Kobe gifted with Powerade Team Pilipinas jacket

August 6, 2009 11:58 pm· Comments Off on Kobe gifted with Powerade Team Pilipinas jacket 

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PBA Commissioner Sonny Barrios presents to NBA superstar Kobe Bryant of the world champions Los Angeles Lakers a Powerade Team Pilipinas jacket during the latter’s visit to Manila via Nike promotions. (PNA-PBA photo) scs/LOR

SC awards seafarer US$ 65,748 disability pay

August 6, 2009 9:21 am· Comments Off on SC awards seafarer US$ 65,748 disability pay 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Aug. 6 — The Supreme Court (SC) has awarded seafarer Carlos Nisda with US$ 65,748 worth of disability pay and sickness allowance.

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Bureau of Customs seizes P150M vessel, oil, products, equipment

August 6, 2009 9:21 am· Comments Off on Bureau of Customs seizes P150M vessel, oil, products, equipment 

MANILA, Aug. 6 — The Bureau of Customs has ordered the forfeiture of diesel oil and petroleum products, an oil vessel and other equipment worth P150 million that were seized inside a fishing facility in Navotas and Malabon last year.

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No violation of law in the selection of national artists- NCCA chair says

August 6, 2009 9:21 am· Comments Off on No violation of law in the selection of national artists- NCCA chair says 

MANILA, Aug. 6 — Malacanang on Thursday stressed that there is no violation of the law in the selection of the new set of National Artists.

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Queen Elizabeth sends condolences to Aquino family and entire Filipino nation

August 6, 2009 9:21 am· Comments Off on Queen Elizabeth sends condolences to Aquino family and entire Filipino nation 

MANILA, Aug. 6 — Former President Corazon C. Aquino has been laid to rest at the family plot in a privately-run memorial garden, but condolences continue to come from the highest places around the world, this time from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom, who is also the Head of State.

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Economic forum highlights PGMA's Cebu visit

August 6, 2009 9:21 am· Comments Off on Economic forum highlights PGMA's Cebu visit 

MANDAUE, Cebu, Aug. 6 — Poised to drive new economic initiatives in the country, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will grace this year's Philippine-Russian Business Forum to be held at the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) here tomorrow.

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Atienza taps Manila’s youth sector to help combat pollution

August 6, 2009 9:21 am· Comments Off on Atienza taps Manila’s youth sector to help combat pollution 

MANILA, Aug. 6 — Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Lito Atienza called on the youth sector to help the government disseminate the causes of global warming and its disastrous impacts on the environment.

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DSWD backs 20% discount for senior citizens

August 6, 2009 9:21 am· Comments Off on DSWD backs 20% discount for senior citizens 

MANILA, Aug. 6 —The Department of Social Welfare and Development strongly supports the proposed guidelines in the availment of 20 percent discount for senior citizens in restaurants and other food establishments.

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Pagasa warns ships of rough seas due to storm "Kiko"

August 6, 2009 9:21 am· Comments Off on Pagasa warns ships of rough seas due to storm "Kiko" 

MANILA, Aug 6 – The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) warned shipping industry and residents along coasts of rough sea conditions and big waves due to tropical storm "Kiko.

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PGMA launches '09 Stimulus Fund School Building Repair and Construction Program

August 6, 2009 9:21 am· Comments Off on PGMA launches '09 Stimulus Fund School Building Repair and Construction Program 

MACABEBE, Pampanga, Aug. 6 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo launched one of the many portions of the 2009 Stimulus Fund School Building Repair and Construction Program during her visit to the Macabebe Central Elementary School here this morning.

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