Politicians convince Rosales to join anti-Cha-cha rally

June 12, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on Politicians convince Rosales to join anti-Cha-cha rally 

MANILA, June 12 – Manila Archbishop Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales said that some politicians approached him to join protest actions against a move to amend the Constitution.

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Italy suspends Schengen Agreement June 18 to July 15 for G8 meet

June 12, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on Italy suspends Schengen Agreement June 18 to July 15 for G8 meet 

MANILA, June 12 — Italy will suspend what is known as the Schengen Agreement for the period from June 18 to July 15 in anticipation of possible violence connected with the upcoming Group of Eight (G8) meeting from July 8 to 10 in the Italian city of L'Aquila.

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Pimentel supports PGMA's tax enhancement measures

June 12, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on Pimentel supports PGMA's tax enhancement measures 

Manila, June 12 -— Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Pimentel Jr. on Friday said that he will support the tax enhancement measures being proposed by the economic managers of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as mitigating measures to combat the global financial crisis.

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Duque calls on agencies, LGUs to coordinate with DOH after WHO raised A/H1N1 alert level

June 12, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on Duque calls on agencies, LGUs to coordinate with DOH after WHO raised A/H1N1 alert level 

MANILA, June 12 –- Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Friday called on relevant agencies and all local governments to closely monitor the situation and to coordinate very closely with the Department of Health (DOH) after the World Health Organization (WHO) raised the Influenza A/H1N1 level from 5 to 6.

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'The world should stay on its toes,' WHO says on A/H1N1 pandemic

June 12, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on 'The world should stay on its toes,' WHO says on A/H1N1 pandemic 

By Francis M. Bilowan

MANILA, PNA (June 12) –- The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday reaffirmed that influenza A/H1N1 is a virus of moderate severity which produces mild illness in the majority of cases.

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(Special Report) Thousands avail of government’s employment, livelihood and educational assistance

June 12, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on (Special Report) Thousands avail of government’s employment, livelihood and educational assistance 

MANILA, June 12 – Government awarded Friday to over 3,000 beneficiaries certificates of emergency employment, livelihood funding exceeding PhP10 million and educational assistance that will help them win the war against poverty.

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PGMA bares plans to modernize GenSan International Airport

June 12, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on PGMA bares plans to modernize GenSan International Airport 

KORONADAL CITY, June 12 – To develop and promote Central Mindanao’s tourism potentials, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo bared here today plans to modernize the General Santos City International Airport in South Cotabato.

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PGMA underscores urgency of struggle vs. climate change

June 12, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on PGMA underscores urgency of struggle vs. climate change 

ISULAN, Sultan Kudarat, June 12 – “Let’s work together against climate change.”

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PGMA asks Pinoys to help mitigate climate change

June 12, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on PGMA asks Pinoys to help mitigate climate change 

KORONADAL CITY, June 12 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo today urged Filipinos to help in mitigating the adverse effects of climate change even as they confront the challenges posed by the global economic crunch.

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NBI tightens security on Mancao, high-risk prisoners

June 12, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on NBI tightens security on Mancao, high-risk prisoners 

MANILA, June 12 –Apart from former police Senior Superintendent Cezar Mancao II, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) is also watching over high risk detainees, including a suspected terrorist and illegal drug operator, at its compound in Manila.

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