(Metro News) All major roads going to Quirino Grandstand will be closed during inauguration PNoy and VP Binay rites – MMDA

June 29, 2010 10:42 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) All major roads going to Quirino Grandstand will be closed during inauguration PNoy and VP Binay rites – MMDA 

MANILA, June 29 — The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) reminded the public that on Wednesday (June 30) all major roads going to Quirino Grandstand in Manila will be closed for the inauguration rites for President-elect Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III and Vice President-elect Jejomar Binay.

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Wife of abducted Army soldier appeals for his release

June 29, 2010 10:42 am· Comments Off on Wife of abducted Army soldier appeals for his release 

MONKAYO, Compostela Valley, June 29 -– The wife of Staff Sergeant Bienvenido Arguelles, who was kidnapped in a village in this town last June 19, appealed to hostage-takers to free her husband.

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Elected Surigao del Norte execs to take oath at newly-refurbished Provincial Gym

June 29, 2010 10:42 am· 1 Comment 

SURIGAO CITY, June 29 — Newly elected provincial government officials of Surigao del Norte are scheduled to take their oath of office tomorrow June 30 at the newly refurbished Surigao del Norte provincial gym.

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Teves wants tax education in school curriculum

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CEBU CITY, June 29 – Outgoing Department of Finance (DOF) Secretary Margarito Teves said succeeding generations of Filipinos will understand the importance of paying correct taxes if tax education is included in the lessons in schools.

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Cebu City lawmaker wants inspection of billboards in the city

June 29, 2010 10:42 am· Comments Off on Cebu City lawmaker wants inspection of billboards in the city 

CEBU CITY, June 29 – A Cebu City legislator wants several agencies of the government to inspect whether all billboards in the city are safe, especially with the onset of the rainy season.

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Mindanao’s leading rural bank expands in Visayas

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DAVAO CITY, June 29 — One Network Bank (ONB), the leading Mindanao’s rural bank, is eyeing to expand to Visayas by 2011.

Describing itself as “The Big Bank in Countryside Mindanao”, ONB president Alex V. Buenaventura said ONB is planning to apply for licensing with the Bangko Sentral Ng Pilipinas (BSP) for the opening of five ONB branches in a selected area in Visayas.

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Crimea in Ukraine wants to be Cebu’s sister

June 29, 2010 10:42 am· Comments Off on Crimea in Ukraine wants to be Cebu’s sister 

CEBU CITY, June 29 – Cebu Gov. Gwen Garcia has said she felt honored that Crimea in Ukraine is extending a bond of sisterhood to the province of Cebu.

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Iloilo prov'l agriculturist shares water use technology in Visayas-wide seminar

June 29, 2010 10:42 am· Comments Off on Iloilo prov'l agriculturist shares water use technology in Visayas-wide seminar 

ILOILO CITY, June 29 – Iloilo Provincial Agriculture Officer Dr. Ildefonso Toledo has shared the water use technology being employed in the province as an input during the recently Visayas-wide seminar on “Charting Water Future” held in Bohol Plaza in Panglao, Bohol.

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UN Security Council backs national reconciliation in Central African Republic

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UNITED NATIONS, June 29 — The UN Security Council on Monday expressed its support for the national reconciliation in the Central African Republic (CAR) and urged all stakeholders to move expeditiously to prepare for the "free, fair and credible" presidential elections.

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U.S. arrests 10 alleged Russian spies

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WASHINGTON, June 29 — U.S. Justice Department announced Monday authorities have arrested 10 suspects on charges of spying for Russia. Court documents show they tried to penetrate decision making circles of the Federal government.

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