Voluntary codes of good practices boost industry self-regulation — Baldoz

December 12, 2010 10:44 am· Comments Off on Voluntary codes of good practices boost industry self-regulation — Baldoz 

MANILA, Dec. 10 — Department of Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz on Friday said the adoption by the country's industries of voluntary codes of good practices boosts the efforts to wean industries from too much dependence on government for regulation and intervention even on minor issues that industries themselves, in cooperation with tripartite partners, can easily address.

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OPAPP seeks more collaboration with civil society

December 12, 2010 10:44 am· Comments Off on OPAPP seeks more collaboration with civil society 

MANILA, Dec. 11 – The government is strengthening its collaboration with civil society to advance peace and development in conflict-affected areas.

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Withdrawal of charges vs 'Morong 43' part of the government’s confidence building measure

December 12, 2010 10:44 am· Comments Off on Withdrawal of charges vs 'Morong 43' part of the government’s confidence building measure 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, Dec. 11 – The order of President Benigno S. Aquino III to withdraw the charges filed against the so-called "Morong 43" augurs well of the government’s sincerity and confidence building measure for the peace process to succeed.

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2 BI jail guards sacked

December 12, 2010 10:44 am· Comments Off on 2 BI jail guards sacked 

MANILA, Dec. 11 — Bureau of Immigration (BI) officer-in-charge Ronaldo Ledesma relieved on Saturday a warden and a jail guard assigned at the agency’s detention center in Bicutan, Taguig City in connection with the escape of a detained German national.

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Aquino lauds first Barangay Assembly Day

December 12, 2010 10:44 am· Comments Off on Aquino lauds first Barangay Assembly Day 

TARLAC CITY, Dec. 11 — President Benigno S. Aquino III joined community leaders in the country’s estimated 42,000 barangays in their commitment to promote good governance at the grassroots level as part of the 2010 Barangay Assembly Day nationwide on Saturday.

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President Aquino eager for resolution of 'Morong 43' case

December 12, 2010 10:44 am· Comments Off on President Aquino eager for resolution of 'Morong 43' case 

MANILA, Dec. 11 — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Saturday said his government is sincere about releasing the 43 medical workers who were detained on suspicion of coddling communist rebels in Morong, Rizal last February by ordering the Department of Justice to drop the charges against the detainees.

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(Metro News) Robbers storm QC pawnshop

December 12, 2010 10:44 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) Robbers storm QC pawnshop 

MANILA, Dec. 11 – At least five armed robbers stormed a pawnshop in Cubao, Quezon City and carted away P 500,000 in cash and valuables including jewelries, Quezon City Police District (QCPD) said late Saturday.

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PCW calls upon radio station disc jockeys to stop negative portrayal of women

December 12, 2010 10:44 am· Comments Off on PCW calls upon radio station disc jockeys to stop negative portrayal of women 

MANILA, Dec. 8 – Listeners of various radio stations brought to the Philippine Commission on Women’s (PCW) attention the “demeaning remarks” of several AM and FM radio station disc jockeys (DJs) and announcers.

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PSE, DepEd now closer to integrating stock market subjects in high school

December 12, 2010 10:44 am· Comments Off on PSE, DepEd now closer to integrating stock market subjects in high school 

MANILA, Dec. 12 – Officials of the Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE) and Department of Education (DepEd) announced that they successfully completed their nationwide validation activities which is expected to bring them a step closer to integrating stock market subjects in high school.

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NorCot vice guv honors model retiree

December 12, 2010 10:44 am· Comments Off on NorCot vice guv honors model retiree 

COTABATO CITY, Dec. 11 – North Cotabato Vice Gov. Gregorio Ipong has called on all provincial government employees to emulate the legacy left by a retired provincial employee.

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