IRRI says rice is Asia’s real savior

October 4, 2010 6:58 am· Comments Off on IRRI says rice is Asia’s real savior 

LOS BANOS, Laguna, Oct. 3 – The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) based here urged Asian countries to sharply increase and better manage rice stocks to improve food security in the region.

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P-noy for responsible parenthood

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MANILA, Oct. 3 -– President Benigno Simeon Aquino III supports responsible parenthood in population management, a Palace official said Sunday.

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(Metro Manila) Binay orders crackdown on illegal gambling in Makati

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MANILA, Oct. 3 — Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin S. Binay has ordered the Makati City Police to immediately conduct a crackdown on all forms of illegal gambling in the city.

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Palace: Aquino admin on track in meeting its goals

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MANILA, Oct. 3 – A Malacanang official said on Sunday the administration of President Benigno S. Aquino III is on track in meeting its goals of reducing poverty and eradicating corruption in the country.

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Two-tiered wage system gains support

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MANILA, Oct. 3 — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said Sunday the proposed two-tiered wage mechanism is gaining support from employers' groups.

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SC says LLDA has power to fine establishments violating effluent standards

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MANILA, Oct. 3 — The Supreme Court (SC), in a 12-page ruling, said the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) has the authority to penalize business establishments found violating its effluent standards for inland water.

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BI reviews airport card deal

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MANILA, Oct. 3 — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) ordered the review of all contracts entered into during the previous administration, including the printing of arrival and departure (A/D) cards being distributed to international passengers, to determine their legality and effectiveness in contributing to the achievement of the bureau’s goals.

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CHED's looming budget cut for 2011 to hit scholarship program

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MANILA, Oct. 3 –The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) on Sunday admitted that the proposed budget cut in the commission’s funding for 2011 will adversely affect its scholarship and faculty development program.

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DepEd walks the extra mile

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MANILA, Oct. 3 – The Department of Education (DepEd) is working hand in hand with the local government unit of Laua-an in Antique to build a new bridge that will provide better access for residents of a community composed mostly of grade school students.

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Compostela LGU builds more classrooms

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MANILA, Oct. 3 — Responding to the call of the Department of Education (DepEd) for local government units to invest in education, Compostela Valley Governor Arturo T. Uy has presented to Education Secretary Armin Luistro three completed two-storey, eight classroom buildings in the municipalities of Compostela, Maragusan and Monkayo funded by the provincial government.

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