US embassy closed Monday for Labor Day

September 4, 2010 10:49 am· Comments Off on US embassy closed Monday for Labor Day 

MANILA, Sept. 04 —- The U.S. embassy in Manila and its affiliated offices will be closed on Monday, September 6, in observance of U.S. Labor Day, the embassy announced.

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Peace Advocate Zamboanga announces search for peace weaver awardees

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ZAMBOANGA CITY, Sept. 3 — The Peace Advocate Zamboanga, in celebration of the annual Mindanao Week of Peace on November, announced its search for this year's Peace Weaver awardees.

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VP Binay donates beds, medicines to dengue patients of Iloilo

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By Annabel J. Petinglay

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 3 – Vice President Jejomar Binay donated folding beds and assorted medicines to the province of Iloilo to be used by the dengue patients who are overflowing in the provincial and district hospitals.

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Solon favors salary deduction to pay disallowed bonuses

September 4, 2010 10:49 am· Comments Off on Solon favors salary deduction to pay disallowed bonuses 

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 3 -– Cong. Jerry Treñas of the city lone district here claimed there was a rider in the releases of Productivity Enhancement Incentive (PEI) better known as productivity bonus amounting P49,653,000 to 1,655 city government officials in 2009.

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Guimaras avails of 4 bridges under President's Bridge Project

September 4, 2010 10:49 am· Comments Off on Guimaras avails of 4 bridges under President's Bridge Project 

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 3 – The province of Guimaras is a recipient of four bridges to be constructed under the Mega Bridges for Urban and Rural Development Project (MBURDP) of the President's Bridge Project.

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VP Binay urges LGUs to donate lots for shelter programs

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ILOILO CITY, Sept 3 –- Vice President Jejomar C. Binay has urged local government units (LGUs) to donate lots for shelter programs, even as he assured that the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) provide financial support through one of its agencies.

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City animal bite center tells students to stop catching spiders, warns of venomous bites

September 4, 2010 10:49 am· Comments Off on City animal bite center tells students to stop catching spiders, warns of venomous bites 

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 3 – The animal bite center here is urging the public, especially students to stop catching spiders.

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Former rebel receives cash assistance from OPAPP

September 4, 2010 10:49 am· Comments Off on Former rebel receives cash assistance from OPAPP 

By Judy Flores-Partlow

DUMAGUETE CITY, Sept. 3 – A former hitman and member of the Communist New People’s Army in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental and who has already been reintegrated to mainstream society received P80,000 cash assistance from the Philippine government under the former administration’s Social Integration Program.

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2 militant groups hold signature campaign vs Davao light firm

September 4, 2010 10:49 am· Comments Off on 2 militant groups hold signature campaign vs Davao light firm 

DAVAO CITY, Sept. 3 — Militant groups Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan)-Southern Mindanao Region (SMR) and Consumer Alert held a simultaneous signature campaign against the Davao Light and Power Company (DLPC) which is imposing a .08 centavo increase in power rates effective August.

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Mindanao tech-voc schools hold two-day jobs fair with 24 partner companies

September 4, 2010 10:49 am· Comments Off on Mindanao tech-voc schools hold two-day jobs fair with 24 partner companies 

DAVAO CITY, Sept. 3 – About two dozens of companies for both local and international job placements completed the two-day, Mindanao Technical Vocational Education and Training (MinTVET) Association-sponsored jobs fair for graduates of vocational schools in the Davao Region.

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