PGMA orders DSWD to look after IDPs in Basilan

August 16, 2009 11:25 am· Comments Off on PGMA orders DSWD to look after IDPs in Basilan 

MANILA, Aug. 16 — President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has directed the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to support the local government of Basilan in assisting the plight of internally displaced persons (IDPs), especially in the battleground areas between the government forces and the Abu Sayyaf Group recently.

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KL embassy official's death by human trafficking syndicate?

August 16, 2009 11:25 am· Comments Off on KL embassy official's death by human trafficking syndicate? 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Aug. 16 —- Now, it can be told by the Philippine embassy in Kuala Lumpur: Philippine social welfare officer Finaldo Cabilao did not die a natural death last week.

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DFA starts accepting online e-Passport applications on Aug. 26

August 16, 2009 11:25 am· Comments Off on DFA starts accepting online e-Passport applications on Aug. 26 

MANILA, Aug. 16 —The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will accept Online e-Passport applications starting Aug. 26.

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Military turns over former Abu Sayyaf camp to peace-loving residents

August 16, 2009 11:25 am· Comments Off on Military turns over former Abu Sayyaf camp to peace-loving residents 

MANILA, August 16 – Government security forces today turned over the former Abu Sayyaf camp in Tipo-tipo, which was overran on Wednesday after day-long clashes, to local peace-loving residents.

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Resident ombudsmen hold 2nd National Convention in Davao City

August 16, 2009 11:25 am· Comments Off on Resident ombudsmen hold 2nd National Convention in Davao City 

DAVAO CITY, Aug. 16 – Some 228 resident ombudsmen and 104 chiefs of offices of the local government units (LGUs) nationwide will converge here for the Second National Convention of Resident Ombudsmen from Aug. 17 to 19 at the Grand Men Seng Hotel, this city.

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CAFGU killed, 2 Army soldiers hurt in Agusan del Sur road mishap

August 16, 2009 11:25 am· Comments Off on CAFGU killed, 2 Army soldiers hurt in Agusan del Sur road mishap 

BUTUAN CITY, Aug. 16 — A CAFGU Active Auxiliary (CAA) member perished while an Army officer and a Sergeant were injured when the pick up truck they were riding turned upside down while negotiating a curve along the national highway in Purok 7, Barangay Wakat, Barobo town, Surigao del Sur, a flash report reaching the regional command of Police Regional Office 13 (PRO 13 at Camp Rafael C. Rodriguez here on Sunday said.

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Policemen told: make sure charges will stick in buy-bust operations

August 16, 2009 11:25 am· Comments Off on Policemen told: make sure charges will stick in buy-bust operations 

DAGUPAN CITY, Aug. 16 — Government prosecutors have cautioned policemen on the conduct of so-called buy-bust operations on suspected drug offenders to ensure that the charges brought before the court will stick and lead to convictions.

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Scrutinze 2010 presidentiables on Mindanao agenda, Dureza, Rodriguez, tell voters, journalists

August 16, 2009 11:25 am· Comments Off on Scrutinze 2010 presidentiables on Mindanao agenda, Dureza, Rodriguez, tell voters, journalists 

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CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 16 — Presidential Adviser for Mindanao Jesus Dureza and Cagayan de Oro Rep. Rufus Rodriguez urged journalists and voters of Mindanao over the weekend to scrutinize all presidentiables in the 2010 elections on their political and economic agenda for the country’s second biggest island, Mindanao.

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PGMA to visit Lanao Del Norte Monday

August 16, 2009 11:25 am· Comments Off on PGMA to visit Lanao Del Norte Monday 

SULTAN NAGA DIMAPORO, Lanao Del Norte, Aug. 16 -– Residents of this 4th class municipality are now busy preparing for the visit of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, who is arriving here tomorrow, to personally oversee the ongoing implementation of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), a priority poverty alleviation program of her administration.

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Israel signs second contract for A[H1N1] flu vaccine

August 16, 2009 11:25 am· Comments Off on Israel signs second contract for A[H1N1] flu vaccine 

JERUSALEM, Aug. 16 — Israeli Health Ministry has signed its second deal with a pharmaceutical company for the purchase of A[H1N1] influenza vaccine, local daily the Jerusalem Post reported Sunday on its website.

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