(Metro News) Bomb threat hits Manila trial court

March 2, 2010 10:57 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, March 2 –Tension gripped a Manila Metropolitan Trial Court (MTC) branch due to bomb threat on Tuesday afternoon.

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6,334 pass civil service exams

March 2, 2010 10:57 pm· Comments Off on 6,334 pass civil service exams 

MANILA, March 2 – The Civil Service Commission (CSC) on Tuesday said the Career Service Examinations held on Nov. 15 last year yielded a total of 6,334 passers, representing 10.15 percent of the 62,389 individuals who took the examinations.

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KBL presidentiable not invited to visit PCOS warehouse in Cabuyao, Laguna – Melo

March 2, 2010 10:57 pm· Comments Off on KBL presidentiable not invited to visit PCOS warehouse in Cabuyao, Laguna – Melo 

MANILA, March 2 – Nine of the 10 presidential candidates were invited by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to visit the National Printing Office (NPO) and the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) warehouse in Cabuyao, Laguna scheduled on March 11.

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(Metro News) PDEA lauds support of Pasig police in anti-drug campaign

March 2, 2010 10:57 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) PDEA lauds support of Pasig police in anti-drug campaign 

MANILA, March 2 – Officials of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Tuesday commended the Pasig City Police, led by Sr. Supt. Jessie Cardona, for their support in the intensified anti-drug campaign in the city.

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DOH wants PGH row resolved soon

March 2, 2010 10:57 pm· Comments Off on DOH wants PGH row resolved soon 

MANILA, March 2 – Health Secretary Esperanza Cabral said the Department of Health (DOH) is ready to intervene or negotiate in the appointment of new director of the Philippine General Hospital (PGH), which led medical workers to picket on Tuesday.

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SC affirms with finality constitutionality of the RP-US VFA

March 2, 2010 10:57 pm· Comments Off on SC affirms with finality constitutionality of the RP-US VFA 

MANILA, March 2 — The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday affirmed with finality that the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States is "constitutional".

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BIR reminds taxpayers of last day of ITR filing on April 15

March 2, 2010 10:57 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, March 2 – The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Tuesday reminded taxpayers to file their 2009 income tax returns (ITR) early before the April 15, 2010 deadline.

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PGMA calls on youth to support national goals

March 2, 2010 10:57 pm· Comments Off on PGMA calls on youth to support national goals 

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, March 2 — President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo today called on the youth anew to join hands with the government in the effort to uplift the nation to open “even more opportunities” for the next generation of Filipinos.

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PGMA wants emergency employment for farmers

March 2, 2010 10:57 pm· Comments Off on PGMA wants emergency employment for farmers 

DELFIN ALBANO, Isabela, March 2 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo today ordered government officials to provide emergency employment program for farmers who lost their harvest income due to the long dry spell brought by the El Nino weather phenomenon.

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UN lauds RP gov’t for dealing with natural disasters

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MAKATI CITY, March 1 – The United Nations on Tuesday lauded the Philippine Government for rationalizing efforts toward disaster risk reduction in the country.

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