'Gibo' believes PGMA doing a good job in defusing volatile situation in Maguindanao

November 26, 2009 3:27 pm· 1 Comment 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, Nov. 26 — Lakas-Kampi-CMD standard bearer Gilberto “Gibo” Teodoro Jr. said on Thursday he believes that President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has done a good job in defusing the tension caused by the cold-blooded murder of more than 50 people in Maguindanao last Monday.

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Lapus acknowledges SM Supermalls and other stakeholders for assistance to typhoon-hit schools

November 26, 2009 3:27 pm· Comments Off on Lapus acknowledges SM Supermalls and other stakeholders for assistance to typhoon-hit schools 

MANILA, Nov. 26 — Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Jesli Lapus on Thursday lauded SM Supermalls for “helping provide needed resources to typhoon-hit public schools still recovering from the damages wrought by the recent calamities.”

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PEMSEA gains ground on pushing East Asian sustainable development

November 26, 2009 3:27 pm· Comments Off on PEMSEA gains ground on pushing East Asian sustainable development 

MANILA, Nov. 26 – Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA) marked a milestone in its 15-year history as eight East Asian nations signed Thursday in Manila the agreement instituting its legal personality as an international body working for sustainable development of the region's coastal and marine areas.

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MARINA, PAMTCI sign agreement on safety training

November 26, 2009 3:27 pm· Comments Off on MARINA, PAMTCI sign agreement on safety training 

MANILA, Nov. 26 — The Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) and the Philippine Association of Maritime Training Centers, Inc. (PAMTCI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) recently for the conduct of Basic Safety Training course and Typhoon Preparedness for fishermen, boat captains and marine diesel mechanics manning small fishing boats and motorbancas which are below 35 gross tons.

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Iloilo City council passes 2 resolutions on Maguindanao massacre

November 26, 2009 3:27 pm· Comments Off on Iloilo City council passes 2 resolutions on Maguindanao massacre 

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 26 – The city council here passed two resolutions Wednesday afternoon condemning the Monday massacre in Maguindanao that killed more than 50 persons including women and media practitioners.

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Biomass power plant to be established in Aklan town

November 26, 2009 3:27 pm· Comments Off on Biomass power plant to be established in Aklan town 

KALIBO, Aklan, Nov. 26 — The Asea One Power Corporation (AOPC), an independent power producer, announced its plan to put up a 12-megawatt Biomass Power Plant in Barangay Badiangan, Banga, this province expected not only to augment energy in the area but also to have socio-economic-environmental benefits.

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P4.5-B re-regulating pond in Pangasinan finally breaks ground

November 26, 2009 3:27 pm· Comments Off on P4.5-B re-regulating pond in Pangasinan finally breaks ground 

SAN MANUEL, Pangasinan, Nov. 26 — Finally, the long dream of farmers in Pangasinan for greater economic prosperity will soon be realized with the groundbreaking on Thursday of the much-anticipated multi-billion peso irrigation component of the San Roque Multi-Purpose Dam Project (SRMDP).

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Balanga City to provide incentives to first 200 tricycle drivers that will convert to LPG

November 26, 2009 3:27 pm· Comments Off on Balanga City to provide incentives to first 200 tricycle drivers that will convert to LPG 

BALANGA CITY, Bataan, Nov. 26 — The city government is contemplating to provide incentives the first 200 tricycle drivers who will switch their units to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).

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Smartmatic and Addvalue to roll out the world's largest deployment of BGAN Mobile Satellite Service to facilitate the collation of results for the coming Philippines' 2010 national elections

November 26, 2009 2:58 pm· Comments Off on Smartmatic and Addvalue to roll out the world's largest deployment of BGAN Mobile Satellite Service to facilitate the collation of results for the coming Philippines' 2010 national elections 

SINGAPORE, Nov. 25 — Addvalue Technologies Ltd (the "Company") is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Addvalue Communications Pte Ltd ("Addvalue"), has secured a contract to supply Smartmatic, a world-class leading supplier of electoral solutions and services, with 3,000 Wideye Sabre(TM) 1 Terminals for deployment in the Philippines for the 2010 National Elections (comprising the Presidential, Legislative and Local Elections) to be held on 10 May 2010 (the "Supply Contract").

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(Metro News) House numbering system in Marikina is critical for emergency response

November 26, 2009 2:58 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) House numbering system in Marikina is critical for emergency response 

MANILA, Nov. 26 — The city government of Marikina has implemented a house numbering system to drive home the importance of clearly identifying houses and structures in the city.

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