Maritime expert says gov't, private sector must harmonize crewing strategy

August 23, 2010 11:20 am· Comments Off on Maritime expert says gov't, private sector must harmonize crewing strategy 

MANILA, Aug. 23 — So that the country could further reap the benefits of being the world's manning capital, maritime expert and former Professional Regulation Commission examiner Capt. Constatino Arcellana said that the various manning agencies, crewing organization, and government agencies task to monitor the Philippines' seafaring industry must now band together to craft and improve rules and laws that would further promote the above-mentioned sector.

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Palace seeks hiked cooperation on road safety

August 23, 2010 11:20 am· Comments Off on Palace seeks hiked cooperation on road safety 

MANILA, Aug. 23 — Malacanang is seeking from the transport sector more cooperation on promoting road safety nationwide.

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National Press Club asks CHR exec for public apology on ‘bathroom interview’ issue

August 23, 2010 11:20 am· Comments Off on National Press Club asks CHR exec for public apology on ‘bathroom interview’ issue 

MANILA, Aug. 23 -– The National Press Club (NPC) on Monday asked an official of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) to make a public apology on the controversial “bathroom interview” she wanted to grant a broadcast journalist.

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Laguna residents appeal not to suspend Laguna de Bay rehab project

August 23, 2010 11:20 am· Comments Off on Laguna residents appeal not to suspend Laguna de Bay rehab project 

MANILA, Aug. 23 -– Saying they do not want a repeat of the devastation caused by typhoon Ondoy, fishermen and residents in the Laguna de Bay area are appealing to President Benigno Simeon Aquino III not to suspend the controversial P18.5-billion Laguna de Bay rehabilitation project.

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PDEA opens provincial office in Davao Norte

August 23, 2010 11:20 am· Comments Off on PDEA opens provincial office in Davao Norte 

PANABO CITY, Davao del Norte, Aug. 23 — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) recently opened its new provincial office in Panabo City to serve the outlying areas in this province.

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Major facilities on the rise at Leyte Government Center

August 23, 2010 11:20 am· Comments Off on Major facilities on the rise at Leyte Government Center 

ORMOC CITY, Aug. 23 — The provincial government of Leyte is undertaking major infrastructure projects at the government center in Palo town as part of its long-term development plan to transform the property into an alternative business and leisure hub.

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Reinvestment needed to boost RP’s economy: Salceda

August 23, 2010 11:20 am· Comments Off on Reinvestment needed to boost RP’s economy: Salceda 

LEGAZPI CITY, Aug. 23 — More capital investments are needed to fuel up the country’s economic growth, a top economic analyst said Monday.

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Communist leader nabbed in Albay

August 23, 2010 11:20 am· Comments Off on Communist leader nabbed in Albay 

LEGAZPI CITY, Aug. 23 — For having one shot too many, a New People’s Army (NPA) leader fell into the hands of Army soldiers over the weekend, a ranking military officer here said Friday.

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PNP-ARMM orders manhunt vs. killers of MSU students

August 23, 2010 11:20 am· Comments Off on PNP-ARMM orders manhunt vs. killers of MSU students 

CAMP SK PENDATUN, Maguindanao, Aug. 23 – Chief Superintendent Bienvenido Latag, police regional director in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), has ordered the Marawi police to bring the suspects in the murder of two university students behind bars.

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ARMM official denies reports for direct participation in peace talks

August 23, 2010 11:20 am· Comments Off on ARMM official denies reports for direct participation in peace talks 

DAVAO CITY, Aug. 23 – An official of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has denied reports that they aspire to become member of the government peace panel talking peace with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

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