5 nominees make it to JBC shortlist for next Sandiganbayan PJ

July 30, 2013 11:35 am· Comments Off on 5 nominees make it to JBC shortlist for next Sandiganbayan PJ 

By Perfecto Raymundo

MANILA, July 29 (PNA) — Five nominees have made it to the shortlist of the Judicial and Bar Council for the position of Presiding Justice of the Sandiganbayan to be submitted to President Benigno S. Aquino III.

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Archbishop Villegas to public: Seeking help from legislators promotes corruption

July 30, 2013 11:35 am· Comments Off on Archbishop Villegas to public: Seeking help from legislators promotes corruption 

MANILA, July 28 — An official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines urged the public to stop asking monetary help from legislators as it only promotes corruption.

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Binay guarantees no contribution hike for Pag-IBIG Fund members <br?

July 30, 2013 11:35 am· Comments Off on Binay guarantees no contribution hike for Pag-IBIG Fund members <br? 

By Josine Estuye

MANILA, July 29 (PNA) –- Vice President Jejomar Binay gave assurances Monday he will not allow any raise in members' contributions for Home Development Mutual Fund or the Pag-IBIG Fund.

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DepEd launches search for outstanding teachers

July 30, 2013 11:35 am· Comments Off on DepEd launches search for outstanding teachers 

MANILA, July 29 — “GURO ng PAG-ASA,”

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SC gives "green light" to litigate LPGMA prexy, 4 Republic Gas execs

July 30, 2013 11:35 am· Comments Off on SC gives "green light" to litigate LPGMA prexy, 4 Republic Gas execs 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, July 29 (PNA) — The Supreme Court has given the go signal to file in court the case of trademark infringement and unfair competition against Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers Association president Arnel Ty and four other officials of Republic Gas Corporation.

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Legarda urges public to ‘confront risks and hazards’

July 30, 2013 11:35 am· 5 Comments 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, July 29 (PNA) — For speedy recovery from disasters and hazards, Senator Loren Legarda on Monday said that what citizens—especially the poor—needed was social protection coupled with developing resilience.

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LPA off West Philippine Sea has 'high chance' to become tropical depression

July 30, 2013 11:35 am· Comments Off on LPA off West Philippine Sea has 'high chance' to become tropical depression 

MANILA, July 30 — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Tuesday continued to keep watch on a low pressure area (LPA) off West Philippine Sea that has a high chance to become a cyclone.

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Productivity incentive bonus for private sector workers sought

July 30, 2013 11:35 am· Comments Off on Productivity incentive bonus for private sector workers sought 

MANILA, July 30 — The proposed grant of an annual productivity incentive to all workers in the private sector is one of the vital measures awaiting consideration by the 16th Congress.

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BIFF bomb threat forces closure of Maguindanao highway

July 30, 2013 11:35 am· Comments Off on BIFF bomb threat forces closure of Maguindanao highway 

MANILA, July 30 — A threat by the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) to detonate improvised explosive devices (IEDs) along a portion of the highway connecting Maguindanao to General Santos City and Cotabato has forced the closure of the said roadway Tuesday morning.

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P2M counterfeit money seized in Cebu raid

July 30, 2013 11:35 am· Comments Off on P2M counterfeit money seized in Cebu raid 

MANILA, July 30 — Law enforcement operatives have confiscated P2 million in fake money and arrested the its suspected printer following a buy-bust operation in Cebu City Monday night.

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