DPWH rushes completion of Dapitan-Dakak Road in Zamboanga

June 10, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on DPWH rushes completion of Dapitan-Dakak Road in Zamboanga 

By Lily O Ramos

MANILA, June 10 — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is speeding up the completion of the Dapitan-Dakak Road in support of the fast-growing eco-tourism industry in Zamboanga peninsula.

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Metro Manila power supply back to normal with the replacement of transformers at NGCP San Jose substation

June 10, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on Metro Manila power supply back to normal with the replacement of transformers at NGCP San Jose substation 

By Marissa S. Neri

MANILA, June 10 —- Repairs and replacements of the transformers of the San Jose substation in Bulacan that caused four to five hours power interruptions in Metro Manila today had been completed.

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Customs reshuffles key officials

June 10, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on Customs reshuffles key officials 

MANILA, June 10 — Key officials in the Bureau of Customs (BOC) were given new assignments to strengthen its campaign against smuggling.

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RP kids place third in American math tilt

June 10, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on RP kids place third in American math tilt 

MANILA, June 10 — Filipino students placed third in the International Regions Mathematics League (IRML) contest held in Las Vegas, Nevada recently.

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PGMA cites RP-Sino economic, diplomatic ties at Fil-Chinese pre-Freedom Day celebration

June 10, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on PGMA cites RP-Sino economic, diplomatic ties at Fil-Chinese pre-Freedom Day celebration 

By Joel C. Atencio

MANILA, June 10 –- President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo cited on Wednesday the long-existing economic and diplomatic ties between the Philippines and China during the 8th Filipino-Chinese Friendship Day at the Hotel Sofitel in Pasay City.

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Pimentel optimistic all major issues on CARP bill will be reconciled

June 10, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on Pimentel optimistic all major issues on CARP bill will be reconciled 

MANILA, June 10 — Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Pimentel, Jr. on Wednesday expressed confidence that the bicameral conference will be able to reconcile all conflicting provisions of the Senate and House versions of the bill extending the Comprehensive Program and come up with a consolidated bill.

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Shell increased gasoline by P.50 centavos and diesel and kerosene by P1 per liter

June 10, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on Shell increased gasoline by P.50 centavos and diesel and kerosene by P1 per liter 

MANILA, June 10 — After increasing the retail prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), oil companies announced that they will adjust the prices of gasoline and diesel this Thursday.

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PGMA can still run for an elective post in 2010, Gonzalez says

June 10, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on PGMA can still run for an elective post in 2010, Gonzalez says 

MANILA, June 10 — Outgoing Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Raul Gonzalez on Wednesday said that President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo can run for any position in the May 10, 2010 national elections.

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Angara says amending economic provision of the Charter needed

June 10, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on Angara says amending economic provision of the Charter needed 

MANILA, June 10 — Senator Edgardo Angara admitted on Wednesday that the proposed amendments to the economic provision of the Constitution were long overdue.

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.3 M jobs up for grabs in Kalayaan ’09 job fairs nationwide

June 10, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on .3 M jobs up for grabs in Kalayaan ’09 job fairs nationwide 

MANILA, June 10 — More than 300,000 jobs are up for grabs during the Kalayaan 2009 Mega Jobs Fairs to be held nationwide in celebration of the country’s 111th Independence Day anniversary this Friday, June 12.

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