Palace defends DOH's strategies vs A(H1N1)

June 26, 2009 8:05 am· Comments Off on Palace defends DOH's strategies vs A(H1N1) 

By Zorayda S. Tecson

MANILA, June 26 – Malacanang on Friday defended the Department of Health's (DOH) strategies and programs in addressing the issues concerning the A(H1N1) cases in the country.

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Comelec is optimistic that poll automation contract will be signed next week

June 26, 2009 8:05 am· Comments Off on Comelec is optimistic that poll automation contract will be signed next week 

MANILA, June 26 — Commission on Elections (Comelec) officials are optimistic that the P11.3-billion contract for the automation of the 2010 polls will be signed with the winning bidder Smartmatic/Total Information Management Corp. (Smartmatic/TIM) next week.

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One of Usec Aquino's killers identified

June 26, 2009 8:05 am· Comments Off on One of Usec Aquino's killers identified 

MANILA, June 26 –Police have arrested one of the four suspects in the ambush-slaying of Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Undersecretary Ramon Aquino last March.

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Meralco constructs new substation in Caloocan to improve its power capacity

June 26, 2009 8:05 am· Comments Off on Meralco constructs new substation in Caloocan to improve its power capacity 

MANILA, June 26 — Distribution utility Manila Electric Company (Meralco) has started the construction of its new substation in Camarin, Caloocan City to further boost its capacity and improve reliability of power supply to customers in its franchise areas.

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PGMA global engagements enhance RP’s security and economic stability, says Remonde

June 26, 2009 8:05 am· Comments Off on PGMA global engagements enhance RP’s security and economic stability, says Remonde 

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, -– President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s global engagements have provided economic links that help shelter the Philippines from the full brunt of the present global economic meltdown.

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Bello on why people want to challenge PGMA politically

June 26, 2009 8:05 am· Comments Off on Bello on why people want to challenge PGMA politically 

MANILA, June 26 — Cabinet Secretary Silvestre Bello III today said there is nothing unusual about people wanting to challenge President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

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LPG to increase by P3 per kilogram or P33 per 11kg cylinder tomorrow

June 26, 2009 8:05 am· Comments Off on LPG to increase by P3 per kilogram or P33 per 11kg cylinder tomorrow 

MANILA, June 26 — Prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) will increase by P3 per kilogram tomorrow.

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DENR, GTZ will embark on climate change projects

June 26, 2009 8:05 am· Comments Off on DENR, GTZ will embark on climate change projects 

MANILA, June 26 — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is embarking on two major projects that would help address climate change, with funding support of some EUR4,430,000 from the Republic of Germany through Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ).

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(Metro News) DPWH orders the repair of dikes in Malabon

June 26, 2009 8:05 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) DPWH orders the repair of dikes in Malabon 

MANILA, June 26 — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be conducting emergency repairs on the two dikes that collapsed, triggering flood to four barangays in Malabon City.

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Criticisms would not deter PGMA to travel abroad — Bello

June 26, 2009 8:05 am· Comments Off on Criticisms would not deter PGMA to travel abroad — Bello 

MANILA, June 26 –- Strong criticisms being hurled by the oppositions against her frequent foreign trips would not prevent President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to travel abroad in an effort to promote the welfare of the Philippines and the Filipino people.

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