Aquino declares July 23 special non-working day in Nabunturan in Compostela Valley

July 13, 2013 12:31 am· Comments Off on Aquino declares July 23 special non-working day in Nabunturan in Compostela Valley 

MANILA, July 12 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has declared July 23 a special (non-working) day in the municipality of Nabunturan in the province of Compostela Valley in commemoration of the "Araw ng Nabunturan.“

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6th Money Summit and Wealth Expo kicks off

July 13, 2013 12:31 am· Comments Off on 6th Money Summit and Wealth Expo kicks off 

By Josine Estuye

MANILA, July 12 (PNA) -– The two-day Money Summit & Wealth Expo 2013 kicked off Friday at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.

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Comelec looking to proclaim 3 more party-list groups before SONA

July 13, 2013 12:31 am· Comments Off on Comelec looking to proclaim 3 more party-list groups before SONA 

MANILA, July 12 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is looking to proclaim three more winners in the party-list elections before President Benigno Aquino III’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) July 22.

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SC Justice Velasco denies Reyes accusation

July 13, 2013 12:31 am· Comments Off on SC Justice Velasco denies Reyes accusation 

MANILA, July 12 — Supreme Court Associate Justice Presbitero J. Velasco, Jr. Friday branded as baseless the allegation he used his influence so his son could win a seat in the House of Representatives.

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PHL businesses urged to adopt sustainability reporting

July 13, 2013 12:31 am· Comments Off on PHL businesses urged to adopt sustainability reporting 

By Kris M. crismundo

MANILA, July 12 (PNA) –- The Center for Social Responsibility of the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P)urge businessmen to adopt sustainability reporting in order to understand sustainable development within the firm and measure the impact of the business to stakeholders.

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PHL aviation hopes to face US FAA audit this year

July 13, 2013 12:31 am· Comments Off on PHL aviation hopes to face US FAA audit this year 

By Genivi Factao

MANILA, July 12 (PNA) — Following the lifting of the European Union safety ban on Philippine Airlines, the government expects the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines will be ready for the audit of the United States Federal Aviation Authority within the year.

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NBI mulling to probe lawmakers on P10-B pork barrel scam

July 13, 2013 12:31 am· Comments Off on NBI mulling to probe lawmakers on P10-B pork barrel scam 

By Perfecto Raymundo

MANILA, July 12 (PNA) — The National Bureau of Investigation is studying whether to include in the investigation some lawmakers being linked to an alleged P10-billion pork barrel scam.

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POEA imposes temporary OFW deployment ban in Egypt

July 13, 2013 12:31 am· Comments Off on POEA imposes temporary OFW deployment ban in Egypt 

MANILA, July 12 -– As political tension mounts in Cairo, the Philippine Overseas Employment Association imposed Friday a deployment ban of overseas Filipino workers (OFW) to Egypt.

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Firm executives asked to shift from level of success to level of significance for inclusive growth

July 13, 2013 12:31 am· Comments Off on Firm executives asked to shift from level of success to level of significance for inclusive growth 

MANILA, July 12 –- An educational institution encourages industry leaders for a paradigm shift aiming to achieve level of significance than merely level of success to attain inclusive growth.

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PAL allows inflight calls, internet

July 13, 2013 12:31 am· Comments Off on PAL allows inflight calls, internet 

MANILA, July 12 — Electronic use on Philippine Airlines (PAL) flights is now allowed, giving passengers the opportunity to make phone calls and browse the internet.

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