Vice President welcomes OFWs from Kuwait‏

April 14, 2011 12:55 am· Comments Off on Vice President welcomes OFWs from Kuwait‏ 

MANILA, April 13 — Vice President and Presidential Adviser on Overseas Filipino Workers’ (OFWs) Concerns Jejomar C. Binay welcomed some 105 repatriates from Kuwait, Wednesday afternoon at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 via Singapore Airlines flight SQ916.

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AFP housing project brings cheers to soldiers

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MANILA, April 13 — The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Wednesday welcomed President Benigno S. Aquino’s issuance of Administrative Order No. 9, providing housing projects for soldiers and policemen.

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Revillame’s lawyer assails CHR hearing on child abuse incident

April 14, 2011 12:55 am· 3 Comments 

MANILA, April 13 — A lawyer for television host Willie Revillame on Wednesday assailed the hearing being conducted by the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on the controversial incident showing a six-year old performing like a “macho” dancer on his TV5 show saying it evoked of “patent bias and partiality.”

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Authorities eye expanding CNEX Forum's reach

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MANILA, April 13 — Authorities concerned are targetting further on expanding the reach of the government's Communication and News Exchange (CNEX) Forum to even better help inform the people about the State's policies and initiatives.

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Jobs, services, livelihood for OFWs all set on Labor Day

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MANILA, April 13 — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is saving a spot for displaced overseas Filipino workers at the nationwide Job and Livelihood Fair on Labor Day by offering them overseas jobs, employment services, and livelihood opportunities.

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Labor Day fair in Zamboanga to offer 4,081 jobs

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MANILA, April 13 — Some 4,081 job vacancies await graduates and job seekers at the job and livelihood fair in Zamboanga City on Labor Day.

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Senator seeks probe into alleged NICA report on looming food crisis

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MANILA, April 13 – Senator Francis ‘Kiko’ Pangilinan called on Wednesday for the investigation of the controversial report purportedly released by the National Intelligence Coordinating Agency (NICA) about an alleged looming food shortage in the country.

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DOJ forms fact-finding body to probe successive oil price hikes

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MANILA, April 13 – The Department of Justice (DOJ) is set to create a task force that will conduct an investigation into the possible violations of law that may have been committed by domestic petroleum companies in successively raising their oil prices.

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Aquino observes ‘Balikatan 2011’ exercises at Fort Magsaysay

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FORT MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija, April 13 — President Benigno S. Aquino III witnessed the military activities here under the “Balikatan 2011” focusing on revitalizing the inter-operability of the Philippines and United States military forces in post-conflict response through the conduct of disaster rehabilitation and rural development projects.

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PHL remains safe from Japan’s radioactive materials – PNRI

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MANILA, April 13 – The Philippines remains safe from radioactive materials in Japan’s quake-damaged nuclear power plant in Fukushima, the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI) said Wednesday.

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