Maynilad links up with LGU to provide residents of Bacoor with livelihood project

April 9, 2011 2:01 am· Comments Off on Maynilad links up with LGU to provide residents of Bacoor with livelihood project 

MANILA, April 8 — Metro Pacific-led water concessionaire Maynilad Water Services Inc. has said a livelihood project is underway to help 4,000 impoverished fisherfolk of Bacoor, Cavite.

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Aquino leads celebration of 'Araw ng Kagitingan'

April 9, 2011 2:01 am· Comments Off on Aquino leads celebration of 'Araw ng Kagitingan' 

MANILA, April 8 — President Benigno S. Aquino III leads the 69th commemoration of Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) Saturday at the Dambana ng Kagitingan in Pilar, Bataan.

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DENR chief assures cracking whip on corrupt personnel

April 9, 2011 2:01 am· Comments Off on DENR chief assures cracking whip on corrupt personnel 

MANILA, April 8 — Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Ramon Paje has assured sanctions for the agency's personnel found guilty of corrupt acts.

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All Filipino heroes honored in Corregidor rites

April 9, 2011 2:01 am· Comments Off on All Filipino heroes honored in Corregidor rites 

By M. Antonio G. Ibarra

MANILA, April 8 — As part of the celebration of "Araw ng Kagitingan" on April 9, the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO) launched on Thursday the "Tribute to All Filipino Heroes" who died "for love of freedom and liberty."

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Aquino bares plans for comprehensive mapping system

April 9, 2011 2:01 am· Comments Off on Aquino bares plans for comprehensive mapping system 

ROSALES, Pangasinan, April 8 — President Benigno S. Aquino III bared plans to come up with a project concerning the creation of a comprehensive three dimensional (3D) map of the whole country that will help concerned government agencies in their efforts to avert possible damage to lives and properties in times of calamities.

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'Our function is to collect the correct taxes' –BIR chief

April 9, 2011 2:01 am· Comments Off on 'Our function is to collect the correct taxes' –BIR chief 

MANILA, April 8 — Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Kim S. Jacinto-Henares stressed on Friday that her agency's function is to collect the correct taxes.

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'Araw ng Kagitingan' a regular holiday —DOLE

April 9, 2011 2:01 am· Comments Off on 'Araw ng Kagitingan' a regular holiday —DOLE 

MANILA, April 8 –Department of Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda D. Baldoz said on Friday that April 9 (Saturday), Araw ng Kagitingan, will be celebrated by all Filipinos, including the country’s workforce, as a regular holiday nationwide in remembrance of the valor and heroism of the country’s soldiers and veterans in Bataan and Corregidor during World War II.

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Legarda calls for establishment of early warning systems

April 9, 2011 2:01 am· Comments Off on Legarda calls for establishment of early warning systems 

MANILA, April 8 – As another strong earthquake jolted Japan, Senator Loren Legarda cited on Friday the need for the immediate establishment of early warning systems and prioritization of disaster preparedness programs.

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Aquino underscores gov’t initiative in pushing programs that will protect and save lives

April 9, 2011 2:01 am· Comments Off on Aquino underscores gov’t initiative in pushing programs that will protect and save lives 

ROSALES, Pangasinan, April 8 — President Benigno S. Aquino III underscored the government’s strengthened initiatives in pushing for programs that will protect and save not only lives of the Filipino people but also their properties and livelihood.

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Palace transfers NCDA to DSWD

April 9, 2011 2:01 am· Comments Off on Palace transfers NCDA to DSWD 

MANILA, April 8 — Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. on Friday announced the transfer of the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) from the Office of the President (OP) to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to better serve people with disabilities (PWDs).

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