Aquino administration performing well, says Palace

September 22, 2010 10:09 am· Comments Off on Aquino administration performing well, says Palace 

MANILA, Sept. 21 — Barely three months after assuming office, the Aquino administration is taking pride in the fact that it has reinvigorated confidence in government as can be gleaned from the positive signs of economic recovery.

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RP, Canada renew OFW deployment agreement

September 22, 2010 10:09 am· Comments Off on RP, Canada renew OFW deployment agreement 

MANILA, Sept. 21 — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Tuesday signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding with Department of Labour and Immigration (LIM) of the Province of Manitoba, Canada concerning cooperation in human resource deployment and development.

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NBN-4 urged not to compete with commercial TV networks

September 22, 2010 10:09 am· Comments Off on NBN-4 urged not to compete with commercial TV networks 

MANILA, Sept. 21 -– Senator Loren Legarda urged on Tuesday the government-owned National Broadcasting Network (NBN) Channel 4 not to compete with commercial television networks and instead come up with more educational programs focusing on climate change and environment protections.

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Manila Mayor Lim reacts on IIRC report

September 22, 2010 10:09 am· Comments Off on Manila Mayor Lim reacts on IIRC report 

MANILA, Sept. 21 — Manila Mayor Alfredo S. Lim on Tuesday branded as a "shotgun blast" the report submitted by the Incident Investigation and Review Committee (IIRC).

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Arson charges filed vs stepmother of two children killed in Las Pinas fire

September 22, 2010 10:09 am· Comments Off on Arson charges filed vs stepmother of two children killed in Las Pinas fire 

MANILA, Sept. 21 — A fire official said on Tuesday that authorities filed arson charges before the prosecutors' office against the stepmother of two children who died in a fire that destroyed a bungalow-type house in Las Pinas City last week.

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Enrile seeks probe of P732-M advance collection of water concessionaire

September 22, 2010 10:09 am· Comments Off on Enrile seeks probe of P732-M advance collection of water concessionaire 

MANILA, Sept. 21 – Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile has sought an investigation of the alleged P732 million advance collection of the Manila Water Company Inc. (MWCI) from its consumers to supposedly rehabilitate the terminated Wawa Dam Project in Montalban, Rizal.

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Ochoa: Palace lawyers to help P-Noy decide on IIRC recommendations

September 22, 2010 10:09 am· Comments Off on Ochoa: Palace lawyers to help P-Noy decide on IIRC recommendations 

MANILA, Sept. 21 — Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. said Tuesday the Palace legal team will assist President Benigno S. Aquino III "arrive at legally sound decisions" based on the report of the Incident Investigation and Review Committee (IIRC).

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Urgent!!! RP handled hostage-taking seriously, sincerely — China

September 22, 2010 10:09 am· Comments Off on Urgent!!! RP handled hostage-taking seriously, sincerely — China 

MANILA, Sept. 21 —- Based on its "initial reading” of the Philippine Government report of the August 23 botched attempt to rescue Hong Kong tourists during a deathly hostage-taking incident in Manila, Beijing on Tuesday afternoon said it believes the investigations were handled in a “sincere and serious manner” and this effort is appreciated by the Chinese Government.

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Aquino's UN address to stress global cooperation vs climate change

September 22, 2010 10:09 am· Comments Off on Aquino's UN address to stress global cooperation vs climate change 

MANILA, Sept. 21 — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III will stress cooperation in solving global problems such as climate change, consistent with the UN principle of collective action, when he addresses the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on September 24.

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RP drops from top 20 countries most hit by malware attacks

September 22, 2010 10:09 am· Comments Off on RP drops from top 20 countries most hit by malware attacks 

MANILA, Sept. 22 – An internet security and content management developer Wednesday said the Philippines dropped from the top 20 countries that received malware (virus) attacks after being on the list for several months.

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