BDO inks remittance deal with maritime recruitment agencies

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MANILA, April 11 – Banco De Oro (BDO) Unibank Inc., through its remittance service brand BDO Remit, recently formed partnership with two more marine recruitment agencies –-Parola Maritime Agency Corp. and Eagle Star Crew Management Corp.– to expand its reach to sea-based Filipino workers.

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Today in History

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April 11, 1867

MANILA, April 11 — On April 11, 1867, Leonor Rivera, Dr. Jose Rizal's sweetheart who became model for the Maria Clara character in Noli Me Tangere, was born in Camiling, Tarlac.

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(Metro News) Paranaque extends tax amnesty until April 30

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MANILA, April 11 — The city government of Parañaque under the administration of Mayor Florencio Bernabe Jr. has extended the tax amnesty on real properties in response to the clamor of residents and other owners of real properties in the city.

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Inocentes defends Metro greening

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MANILA, April 11 – Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Oscar Inocentes defends the “greening’ of Metro Manila, noting it is the agency’s advocacy of achieving a greener environment and make it a way of life for residents of the metropolis.

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PGMA's security adviser meets with MILF officials on peace process

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SULTAN KUDARAT, Maguindanao, April 11 – The National Security Adviser of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo met with officials of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front peace panel members at the latter's Camp Darapanan in Maguindanao Saturday.

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1 killed, 1 wounded as gold mining tunnel collapses

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BUTUAN CITY, April 11 — For their instinct to earn income for their families to survive despite danger posed by weak mining tunnel, a small-scale miner was killed while another one was hurt after a gold tunnel collapsed in remote Barangay Cauyunan, Opol town in Misamis Oriental on Friday.

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PNP lists down 28 towns, 2 cities in Region 12 as potential election hotspots

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GENERAL SANTOS CITY, April 11 -– Police authorities in Region 12 or Southwestern Mindanao are closely watching the ongoing election-related activities in at least 28 municipalities and two cities in the region due to the possible escalation of violent incidents in the upcoming May 10 synchronized national and local elections.

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Troops neutralize NPA unit in South Cotabato

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GENERAL SANTOS CITY, April 11 -– The Armed Forces of the Philippines declared initial success in its campaign against the New People’s Army (NPA) in South Cotabato and the neighboring provinces with the reported neutralization of one of the operating rebel fronts in the area.

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Summer employment program benefits 1,826 youths in Bacolod

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BACOLOD CITY, April 11 – Some 1,826 young Bacoleños are recipients of the Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES), a joint activity of the city government here and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

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Indian outsourcing company eyes Bacolod

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BACOLOD CITY, April 11 – A major Indian outsourcing company is eyeing this city as its potential expansion site outside of Metro Manila.

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