May 30, 2009 1:15 am· Comments Off on Farmers, fishers can now sell through the Internet
The Pinoy Agri Kart is a new approach to promoting export quality Philippine-made agri fishery and food products presented by entrepreneurs in a specially designed mini-jeepney, a popular Filipino transport icon. It is envisioned to bring Philippine food products to consumers here and abroad. (PNA photo by Boy Antonio)
May 29, 2009 1:46 pm· Comments Off on Loren appeals to intl community to focus on disaster risk reduction
THIMPU, Bhutan, May 29 — Senator Loren Legarda on Friday urged the international community to respond to climate change by cooperating in reducing the risks of casualties and damage arising from climate change catastrophes.
May 29, 2009 1:46 pm· Comments Off on Palace declares influenza A/H1N1 contained
By Joel C. Atencio
MANILA, May 29 Malacañang officials on Friday afternoon declared that the A/H1NI influenza in the country has been contained.
May 29, 2009 1:46 pm· Comments Off on PGMA cites LGU-private sector partnership in nation-building
Dapitan City, ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE, May 29 – President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo today cited the role of the local government units (LGUs) and the business sector in nation-building and in helping the government overcome the challenges arising from the global economic crisis.
May 29, 2009 1:46 pm· Comments Off on RP employment upbeat despite global crisis
MANILA, May 29 — The country's employment prospects remain upbeat while sectors affected by global economic crunch are slowly picking up, an official of the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) on Friday said.
May 29, 2009 1:46 pm· Comments Off on 1-B flyover to decongest roads to NAIA and domestic airport terminals
MANILA, May 29 — The traffic jams on roads to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and the domestic airport terminals will be a thing of the past when President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo inaugurates tomorrow morning (Saturday, May 30) the 1.5- to 2-kilometer viaduct and other road systems in Pasay City.
May 29, 2009 1:46 pm· Comments Off on DOLE to lead three-day Independence Day job fair
MANILA, May 29 — Following the successful Labor Day job fair that hired 10,000 workers on the spot last May 1, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will conduct a bigger three-day nationwide job and livelihood fair as part of the observance of Independence Day on June 12, 2009.
May 29, 2009 1:46 pm· Comments Off on Palace: RP not heading toward recession
By Joel C. Atencio
MANILA, May 29 President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and her economic managers dispelled fears that the Philippines is heading toward recession, saying "we are now away from the freefall of the first quarter."
May 29, 2009 1:46 pm· Comments Off on PGMA assures jobs creation for laid-off workers, early retirees
MANILA, May 29 - President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Friday assured unemployed workers and professionals across the country that the government is doing its best to provide jobs and livelihood programs for them.
May 29, 2009 1:46 pm· Comments Off on PGMA inducts ex-priest as new PA for Mindanao
MANILA, May 29 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo inducted on Friday in Zamboanga City former priest Crisanto Monsi dela Cruz as Presidential Assistant for Western Mindanao, with the rank of Assistant Secretary.