DOTC rolls out easier public grievance line against 'snob' drivers

December 7, 2010 11:52 am· Comments Off on DOTC rolls out easier public grievance line against 'snob' drivers 

MANILA, Dec. 6 — The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) intensifies its crackdown against taxi drivers who refuse to use meter or take passengers at the height of Christmas rush with easier complaint procedures, its top official said.

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Phl embassy in Riyadh relaunches website

December 7, 2010 11:52 am· Comments Off on Phl embassy in Riyadh relaunches website 

MANILA, Dec. 7 — The Philippine embassy in Riyadh, the biggest in the Middle East, has relaunched its website, http://philembassy-riyadh.org.

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VP Binay neck-to-neck in popularity with P-Noy in latest Pulse Asia survey

December 7, 2010 11:52 am· Comments Off on VP Binay neck-to-neck in popularity with P-Noy in latest Pulse Asia survey 

MANILA, Dec. 7 — Vice President Jejomar C. Binay is neck-to-neck with President Benigno Aquino III as the most popular officials of the current government, getting 78 percent against Aquino’s 79 percent in a recent survey of pollster Pulse Asia.

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Romulo meets third U.S. senator in garments lobby for Phl

December 7, 2010 11:52 am· Comments Off on Romulo meets third U.S. senator in garments lobby for Phl 

MANILA, Dec. 7 — Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto G. Romulo pressed on with the Philippine campaign for a better U.S. market of Philippine-made garments with a meeting with U.S. Senator Jim Webb at the latter’s office in Washington, D.C. last week.

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Youth forum for peace held

December 7, 2010 11:52 am· Comments Off on Youth forum for peace held 

MANILA, Dec. 7 — The government is supporting a school-wide forum to get the views and opinions of students that would help speed up the peace process.

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(Metro News) QC strengthens anti-TB drive

December 7, 2010 11:52 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC strengthens anti-TB drive 

MANILA, Dec. 7 – The city government said Tuesday the QC TB Management Council (TBMC) has launched the Multi-sector Alliance for a tuberculosis-free Quezon City.

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Cebu City vet warns vendors from passing off imported meat as local produce

December 7, 2010 11:52 am· Comments Off on Cebu City vet warns vendors from passing off imported meat as local produce 

CEBU CITY, Dec. 7 – The Cebu City veterinarian has warned market vendors in the city against selling imported meat as local produce.

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Danao barangays to use calamity fund to clean up water system

December 7, 2010 11:52 am· Comments Off on Danao barangays to use calamity fund to clean up water system 

CEBU CITY, Dec. 7 – Four barangays in Danao City in northern Cebu can use calamity funds of more than P16 million to buy a chlorinator for their water, as well as more food and medicines for the victims of a diarrhea outbreak in that city.

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Environmental lawyer wants closer look at proposal for new Cebu City landfill

December 7, 2010 11:52 am· Comments Off on Environmental lawyer wants closer look at proposal for new Cebu City landfill 

CEBU CITY, Dec. 7 – An environmental lawyer has suggested a closer look at a Malaysian firm’s bid to build a new sanitary landfill in Cebu City for P1.3 billion.

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DENR, partners plant over 100T mangroves in Olango Island

December 7, 2010 11:52 am· Comments Off on DENR, partners plant over 100T mangroves in Olango Island 

CEBU CITY, Dec. 7 – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 7 and its partner organizations have planted some 100,000 mangroves at the 1,028-hectare Olango Island Wildlife Sanctuary, off Lapu-Lapu City.

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