Monday, September 1, 2014 - 09:29 p.m.
MANILA — The Philippine military chief said a United Nations (U.N.) peacekeeping commander in the Golan Heights should be investigated for allegedly asking Filipino troops to surrender to Syrian rebels who attacked their camp.
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 09:19 p.m.
POLICE said Monday it will review the security measures at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) after authorities foiled an attempt to blow up a car bomb inside the NAIA Terminal 3.
Philippine National Police (PNP) Aviation Security Group chief Christopher Laxa said there is a need to review the security measures being implemented in all NAIA terminals citing the "only visual vehicle inspection" at the entrance of the airport vicinity as one which needs to be upgraded.
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 09:00 p.m.
BEIJING — A 40-year-old man stabbed students and teachers with a fruit knife at an elementary school in central China on Monday, killing three children and injuring six other people before jumping to his death, officials said.
The attack on the first day after summer break injured five other children and one teacher at Dongfang primary school in Yunxi county in Hubei province, they said.
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 08:21 p.m.
THE Bureau of Customs' (BOC) revenue collections for the first seven months to July have increased 18 percent year-on-year to P203.86-billion on the back of continued improvements in valuation as well as a marginal increase in the volume of imported goods.
For July alone, total revenues reached P30.46-billion, up nine percent over the same month last year.
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 07:46 p.m.
PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III said Monday that parents should make sure that their children would receive anti-measles and polio vaccinations.
The Chief Executive made the statement as he led the launching of the Ligtas sa Tigdas at Polio mass immunization campaign at the San Lazaro Compound in Manila.
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 07:38 p.m.
MUNTINLUPA City Representative Rodolfo Biazon lauded Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr. for ordering the Philippine Peacekeeping contingent to the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (Undof) in Syria not to surrender and defend their post while being surrounded by Syrian rebels.
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 07:10 p.m.
THE Aquino administration renewed on Monday its call to the Communist Party of the Philippines/New People’s Army/National Democratic Front (CPP/NPA/NDF) to resume the peace process with the government.
Government peace panel head Alexander Padilla, however, said that the peace negotiation should be agenda- and time-bound.
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 06:50 p.m.
THE airport in Tacloban City will be temporarily closed starting this week for the repair of potholes on the runway that pose safety risk to passengers, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (Caap) said Monday.
The Caap officials met with representatives from the Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific, Air Asia and Tiger Air to discuss the situation of the Daniel Romualdez Airport in Tacloban City.
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 06:45 p.m.
RELATIVES of the detainees and inmates at the Bulacan Provincial Jail in Malolos, Bulacan, appealed to government to transfer detained retired major general Jovito Palparan to other detention centers.
A spouse of one of the inmates who requested anonymity said Monday that they are afraid that their relatives inside the jail will be harmed due to threats to the life of Palparan.
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 05:43 p.m.
GOVERNMENT prosecutors blocked on Monday a motion filed by the camp of Senator Jose "Jinggoy" Estrada asking the anti-graft court to allow him to hold Senate inquiries being the chairperson of the committee on labor, employment and human resources development.
In their opposition, the prosecution team asked the Sandiganbayan fifth division to deny Estrada's motion since it has no legal basis.