(Yearender) Kalahi-CIDSS: One of DSWD’s most effective anti-poverty programs

January 3, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on (Yearender) Kalahi-CIDSS: One of DSWD’s most effective anti-poverty programs 

MANILA, Jan. 3 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) says its Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI -CIDSS) is one of its most effective anti-poverty tools in its arsenal.

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'Gibo' vows to upgrade barangay health services

January 3, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on 'Gibo' vows to upgrade barangay health services 

MANILA, Jan. 3 –Realizing the valuable subsidiary role being played by barangay health workers in extending free medical care to the country’s marginalized sector, Lakas-Kampi-CMD standard bearer Gilberto “Gibo” Teodoro Jr. has pledged to further improve its services and standardize the knowledge of its personnel, if he is elected to the presidency in 2010.

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Disrupted classes in Albay resume Jan. 4

January 3, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on Disrupted classes in Albay resume Jan. 4 

By Johnny C. Nunez

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 3 — School classes disrupted by the eruptive activities of Mayon Volcano in Albay which saw the temporary conversion of classrooms to evacuation centers will resume on Monday, January 4, 2010.

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OPAPP sets peace process consultation in Zamboanga

January 3, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on OPAPP sets peace process consultation in Zamboanga 

By Teofilo P. Garcia

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 3 — Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) Secretary Annabelle Abaya has assured Mayor Celso Lobregat the conduct of a meaningful and credible consultation concerning the peace process in this city in January, as she expressed regrets over the failure of a similar activity conducted by the government panel here from December 15 to 16.

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DTI urges consumers to patronize own products

January 3, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on DTI urges consumers to patronize own products 

BUTUAN CITY, Jan. 3 – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on Sunday encouraged the Caraganons and the consuming public to patronize the region’s own products.

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(Opinion/Analysis) Speaking Out

January 3, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on (Opinion/Analysis) Speaking Out 

MANILA, Jan. 3 — A Good Year for the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and the banking system.

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(Yearender) PSE grows by 63% in 2009

January 3, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on (Yearender) PSE grows by 63% in 2009 

MANILA, Jan. 3 — The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) enjoyed another banner year in 2009 after the market grew by 63 percent last 2009 as tracked by the PSE index (PSEi).

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NFA sets schedule for licensing, registration for grains business in Zambo

January 3, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on NFA sets schedule for licensing, registration for grains business in Zambo 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 3 — The National Food Authority (NFA) has extended to two months the registration and licensing period for grains businessmen in this southern port city.

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RP's 30,642-hectare Mt. Kitanglad declared as ASEAN Heritage Park

January 3, 2010 11:57 am· Comments Off on RP's 30,642-hectare Mt. Kitanglad declared as ASEAN Heritage Park 

By Mike U. Crismundo

MALAYBALAY CITY, Jan. 3 — The estimated 30,642 hectares Mount Kitanglad in Bukidnon province in Northern Mindanao was declared as an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Heritage Park.

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Infrastructure development defines PGMA's 9-year tenure

January 3, 2010 8:10 am· Comments Off on Infrastructure development defines PGMA's 9-year tenure 

MANILA, Jan. 1 — As the year drew to a close, the current administration could look back with a sense of great accomplishment.

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