CHED lures students to take up courses other than nursing

February 9, 2010 10:50 pm· Comments Off on CHED lures students to take up courses other than nursing 

By Hannibal C. Talete

MANILA, Feb. 9 – The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) on Tuesday encouraged students to take up courses other than nursing.

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Police-witness says gov't functions in Maguindanao stopped during operations vs massacre perpetrators

February 9, 2010 10:50 pm· Comments Off on Police-witness says gov't functions in Maguindanao stopped during operations vs massacre perpetrators 

MANILA, Feb. 9 – Some government offices in Maguindanao province stopped functioning at the height of operations against the perpetrators of the gruesome massacre of at least 57 civilians and media practitioners in Ampatuan town last November, a police official told a court hearing of rebellion charges against the powerful Ampatuan clan.

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PGMA doubles education budget to P180B a year

February 9, 2010 10:50 pm· Comments Off on PGMA doubles education budget to P180B a year 

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, Feb. 9 — Investments in education have doubled under the current administration.

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Gibo is "his own man", says PGMA

February 9, 2010 10:50 pm· Comments Off on Gibo is "his own man", says PGMA 

MANILA, Feb. 9 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo wants administration party standard bearer Gilberto Teodoro Jr. to be “his own man” when he campaigns for his presidential bid in the May 10 elections.

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(Metro News) Lim orders strict enforcement of environmental ordinances

February 9, 2010 10:50 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Lim orders strict enforcement of environmental ordinances 

MANILA, Feb. 9 –Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim ordered city executives to strictly implement waste segregation, recycling and the full enforcement of anti littering ordinances at once in the offices and barangays of the city.

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P1.54-T 2010 budget now in effect

February 9, 2010 10:50 pm· Comments Off on P1.54-T 2010 budget now in effect 

MANILA, Feb. 9 — The P1.54-trillion 2010 General Appropriations Act is now in effect.

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PGMA to inaugurate Northville 8 Livelihood Productivity and Training Center in Bulacan

February 9, 2010 10:50 pm· Comments Off on PGMA to inaugurate Northville 8 Livelihood Productivity and Training Center in Bulacan 

MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan, Feb. 9 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will inaugurate the Northville 8 Livelihood Productivity and Training Center during her visit to this province Wednesday, Feb. 10.

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(Metro News) Lim leads Chinese New Year celebration

February 9, 2010 10:50 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Lim leads Chinese New Year celebration 

MANILA, Feb. 9 –Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim will lead the Chinese community in celebrating the Chinese New Year.

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JICA sends four experts to Philippine Coast Guard

February 9, 2010 10:50 pm· Comments Off on JICA sends four experts to Philippine Coast Guard 

MANILA, Feb. 9 –The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has sent again four of its long-term experts to further identify and improve necessary and feasible areas in the organization of the Philippine Coast Guard Education and Human Resource Management System Development (EHRMSD) Project.

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PGMA: ‘No regrets’ for taking bold economic steps

February 9, 2010 10:50 pm· Comments Off on PGMA: ‘No regrets’ for taking bold economic steps 

MANILA, Feb. 9 — President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo maintains that she does not regret being unpopular, stressing that it is the price to pay for the bold steps she has taken to turn the economy around after assuming the presidency in 2001.

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