Farmers, fishers can now sell through the Internet

May 30, 2009 1:15 am· Comments Off on Farmers, fishers can now sell through the Internet 

farmers-10-aThe 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)
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Loren appeals to int’l community to focus on disaster risk reduction

May 29, 2009 1:46 pm· Comments Off on Loren appeals to int’l 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.

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Palace declares influenza A/H1N1 contained

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.

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PGMA cites LGU-private sector partnership in nation-building

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.

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RP employment upbeat despite global 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.

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1-B flyover to decongest roads to NAIA and domestic airport terminals

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.

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DOLE to lead three-day Independence Day job fair

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.

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Palace: RP not heading toward recession

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."

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PGMA assures jobs creation for laid-off workers, early retirees

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.

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PGMA inducts ex-priest as new PA for Mindanao

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.

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