(PR)CHR to probe death of Ozamis gang leader

July 19, 2013 11:40 am· Comments Off on (PR)CHR to probe death of Ozamis gang leader 

MANILA, July 18 — The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) will conduct a probe into the death of Ricardo Cadavero, the alleged leader of Ozamis robbery group.

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No politics in P10 B pork barrel scam – Rep. Sarmiento

July 19, 2013 11:40 am· Comments Off on No politics in P10 B pork barrel scam – Rep. Sarmiento 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, July 18 (PNA) — No politics behind the controversy of the alleged P10-Billion “pork barrel scam“ as this is just a simple case of grand larceny, Western Samar Rep. Mel Senen Sarmiento said on Thursday.

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Health expert champions stronger advocacy on hepatitis awareness, treatment.

July 19, 2013 11:40 am· Comments Off on Health expert champions stronger advocacy on hepatitis awareness, treatment. 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, July 18 (PNA) — Although it has been regarded as one of the world’s greatest threats to health, little attention has been given to viral hepatitis (inflammation of the liver), or at least not as much as other diseases.

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National Library marks 126th anniversary in simple rites

July 19, 2013 11:40 am· Comments Off on National Library marks 126th anniversary in simple rites 

By Paula Marie D. Navarra

MANILA, July 18 (PNA) — An official from the National Library of the Philippines (NLP) said on Thursday that the agency will celebrate its 126th anniversary in simple rites due to the retrofitting of the entire national library building.

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P8-M budget proposed for cultural depository system

July 19, 2013 11:40 am· Comments Off on P8-M budget proposed for cultural depository system 

By Paula D. Navarra

MANILA, July 18 (PNA) — The National Library of the Philippines (NLP) recently submitted an P8 million proposal to make a cultural depository system in the country, official said in an interview on Thursday.

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Tropical depression in west PHL sea not expected to enter PAR — PAGASA

July 19, 2013 11:40 am· Comments Off on Tropical depression in west PHL sea not expected to enter PAR — PAGASA 

MANILA, July 19 — The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Friday said it is monitoring a tropical depression over the West Philippine Sea which has a slim chance of entering the country.

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NCRPO to field 'human rights affairs officers' during SONA

July 19, 2013 11:40 am· Comments Off on NCRPO to field 'human rights affairs officers' during SONA 

MANILA, July 19 — To ensure that things will not go out of hand between police officers and militant groups during President Benigno S. Aquino III's State-of-the-Nation-Address (SONA) on Monday, the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) announced that it will be deploying camera equipped "human rights affairs officers" to document the proceedings.

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PWDs call for stronger protection of their rights

July 19, 2013 11:40 am· Comments Off on PWDs call for stronger protection of their rights 

By Aerol B. Patena

MANILA, July 19 (PNA) — More opportunities for employment and increased accessibility to public transportation, offices, malls and other public facilities were the main concerns raised by persons with disabilities (PWDs) during the forum Thursday on the Incheon Strategy for PWDs held at the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) office in Malacanang.

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Hacienda Luisita farm workers receive Lot Allocation Certificates

July 19, 2013 11:40 am· Comments Off on Hacienda Luisita farm workers receive Lot Allocation Certificates 

By Leilani S. Junio

TARLAC CITY, July 18 (PNA) — “Finally, we are an inched closer to our long-cherished dream of owning the lands we till.”

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DND to acquire 2 40-footer rescue boats

July 19, 2013 11:40 am· Comments Off on DND to acquire 2 40-footer rescue boats 

MANILA, July 19 – The Department of National Defense (DND) is in the market for two 40-footer rescue boats.

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