PGMA to launch program to benefit poor in Nueva Ecija

October 3, 2009 4:35 pm· Comments Off on PGMA to launch program to benefit poor in Nueva Ecija 

GABALDON, Nueva Ecija, Oct. 3 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will launch the Damayang Apat na Piso here tomorrow, a new social program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) that will benefit the country’s poor.

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Stranded ship passengers down to 842 as 'Pepeng' moves northward

October 3, 2009 4:35 pm· Comments Off on Stranded ship passengers down to 842 as 'Pepeng' moves northward 

MANILA, Oct. 3 –The number of stranded passengers declined by midday on Saturday as Typhoon “Pepeng” continues to move northward, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said.

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(METRO NEWS) 1,000 families evacuated in Manila

October 3, 2009 4:35 pm· Comments Off on (METRO NEWS) 1,000 families evacuated in Manila 

MANILA, Oct. 3 –Police and personnel of the Manila City Hall focibly evacuated about 1,000 families in Tondo to ensure their safety due to typhoon “Pepeng.”

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PGMA to develop new resettlement sites

October 3, 2009 4:35 pm· Comments Off on PGMA to develop new resettlement sites 

MANILA, Oct. 3 — The national government will develop new resettlement sites for typhoon “Ondoy” evacuees, who were found to be residents of low-lying areas in Metro Manila and Rizal province.

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PGMA ensures liquidity for consumers, SMEs

October 3, 2009 4:35 pm· Comments Off on PGMA ensures liquidity for consumers, SMEs 

MANILA, Oct. 3 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo today moved quickly to minimize the impact of storm “Ondoy” on the economy of Mega Manila, which accounts for a third of the country’s entire gross domestic product (GDP).

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Private hospitals allowed to use Philhealth income for repair of facilities damaged by 'Ondoy'

October 3, 2009 4:35 pm· Comments Off on Private hospitals allowed to use Philhealth income for repair of facilities damaged by 'Ondoy' 

MANILA, Oct. 3 — The Department of Health (DOH) will allow private hospitals damaged by typhoon “Ondoy” to use their three-month worth of income from collections of Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (Philhealth) for the repair their facilities and equipment.

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‘Oplan Sagip Bayan’ donations reach P15M

October 3, 2009 4:35 pm· Comments Off on ‘Oplan Sagip Bayan’ donations reach P15M 

MANILA, Oct. 3 — The Presidential Management Staff (PMS) today reported it received P7.411 million worth of donations for “Oplan Sagip Bayan”, raising cumulative donations to P15.136 million since the relief program was initiated last week by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

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PGMA to inspect vital infra projects in Guagua, Pampanga

October 3, 2009 4:35 pm· Comments Off on PGMA to inspect vital infra projects in Guagua, Pampanga 

GUAGUA, Pampanga, Oct. 3 -– President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is expected to give the go-signal for the immediate repair and rehabilitation of two vital river containment systems in Pampanga when she visits the province on Sunday.

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Price manipulators face instant arrest

October 3, 2009 4:35 pm· Comments Off on Price manipulators face instant arrest 

MANILA, Oct. 3 – Price manipulators, hoarders, and violators of the price ceilings on food items and construction materials face instant arrest under the country’s state of calamity declared a week after typhoon “Ondoy” devastated Mega Manila.

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(Pepeng Update) ‘Pepeng’ whips northern Luzon with strong winds, heavy rains

October 3, 2009 4:35 pm· Comments Off on (Pepeng Update) ‘Pepeng’ whips northern Luzon with strong winds, heavy rains 

MANILA, Oct 3 — Typhoon Pepeng clobbered Aparri and surrounding areas in Cagayan with intense windforce and heavy rains, after making landfall around 3 p.m. Saturday.

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