Kenney in Palawan to visit US-funded initiatives

August 20, 2009 9:47 am· Comments Off on Kenney in Palawan to visit US-funded initiatives 

MANILA, Aug. 20 — U.S. Ambassador Kristie A. Kenney is scheduled to fly to Puerto Princesa City on Monday, August 24, visit US-funded initiatives in the city, including a modern maritime law enforcement facility and a discussion on a Coral Triangle Initiative.

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Kenney to lead police boat unit’s inauguration

August 20, 2009 9:47 am· Comments Off on Kenney to lead police boat unit’s inauguration 

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Aug. 20 -United States Ambassador Kristie A. Kenney will visit various US-funded initiatives in this city on Monday (Aug. 24), including a modern maritime law enforcement facility and a discussion on a Coral Triangle Initiative.

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Balanga moves to address flooding

August 20, 2009 9:47 am· Comments Off on Balanga moves to address flooding 

BALANGA CITY, Bataan, Aug. 20 — The city government has conducted a consultative meeting to address the perennial flooding problem here that plague five low-lying coastal villages for more than a decade.

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TESDA sets up “blue desk” to answer employment queries

August 20, 2009 9:47 am· Comments Off on TESDA sets up “blue desk” to answer employment queries 

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 20 – The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) opened its ‘blue desk’ jobs bridging program here as part of their anniversary celebration this month.

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DOST urges Ilonggos to join biotechnology design contest

August 20, 2009 9:47 am· Comments Off on DOST urges Ilonggos to join biotechnology design contest 

KALIBO, Aklan, Aug 20 – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) here has enjoined residents of Western Visayas to join its biotechnology design contest, one of the activities lined up in celebration of the National Biotechnology Week (NBW) in November.

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PhilHealth remains financially stable

August 20, 2009 9:47 am· Comments Off on PhilHealth remains financially stable 

ILOILO CITY, Aug 20 – The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) is stable and can still provide for the hospitalization benefits of its members.

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BIR-Aklan overshoots collection goal for July

August 20, 2009 9:47 am· Comments Off on BIR-Aklan overshoots collection goal for July 

KALIBO, Aklan, Aug 20 – The Bureau of Internal Revenue in Aklan has surpassed its collection goal for the month of July with its P46.7 million collection as against the P42.9 million target.

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Dalayunan launches literacy program for boys

August 20, 2009 9:47 am· Comments Off on Dalayunan launches literacy program for boys 

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 20 – The Iloilo Juvenile Welfare Foundation (IJWF), Inc., through its flagship project Dalayunan, a home for boys, launched its literacy program called “Edukasyon sa Barangay” at Brgy. Baldoza, La Paz recently.

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Midwives group in Western Visayas backs breastfeeding advocacy

August 20, 2009 9:47 am· Comments Off on Midwives group in Western Visayas backs breastfeeding advocacy 

KALIBO, Aklan, Aug. 20 – The association of midwives in Western Visayas is supporting the government’s campaign on breastfeeding in line with the celebration of the “Breastfeeding Awareness Month” this month.

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Success of hospital drill showcasing RP’s first-ever synergized disaster response cited

August 20, 2009 9:47 am· Comments Off on Success of hospital drill showcasing RP’s first-ever synergized disaster response cited 

ILOILO CITY, Aug 20 – A hospital drill that was held just recently at the Lorenzo D. Zayco District Hospital in Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental was a showcase of the first ever synergized disaster response in the country, according to the Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) here.

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