Santiago files bill protecting seniors from scammers

MANILA, Aug. 3 (PNA) – Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago has filed a bill establishing an advisory office within the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) that will primarily protect senior citizens from any kind of fraud or scams. ”The seniors have the right to be free from abuse or exploitation of any kind,” Santiago explained in her Senate Bill 2293 or ‘Seniors Fraud Prevention Act.” Under the proposed bill, the DTI shall be directed to […]

Palace renew calls for Filipinos in Libya to heed gov’t’s call for repatriation

MANILA, Aug. 3 (PNA) — Malacañang on Sunday renewed its call for Filipinos in Libya to repatriate themselves as the conflict there continues. “Tinatawagan po muli ang ating mga kababayang nasa Libya at pati na rin ang kanilang mga kamag-anak dito na pagtulungan po natin ang paghikayat sa kanila na lumikas na sa lalong madaling panahon para sa kanilang kaligtasan,” said , Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary Hermio Coloma, Jr., in a press briefing over […]

Court stops ouster of PLM Prexy

Retired Justice retains his post as president of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM), after a Manila court issued a writ of preliminary injunction against the PLM Board of Regents, preventing them to execute a resolution ousting said retired Justice from his position as university president.

PAGASA monitors new storm

Another storm outside the Philippine area of responsibility is being monitored by the PAGASA, which will be designated “Jose” when it enters the country. The “habagat” continues to bring rains to much of the country.

SOMO in Agusan del Norte

The 5-day suspension of military operations or SOMO is still ongoing in the province of Agusan Del Norte even after the New People’s Army had already released their four PNP captives.