Angara stresses need to modernize PAGASA

July 29, 2011 10:11 pm· Comments Off on Angara stresses need to modernize PAGASA 

MANILA, July 29 – Senator Edgardo Angara stressed on Friday a need to modernize the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration's (PAGASA).

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Rabusa opposes Pangilinan’s appointment as BuCor chief

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By Perfecto T. Raymundo, Jr.

MANILA, July 29 – Former Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) budget officer retired Lt. Col. George Rabusa on Friday expressed his strong opposition to the appointment of former AFP Northern Luzon (Nolcom) chief retired Lt. Gen. Gaudencio Pangilinan as director of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor).

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Gazmin orders hot pursuit vs Abu Sayyaf who beheaded Marines in Sulu

July 29, 2011 10:11 pm· Comments Off on Gazmin orders hot pursuit vs Abu Sayyaf who beheaded Marines in Sulu 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, July 29 — “Run after the perpetrators until they are brought before the bar of justice.”

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DFA to be more aggressive in its economic diplomacy –Del Rosario

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By Faye P. Velasco

MANILA, July 29 — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will be more aggressive in its economic diplomacy.

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Today in History

July 29, 2011 10:11 pm· Comments Off on Today in History 

July 29, 2005

MANILA, July 29 — On July 29, 2005, Forbes Magazine listed then President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as the "fourth Most Powerful Woman" in the world, with United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice topping the list and beating out presidents, celebrities and businesswomen.

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Coloma addresses seminar of public relations practitioners in Quezon City

July 29, 2011 10:11 pm· Comments Off on Coloma addresses seminar of public relations practitioners in Quezon City 

MANILA, July 29 — Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma Jr. shared with public relations practitioners from various private businesses and companies the communication strategies of the government in imparting to the Filipino people the “good news” that the Aquino administration are implementing to effect change towards progress and development.

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Deputy speaker urges early approval of proposed 2012 budget

July 29, 2011 10:11 pm· Comments Off on Deputy speaker urges early approval of proposed 2012 budget 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, July 29 – House Deputy Speaker for Mindanao Rep. Ma. Isabelle Climaco-Salazar has urged her colleagues to swiftly act for the approval of the proposed P1.816 trillion 2012 General Appropriations Act.

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Ombudsman suspends three local treasurers; dismisses three others

July 29, 2011 10:11 pm· Comments Off on Ombudsman suspends three local treasurers; dismisses three others 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, July 29 – The Office of the Ombudsman has suspended three local treasurers and dismissed from service three others for differing violations.

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CA names new chief magistrate in the Visayas

July 29, 2011 10:11 pm· Comments Off on CA names new chief magistrate in the Visayas 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo, Jr.

MANILA, July 29 — The Court of Appeals (CA) has appointed its new chief magistrate in Cebu who will lead the handling of cases in the whole Visayas.

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Aquino gov’t funds Rainfed Agriculture Program to boost food production

July 29, 2011 10:11 pm· Comments Off on Aquino gov’t funds Rainfed Agriculture Program to boost food production 

MANILA, July 29 — The Aquino administration is releasing P20 million through the Department of Agriculture (DA) in the third quarter of this year to fund a national rainfed program aimed at raising food production in more than one million hectares throughout the country.

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