July 22, 2010 12:33 pm· Comments Off on P-Noy's first SONA will be a regular working day -Lacierda
MANILA, July 22 Malacanang has clarified that the first State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) of President Benigno Simeon Aquino III on Monday will be a regular working day.
July 22, 2010 12:33 pm· Comments Off on Water is a national security concern — Legarda
MANILA, July 22 -Senator Loren Legarda on Thursday raised the alarm that water has become a national security concern and proposed the following:
July 22, 2010 12:33 pm· Comments Off on LUSWELF still in business
MANILA, July 22 – Until they get orders from responsible government agencies directing them to cease operations, ranking officials of the Luneta Seafarers Welfare Foundation, Inc. (LUSWELF) stated that they will continue to serve their seafaring clients until the directive ordering them to close shop formally arrives.
July 22, 2010 12:33 pm· Comments Off on BIR asks vendors, 'sari-sari' store owners to issue receipts
MANILA, July 22 - The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Thursday asked market vendors, "sari-sari" (variety) stores and even taxi drivers to issue receipts.
July 22, 2010 12:33 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino's 1st SONA must identify annual performance targets, says economics expert
By Catherine J. Teves
MANILA, July 22 — An economics expert believes President Benigno Simeon Aquino III can enhance his budget bid in Congress by identifying in his first State-of-the- Nation Address (SONA) on Monday the government's annual targets for achieving his 2010-2016 agenda for the country.
July 22, 2010 12:33 pm· Comments Off on Red Cross boosts dengue prevention drive, blood donation
MANILA, July 22 – The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) said Thursday it stepped up its campaign against dengue as the number of cases from January 1 to June 26, 2010 escalated to 25,283.
July 22, 2010 12:33 pm· Comments Off on DILG budget, status of funds now on website
MANILA, July 22 — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said Thursday it has already posted on the DILG website its current budget and status of funds of all the agencies under it.
July 22, 2010 12:33 pm· Comments Off on BIR holds dialogue on toll fee hike
MANILA, July 22 The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) said Thursday it is holding a dialogue with motorists and bus operators on the proposed toll fee hike starting August 16.
July 22, 2010 12:33 pm· Comments Off on Maynilad admits huge water shortage due to leaking pipes
MANILA, July 22 - Maynilad Water Services Inc. (MWSI) on Thursday admitted it is losing 890 million liters per day (MLD) due to leaking pipes in its west concessionaire consumers.
July 22, 2010 12:33 pm· Comments Off on Singson junks calls for 'water crisis' body
MANILA, July 22 - Malacanang sees no need to create a committee to address the acute water shortage problem in Metro Manila, according to Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio Singson.