Senate urges LLDA to order Tanduay to pay clean up of Laguna lake

October 29, 2010 12:49 pm· Comments Off on Senate urges LLDA to order Tanduay to pay clean up of Laguna lake 

MANILA, Oct. 28 -– The Senate committee on environment and natural resources urged on Thursday the Laguna Lake Development Authority to order the Tanduay Distillers Inc. to pay clean up drive of the lake following the fish kill caused by alcohol spill.

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SLEX, SCTEX expect 15 percent growth in traffic volume

October 29, 2010 12:49 pm· Comments Off on SLEX, SCTEX expect 15 percent growth in traffic volume 

MANILA, Oct. 28 — The Tollways Management Corp., the operator of the two expressways in the north expects its daily vehicle traffic volume to increase by double digits on All Saints Day.

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Senate to approve 2011 budget before Christmas break

October 29, 2010 12:49 pm· Comments Off on Senate to approve 2011 budget before Christmas break 

MANILA, Oct. 28 — The Senate on Thursday vowed to approve the P1.645 trillion national budget for 2011 before year-end, ensuring that the government will not operate on a reenacted budget that would cause further delays in priority projects of President Aquino’s administration.

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Switzerland, Norway and Denmark open doors to OFWs

October 29, 2010 12:49 pm· Comments Off on Switzerland, Norway and Denmark open doors to OFWs 

MANILA, Oct. 28 — Philippine Overseas Employment Administration chief Jennifer Jardin-Manalili said Filipinos who want to work in Switzerland, Norway and Denmark may now apply for employment after these countries have guaranteed protection for OFWs and agreed to observe the requirements of the Philippine government on the deployment of au pairs.

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COA probes big allowances of Senate execs

October 29, 2010 12:49 pm· Comments Off on COA probes big allowances of Senate execs 

MANILA, Oct. 28 – The Commission on Audit (CoA) said Thursday it is investigating the big allowances of the executives of the Senate of the Philippines as well as senators.

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Retreat session marks start of 17th ASEAN Summit

October 29, 2010 12:49 pm· Comments Off on Retreat session marks start of 17th ASEAN Summit 

HANOI, Oct. 28 — The 17th Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit formally opened Thursday with leaders of member countries holding a retreat session to discuss measures on how to deepen comprehensive cooperation and maintain peace and stability in the region.

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Enrile takes responsibility over hefty allowances of Senate execs

October 29, 2010 12:49 pm· Comments Off on Enrile takes responsibility over hefty allowances of Senate execs 

MANILA, Oct. 28 – Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile claimed on Thursday that he authorized the granting of the fat monthly allowances of the Senate executives and employees.

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Search for 10 outstanding soldiers 2011 now underway

October 29, 2010 12:49 pm· Comments Off on Search for 10 outstanding soldiers 2011 now underway 

MANILA, Oct. 29 — The search for the Ten Outstanding Philippine Soldiers (TOPS) for 2011 is underway, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said.

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APO members believes blast suspect innocent

October 29, 2010 12:49 pm· Comments Off on APO members believes blast suspect innocent 

MANILA, Oct. 29 — Ferdie Ramos, a member and spokesperson of the Alpha Phi Omega (APO) fraternity, said that they strongly believed that Anthony Nepomuceno, a possible suspect in the Sept. 26 DLSU bar blast and a fraternity "brod", is innocent of the crime.

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Civic, humanitarian groups launch international appeal for victims of 'Juan'

October 29, 2010 12:49 pm· Comments Off on Civic, humanitarian groups launch international appeal for victims of 'Juan' 

MANILA, Oct. 29 -– Civic and humanitarian groups on Friday called the on international community leaders for financial help and any assistance in kind for the victims of Typhoon “Juan”.

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