Aquino inaugurates typhoon resistant core shelters in Pangasinan

December 8, 2010 1:01 am· 1 Comment 

BANI, Pangasinan, Dec. 7 — President Benigno S. Aquino III inaugurated on Tuesday the first typhoon resistant core shelters in the province of Pangasinan as part of the administration’s effort to provide cheap but decent homes to victims of calamities.

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Palace debunks report of communications group revamp

December 8, 2010 1:01 am· Comments Off on Palace debunks report of communications group revamp 

MANILA, Dec. 7 — Malacañang assured on Tuesday that there will be no reorganization within the three-headed communications group of President Benigno S. Aquino III.

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Palace to seek reconsideration of SC decision on Truth Commission

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MANILA, Dec. 7 — Malacanang on Tuesday said it would seek reconsideration of the Supreme Court decision declaring as unconstitutional Executive Order No. 1, which creates the Truth Commission, pointing out that the verdict will set back efforts for reforms and accountability in government.

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Aquino to speak at children’s hour benefit lunch

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MANILA, Dec. 7 — President Benigno S. Aquino III will grace the 10th annual benefit lunch and speak before hundreds of children-beneficiaries; donors, sponsors and gracious benefactors of the Children’s Hour Philippines Inc. (CHPI) in Makati City on Wednesday.

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DoLE opens hotlines for employers holding off workers' holiday bonus

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MANILA, Dec. 7 — Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz on Tuesday announced workers not given their due holiday bonus can now report their employers through the DOLE’s national and regional telephone hotlines.

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DND declares failure of bidding for P3.2-B choppers

December 8, 2010 1:01 am· Comments Off on DND declares failure of bidding for P3.2-B choppers 

MANILA, Dec. 7 — Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin has approved the recommendation of the Board of Inquiry (BOI) to declare a failure of bidding for the Attack Helicopter Acquisition Project of the Philippine Air Force (PAF).

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Barangays hold assembly day on Saturday; officials to recite good governance pledge

December 8, 2010 1:01 am· Comments Off on Barangays hold assembly day on Saturday; officials to recite good governance pledge 

MANILA, Dec. 7 — The country’s more than 42,000 barangays will hold the first synchronized barangay assembly day under President Benigno C. Aquino III’s administration on Saturday, December 11, 2010.

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Senate concurs with amnesty proclamation

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By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Dec. 7 -– The Senate adopted on Tuesday night a committee resolution concurring with Proclamation 75, granting amnesty to former and active rebel soldiers and policemen and other supporters who participated in three foiled military uprisings against the previous Arroyo administration .

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(Metro News)

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Teenage girl dies, 6 hurt after train sideswipes taxi in Manila

MANILA, Dec. 6 –A teenage girl was killed and six others, were hurt after a taxi they were riding in was sideswiped by a train in Pandacan, Manila on Tuesday morning.

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New Clark hospital complex a vote of confidence in PH economy — Aquino

December 8, 2010 1:01 am· Comments Off on New Clark hospital complex a vote of confidence in PH economy — Aquino 

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Dec. 7 — President Benigno S. Aquino on Tuesday said that the US$ 1.025 billion Global Gateway Logistics City (GGLC) and its locators, including the Medical City, is a vote of confidence in the economic prospects for the Philippines.

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