Public assured of continuous banking services

September 27, 2011 9:14 pm· Comments Off on Public assured of continuous banking services 

MANILA, Sept. 27 — The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has assured the public of continuous banking services amid the typhoon.

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NFA assures readiness to release emergency rice stocks

September 27, 2011 9:14 pm· Comments Off on NFA assures readiness to release emergency rice stocks 

MANILA, Sept. 27 – The National Food Authority (NFA) is ready to release, when needed, its emergency rice stocks for areas reeling from calamities like this week's onslaught of typhoon 'Pedring.'

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Mobile, landline services normal -PLDT and Globe

September 27, 2011 9:14 pm· 2 Comments 

MANILA, Sept. 27 — Mobile and landline services in Metro Manila on Tuesday remained normal, but prolonged power outages may cause some degradation.

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Lawmakers push for amendments to HIV/AIDS Law

September 27, 2011 9:14 pm· Comments Off on Lawmakers push for amendments to HIV/AIDS Law 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Sept. 27 — A decade ago, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected one Filipino every 72 hours. Now, it infects seven Filipinos every 24 hours.

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MRT, LRT stop operations‏

September 27, 2011 9:14 pm· Comments Off on MRT, LRT stop operations‏ 

MANILA, Sept. 27 — The country's three mass rail systems on Tuesday stopped operation because of power interruptions and strong winds brought about by typhoon Pedring, according to Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA).

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DFA Consular Affairs Office announces schedule for those affected by typhoon Pedring

September 27, 2011 9:14 pm· Comments Off on DFA Consular Affairs Office announces schedule for those affected by typhoon Pedring 

MANILA, Sept. 27 — The Department of Foreign Affairs-Office of Consular Affairs (DFA-OCA) announced a schedule for passport applicants who were unable to file their applications due to heavy rains brought by typhoon Pedring.

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China's wealth is having Phl "as one of its wonderful neighbors” —China envoy

September 27, 2011 9:14 pm· Comments Off on China's wealth is having Phl "as one of its wonderful neighbors” —China envoy 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Sept. 27 — Stressing that China and the Philippines are “natural friends, intertwined by blood and history,” Beijing’s ambassador to Manila expressed on Monday night hopes that all agreements signed during President Benigno S. Aquino’s recent visit to China “would be materialized soon into tangible benefits” for the Filipinos and Chinese people.”

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OWWA 7 opens scholarship program

September 27, 2011 9:14 pm· Comments Off on OWWA 7 opens scholarship program 

CEBU CITY, Sept. 27 –- The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (Owwa) 7 in Cebu City is now accepting applications for the education for development scholarship program (EDSP) for school year 2012-2013.

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DOH-run hospitals to stop volunteer nurses program

September 27, 2011 9:14 pm· Comments Off on DOH-run hospitals to stop volunteer nurses program 

CEBU CITY, Sept. 27 – The volunteer program for nurses at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) in Cebu City and other hospitals run by the Department of Health (DOH) has been terminated.

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Pangasinan suspends classes in all levels due to typhoon Pedring"

September 27, 2011 9:14 pm· Comments Off on Pangasinan suspends classes in all levels due to typhoon Pedring" 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Sept. 27 — Governor Amado Espino Jr. has announced the suspension of classes in all levels in Pangasinan as the province was already placed under typhoon signal no. 3 due to typhoon “Pedring”.

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