U-ACT to hold RP's first ever International Trade Policy Forum in October

October 3, 2010 6:58 am· Comments Off on U-ACT to hold RP's first ever International Trade Policy Forum in October 

MANILA, Sept. 29 — The Philippines is set to hold in October the first ever International Trade Policy Forum that is expected to gather key stakeholders from local and international organizations, industry and professional associations, academic institutions, government agencies, foreign chambers and embassies, business and trade councils, exporters, employers organizations, development and donor partners.

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Luistro: DepEd is serious on its EFA goals

October 3, 2010 12:18 am· Comments Off on Luistro: DepEd is serious on its EFA goals 

MANILA, Oct. 2 – To move closer towards hitting the 2015 Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets, the Department of Education (DepEd) intends to undertake a ground mapping of all six-year-old children by way of pre-registration all over the country.

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TESDA pushes for job creations right at home

October 3, 2010 12:18 am· Comments Off on TESDA pushes for job creations right at home 

MANILA, Oct. 2 — The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is pushing for job creation right at the very home of every Filipino.

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DOLE: Industrial relations front peaceful and stable

October 3, 2010 12:18 am· Comments Off on DOLE: Industrial relations front peaceful and stable 

MANILA, Oct. 2 — Determined to prevent the escalation of labor disputes into work stoppages or strikes, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said on Saturday it would exert more efforts to work with the private and labor sectors to strengthen tripartite cooperation and promote industrial peace.

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Over 600 SSS properties for sale at Housing Fair

October 3, 2010 12:18 am· Comments Off on Over 600 SSS properties for sale at Housing Fair 

MANILA, Oct. 2 — The Social Security System (SSS) offered for sale at attractive terms 660 acquired properties in a three-day Housing Fair that started on Friday, a top official said.

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Aquino pushes expanded national health insurance program

October 3, 2010 12:18 am· Comments Off on Aquino pushes expanded national health insurance program 

MANILA, Oct. 2 — President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Saturday that “the path towards universal health care does not start nor end with this event. Instead, our initiative today serves as an impetus to propel the health sector in achieving its goal of providing equitable and sustainable healthcare for every Filipino.”

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Aquino stands firm to inform couples on their choices

October 3, 2010 12:18 am· Comments Off on Aquino stands firm to inform couples on their choices 

MANILA, Oct. 2 — President Benigno S. Aquino III said he remains firm about making couples know the choices available to them in planning their family size.

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Aquino to go over plans versus jueteng

October 3, 2010 12:18 am· Comments Off on Aquino to go over plans versus jueteng 

MANILA, Oct. 2 — President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Saturday that he has yet to go over the comprehensive plan submitted to him by Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo on how to combat the illegal numbers game, jueteng.

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2nd phase of IIRC report completed in a month's time – de Lima

October 3, 2010 12:18 am· Comments Off on 2nd phase of IIRC report completed in a month's time – de Lima 

MANILA, Oct. 2 -Justice Secretary Leila De Lima on Saturday said that the second phase of the Incident Investigation and Review Committee (IIRC) regarding the bloody Aug. 23 hostage stand-off at the Luneta Grandstand will be completed in a month's time.

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Task force eyes several angles behind Manila blast

October 3, 2010 12:18 am· Comments Off on Task force eyes several angles behind Manila blast 

MANILA, Oct. 2 –The Task Force Bar Operations 2010 has started locating the owners of the vehicles used in transporting the victims of the De La Salle University explosion last Sept. 26 to the hospital to help establish the identities of the suspects.

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