PGMA meets newly-freed teachers in Zamboanga City

May 29, 2009 1:46 pm· Comments Off on PGMA meets newly-freed teachers in Zamboanga City 

MANILA, May 29 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Friday welcomed back in Zamboanga City the three public school teachers who were released recently by their Abu Sayyaf kidnappers.

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PGMA: Gov’t remains focused on jobs creation and helping displaced workers

May 29, 2009 1:46 pm· Comments Off on PGMA: Gov’t remains focused on jobs creation and helping displaced workers 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, May 29 — More and more business firms have started rehiring their laid-off workers, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) reported, but President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said here she remains focused on jobs creation and helping workers displaced by the global economic downturn.

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OFWs on alert vs. A/H1N1 flu

May 29, 2009 1:46 pm· Comments Off on OFWs on alert vs. A/H1N1 flu 

KALIBO, AKLAN, May 29 – A group of Filipino Overseas Workers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has to monitor its members against A/H1N1 flu as part of the precautionary measures.

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OWWA to release P4.75-M livelihood loan to displaced OFWs in Western Visayas in June

May 29, 2009 1:46 pm· Comments Off on OWWA to release P4.75-M livelihood loan to displaced OFWs in Western Visayas in June 

ILOILO CITY, May 29 – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) here is set to release an additional P4.75 million livelihood loan to 95 displaced overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from Western Visayas under its Filipino Expatriate Livelihood Support Fund (FELSF) this June.

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Zambo mayor assures solution to school opening problems

May 29, 2009 1:46 pm· Comments Off on Zambo mayor assures solution to school opening problems 

ZAMBOANGA CIY, May 29 – City Mayor Celso Lobregat today emphasized that the city government in coordination with the police and education officials, is addressing the perennial problems attendant to school opening as thousands of students and parents are expected to troop to the different public and private schools in the city on Monday.

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Prison employee, inmate killed in Iwahig

May 29, 2009 1:46 pm· Comments Off on Prison employee, inmate killed in Iwahig 

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, May 29 – A former inmate of the Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm here hacked to death an employee of the prison facility and seriously wounding the latter's wife.

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South African ambassador forges business ties with Palawan traders group

May 29, 2009 1:46 pm· Comments Off on South African ambassador forges business ties with Palawan traders group 

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, May 29, 2009 – South African Ambassador to the Philippines Pieter Andries Vermeulin has forged a closer economic relations with local businessmen here.

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Lightning kills farmer, coed in Iloilo province

May 29, 2009 1:46 pm· Comments Off on Lightning kills farmer, coed in Iloilo province 

ILOILO CITY, May 29 – Lightning bolt anew claimed the lives of a farmer and a college student in two separate incidents in the province of Iloilo.

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Balweg's arrest drew massive demoralization in NPA ranks in Abra – Cordillera police

May 29, 2009 1:46 pm· Comments Off on Balweg's arrest drew massive demoralization in NPA ranks in Abra – Cordillera police 

MANILA, May 29 – The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) police today said the recent arrest of communist leader Jovencio Balweg drew massive demoralization in the ranks of the New People’s Army (NPA) in the Cordillera region.

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Minor female 'NPA recruit' surrenders to police

May 29, 2009 1:46 pm· Comments Off on Minor female 'NPA recruit' surrenders to police 

DUMAGUETE CITY, May 29 – A 16-year-old girl who claims to be a fresh recruit of the New People’s Army (NPA) has voluntarily turned herself in to the police.

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