Binay re-elected BSP prexy; Noynoy is Chief Scout

June 11, 2010 8:28 pm· Comments Off on Binay re-elected BSP prexy; Noynoy is Chief Scout 

MANILA, June 11 – Vice President-elect Jejomar C. Binay was reelected national president of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) in a board meeting held and election at the BSP National Office in Manila on Friday.

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(Metro News) QC launches e-schools-on-board program

June 11, 2010 8:28 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC launches e-schools-on-board program 

MANILA, June 1 – The Quezon City Government said Friday it has launched the e-schools-on-board program to help improve the computer literacy skills of QC public elementary school children.

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PGMA receives surprise awards from the education sector

June 11, 2010 8:28 pm· Comments Off on PGMA receives surprise awards from the education sector 

MANILA, June 11 — What was slated as a presidential address on achievements and successful government initiatives in the education sector at the Manila Hotel Friday turned into a surprise outpouring of citations and thanks to outgoing President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

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Vast improvements noted in PGMA’s education highway

June 11, 2010 8:28 pm· Comments Off on Vast improvements noted in PGMA’s education highway 

MANILA, June 11 — The Philippine Main Education Highway (PMEH) crafted in 2009 by the Presidential Task Force for Education (PTFE), a multisectoral body created by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, has reported improvements in participation rate of school children at the elementary, secondary and tertiary levels, retaining them in school and in making them finish high school and pursue higher skills and learning.

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PGMA launches high-speed internet for Paranaque students

June 11, 2010 8:28 pm· Comments Off on PGMA launches high-speed internet for Paranaque students 

MANILA, June 11 — President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on Friday launched the Smart Communications Inc. (SMART) WiMax at the Dr. Arcadio Santos National High School (DASNHS) in Paranaque City to widen her administration’s “Internet For All Schools“ program.

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PGMA to cite RP gains in final Freedom Day message

June 11, 2010 8:28 pm· Comments Off on PGMA to cite RP gains in final Freedom Day message 

MANILA, June 11 — President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo will lead tomorrow’s nationwide observance of the 112th Philippine Independence Day which will be highlighted by a grand celebration at the Rizal Park (Luneta ) in Manila and her final Freedom Day message in her nine-year incumbency as President.

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Bangit may go on early retirement

June 11, 2010 8:28 pm· Comments Off on Bangit may go on early retirement 

MANILA, June 11 – Armed Forces chief Gen. Delfin Bangit on Friday said he is considering relinquishing his post and go on an early retirement before incoming President Benigno Aquino III assumes the presidency on June 30.

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Palace calls Aquino camp's attention to incorrect data

June 11, 2010 8:28 pm· Comments Off on Palace calls Aquino camp's attention to incorrect data 

By Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, June 11 – Malacanang is disputing some information President-elect Benigno Aquino III's camp is providing him, saying the correct data is available for his reference.

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Malacañang appeals to Aquino camp for prudence in issuing public statements

June 11, 2010 8:28 pm· Comments Off on Malacañang appeals to Aquino camp for prudence in issuing public statements 

MANILA, June 11 – The Palace on Friday appealed anew to the camp of President-elect Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III for "circumspection" in making statements to avoid misleading the public.

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African migrant killed at Egyptian border with Israel

June 11, 2010 8:28 pm· Comments Off on African migrant killed at Egyptian border with Israel 

RAFAH, Egypt, June 11 — An African migrant was killed and another wounded on Friday by Egyptian border police when they attempted to infiltrate into Israel through joint borders.

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