Medical and relief mission for victims of storm Ondoy-induced floods

September 30, 2009 10:01 pm· Comments Off on Medical and relief mission for victims of storm Ondoy-induced floods 

ondoy001Medical teams from the Philippine Air Force and Reserve Hospital of Perpetual Help conduct a medical and relief mission for thousands of victims of storm Ondoy-induced floods at the Ever Gotesco Mall along Ortigas Ave. Extension in Pasig City Wednesday (Sept. 30, 2009). (PNA photos by Jess Escaros Jr.)
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PGMA presides over the joint National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) and 34th Cabinet Meeting

September 30, 2009 10:00 pm· Comments Off on PGMA presides over the joint National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) and 34th Cabinet Meeting 

300909ndccPresident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo presides over the joint National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) and 34th Cabinet Meeting Tuesday (Sept. 29, 2009) at the NDCC Conference Room in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City. Also in photo is Defense Secretary and NDCC Chair Gilbert C. Teodoro Jr. (PNA/NIB photo by B. Basug)
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Davao chamber urges businessmen to help “Ondoy” victims

September 30, 2009 9:13 pm· Comments Off on Davao chamber urges businessmen to help “Ondoy” victims 

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 1 — The Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (DCCCII) is now urging its members to pitch in their donations for the speedy recovery of thousands of affected families badly affected by typhoon Ondoy.

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Why Dagupan's Bonuan Bangus tastes better than the rest

September 30, 2009 9:13 pm· Comments Off on Why Dagupan's Bonuan Bangus tastes better than the rest 

By Leonardo V. Micua

DAGUPAN CITY, Oct. 1 -— In the fish "consignacion" (wholesale) market of Dagupan that operates 24/7, fish dealers sort out to look for the Bonuan bangus which they intend to ship to other provinces other than the milkfish produced in other areas of Pangasinan.

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Cebu emerging as RP’s fashion accessory capital

September 30, 2009 9:13 pm· Comments Off on Cebu emerging as RP’s fashion accessory capital 

CEBU CITY, October 1 –- The Cebu Fashion Accessories Manufacturers and Exporters Foundation (Cebu Fame Foundation) opened its international trade show “Bijoux Cebu: Asia’s Destination for Green Jewelry” at Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa in Lapu-Lapu City Saturday, highlighting Cebu’s emergence as the fashion accessory capital in the country.

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Tourism players’ cooperation to help RP comply Asean tourism pact

September 30, 2009 9:13 pm· Comments Off on Tourism players’ cooperation to help RP comply Asean tourism pact 

CEBU CITY, Oct. 1 – A sustained collaboration among the academe, private sector in the tourism industry and the government will help the Philippines comply with an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) pact on tourism in a few years, a tourism industry executive said.

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CA confirms appointments of 57 AFP senior officers; rejects Saludo

September 30, 2009 9:45 am· Comments Off on CA confirms appointments of 57 AFP senior officers; rejects Saludo 

MANILA, Sept. 30 – The Commission on Appointments confirmed on Wednesday the appointments of 57 senior officers in the Armed Forces of the Philippines even as it rejected the appointment of Secretary Ricardo Saludo.

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SC Chief authorizes release of emergency allowance to workers in the judiciary affected by Typhoon "Ondoy"

September 30, 2009 9:45 am· Comments Off on SC Chief authorizes release of emergency allowance to workers in the judiciary affected by Typhoon "Ondoy" 

MANILA, Sept. 30 — Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Reynato Puno on Wednesday authorized the release of an Emergency Economic Allowance (EEA) to all employees of the Judiciary to help them, especially those directly affected by Typhoon "Ondoy", in their finances.

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PGMA orders PAGASA to issue hourly update on storm 'Pepeng' — Golez

September 30, 2009 9:45 am· Comments Off on PGMA orders PAGASA to issue hourly update on storm 'Pepeng' — Golez 

MANILA, Sept. 30 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo ordered the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Wednesday to make hourly updates on the new weather disturbance threatening the country.

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Typhoon Pepeng's entry incites fear; super typhoon status seen

September 30, 2009 9:45 am· 2 Comments 

By Mediatrix P. Cristobal

MANILA, Sept. 30 — Authorities raised warning that a supertyphoon might whip northern part of the country as typhoon "Pepeng" officially makes entry into Philippine territories Wednesday afternoon.

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