WHO to provide US$ 42,000 for Philippine flood victims

September 28, 2009 11:13 pm· Comments Off on WHO to provide US$ 42,000 for Philippine flood victims 

MANILA, Sept. 29 — The World Health Organization (WHO) has committed support for the Philippine Government's health response to a tropical storm that flooded vast areas of the northern Philippines over the weekend.

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(Metro News) Valenzuela intensifies disaster preparedness seminars

September 28, 2009 11:13 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Valenzuela intensifies disaster preparedness seminars 

MANILA, Sept. 29 — In the wake of the devastation brought about by tropical storm "Ondoy, the Valenzuela local government announced that it will further intensifying its disaster preparedness measures.

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(Metro News) Malabon starting to clean-up debis left by ‘Ondoy’

September 28, 2009 11:13 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Malabon starting to clean-up debis left by ‘Ondoy’ 

MANILA, Sept. 29 — Despite the damage brought about by tropical storm "Ondoy" over the weekend, Malabon residents are slowly starting to rebuild their flooded homes and clean-up the mess brought about by one of the most's devastating storms to hit the country in recent years.

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IT-related businesses generate 12,236 jobs in Iloilo

September 28, 2009 11:13 pm· Comments Off on IT-related businesses generate 12,236 jobs in Iloilo 

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 29 – The sector of information technology (IT) operating in Western Visayas has employed some 12,236 jobless from Iloilo, data from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) showed.

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Capitol proposes P4-B for hospital upgrading

September 28, 2009 11:13 pm· Comments Off on Capitol proposes P4-B for hospital upgrading 

BACOLOD CITY, Sept 29 – The provincial government here is proposing a P4-billion budget for its five-year Provincial Investment Plan for Health (PIPH) which it presented to the Department of Health (DOH) in Manila.

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Workshop on responsible parenthood and natural family planning up for media practitioners in Bacolod

September 28, 2009 11:13 pm· Comments Off on Workshop on responsible parenthood and natural family planning up for media practitioners in Bacolod 

BACOLOD CITY, Sept. 29 -– Members of the fourth estate from this city will undergo a three-day advocacy training workshop on Responsible Parenthood and Natural Family Planning that will kick off Wednesday at the Kundutel Hotel here.

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'Ondoy' kills 8, hurt 20 in Sultan Kudarat's coastal town

September 28, 2009 11:13 pm· Comments Off on 'Ondoy' kills 8, hurt 20 in Sultan Kudarat's coastal town 

COTABATO CITY, Sept. 29 — Eight villagers perished in flash floods that struck riverside communities in Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat while tropical storm Ondoy battered northern parts of the country over the weekend, local officials Tuesday said.

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Peace storytelling campaign launches nationwide

September 28, 2009 11:13 pm· Comments Off on Peace storytelling campaign launches nationwide 

BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 29 — The Department of Education (DepEd), in partnership with the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP), on Monday launched the nationwide “Peace Storytelling Campaign” in all elementary schools in throughout country.

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OPAMIN registers 18,878 jobs in CLEEP program in Southern Mindanao

September 28, 2009 11:13 pm· Comments Off on OPAMIN registers 18,878 jobs in CLEEP program in Southern Mindanao 

BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 29 –- The Office of the Presidential Assistant for Mindanao (OPAMIN) registered at least 18,878 jobs collated by the National Anti-Poverty Council in Southern Mindanao.

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P4-M Davao mental hospital multi-purpose building to rise next year

September 28, 2009 11:13 pm· Comments Off on P4-M Davao mental hospital multi-purpose building to rise next year 

DAVAO CITY, Sept. 29 – A multi-purpose building worth P4 million intended for outpatient counseling, psychiatric counseling and treatment for mentally disturbed patients of the Davao Mental Hospital (DMH) will be built soon in the city.

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