Capiz, announced that 62 members of the New People's Army have surrendered to its units for the first three months of 2013.

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Bicol University student hurt as NPAs harass fun run

July 8, 2013 12:05 am· Comments Off on Bicol University student hurt as NPAs harass fun run 

MANILA, July 7 — New People's Army (NPA) rebels in Sorsogon harassed elements of the Gubat Municipal Police Station while marshaling the fun run activity of Bicol University students Sunday morning.

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Cayetano calls for more gov’t support for abandonedchildren

July 8, 2013 12:05 am· Comments Off on Cayetano calls for more gov’t support for abandonedchildren 

By Jelly Musico

MANILA, July 7 (PNA) -– Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano has filed two bills calling for more government support for abandoned, orphaned and neglected children.

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Villegas elected as new CBCP president

July 8, 2013 12:05 am· Comments Off on Villegas elected as new CBCP president 

MANILA, July 7 — Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas has been elected as the new head of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) on Sunday during the the 107th Plenary Assembly of the CBCP currently being held at the Pope Pius XII Catholic Center in Paco, Manila.

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Malacanang: Travel advisories 'right of any country for safety of their citizens'

July 8, 2013 12:05 am· Comments Off on Malacanang: Travel advisories 'right of any country for safety of their citizens' 

MANILA, July 7 — Malacanang brushed off the latest travel advisory issued by the United States of America against traveling to the southern part of the Philippines, saying it was the right of any country in order to keep their citizens safe.

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Comelec denies Muhlach's petition vs Fuentebella

July 8, 2013 12:05 am· Comments Off on Comelec denies Muhlach's petition vs Fuentebella 

MANILA, July 7 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has denied the petition of actor-turned-politician Aga Muhlach asking to annul the proclamation as elected congressman of 4th District of Camarines Sur of rival, Felix William Fuentebella.

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Baldoz ready to answer case filed by ex-senator Herrera

July 8, 2013 12:05 am· Comments Off on Baldoz ready to answer case filed by ex-senator Herrera 

MANILA, July 7 — Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said she will answer the charges filed by former Sen. Ernesto Herrera before the Office of the Ombudsman.

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