More than 500 former NPAs avail gov't social integration program since 2008

November 29, 2009 2:24 pm· Comments Off on More than 500 former NPAs avail gov't social integration program since 2008 

MANILA, Nov. 29 — Instead of holding firearms and other deadly weapons, more than 500 former members of the communist New People’s Army (NPA) are now clasping farm tools, a mechanic’s gizmos and sewing paraphernalia.

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DepEd pays tribute to fallen school principal

November 29, 2009 2:24 pm· Comments Off on DepEd pays tribute to fallen school principal 

MANILA, Nov. 29 The Department of Education (DepEd) paid tribute to Gabriel "Bong" Canizares, an elementary school principal in Patikul, Sulu who was killed after his family failed to pay ransom money to his kidnappers.

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NAPC chief elected chairman of UN Asia-Pacific talks

November 29, 2009 2:24 pm· Comments Off on NAPC chief elected chairman of UN Asia-Pacific talks 

MANILA, Nov. 29 — With the Philippine government leading the discussions of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) on the impact of the global financial crisis on the poor, National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) chair Secretary Domingo Panganiban was elected chairman of the first session of the organization’s Committee on Macroeconomic Policy, Poverty Reduction and Inclusive Development.

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ECCD Council to launch Christmas drive for children affected by typhoons

November 29, 2009 2:24 pm· Comments Off on ECCD Council to launch Christmas drive for children affected by typhoons 

MANILA, Nov. 29 -– The Early Childhood Care and Development Council (ECCD) is launching an early Christmas drive dubbed as Paskong Pambata for children ages up to six years affected by typhoons Ondoy and Pepeng.

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(Metro News) Marikina gov't orders closure of 47 market stalls for non-compliance of health certificate

November 29, 2009 2:24 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Marikina gov't orders closure of 47 market stalls for non-compliance of health certificate 

MANILA, Nov. 29 -– The city government of Marikina said it will order the closure of 47 market stalls in the city as it renewed its efforts to safeguard public health.

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(Metro News) Valenzuela barangay league files anti-rat resolution

November 29, 2009 2:24 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Valenzuela barangay league files anti-rat resolution 

MANILA, Nov. 29 — To protect its residents from leptospirosis, Valenzuela Liga ng mga Barangay president Alvin Feliciano filed a resolution before the city council urging the local government to provide remuneration for every rodent captured or killed within the confines of the locality.

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Disaster councils alerted in 35 landslide-prone areas in Bukidnon

November 29, 2009 2:24 pm· Comments Off on Disaster councils alerted in 35 landslide-prone areas in Bukidnon 

MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon, Nov. 29 -– The various disaster coordinating councils in Bukidnon were alerted on Sunday about possible occurrence of landslides in at least 35 barangays due to continuous rains in the province the past week.

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Alaminos City building own modern hospital

November 29, 2009 2:24 pm· Comments Off on Alaminos City building own modern hospital 

ALAMINOS CITY, Nov. 29 — A modern hospital costing P65 million is now being built by the city government in Barangay Boliney here in close coordination with the Department of Health (DOH).

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Japanese chamber bares winners in charity golfest in Davao City

November 29, 2009 2:24 pm· Comments Off on Japanese chamber bares winners in charity golfest in Davao City 

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 29 – The Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Mindanao Inc. announced the winners of the Charity Golf Tournament held on Saturday at the Davao City Golf Club.

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(Metro News) Makati’s solid waste program wins 2009 Galing Pook award

November 29, 2009 1:19 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Makati’s solid waste program wins 2009 Galing Pook award 

MANILA, Nov. 29 — Makati City has scored another victory in its advocacy for environmental protection, as its solid waste diversion and reduction program has been named one of the Outstanding Local Governance Programs in the 2009 Galing Pook Awards.

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