August 31, 2011 10:15 pm· Comments Off on Lacson dares incoming BOC chief to continue Alvarezs fight vs institutionalized corruption
MANILA, Aug. 31 — The replacement of outgoing Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Angelito Alvarez should continue the latter's fight against institutionalized corruption in the agency, Senator Panfilo M. Lacson said on Wednesday.
August 31, 2011 10:15 pm· Comments Off on Filipinos in Shanghai eagerly await arrival of President Aquino
SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 31 – Filipinos living and working here eagerly await the arrival of President Benigno S. Aquino III who is scheduled to meet them as part of his five-day visit to the Peoples Republic of China from August 30 to September 3.
August 31, 2011 10:15 pm· 1 Comment
MANILA, Aug. 31 The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) announced that it has started relief operations for around 300 families in Cagayan and Ilocos Norte who were severely affected by typhoon "Mina" early this week.
August 31, 2011 10:15 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Quiapo Church head lauds crackdown on selling of abortifacient pills
MANILA, Aug. 31 — The rector of Quiapo Church has lauded the efforts of the city government in clearing the vicinity of vendors selling abortifacient pills.
August 31, 2011 10:15 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Flooding triggers cancellation of classes in Navotas, Malabon
MANILA, Aug. 31 — The Department of Education (DepEd) announced the cancellation of classes in several schools in low lying areas of Malabon and Navotas as severe flooding ensued due to heavy downpour Wednesday.
August 31, 2011 10:15 pm· Comments Off on PHL proud of Filipino nurses who remained in Libya — DFA
MANILA, Aug. 31 — The Philippines is proud of the Filipino nurses who have chosen to remain in Libya to render humanitarian assistance there, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Wednesday.
August 31, 2011 10:15 pm· Comments Off on Palparan's security aide denies involvement in abduction of 2 UP students
MANILA, Aug. 31 — Philippine Army Staff Sgt. Edgardo Osorio, a security aide to retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr., denied on Wednesday the accusation implicating him in the abduction and disappearance of two University of the Philippines student activists in 2006.
August 31, 2011 10:15 pm· Comments Off on Aquino to promote Philippines to investors in five-day China trip
MANILA, Aug. 31 – Aside from forging better relations with China, President Benigno S. Aquino III said his state visit to China will showcase the Philippines as an investment haven to businessmen there following major reform measures he initiated in the government.
August 31, 2011 10:15 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino arrives in Beijing
BEIJING, China, Aug. 31 – President Benigno S. Aquino III arrived here Tuesday evening on board a Philippine Airlines Special Commercial Flight PR 001 on the first leg of his five-day state visit, three city swing to the People's Republic of China.
August 31, 2011 10:15 pm· Comments Off on Aquino's visit to China to generate about $ 2-$ 7-B worth of investments
BEIJING, China, Aug. 31 — President Benigno S. Aquino IIIs first state visit to the Peoples Republic of China is expected to generate about $ 2-billion to $ 7-billion worth of investments from various Chinese companies in support of the public-private partnership (PPP) projects of the administration.