PGMA thanks NAM for endorsing RP to preside over nuclear review confab

July 15, 2009 9:15 am· Comments Off on PGMA thanks NAM for endorsing RP to preside over nuclear review confab 

MANILA, July 15 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo thanked the members of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) today for endorsing the Philippines to preside over the Conference of States party to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) slated May next year in New York.

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PGMA assures NAM of Asian support and solidarity

July 15, 2009 9:15 am· Comments Off on PGMA assures NAM of Asian support and solidarity 

MANILA, July 15 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo assured today Asia’s commitment in strengthening regional and global cooperation under the principles and objectives of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to address political, economic and social issues affecting the world order.

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NAM Ministerial Meeting in Manila to focus on Interfaith Dialogue

July 15, 2009 9:15 am· Comments Off on NAM Ministerial Meeting in Manila to focus on Interfaith Dialogue 

MANILA, July 15 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo said Manila’s hosting of the special Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Ministerial Meeting on Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation for Peace late this year will harness the great potential of interfaith dialogue in bringing lasting peace and sustainable development.

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Call center industry sees 15% growth this year despite crisis

July 15, 2009 9:15 am· Comments Off on Call center industry sees 15% growth this year despite crisis 

By Leslie D. Venzon

MANILA, July 15 — Call center industry players are optimistic to achieve a double-digit 15-percent growth in 2009 to $ 4.715 billion despite the impact of global financial crisis.

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DA tells LGUs to prepare Livestock Plan to maximize production

July 15, 2009 9:15 am· Comments Off on DA tells LGUs to prepare Livestock Plan to maximize production 

ILOILO CITY, July 15 – The Department of Agriculture (DA) advised all local government units (LGUs) to make their “Livestock Plan” for their respective regions.

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Organizers confident of raising P15M for 'Kadayawan sa Dabaw' despite crisis, challenges

July 15, 2009 9:15 am· Comments Off on Organizers confident of raising P15M for 'Kadayawan sa Dabaw' despite crisis, challenges 

DAVAO CITY, July 15 — The organizers of this year’s "Kadayawan sa Dabaw" are confident they can raise the P15-million budget before the celebration next month despite the economic crisis and other challenges.

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Dolorfino assumes new post as new Wesmincom chief

July 15, 2009 9:15 am· Comments Off on Dolorfino assumes new post as new Wesmincom chief 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 15 — The military’s Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom) has a new commander in the person of Philippine Marine Maj. Gen. Benjamin Mohammad Dolorifino, a military official said Wednesday.

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Army, PNP arrest 3 followers of Ombra Kato

July 15, 2009 9:15 am· Comments Off on Army, PNP arrest 3 followers of Ombra Kato 

COTABATO CITY, July 15 — Police and military authorities in North Cotabato arrested on Tuesday three men believed to be members of the Special Operations Group of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, including followers of Central Mindanao's most wanted man Ombra Kato.

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Ilocos police official orders stringent measures vs crimes

July 15, 2009 9:15 am· Comments Off on Ilocos police official orders stringent measures vs crimes 

DAGUPAN CITY, July 15 — Police Regional Director Ramon Gatan has directed all police regional directors in the Ilocos Region to take pro-active measures to prevent crimes which have been on the rise because of the present economic condition.

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Albay to host modern Bicol International Airport

July 15, 2009 9:15 am· Comments Off on Albay to host modern Bicol International Airport 

MANILA, July 15 — The Bicol Region will eventually get its own international airport that promises to spur and accelerate the region’s economic development.

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