Fil-Chinese donates RMB10-M for Fujian-China's educ projects

October 23, 2009 9:56 am· Comments Off on Fil-Chinese donates RMB10-M for Fujian-China's educ projects 

MANILA, Oct. 23 –Filipino-Chinese businessman Sotero Lee, former honorary consul to Xiamen, has committed to donate RMB10 million, or about P85 million, to Fujian, China's educational projects.

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Malaysia’s Cabinet ladies donate to RP flood victims

October 23, 2009 9:56 am· Comments Off on Malaysia’s Cabinet ladies donate to RP flood victims 

MANILA, Oct. 23 — Arriving anytime soon from Malaysia for typhoon and flood victims in the Philippines are boxes of food items and household linens collected by Malaysia’s Cabinet ladies, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs.

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Teves, Pangilinan, Vidal sign cooperation agreement for calamity recovery and reconstruction efforts

October 23, 2009 9:56 am· Comments Off on Teves, Pangilinan, Vidal sign cooperation agreement for calamity recovery and reconstruction efforts 

MANILA, Oct. 23 – Finance Secretary Margarito Teves, Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) chair Manuel Pangilinan and Cebu Archbishop Ricardo Cardinal Vidal on Friday signed the cooperation agreement for public-private sector partnership that will spearhead the disaster recovery and reconstruction efforts.

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Ramil weakens into tropical storm

October 23, 2009 9:56 am· Comments Off on Ramil weakens into tropical storm 

By Mediatrix P. Cristobal

MANILA, Oct 23 — Typhoon Ramil has weakened into a tropical storm and started to move northeast or away from Cagayan.

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No DFA official word yet on NAM meeting postponement

October 23, 2009 9:56 am· Comments Off on No DFA official word yet on NAM meeting postponement 

MANILA, Oct. 23 — There is no official word yet from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on whether or not the Non-Aligned Movement Meeting (NAM) on Interfaith Dialogue in Manila would be postponed from its original schedule of December 1 to 3 this year.

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Loren declares intention to run for VP in 2010

October 23, 2009 9:56 am· Comments Off on Loren declares intention to run for VP in 2010 

MANILA, Oct. 23 – Senator Loren Legarda declared on Friday night her intention to run as vice president in the 2010 elections under the Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC).

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DTI encourages consumers to avail of ‘Diskuento Program’

October 23, 2009 9:56 am· Comments Off on DTI encourages consumers to avail of ‘Diskuento Program’ 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 23 – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) here is urging consumers to avail of the "Diskuento Program" slated October 29-30, one of the activities slated for the celebration of the Consumer Welfare Month this October.

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Beneficiaries laud government's Makamasang Tugon road network projects

October 23, 2009 9:56 am· Comments Off on Beneficiaries laud government's Makamasang Tugon road network projects 

By Perla G. Lena

MAASIN, Iloilo, Oct. 23 – Residents of the Municipality of Maasin who are beneficiaries of the 17 road concreting with grouted riprap and side ditches or slope protection projects that were funded through the Makamasang Tugon Project expressed appreciation to the government for providing them with better roads that will likewise ensure their safety.

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Children's protection from trafficking, sex abuse in Boracay sought

October 23, 2009 9:56 am· Comments Off on Children's protection from trafficking, sex abuse in Boracay sought 

By Jun Ariolo Aguirre

BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan, Oct. 23 – The Boracay Special Tourism Protection Office (BSTPO) has called on stakeholders to help ensure children's protection here, particularly from trafficking and sexual exploitation.

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President Arroyo leads PCSO's 'Common Tao Day' in Floridablanca

October 23, 2009 9:56 am· Comments Off on President Arroyo leads PCSO's 'Common Tao Day' in Floridablanca 

FLORIDABLANCA, Pampanga, Oct. 23 – Cancer patients Gertrudes Montemayor and Charmaine Manalac would not have to worry so much about the cost of their medical treatment.

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