CNG bus operators ask DOE to revive program on natural gas‏

September 1, 2010 10:30 am· 1 Comment 

MANILA, Aug. 31 — Operators of buses using compressed natural gas (CNG) urged the Department of Energy (DOE) to also include and revive the programs on the Natural Gas Vehicle Program for Public Transport (NGVPPT).

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Applications for Data Encoder eligibility accepted until December – CSC

September 1, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on Applications for Data Encoder eligibility accepted until December – CSC 

MANILA, Aug. 31 – The Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced Monday it will accept applications for the grant of Data Encoder eligibility until Dec. 31, 2010 only.

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Enrile: No hurry on VFA abolition

September 1, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on Enrile: No hurry on VFA abolition 

MANILA, Aug. 31 –- Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile urged on Tuesday his colleagues not to hurry on approving a resolution calling for the abolition of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) just because President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III will be meeting with United States President Barrack Obama.

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President Aquino resets Indonesia and Vietnam trips

September 1, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on President Aquino resets Indonesia and Vietnam trips 

MANILA, Aug. 31 — Instead of making two separate trips, President Benigno S. Aquino III has re-scheduled his visits to Indonesia and Vietnam next month so that a study can be conducted on how these trips can be squeezed into one.

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Call on P-Noy a ‘major, major’ event for Venus

September 1, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on Call on P-Noy a ‘major, major’ event for Venus 

MANILA, Aug. 31 – For Miss Universe 4th runner-up Ma. Venus Raj, her first encounter with President Benigno S. Aquino III is one ‘major major’ event she would never forget.

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Only ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary may claim 'Ambassador' title — E.O. 5

September 1, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on Only ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary may claim 'Ambassador' title — E.O. 5 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Aug. 31 —- No longer can envoys on special task forces or ad hoc foreign assignments append the title “Ambassador” to their names, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs(DFA) as per directive issued recently by President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III.

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RP seeks membership in UN anti-piracy body

September 1, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on RP seeks membership in UN anti-piracy body 

MANILA Aug. 31 —- The Philippine Government is pushing for membership in the United Nations Contact Group Against Piracy, even as it urges the Security Council for global cooperation against the poverty-rooted scourge, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Tuesday.

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Administrative cases await cops who posed at hostage bus, says NCRPO

September 1, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on Administrative cases await cops who posed at hostage bus, says NCRPO 

MANILA, Sept. 1 – National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Director Leocadio Santiago said administrative cases are now being readied against the policemen who took their photographs using as background the Hong Thai bus which served as venue to the bloody hostage-taking on August 23 at the Quirino Grandstand.

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DSWD supports calls for child-friendly schools

September 1, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on DSWD supports calls for child-friendly schools 

MANILA, Sept. 1 – Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon "Dinky" Soliman said the agency is supporting all programs designed to turn all of the country's school into child-friendly educational centers.

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Top NAPOLCOM, PNP officials lead 16th Nat'l Crime Prevention Month in Camp Crame

September 1, 2010 10:30 am· Comments Off on Top NAPOLCOM, PNP officials lead 16th Nat'l Crime Prevention Month in Camp Crame 

MANILA, Sept. 1 – Top officials of the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Wednesday led the kick-off ceremonies for the 16th National Crime Prevention Month in Camp Crame.

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