UNESCO hails RP’s Dia Galeon Summit slated Oct. 8

October 5, 2010 11:30 am· Comments Off on UNESCO hails RP’s Dia Galeon Summit slated Oct. 8 

MANILA, Oct. 4 -– The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Monday hailed 1st UNESCO global observance of Dia del Galeόn with the stimulating program of events.

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Corona says Bar exams next year will not be held in La Salle

October 5, 2010 11:30 am· Comments Off on Corona says Bar exams next year will not be held in La Salle 

MANILA, Oct. 4 — Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Renato Corona on Monday said that the Bar Examinations next year will no longer be held at the De La Salle University (DLSU) on Taft Ave., Manila, where a bomb exploded nearby last September 26.

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CAAP chief Cusi will stay — Lacierda

October 5, 2010 11:30 am· Comments Off on CAAP chief Cusi will stay — Lacierda 

MANILA, Oct. 4 — Malacanang announced on Monday that Civil Aeronautics Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) Director-General Alfonso Cusi will stay on his position.

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Enrile: RH bill should be handled carefully

October 5, 2010 11:30 am· Comments Off on Enrile: RH bill should be handled carefully 

MANILA, Oct. 4 -– Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile stressed on Monday the need to handle carefully the Reproductive Health Bill to assure that every Filipino would benefit from it if enacted into law.

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Escudero gives P-Noy high mark in fight vs corruption

October 5, 2010 11:30 am· Comments Off on Escudero gives P-Noy high mark in fight vs corruption 

MANILA, Oct. 4 –- Senator Francis "Chiz" Escudero on Monday gave President Benigno S. Aquino III a high mark in the government’s campaign against graft and corruption, four days before the President reaches 100 days in office.

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DBM chief appeals to Congress to approve P44-B pro-poor fund allocation

October 5, 2010 11:30 am· Comments Off on DBM chief appeals to Congress to approve P44-B pro-poor fund allocation 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Oct. 4 — At the start of deliberation for the proposed P1.645 trillion national budget for 2011 at the House of Representatives, Budget and Management Secretary Florencio Abad on Monday appealed to lawmakers to keep the P44 billion pro-poor fund allocations intact to help the government combat poverty and meet its Millennium Development Goals (MDG) target for 2015.

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No Filipino injured, rendered homeless or killed in Sunday’s Japan quake

October 5, 2010 11:30 am· Comments Off on No Filipino injured, rendered homeless or killed in Sunday’s Japan quake 

MANILA,Oct. 4 —- No Filipino was affected by the earthquake that rocked the Joetsu Region, specifically Niigata Prefecture, north of Tokyo, on October 3, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed,

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(Metro News) QC elevator crash hurts three persons

October 5, 2010 11:30 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC elevator crash hurts three persons 

MANILA, Oct. 4 – At least three people were injured when an elevator of a condominium they were riding in Quezon City crashed from the 9th floor Monday, the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) said.

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3rd Int'l Rice Congress set in Hanoi, Vietnam on Nov. 8 – 12, 2010

October 5, 2010 11:30 am· Comments Off on 3rd Int'l Rice Congress set in Hanoi, Vietnam on Nov. 8 – 12, 2010 

IRRI, LOS BANOS, Laguna, Oct. 5 – The third International Rice Congress (IRC2010) will be held at the Vietnam National Convention Center, in Hanoi, Vietnam on Nov. 8–12, 2010, organizers said.

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Catholic prelate supports global drive for “respect for recyclers”

October 5, 2010 11:30 am· Comments Off on Catholic prelate supports global drive for “respect for recyclers” 

MANILA, Oct. 5 — Caloocan Bishop Deogracias S. Iñiguez, Jr. has joined a growing campaign for recognition, respect and support for recyclers, particularly the waste pickers, as governments meet in Tianjin, China to continue the stalled negotiations for a global climate agreement and action plan.

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