All PCG vessels, units in high alert for ‘Ramon'

October 11, 2011 10:58 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, Oct. 11 – Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) commandant Vice-Admiral Ramon C. Liwag has placed all the ships and units of the agency on a high alert footing as tropical depression “Ramon” continuous to come closer to the country’s westward areas.

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CebuPacific grounds flights due to inclement weather

October 11, 2011 10:58 pm· Comments Off on CebuPacific grounds flights due to inclement weather 

MANILA, Oct. 11 — Cebu Pacific, the country's leading budget carrier, cancelled its flights to Mindanao due to inclement weather.

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Gov't seeks stakeholders support for ratification of domestic workers convention

October 11, 2011 10:58 pm· Comments Off on Gov't seeks stakeholders support for ratification of domestic workers convention 

MANILA, Oct. 11 — The government is seeking the support of stakeholders for the ratification of the domestic workers' convention No. 189.

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(Metro News) Caloocan receives P3.750-M grant from DOH’s DOH-CHD-MM

October 11, 2011 10:58 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Caloocan receives P3.750-M grant from DOH’s DOH-CHD-MM 

MANILA, Oct. 11 – Caloocan City Mayor Enrico Echiverri on Monday received a P3.750 million check from Department of Health Center for Health Development-Metro Manila (DOH-CHD-MM) Regional Director Eduardo Janairo as initial assistance for the local government's Citywide Investment Plans for Health (CIPH).

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(Metro News) MMDA repairs 2 pumping station in Malabon

October 11, 2011 10:58 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) MMDA repairs 2 pumping station in Malabon 

MANILA, Oct. 11 — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Tuesday that they will repair faster of its two relief pumping stations in Malabon City to make sure it will be functioning in full before Tropical Depression "Ramon" hit the country.

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3,000 housing units offered at 30% discount

October 11, 2011 10:58 pm· Comments Off on 3,000 housing units offered at 30% discount 

MANILA, Oct. 11 — Some 3,052 housing units are still being offered by the Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF or Pag-IBIG Fund) to interested buyers at 30 percent discount until October 14.

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Santiago dashes cold water on Cha-cha movers

October 11, 2011 10:58 pm· Comments Off on Santiago dashes cold water on Cha-cha movers 

MANILA, Oct. 11 – Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago has refuted the explanation of his colleagues that now is the time to amend the economic provision of the Constitution to lure more foreign investors in the country.

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Drug enforcement group created to boost campaign vs illegal drugs

October 11, 2011 10:58 pm· Comments Off on Drug enforcement group created to boost campaign vs illegal drugs 

MANILA, Oct. 11 — The country’s relentless efforts to contain the illegal drugs trade has taken a notch higher with the creation of the Philippine Narcotic Enforcement Officers Association (PNEOA), a drug enforcement group that will establish and possibly, institutionalize mutual cooperation between law enforcers and community leaders.

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DSWD disaster teams continue to monitor critical areas in Central Luzon, areas in TD 'Ramon' path with enough relief stockpile

October 11, 2011 10:58 pm· Comments Off on DSWD disaster teams continue to monitor critical areas in Central Luzon, areas in TD 'Ramon' path with enough relief stockpile 

MANILA, Oct. 11 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Social Welfare and Development (SWAD) teams continue to monitor municipalities still under water, such as Calumpit and Malolos in Bulacan; San Simon in Pampanga; and La Paz, Paniqui and Moncada in Tarlac.

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US, Luxembourg condole with typhoon victims; express readiness to help

October 11, 2011 10:58 pm· Comments Off on US, Luxembourg condole with typhoon victims; express readiness to help 

MANILA, Oct. 11 — The United States on Tuesday expressed its condolences to victims of recent typhoons in the Philippines and other countries in Southeast Asia.

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