News & Current Events

AFP Calling All Filipinos To Join The Navy

The Philippine Navy is now accepting and processing male and female applicants for Naval Officer Candidate Course (NOCC) and Basic Seaman Course (BSC) starting on 09 – 11 May 2014 at Southern Philippine College (SPC), Licoan, Cagayan de Oro City. Qualified applicants must be natural born Filipino citizen with good moral character, unmarried and without …

Alleged Al Khobar Member Arrested in Maguindanao

Police arrested today an alleged member of Al Khobar group in Buluan, Maguindanao. TAHIR ABUBAKAR was arrested by the joint members of SMPKI-OCPNP, Regional Intelligence Unit (RIU) 12, Military Intelligence Company (MICO) 12, 33RD Infantry Battalion (IB), Philippine Army (PA), and Maguindanao Police Provincial Office (PPO) with the support of Presidential Anti-Organized Crime Commission (PAOCC) …

Manila Cathedral Reopens: The Beauty Has Been Restored, Improved

The Manila Cathedral is one of the Philippines’ historical marks that tourists should never missed visiting. And now that it has been restored, it will definitely give another life in Intramuros, Manila. Today, April 9, the cathedral was re-opened to public after more than two years that it has been closed for repair. It was …

UP Tops 2013 Bar Exams

A law graduate of University of the Philippines tops the 2013 bar examinations, the Supreme Court releases the results today. The top 10 passers are: Pangan, Nielson G. (University of the Philippines)-85.80% Oyales, Mark Xavier D. (University of the Philippines), and Wilwayco, Dianna Louise R. (Ateneo de Manila University)-85.45% Ortea, Rudy V. (University of Batangas)-84.20% …

LTFRB Permanently Cancels and Revokes Elena Liner and MGP Trans Franchises

This would serve another lessons to bus firm owners. Is more expensive to stop the operations than making sure the safety of their passengers? The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) declined the Motion for Reconsideration filed by both Elena Liner and MGP Trans to lift their respective Preventive Suspension Order (PSO) and not …

BRIGHT LEAF Awards 2014: Harvesting The Best of the Best

Calling all print and broadcast journalists in the country!   The 8th Bright Leaf Agriculture Journalism Awards, the annual showcase of the best published agriculture stories and photos as well as broadcast reports, is now open for entries. The Bright Leaf Awards are given to the most outstanding and relevant agriculture stories in print, radio, and television. It …

Stay Connected to Information and Resources Available for the Fight on Terrorism

Since the United States first became an independent country the safety and security of its citizens was never in question where foreign entities were of concern. That is until September 11th, 2001 when all of this changed. Terrorist attacks that occurred right on home soil made every American citizen feel vulnerable to the hatred others …