Noynoy condemns killing of supporter in Pampanga

January 14, 2010 10:45 pm· Comments Off on Noynoy condemns killing of supporter in Pampanga 

MANILA, Jan. 14 – Senator Noynoy Aquino condemned on Thursday the killing of his coordinator Marciliano ‘Bong’ Dizon on Wednesday night in Pampanga.

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PDEA saddened over acquittal of big-time drug suspects

January 14, 2010 10:45 pm· Comments Off on PDEA saddened over acquittal of big-time drug suspects 

MANILA, Jan. 14 – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Thursday said they were saddened over the acquittal of three high-profile drug suspects who were arrested during an operation by PDEA agents last July 6, 2007.

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PGMA inaugurates ICT firm, attains 500,000 worker goal

January 14, 2010 10:45 pm· Comments Off on PGMA inaugurates ICT firm, attains 500,000 worker goal 

MANILA, Jan. 14 — There are now more than 500,000 ICT (information communications technology) workers in the country.

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PCSO to hold 15th Common Tao Day in Caticlan Friday

January 14, 2010 10:45 pm· Comments Off on PCSO to hold 15th Common Tao Day in Caticlan Friday 

CATICLAN, Aklan, Jan. 14 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will conduct, with the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office, the 15th Common Tao Day on Friday.

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Gov’t sees decline in hunger incidence

January 14, 2010 10:45 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, Jan. 14 — The incidence of hunger in the country will decline in the coming months, with the continuous spending on the reconstruction of facilities damaged by typhoons Ondoy and Pepeng last year.

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PGMA to launch Caticlan airport upgrade

January 14, 2010 10:45 pm· Comments Off on PGMA to launch Caticlan airport upgrade 

CATICLAN, Aklan, Jan. 14 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Transportation Secretary Leandro Mendoza will lower the time capsule on Friday to signal the start of work for the Caticlan Airport Development Program (CADP).

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PGMA to inaugurate Confucius Institute in Angeles

January 14, 2010 10:45 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, Jan. 14 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will lead the inauguration on Friday, Jan. 15, of the Confucius Institute at Angeles University Foundation in Angeles City.

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Election spending to boost GDP — NEDA

January 14, 2010 10:45 pm· Comments Off on Election spending to boost GDP — NEDA 

MANILA, Jan. 14 — The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) expects election spending to boost the conservative 2.6 to 3.6 percent GDP growth forecast for this year.

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PGMA asks city mayors to help ensure honest polls

January 14, 2010 10:45 pm· Comments Off on PGMA asks city mayors to help ensure honest polls 

MANILA, Jan. 14 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Thursday asked city mayors to help the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) ensure a clean, honest and fair elections in May.

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PGMA forms task force for Haiti rescue, relief efforts

January 14, 2010 10:45 pm· Comments Off on PGMA forms task force for Haiti rescue, relief efforts 

MANILA, Jan. 14 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo ordered on Thursday the activation of a task force within the Philippine Peacekeeping Contingent in Haiti that will conduct search and rescue, and relief efforts for Filipinos affected by the earthquake in that Caribbean nation.

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