UST Growling Tigers crush UP Fighting Maroons 79-69 in UAAP action

July 25, 2013 10:05 am· Comments Off on UST Growling Tigers crush UP Fighting Maroons 79-69 in UAAP action 

MANILA,July.24 — The University Of Santo Tomas Growling Tigers bounced back from a loss heavily to regain the sole second spot with a 4-2 card in the 76 UAAP Men's Seniors Basketball Tournament standings with a 79-69 trashing of the still win less University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Cubao.

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Magnitude 4.7 quake jolts Marinduque

July 25, 2013 10:05 am· Comments Off on Magnitude 4.7 quake jolts Marinduque 

MANILA, July 24 — A magnitude 4.7 earthquake jolted parts of Marinduque on Wednesday evening, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvocs).

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UST crushes winless UP, 79-69, to gain second spot in UAAP

July 25, 2013 10:05 am· Comments Off on UST crushes winless UP, 79-69, to gain second spot in UAAP 

By Kevin Patrick V. Mariano

MANILA,July 24 (PNA) — The University Of Santo Tomas Growling Tigers bounced back from a loss to regain sole second spot with a 4-2 card in the 76 UAAP Men's Seniors Basketball Tournament with a 79-69 trashing of the still winless University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Cubao.

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Senate committee heads named; Legarda heads 3

July 25, 2013 10:05 am· 5 Comments 

MANILA, July 25 — The Senate resumed assigning their committee heads with Senator Loren Legarda having the most number with three during Day 3 of the 16th Congress on Wednesday.

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Project NOAH gets equipped with MOSES

July 25, 2013 10:05 am· Comments Off on Project NOAH gets equipped with MOSES 

MANILA, July 24 — MOSES aids NOAH.

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Villar to prioritize reforms in the agri sector

July 25, 2013 10:05 am· Comments Off on Villar to prioritize reforms in the agri sector 

MANILA, July 24 — Senator Cynthia Villar, the new chairperson of the Committee on Agriculture and Food, on Wednesday said that she will prioritize reforms in the agriculture sector.

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Recto says irrelevant committees should not be funded

July 25, 2013 10:05 am· Comments Off on Recto says irrelevant committees should not be funded 

MANILA, July 24 — A quick way to lower expenses in the Senate is not to fund unnecessary oversight committees, said Senate president Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto.

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Monsoon trough to bring light rains over Northern, Central Luzon- PAGASA

July 25, 2013 10:05 am· Comments Off on Monsoon trough to bring light rains over Northern, Central Luzon- PAGASA 

MANILA, July 25 — No tropical cyclone is likely to enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) on Thursday, but a monsoon trough will bring light rains over most parts of the Luzon, the state weather bureau said.

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Army nabs ranking NPA leader in Northern Samar

July 25, 2013 10:05 am· Comments Off on Army nabs ranking NPA leader in Northern Samar 

MANILA, July 25 — Troopers from the 803rd Infantry Brigade with the assistance of the Northern Samar Provincial Police Office on Tuesday arrested a New People's Army (NPA) leader during operations in Catarman, Northern Samar.

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Speaker Belmonte vows swift passage of the creation of Bangsamoro region

July 25, 2013 10:05 am· Comments Off on Speaker Belmonte vows swift passage of the creation of Bangsamoro region 

MANILA, July 24 — Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr., on Wednesday vowed swift passage of a proposed law that would pave the way for the creation of Bangsamoro region in response to President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino 3rd commitment for peace which he highlighted during his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA) last Monday.

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