ePerformax launches “Operation: Rebuild” to help Ondoy's victims

October 15, 2009 10:14 pm· Comments Off on ePerformax launches “Operation: Rebuild” to help Ondoy's victims 

MANILA, Oct. 16 — Now that day-to-day efforts to assist employees affected by Onday are subsiding, BPO ePerformax is focusing its resources on what it is calling “Operation: Rebuild” and adopting employees and their families to help them rebuild their homes and their lives.

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PGMA turns over titles to disaster victims in Albay

October 15, 2009 10:14 pm· Comments Off on PGMA turns over titles to disaster victims in Albay 

MANILA, Oct. 16 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo turned over 250 Certificates of Ownership to disaster victims who are now staying at the Tagaytay Resettlement Site in Camalig, Albay as part of the milestones celebration of the Arroyo government’s 30,000th Shelter provided by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) under its Core Shelter Assistance Project (CSAP).

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Nueva Ecija guv wants POC be expanded to run after houses along waterways

October 15, 2009 10:14 pm· Comments Off on Nueva Ecija guv wants POC be expanded to run after houses along waterways 

CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija, Oct. 16 — Governor Aurelio Umali has pushed for the membership of the Peace and Order Council (POC) be expanded to particularly address the unabated erection of houses along waterways.

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Australian gov't promises better education for foreign students

October 15, 2009 10:14 pm· Comments Off on Australian gov't promises better education for foreign students 

SYDNEY, Oct. 16 — Australian Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard has promised to guarantee that the international students coming to Australia will get a good education.

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Rain kills 1, injures 27 in southern Brazil

October 15, 2009 10:14 pm· Comments Off on Rain kills 1, injures 27 in southern Brazil 

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 16 — Heavy rain and winds hit southern Brazil on Wednesday night and in the early hours of Thursday, causing one death and leaving 27 others injured.

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Pacific Islands meeting to align response to climate change

October 15, 2009 10:14 pm· Comments Off on Pacific Islands meeting to align response to climate change 

WELLINGTON, Oct. 16 — The Pacific island officials plan to bolster their negotiating position for the United Nations Climate Change Conference in December when they meet in the Marshall Islands at the Pacific Climate Change Roundtable next week.

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FLI bond float gets highest PRS Aaa rating

October 15, 2009 10:14 pm· Comments Off on FLI bond float gets highest PRS Aaa rating 

MANILA, Oct. 16 —- Filivent Land Inc. (FLI), in a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange Friday, announced that PhilRatings has assigned the highest rating of PRS Aaa to its proposed issuance of P3 billion in fixed-rate bonds which has an over-subscription option of up to P2 billion.

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A(H1N1) flu death toll raises to 45 in Spain

October 15, 2009 10:14 pm· Comments Off on A(H1N1) flu death toll raises to 45 in Spain 

MADRID, Oct. 16 — The A(H1N1) influenza death toll rose to 45 in Spain after the Health and Social Policy Ministry confirmed two more deaths on Thursday.

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PGMA joins members of her Cabinet in praying before the start of the LEDAC Meeting

October 15, 2009 9:36 pm· Comments Off on PGMA joins members of her Cabinet in praying before the start of the LEDAC Meeting 

151009prayingPresident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo joins members of her Cabinet in praying before the start of the Legislative- Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) Meeting Thursday (Oct. 15, 2009) at Malacanang’s Aguinaldo State Dining Room. Also in photo are (from left) Defense Secretary Gilberto Teodoro, Vice President Noli de Castro, National Economic and Development Authority Director General Augusto Santos, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto Romulo, Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Lito Atienza, and Trade and Industry Secretary Peter Favila. (PNA/NIB photo by D. Aguilar)
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PGMA shakes hands with Cordelia Chung, IBM regional general manager for Asia

October 15, 2009 9:33 pm· Comments Off on PGMA shakes hands with Cordelia Chung, IBM regional general manager for Asia 

151009IBMPresident Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo shakes hands with Cordelia Chung, IBM regional general manager for Asia, who paid a courtesy call on her Thursday (Oct. 15, 2009) at the Bahay Pangarap, Presidential Security Compound in Malacanang Park, Manila. At left is James Velasquez, IBM Philippines country general manager. (PNA/NIB photo by B.Canilang)
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