O.B. Montessori postpones opening of classes from June 15 to 22

June 11, 2009 11:54 am· Comments Off on O.B. Montessori postpones opening of classes from June 15 to 22 

MANILA, June 11 — The O.B. Montessori Center Incorporated on Thursday postponed the opening of classes in all its branches from June 15, Monday until June 22 due to the threat of the dreaded AH1N1 virus.

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Drug maker asks SC to reconsider ruling allowing importation of drugs patented by pharmaceutical firms

June 11, 2009 11:54 am· Comments Off on Drug maker asks SC to reconsider ruling allowing importation of drugs patented by pharmaceutical firms 

MANILA, June 11 — A major drug manufacturer has filed a petition before the Supreme Court (SC) asking for a reconsideration of its earlier decision allowing the importation of drugs already patented by large pharmaceutical companies.

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Two OFWs returning home – one dead, another lucky to be alive

June 11, 2009 11:54 am· Comments Off on Two OFWs returning home – one dead, another lucky to be alive 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, June 11 —- A formerly-condemned Filipino female worker in Kuwait gets a new lease on life following a royal pardon and returns to the Philippines soon, but a compatriot with the United Nations system in Pakistan is coming back home in a coffin.

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DoE can not prevent oil price hikes — Reyes

June 11, 2009 11:54 am· Comments Off on DoE can not prevent oil price hikes — Reyes 

MANILA, June 11 — Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes on Thursday admitted that they are helpless in preventing the increase in the oil prices since this is dictated internationally.

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PGMA distributes CADTs to indigenous peoples in Mindanao

June 11, 2009 11:54 am· Comments Off on PGMA distributes CADTs to indigenous peoples in Mindanao 

POLOMOLOK, South Cotabato, June 11 — In line with her strong commitment to provide land security as well as equal opportunities to the indigenous peoples, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Thursday distributed Certificates of Ancestral Domain Title (CADTs) to tribal communities in two Mindanao provinces.

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Palace recognizes law enforcers’ efforts in solving media killings

June 11, 2009 11:54 am· Comments Off on Palace recognizes law enforcers’ efforts in solving media killings 

MANILA, June 11 — Malacanang today honored law enforcers of Task Force 211 of the Department of Justice and Task Force Usig of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in recognition of their exceptional efforts to solve the series of media killings in the country.

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(Metro News) PGMA to inspect LRT 1 Extension; will ride MRT 3 train to Magallanes

June 11, 2009 11:54 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) PGMA to inspect LRT 1 Extension; will ride MRT 3 train to Magallanes 

MANILA, June 11 — President Gloria Macapagal–Arroyo will inspect on-site late Friday afternoon, the ongoing construction of the Light Rail Transit 1 (LRT 1) Extension (from Monumento in Caloocan City to North Avenue in Quezon City) and take a regular MRT train ride from North EDSA to Magallanes in Pasay City for her next appointment.

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Malacanang allays anew fears of declaration of martial law

June 11, 2009 11:54 am· Comments Off on Malacanang allays anew fears of declaration of martial law 

MANILA, June 11 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has no plan to declare martial law even if the anti-cha-cha rally will spread into many parts of the country.

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Atienza to lead Independence Day rites, mega job fair at Rizal Park

June 11, 2009 11:54 am· Comments Off on Atienza to lead Independence Day rites, mega job fair at Rizal Park 

MANILA, June 11 — Environment and Natural Resources Secretary and National Flag Advocate chair Lito Atienza will lead today (June 12) the 111th Independence Day rites at the Rizal Park in Manila.

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MECO: OFWs in Taiwan all set for 111th RP Independence Day celebrations

June 11, 2009 11:54 am· Comments Off on MECO: OFWs in Taiwan all set for 111th RP Independence Day celebrations 

MANILA, June 11 — The Manila Economic and Cultural Office has prepared numerous activities for overseas Filipino workers in Taiwan in celebration of the Philippines’ 111th Independence Day, ranging from cultural and entertainment shows to giving recognition to outstanding OFWs.

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