August 12, 2010 7:38 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) Traders ask QC gov’t to lower barangay clearance fees
MANILA, Aug. 11 - Quezon City businessmen are asking the city government to lower the clearance fees being charged by local barangay officials.
August 12, 2010 7:38 am· Comments Off on P-Noy has not issued official stand on proposed divorce law — Lacierda
MANILA, Aug. 11 Malacanang insisted on Wednesday that there is no official position as far as President Benigno Aquino III is concerned regarding the proposed divorce law.
August 12, 2010 7:38 am· 1 Comment
By Lilybeth G. Ison
MANILA, Aug. 11 — The committee on suffrage and electoral reforms in the House of Representatives is set to start next week hearings on proposals to postpone the barangay and Sanggunian Kabataan (SK) elections.
August 12, 2010 7:38 am· Comments Off on Private school group supports P-Noy's 12-year basic education system
MANILA, Aug. 11 — The countrys largest association of private elementary and secondary schools on Wednesday expressed their support to the proposal to add two more years in the current 10-year basic education cycle but warned the Department of Education (DepEd) against tinkering with the basic curriculum in the process.
August 12, 2010 7:38 am· Comments Off on Palace supports ban on officials' name, images on government projects
MANILA, Aug. 11 — Like the no "wang-wang" policy initiated by President Benigno S. Aquino III, Malacanang today expressed hope that government officials will refrain from using the Chief Executive's name or images in government projects.
August 12, 2010 7:38 am· Comments Off on Lacierda: Barangay elections to push through in October
MANILA, Aug. 11 — President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III wants the barangay elections to push through as scheduled this October.
August 12, 2010 7:38 am· Comments Off on DepEd says teaching sex education would be based on approval of parents
MANILA, Aug. 11 - Education Secretary Armin Luistro on Wednesday said that it is amenable to non-compulsory teaching of sex education in the countrys public schools.
August 12, 2010 7:38 am· Comments Off on Pagasa issues weather outlook for August 2010
MANILA, August 11 — The Climatology and Agrometeorology Division (CAD) of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomic Services Administration (Pagasa) issued on Wednesday the weather outlook for August 2010.
August 12, 2010 7:38 am· Comments Off on No unclaimed Filipino dead in Kish morgues, says DFA
By Gloria Jane Baylon
MANILA, Aug. 11 There appears to be no unclaimed Filipino dead in the island of Kish in southern Iran, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Wednesday, contrary to wild reports.
August 12, 2010 7:38 am· Comments Off on PCG launches SAR for 10 crews of sunken banca between Iloilo and Antique
MANILA, Aug. 11 — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) launched on Wednesday search and rescue (SAR) operations for 10 persons on board a fishing banca which sank off on Tuesday night between Iloilo and Antique provinces.