PGMA inaugurates CHED's Higher Education Development Center

August 6, 2009 9:21 am· Comments Off on PGMA inaugurates CHED's Higher Education Development Center 

MANILA, Aug. 6 –President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo inaugurated the Commission on Higher Education’s (CHED) Higher Education Development Center (HDEC) this afternoon at the University of the Philippines Complex in Diliman, Quezon City.

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Cory, “Saint of People’s Power,” on TIME’S cover

August 6, 2009 9:21 am· Comments Off on Cory, “Saint of People’s Power,” on TIME’S cover 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Aug. 06 -— The newsmagazine that appears to best love the late former President Corazon Aquino has put her on its cover for the third time, albeit without her iconic face but those of priests officiating a mass at her funeral at the Manila Cathedral.

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Manhunt for other members of kidnap for ransom gang neutralized in Dagupan still on

August 6, 2009 9:21 am· Comments Off on Manhunt for other members of kidnap for ransom gang neutralized in Dagupan still on 

DAGUPAN CITY, Aug. 6 — Manhunt for the remnants of a kidnap-for-ransom gang whose five members were killed in a shootout with members of the Dagupan Police and the Presidential Anti-Crime Emergency Response (PACER) here last week is still on in Pangasinan and adjacent provinces.

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Sugar mills announce start of milling season, signals end of 'tiempo muerto’

August 6, 2009 9:21 am· Comments Off on Sugar mills announce start of milling season, signals end of 'tiempo muerto’ 

BACOLOD CITY, Aug. 6 – Several sugar mills in Negros Occidental announced the start of milling thus cutting short the perceived "tiempo muerto" or dead season for the sugar industry in the province.

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Redirect Simuay river in Maguindanao to save Cotabato City from flooding — govt engineer

August 6, 2009 9:21 am· Comments Off on Redirect Simuay river in Maguindanao to save Cotabato City from flooding — govt engineer 

COTABATO CITY, Aug. 6 — A government engineer here said the channeling back of the Simuay River to its original course will save this city from flooding.

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Comelec set to resolve Pampanga gubernatorial dispute by September

August 6, 2009 9:21 am· Comments Off on Comelec set to resolve Pampanga gubernatorial dispute by September 

MANILA, August 6 — The election protest filed by Lilia Pineda against Pampanga Governor Eduardo Panlilio in the 2007 gubernatorial race is set to be resolved next month.

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PGMA in Macabebe, Pampanga to break ground, inspect various projects

August 6, 2009 9:21 am· Comments Off on PGMA in Macabebe, Pampanga to break ground, inspect various projects 

MACABEBE, Pampanga, Aug. 6 – President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo visited this town today to break ground and inspect various government projects.

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25 injured in road mishap in San Miguel, Iloilo

August 6, 2009 9:21 am· Comments Off on 25 injured in road mishap in San Miguel, Iloilo 

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 6 – A vehicular accident occurred on Wednesday afternoon involving two public utility jeepneys (PUJs), causing injuries to at least 25 passengers in San Miguel, Iloilo.

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Diocesan Electoral Board embarks on education campaign for first-time voters

August 6, 2009 9:21 am· Comments Off on Diocesan Electoral Board embarks on education campaign for first-time voters 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Aug. 6 – The Diocesan Electoral Board (DEB) of the Diocese of Dumaguete is set to launch a massive education and information campaign to encourage first-time voters to register for the May 2010 presidential elections.

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Comelec expects rise in registered voters in Negros Oriental due to automated polls in 2010

August 6, 2009 9:21 am· Comments Off on Comelec expects rise in registered voters in Negros Oriental due to automated polls in 2010 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Aug. 6 – The Commission on Elections in Negros Oriental is anticipating a slight increase in the total number of registered voters in the province this year most likely due to the people’s curiosity over the automated May 2010 national and local elections, said the province’s top Comelec official.

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