Solons want conditional cash subsidy program for the poor institutionalized

August 19, 2009 10:00 am· Comments Off on Solons want conditional cash subsidy program for the poor institutionalized 

MANILA, Aug. 19 — Lawmakers have sought to institutionalize the conditional cash subsidy program of the government to improve the health, nutrition and education of the poorest household in the country, particularly children aged 0-14.

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Agri department extends assistance to corn farmers

August 19, 2009 10:00 am· Comments Off on Agri department extends assistance to corn farmers 

MANILA, Aug. 19 — Agriculture Secretary Arthur C. Yap has ordered the National Food Authority (NFA) to increase corn procurement by as much as 200% as part of the government’s strategy to counter the effects of the looming price-crash of the grain and support the Filipino corn farmers.

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Lakas-Kampi-CMD party meets Thursday

August 19, 2009 10:00 am· Comments Off on Lakas-Kampi-CMD party meets Thursday 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Aug. 19 — The national executive committee of the merged Lakas-Kampi-CMD (Christian-Muslim-Democrat) party will meet on Thursday (August 20) to discuss issues and concerns of the party especially on the rejection of former President Fidel Ramos to be chairman emeritus of the merged ruling political party.

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Clark locator cites PGMA for creating employment for Filipinos

August 19, 2009 10:00 am· Comments Off on Clark locator cites PGMA for creating employment for Filipinos 

CLARK FREEPORT, Aug. 19 — An executive official of a multi-billion investment project here has underscored the Arroyo administration’s initiatives in creating employment for Filipinos.

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Global Gateway Logistics Center in Clark to generate some 70,000 jobs

August 19, 2009 10:00 am· Comments Off on Global Gateway Logistics Center in Clark to generate some 70,000 jobs 

CLARK FREEPORT, Aug. 19 — Some 70,000 jobs are expected to generate with the putting up of the Global Gateway Logistics Center (GGLC), a multi-billion investment by Kuwait Gulf Link (KGL) Company here.

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Dagupan mayor to name deputies in clustered barangays

August 19, 2009 10:00 am· Comments Off on Dagupan mayor to name deputies in clustered barangays 

By Leonardo V. Micua

DAGUPAN CITY, Aug. 19 — Mayor Alipio Fernandez Jr. announced plans to cluster the city’s 31 barangays into five or six districts, vowing to name the head of each cluster as “deputy mayor.”

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11 illegal fishers apprehended in Alaminos City

August 19, 2009 10:00 am· 1 Comment 

ALAMINOS CITY, Aug. 19 — Eleven fishermen from Agoo, La Union on board two fishing boats were arrested by joint elements of the Alaminos City Police, Public Order and Safety Office (POSO) and Bantay Dagat while they were doing illegal fishing in the seawater of Patalan Bato at the Hundred Islands National Park.

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Regional Employment and Education Congress to be held in Clark on Sept. 9

August 19, 2009 10:00 am· Comments Off on Regional Employment and Education Congress to be held in Clark on Sept. 9 

CLARK FREEPORT, Aug. 19 -– In an effort to address the employment needs of the country’s emerging business, the academic institutions, the government agencies and the business industries in Central Luzon will converge in this year’s Regional Employment and Education Congress set on Sept 9.

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Some 1,124 Davao senior citizens to get ‘Katas ng VAT” cash subsidy

August 19, 2009 10:00 am· Comments Off on Some 1,124 Davao senior citizens to get ‘Katas ng VAT” cash subsidy 

DAVAO CITY, Aug. 19 – Some 1,124 senior citizens will get cash subsidy on Saturday in Buhangin District here that was qualified for the "Katas ng VAT: Tulong Para Kay Lolo at Lola Project".

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Increased revenue due to "Oplan Kandado", says BIR Davao

August 19, 2009 10:00 am· Comments Off on Increased revenue due to "Oplan Kandado", says BIR Davao 

DAVAO CITY, Aug. 19 — With the implementation of Oplan Kandado, the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in Davao Region noted an increase in revenue generated in the region.

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