LUSWELF operators, DOLE should talk to iron out kinks — Maritime expert

August 29, 2010 1:47 pm· Comments Off on LUSWELF operators, DOLE should talk to iron out kinks — Maritime expert 

MANILA, Aug. 29 – Maritime expert and former Professional Regulation Commission examiner Capt. Constantino Arcellana said the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the manning agencies conducting business at the Luneta Seafarers Welfare Foundation, Inc. (LUSWELF) should conduct more talks to patch up their differences.

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Next UNDAF to reflect new MTPDP priorities

August 29, 2010 1:47 pm· Comments Off on Next UNDAF to reflect new MTPDP priorities 

MANILA, Aug. 29 — Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Cayetano W. Paderanga Jr. has said the next United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for 2012 to 2016 would closely align with the administration’s development priorities.

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APC receives the 2010 Southeast Asia and Australasia Frost & Sullivan Market Share Leadership Award

August 29, 2010 1:47 pm· Comments Off on APC receives the 2010 Southeast Asia and Australasia Frost & Sullivan Market Share Leadership Award 

MANILA, Aug. 29 — APC by Schneider Electric, a global leader in integrated critical power and cooling services, has announced it is the recipient of the 2010 Southeast Asia and Australasia Frost & Sullivan Market Share Leadership Award in the Power Distribution Unit Market.

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4 passengers die, 38 others injured as bus fell into creek in Quezon province

August 29, 2010 1:47 pm· Comments Off on 4 passengers die, 38 others injured as bus fell into creek in Quezon province 

MANILA, Aug. 29 –- A passenger bus fell into a creek in Quezon province Sunday morning, resulting in the death of four passengers while 38 other people, including the driver, were injured.

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Suspected robber killed, two cops wounded in Laguna shootout

August 29, 2010 1:47 pm· Comments Off on Suspected robber killed, two cops wounded in Laguna shootout 

MANILA, Aug. 29 – A suspected robber was killed while his cohort escaped and two policemen were wounded after a shootout between the thieves and responding lawmen in Laguna on Saturday evening, a ranking police official said Sunday.

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P200-M cancer center for Mindanao to rise in Davao Norte

August 29, 2010 1:47 pm· Comments Off on P200-M cancer center for Mindanao to rise in Davao Norte 

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, Aug. 29 — A P200-million building Cancer Center for Mindanao will soon rise here as additional service of the 200-bed capacity Davao Regional Hospital (DRH).

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Palawan inmates seek livelihood help from NGOs

August 29, 2010 1:47 pm· Comments Off on Palawan inmates seek livelihood help from NGOs 

By Celeste Anna R. Formoso

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, August 29 –- Around 25 detainees of the Palawan Provincial Jail (PPJ) actively involved in various livelihood activities are appealing to non-government organizations (NGOs) and private individuals to help them find market for their products to earn income for themselves while in incarceration.

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Zambo holds candle lighting, prayer memorial for Quirino hostage victims

August 29, 2010 1:47 pm· Comments Off on Zambo holds candle lighting, prayer memorial for Quirino hostage victims 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Aug 29 — Zamboanguenos on Friday night lighted candles and offered prayers for the victims of Monday’s hostage taking incident at the Quirino grandstand in Manila in ceremonies held at the Rotary Circle in Gov. Camins.

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Geothermal plants, NoCot LGU to collect P33.4 M royalty tax‏

August 29, 2010 1:47 pm· Comments Off on Geothermal plants, NoCot LGU to collect P33.4 M royalty tax‏ 

KIDAPAWAN CITY, Aug 29 – Some P33.4 million from the royalty tax levied on the geothermal power generated by the Energy Development Corporation (EDC) from Mount Apo is still available for use by the provincial government of North Cotabato, according to the provincial board.

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Coconut authority places 3 barangays in Puerto Princesa on CLB watch

August 29, 2010 1:47 pm· Comments Off on Coconut authority places 3 barangays in Puerto Princesa on CLB watch 

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Aug. 29 –- The Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA)-Palawan Office has placed three barangays in this city under its coconut leaf beetle (CLB) watch to keep the bug away from spreading to other areas and cause damage into its coconut farms.

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