Feeder port in Surigao Del Norte completed

February 28, 2010 9:58 am· Comments Off on Feeder port in Surigao Del Norte completed 

MANILA, Feb. 28 — The Department of Transportation and Communication recently inaugurated a P41.21-million feeder port in Surigao del Norte.

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Maynilad conducts free sewer connection drive in Paco, Manila

February 28, 2010 9:58 am· Comments Off on Maynilad conducts free sewer connection drive in Paco, Manila 

MANILA, Feb. 28 — Water concessionaire Maynilad recently conducted a free sewer service connection drive in Paco Creek, Manila to promote the health and environmental benefits of being connected to a sewer line.

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Indemnity Agreement between RP and JBIC for the proposed Y100-B, 10-year Samurai Bond issuance signed

February 28, 2010 9:58 am· Comments Off on Indemnity Agreement between RP and JBIC for the proposed Y100-B, 10-year Samurai Bond issuance signed 

MANILA, Feb. 26 — The Republic of the Philippines signed with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) on Thursday the Indemnity Agreement in connection with the proposed 100-billion yen (roughly US$ 1.1 billion) Samurai Bond issuance of the National Government under JBIC’s Market Access Support Facility (MASF).

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ATI inks P250 million loan deal with Metrobank

February 28, 2010 9:58 am· Comments Off on ATI inks P250 million loan deal with Metrobank 

MANILA, Feb. 28 — Port operator Asian Terminal Inc. (ATI), in a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, announced that it has signed a P250-million, five-year revolving credit facility with Metrobank.

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(Metro News) Overheated electric fan causes 30-minute fire in Lung Center of the Philippines

February 27, 2010 11:03 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Overheated electric fan causes 30-minute fire in Lung Center of the Philippines 

MANILA, Feb. 27 — An overheated electric fan caused a 30-minute fire at the Lung Center of the Philippines (LCP) in Diliman, Quezon City Friday night, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) said Saturday.

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(Metro News) NBI agents seize fake ‘Guess’ apparel worth over P9M in Paranaque

February 27, 2010 11:03 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) NBI agents seize fake ‘Guess’ apparel worth over P9M in Paranaque 

MANILA, Feb. 27 — A total of 3,096 pieces of counterfeit “Guess” wearing apparel worth over P9 million were confiscated by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) during raids conducted in Paranaque City recently, the bureau reported on Saturday.

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Filipino sailors’ remittances up US$ 366-M in '09

February 27, 2010 11:03 pm· Comments Off on Filipino sailors’ remittances up US$ 366-M in '09 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Feb. 27 — Filipino sailors aboard foreign ocean-going vessels wired home a total of US$ 3.4 billion in 2009, up by US$ 366 million or 12.06 percent from US$ 3.034 billion in 2008.

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(Metro News) 3 injured in Novaliches road mishap

February 27, 2010 11:03 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) 3 injured in Novaliches road mishap 

MANILA, Feb. 27 –- Three persons were injured in a road accident in Barangay Bagbag, Novaliches, Quezon City on Saturday morning, the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) said.

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Public warned against fake gun ban exemption permits

February 27, 2010 11:03 pm· Comments Off on Public warned against fake gun ban exemption permits 

MANILA, Feb. 27 — Police authorities have warned against the proliferation of spurious gun ban exemption permits circulated by unscrupulous individuals.

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11 killed, 10 wounded in Basilan attack

February 27, 2010 11:03 pm· Comments Off on 11 killed, 10 wounded in Basilan attack 

By Teofilo P. Garcia

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Feb. 27 — Eleven people, including a one-year-old baby, were killed while 10 others were wounded when a big group of suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits and members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) “lost command” staged an attack in the island province of Basilan early Saturday, the police reported.

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