'Pepeng' maintains strength, 32 provinces under storm signal

October 1, 2009 10:18 pm· Comments Off on 'Pepeng' maintains strength, 32 provinces under storm signal 

MANILA, Oct. 2 — Typhoon "Pepeng" (international name: Pharma) has maintained its strength as it continues to move towards Aurora-Isabela area.

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Typhoon Ondoy's flood far from happening in Pangasinan-Guv

October 1, 2009 10:18 pm· 9 Comments 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Oct. 2 — Governor Amado Espino vowed that the big flood that submerged many Metro Manila houses last week caused by typhoon “Ondoy” will not happen in Pangasinan.

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Speaker Nograles leads ceremonial groundbreaking of Davao school new gymnasium, cultural center

October 1, 2009 10:18 pm· Comments Off on Speaker Nograles leads ceremonial groundbreaking of Davao school new gymnasium, cultural center 

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 2 -– House Speaker Prospero C. Nograles led the groundbreaking ceremony for the gymnasium and cultural center of the University of Southeastern Philippines (USeP) located in Bo. Obrero, this city Thusday.

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Mindanao prosecutors gather in Davao City confab

October 1, 2009 10:18 pm· Comments Off on Mindanao prosecutors gather in Davao City confab 

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 2 — The Prosecutors League of the Philippines, Inc. (PLP), a national organization of prosecutors from the National Prosecution Service of the Department of Justice (DOJ), is now holding its Mindanao Area Conference at Grand Regal Hotel here from October 1 to 3.

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Albay placed under preparedness stage as Typhoon Pepeng intensifies

October 1, 2009 10:18 pm· Comments Off on Albay placed under preparedness stage as Typhoon Pepeng intensifies 

By Mar S. Arguelles

LEGAZPI CITY, Oct. 2 — Albay Governor Salceda Friday placed the province under preparedness stage as Typhoon Pepeng further intensified which according to the weather agency have entered the country’s area of responsibility.

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Ondoy affects 1,039 Negrenses

October 1, 2009 10:18 pm· Comments Off on Ondoy affects 1,039 Negrenses 

BACOLOD CITY, Oct 2 – Tropical storm Ondoy, that hit the country last weekend, affected five local government units from southern Negros Occidental and displaced 218 families or 1, 039 persons, the Provincial Disaster Management Division Team (PDMT) Office Friday said.

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Stakeholders forum to address criminalities in Bacolod City

October 1, 2009 10:18 pm· Comments Off on Stakeholders forum to address criminalities in Bacolod City 

BACOLOD CITY, Oct. 2 — The Bacolod City Council holds a consultative forum Friday with different stakeholders here to explore measures and address successive hold-ups and other crimes in order to protect business institutions in Bacolod.

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Albay guv reiterates call for weather warning system to prevent catastrophes

October 1, 2009 10:18 pm· Comments Off on Albay guv reiterates call for weather warning system to prevent catastrophes 

LEGAZPI CITY, Oct.2 — Albay Gov. Joey Salceda reiterated its call for the weather agency to secure and improve its warning system and institutionalize disaster management operations of various local disaster coordinating councils (DCCs) to prevent the onslaught of another catastrophe.

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Talks on Iran's nuclear program end with positive results

October 1, 2009 10:18 pm· Comments Off on Talks on Iran's nuclear program end with positive results 

GENEVA, Oct. 2 — International talks on the long- standing Iranian nuclear issue concluded here on Thursday with positive results, with the Iranians agreeing to open a newly- disclosed nuclear facility to UN inspectors and all parties agree to resume talks later this month.

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ILO calls for recognition of role of women in society

October 1, 2009 10:18 pm· Comments Off on ILO calls for recognition of role of women in society 

LUSAKA, Oct. 2 — An official from the International Labor Organization (ILO) has said there was need for stakeholders to recognize the role women played in society, the Zambian News and Information Service (ZANIS) reported on Thursday.

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