Pasay City court junks PAL's petition vs. PALEA

October 21, 2011 9:37 pm· Comments Off on Pasay City court junks PAL's petition vs. PALEA 

MANILA, Oct. 21 – The Pasay City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 108 on Friday denied the petition filed by the Philippine Airlines (PAL) seeking to stop the members of the Philippine Airlines Employees Association (PALEA) from staging protest actions outside the In-Flight Center (IFC) on MIA Road, in Pasay City.

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Aussie to build 5,000 classrooms in PHL

October 21, 2011 9:37 pm· Comments Off on Aussie to build 5,000 classrooms in PHL 

MANILA, Oct. 21 — The Australian government is building 5,000 classrooms in the Philippines, a major contribution to the country’s education sector, President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Friday.

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PHL hopes Libyan people's aspiration for democracy will be fully realized

October 21, 2011 9:37 pm· Comments Off on PHL hopes Libyan people's aspiration for democracy will be fully realized 

MANILA, Oct. 21 — The Philippine government expressed hopes on Friday that with the death of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, the Libyan people’s aspiration for democracy will be fully realized and that it will yield peace, stability and prosperity for them.

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National Kidney and Transplant Institute diagnostic center to help gov't fight poverty

October 21, 2011 9:37 pm· Comments Off on National Kidney and Transplant Institute diagnostic center to help gov't fight poverty 

MANILA, Oct. 21 — President Benigno S. Aquino III said the creation of the National Kidney and Transplant Institute’s (NKTI) diagnostic center in Quezon City is a government tool to eradicate poverty in the country.

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Gov’t releases P1.8B additional funds for peace process programs

October 21, 2011 9:37 pm· Comments Off on Gov’t releases P1.8B additional funds for peace process programs 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, Oct 21 – The government has released an additional P1.8 billion to boost programs for lasting peace.

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List of 2011 Bar candidates now at SC website

October 21, 2011 9:37 pm· Comments Off on List of 2011 Bar candidates now at SC website 

MANILA, Oct. 21 – The list of admitted candidates in the 2011 Bar Examinations can now be viewed at sc.judiciary.gov ph, the official website of the Supreme Court (SC).

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Aquino tells AFP: Review operation plans, rules of engagement

October 21, 2011 9:37 pm· Comments Off on Aquino tells AFP: Review operation plans, rules of engagement 

By Joel C. Atencio

MANILA, Oct. 21 – President Benigno S. Aquino III, in his capacity as commander-in-chief, Friday directed the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to review the military operational plans and rules of engagement (ROE) in every move against insurgents.

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Aquino approves more funds for health care system

October 21, 2011 9:37 pm· Comments Off on Aquino approves more funds for health care system 

MANILA, Oct. 21 — President Benigno S. Aquino III said he has approved the release of an additional fund intended for the improvement of the country’s health care system. This will involve the hiring of more medical professionals and improving government health facilities.

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PALEA asks SC to sanction 2 court officers

October 21, 2011 9:37 pm· Comments Off on PALEA asks SC to sanction 2 court officers 

MANILA, Oct. 21 – The Philippine Airlines Employees Association (PALEA) on Friday asked the Supreme Court (SC) to impose sanctions against two officers of the court who issued and served, respectively, a temporary restraining order (TRO) stopping their protest action outside the In-Flight Center (IFC) of national flag-carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) in MIA Road, in Pasay City.

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Frenchman goes berserk at NAIA Terminal 1

October 21, 2011 9:37 pm· Comments Off on Frenchman goes berserk at NAIA Terminal 1 

MANILA, Oct. 21 – A 55-year-old Frenchman, who is expecting his Filipino girlfriend to fetch him at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) terminal 1, went berserk after the woman failed to show up, airport authorities said Friday.

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