2011 GAA could be first in series of ‘on-time’ & ‘timely’ budgets under Aquino gov't –Abad

December 2, 2010 11:30 am· Comments Off on 2011 GAA could be first in series of ‘on-time’ & ‘timely’ budgets under Aquino gov't –Abad 

MANILA, Dec. 2 — Department of Budget and Management Secretary Florencio Abad lauded on Thursday the Senate for the early approval on third reading of the proposed Reform Budget for 2011, making very possible the final approval of the Aquino government’s first financial blueprint within this year.

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Ilocos Region's 298 new police recruits take their oath

December 2, 2010 11:30 am· Comments Off on Ilocos Region's 298 new police recruits take their oath 

CAMP PRESIDENT QUIRINO, Ilocos Sur, Dec. 2 — A total of 298 new police recruits from the provinces of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union and Pangasinan took their oath of office in a simple ceremony Wednesday at the parade ground at the headquarters of the Police Regional Office 1 here.

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300 recruits undergo one-year rigid police training in Davao

December 2, 2010 11:30 am· Comments Off on 300 recruits undergo one-year rigid police training in Davao 

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 2 — A total of 314 recruits of the Philippine National Police (PNP) Davao started their training on Wednesday after the oath taking ceremony initiated by regional police director Chief Supt. Pedro Tango at Camp Catitipan, Buhangin, this city.

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Tagum City Council approves P231-M loan to finish new City Hall building

December 2, 2010 11:30 am· 1 Comment 

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, Dec. 2 — The Tagum City Council recently approved a resolution to secure a new loan worth P231 million for the completion of the new City Hall building at Barangay Apokon here.

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Davao City to recruit 208 BHWs to be assigned in far-flung areas next year

December 2, 2010 11:30 am· Comments Off on Davao City to recruit 208 BHWs to be assigned in far-flung areas next year 

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 2 – The city government in this city will be hiring 208 barangay health workers (BHWs) to be assigned in far-flung areas next year.

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Cotabato crime incidents down; Police, Marines on alert for the holidays

December 2, 2010 11:30 am· Comments Off on Cotabato crime incidents down; Police, Marines on alert for the holidays 

COTABATO CITY, Dec. 2 – The police and Philippine Marines in the city have doubled its alert status to avert crime incidents expected to go up during the holiday season.

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PIA exec underscores roles of information officers in country’s development

December 2, 2010 11:30 am· Comments Off on PIA exec underscores roles of information officers in country’s development 

By Perla Lena

ILOILO CITY, Dec. 2 – Information officers shall serve as link between the government and the public to create better understanding and likewise pave the way for the public to bring their issues such that it will be properly responded.

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BP oil spill the top search on Yahoo in 2010

December 2, 2010 11:30 am· Comments Off on BP oil spill the top search on Yahoo in 2010 

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 2 — BP oil spill was the topic that users of Yahoo's search engine have been most interested in for the year of 2010, the Internet company said on Wednesday.

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Considerable amount of marijuana plants eradicated in San Diego, U.S.

December 2, 2010 11:30 am· Comments Off on Considerable amount of marijuana plants eradicated in San Diego, U.S. 

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2 — The U.S. federal and local authorities have waged a fruitful war against illegal marijuana cultivation in San Diego County, U.S. State of California, in the first 11 months of this year, seizing a total of 378,243 marijuana plants in the area, according to a press release available here on Wednesday.

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Heavy snow catches out Austria

December 2, 2010 11:30 am· Comments Off on Heavy snow catches out Austria 

VIENNA, Dec. 2 — Since the night of November 30, the whole Austria has been hit by heavy snow, causing traffic chaos and congestion in some areas. So far many traffic accidents have been caused by snow, and at least two people were killed.

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