Cycling: Eco-tourism promotion included in the 8-day competition

April 29, 2009 3:27 am· Comments Off on Cycling: Eco-tourism promotion included in the 8-day competition 

By Lily O Ramos

MANILA, April 28 — The cyclists participating in the eighty-day, 15-lap Padyak Pinoy will not only be competing against each other but will also promote the protection of ecology and tourism as well, Dos-1 organizer president Gary Cayton told mediamen during the PSA Forum Tuesday at the Shakey’s U.N. Avenue branch in Manila.

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Authorities appeal for temporary shelter for physically challenged former inmate

April 29, 2009 3:26 am· Comments Off on Authorities appeal for temporary shelter for physically challenged former inmate 

By Juancho Gallarde and Judy Flores-Partlow

DUMAGUETE CITY, April 28 – Police authorities and a church leader are in a quandary over the future of a 20-year-old deaf-mute girl who was released from prison on Monday afternoon after two years of incarceration for theft.

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DOH vows vigilance against swine flu

April 29, 2009 3:25 am· Comments Off on DOH vows vigilance against swine flu 

TACLOBAN CITY, April 28 — Health Secretary Francisco Duque III underscored here today the need for vigilance to protect the country from the deadly swine flu that has already claimed a number of lives in Mexico and the United States.

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Latest developments on swine flu worldwide

April 29, 2009 3:25 am· Comments Off on Latest developments on swine flu worldwide 

BEIJING, April 28 — The following are the latest developments Tuesday of swine flu outbreaks worldwide, according to countries' announcements.

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Tibet sees temperature rise continuously over past 48 years: research

April 29, 2009 3:24 am· Comments Off on Tibet sees temperature rise continuously over past 48 years: research 

LHASA, April 28 — Temperatures in Tibet have risen continuously over the past 48 years at a rate much higher than the national level, a meteorologist said Monday.

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Fronde Anywhere Expands Presence in Asia

April 29, 2009 3:21 am· Comments Off on Fronde Anywhere Expands Presence in Asia 

WELLINGTON, Apr. 28 — Fronde Anywhere, the leading provider of innovative mobile payment, banking and security products is expanding its in-market presence in Southeast Asia.

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Unso hands NCR first gold medal in Palaro

April 29, 2009 3:21 am· Comments Off on Unso hands NCR first gold medal in Palaro 

TACLOBAN City, Leyte, April 28 – A son of former national team member delivered the first gold medal of overall defending champion National Capital Region (NCRAA) in the ongoing 2009 Palarong Pambansa at the Leyte Sports Development Center here.

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DOLE-Bicol puts up “Sagip Batang Manggagawa”

April 29, 2009 3:20 am· Comments Off on DOLE-Bicol puts up “Sagip Batang Manggagawa” 

By Mike dela Rama

LEGAZPI CITY, April 28 — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-Bicol has established the Sagip Batang Manggagawa (SBM), a special task force designed to pursue advocacies on protection and welfare of children and committed to eliminate the worst forms of child abuse in the region.

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19 Filipinos in “M/V Saldanha” released April 25, as 15 on another vessel seized on same day; “M/T Stolt Strength” Oman-bound

April 29, 2009 3:19 am· Comments Off on 19 Filipinos in “M/V Saldanha” released April 25, as 15 on another vessel seized on same day; “M/T Stolt Strength” Oman-bound 

MANILA, April 28 — Another hijacked vessel with a Filipino crew of 19, identified as the “M/V Saldanha,” was released by its Somali captors on April 25, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed today.

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DOH Davao, PAL set up surveillance vs swine flu

April 29, 2009 3:19 am· Comments Off on DOH Davao, PAL set up surveillance vs swine flu 

DAVAO CITY, April 28 – The Department of Health (DOH) in the Davao Region and the Philippine Airlines (PAL) here are on hand in setting up surveillance and monitoring operations against the reported swine flu outbreak in Mexico that killed over 100 persons and sent 1,324 to hospitals since April 13.

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