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Donaire knocks out Arce in 3rd round

Donaire knocks out Arce in 3rd round

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA (16-Dec-2012/PNA) – Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire knocked out Mexican Jorge Arce in the third round on Sunday to retain his World Boxing Organization super-bantamweight…

House approves RH bill on second reading in historic 113-104 vote

House approves RH bill on second reading in historic 113-104 vote

By Cielito M. Reganit MANILA (13-Dec-2012/PNA) – Voting 113 to 104 with three abstentions, the House of Representatives early Thursday morning approved the controversial Reproductive Health (RH) bill on second…

Bicol folks to fight human rights abuses

Bicol folks to fight human rights abuses

By Joey Natividad Special Correspondent NAGA CITY (BicolToday.com/11-Dec-2012) – Several hundreds marched Naga City main streets on Monday, December 10, to celebrate the 64th year of the Universal Declaration of…

Marquez KOs Pacquiao in 6th round

Marquez KOs Pacquiao in 6th round

By Ben Cal MANILA (9-Dec-2012/PNA) – Mexican fighter Juan Manuel Marquez on Sunday knocked out unconscious for a minute eighth time division world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao in the sixth…

Foreign aid pours in for ‘Pablo’ victims

Foreign aid pours in for ‘Pablo’ victims

MANILA (7-Dec-2012/PNA) – Cash and relief goods for victims of typhoon “Pablo” that hit the country early Tuesday poured in Friday from foreign donors. In a statement, the Canadian Embassy…

Singapore Red Cross extends S$150,000 aid to typhoon Bopha survivors in PHL

Singapore Red Cross extends S$150,000 aid to typhoon Bopha survivors in PHL

SINGAPORE (7-Dec-2012/PNA/Bernama) – The Singapore Red Cross will contribute S$150,000 worth of relief supplies to assist survivors of Typhoon Bopha in the Philippines. The relief supplies, which comprise collapsible water…

Pablo’s death toll mark hits 418 – NDRRMC

Pablo’s death toll mark hits 418 – NDRRMC

MANILA (7-Dec-2012/PNA) – The death toll due to typhoon “Pablo” has risen to 418, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Friday morning. In its update,…

Death toll in Davao Oriental rises to 143

Death toll in Davao Oriental rises to 143

MATI CITY, Davao Oriental (5-Dec-2012/PNA) – The death toll in Davao Region rose to 143 as more casualties were recorded in New Bataan,Compostela Valley. The Social Welfare and Development (SWAD)reported…

27 killed, 3 others hurt as ‘Pablo’ lashes Central, Southern PHL

27 killed, 3 others hurt as ‘Pablo’ lashes Central, Southern PHL

By Gloria H. Grejalde MANILA (4-Dec-2012/PNA) – Packed with strong winds, heavy rains and thunderstorms, typhoon “Pablo” lashed Davao Region, Caraga Region and some parts of Visayas, killing at least…

Pablo’s storm surges hit Catanduanes

Pablo’s storm surges hit Catanduanes

LEGAZPI CITY (4-Dec-2012/PNA) – Storm surges as high as six meters hit the shorelines of Catanduanes on Tuesday and prevented passenger vessels to dock in the two ports of the…