Economy is top agenda on Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting

June 5, 2009 1:50 pm· Comments Off on Economy is top agenda on Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting 

MANILA, June 5 — The economy, particularly the report of Economic Planning Secretary Ralph Recto on the global recession impact news (GRIN) and the operationalization of the Presidential Coordinating Council on Research and Development to be headed by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, will be the top agenda in Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting at the State Dining Room of Malacañang.

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Bello: Villanueva’s statements have no basis both in fact and in law

June 5, 2009 1:50 pm· Comments Off on Bello: Villanueva’s statements have no basis both in fact and in law 

MANILA, June 5 — A Malacanang official today branded as “misplaced” and “without basis in fact and in law” the statements issued by evangelist Eddie Villanueva on the House of Representatives’ approval of a resolution convening itself as a constituent assembly to amend the Constitution and linking Malacanang to such move.

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Filipinos in U.S. highest registrants for 2010 overseas voting

June 5, 2009 1:50 pm· Comments Off on Filipinos in U.S. highest registrants for 2010 overseas voting 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, June 5 — Filipinos in the United States have so far led this year’s overseas registration for the 2010 national elections with a total 15,728 registrants, its biggest chunk of 5,827 enlisting with the Los Angeles consulate-general.

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Filipina nurse in Riyadh tested positive for A/H1N1 flu

June 5, 2009 1:50 pm· Comments Off on Filipina nurse in Riyadh tested positive for A/H1N1 flu 

By Jane Gloria Baylon

MANILA, June 5 –A Filipino female nurse at a Riyadh hospital in Saudi Arabia has been confined in the same hospital after she was found positive of the A/H1N1 influenza virus, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reported today.

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NV sends 16 nurses to Spain

June 5, 2009 1:50 pm· Comments Off on NV sends 16 nurses to Spain 

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, June 5 -– At least 16 nurses here will be sent to Spain as part of the twinning agreement between the province and Bizkaia, Spain.

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Bad weather downs electric posts, phone lines in Baguio City; Kennon Road closed

June 5, 2009 1:50 pm· Comments Off on Bad weather downs electric posts, phone lines in Baguio City; Kennon Road closed 

BAGUIO CITY, June 5 -– The five–day monsoon rains have eroded three Benguet Electric Cooperative (BENECO) posts in Tuba, Benguet and snapped sectionalizers and service wires in wide areas of this city and three other towns.

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7 fishermen rescued off Ilocos Norte

June 5, 2009 1:50 pm· Comments Off on 7 fishermen rescued off Ilocos Norte 

BURGOS, Ilocos Norte, June 5 –Seven fishermen from Currimao town were rescued along the shoreline of Burgos, Ilocos Norte by their fellow fishermen last Thursday.

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PDEA conducts 130 operations in WV

June 5, 2009 1:50 pm· Comments Off on PDEA conducts 130 operations in WV 

ILOILO CITY, June 5 — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has conducted a total of 130 anti-illegal drug operations in Western Visayas from January to May this year.

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Tupas, Puno ‘kiss and make up’

June 5, 2009 1:50 pm· Comments Off on Tupas, Puno ‘kiss and make up’ 

ILOILO CITY, June 5 – The major implementer of the dismissal order against Iloilo Gov. Niel D. Tupas during the infamous “capitol siege” on January 17, 2007 has “kissed and made up” with Iloilo’s top provincial official.

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Iloilo City council eyes regulating rugby sale, plastic bags use

June 5, 2009 1:50 pm· Comments Off on Iloilo City council eyes regulating rugby sale, plastic bags use 

ILOILO CITY, June 5 – The city council here is proposing an ordinance regulating the sale of a chemical compound and solvent commonly known as “rugby” to minors.

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