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SC stops rehabilitation of cash-strapped CAP

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr. MANILA, Aug. 27 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) has stopped the implementation of the three-year extension and modification of the rehabilitation plan of the…

No basis to impeach the President, people still supportive of ‘daang matuwid’ agenda, says official

MANILA, Aug. 27 (PNA) — The Palace believes there is no basis for the impeachment complaints filed against President Benigno S. Aquino III, whose reform agenda still has the support…

House okays bill protecting persons displaced by natural calamities, armed conflicts

MANILA, Aug. 27 (PNA) — The Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Bill protecting the rights and welfare of persons displaced by natural calamities and armed conflicts has been approved on third…

DepEd aims for single-shifting in all NCR public schools by June 2015

MANILA, Aug. 27 (PNA) — The Department of Education (DepEd) is pushing for its target to implement single- shifting for all National Capital Region (NCR) public elementary and secondary schools…

4 major dams in Luzon still below levels despite rains — PAGASA

MANILA, Aug. 26 (PNA) — Despite continues rains due to the low pressure area (LPA) and thunderstorms, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Tuesday that…

Defense, health departments sign MOA revitalizing VHP

MANILA, Aug. 26 (PNA) — In a bid to provide quality health care to Filipino veterans and their families, the Defense and Health Departments on Tuesday signed a memorandum of…

AFP to deploy Marines in coastal areas

MANILA, Aug. 26 (PNA) — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) will be deploying Marine units in the priority coasts of the country. This is in-line with the military…

(Update) LPA continues to dump rains over Luzon until Wednesday –PAGASA

MANILA, Aug. 26 (PNA) — The low pressure area (LPA) hovering off Quezon province will continue to dump rains in most parts of Luzon in the next 24 hours, the…

Manila, Pasay suspend classes due to heavy rains

MANILA , (PNA) — The cities of Manila and Pasay have suspended classes due to continuous rains since Monday. Manila City mayor Joseph Estrada announced on Tuesday the cancellation of…

P100-M worth of ‘shabu’ seized in QC

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan MANILA, July 10 (PNA) — Police seized some Php 100 million worth of methamphetamine hydrocloride, or ‘shabu,’ from three suspected drug traders during an anti-drug…

(Update) LPA continues to bring rains over Bicol region, Visayas, Mindanao until Tuesday -PAGASA

MANILA, Aug. 25 (PNA) — Light to moderate rains are expected to prevail over the Bicol region, the Visayas and Mindanao in the next 24 hours due to the low…

DepEd issues guidelines on the use of funds in construction, repair of disaster-stricken school buildings

By Jade D. Miguel MANILA, Aug. 25 (PNA) — Part of the Department of Education’s role in the ongoing rehabilitation in disaster-stricken areas is the construction and repair of damaged…

QC Diamond Jubilee celebration to highlight city’s rich cultural, historical and artistic heritage –Bautista

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA, Aug. 24 (PNA) — Quezon City Mayor Herbert M. Bautista has urged the city’s Tourism Department and the Division of City Schools to come up…

DILG to conduct child-friendly local governance audit

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan MANILA, Aug. 24 (PNA) — Starting this year, the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) will assess the performance of local government units (LGUs)…

SC junks petition filed vs. alleged pyramiding operator

By Perfecto T. Raymundo MANILA, Aug. 24 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed a petition filed by intervenors in a forfeiture case against the bank assets of alleged…