Aquino graces eye doctors’ Congress in Manila

November 30, 2011 10:55 pm· Comments Off on Aquino graces eye doctors’ Congress in Manila 

MANILA, Nov. 30 — President Benigno S. Aquino congratulated the International Society of Dacryology and Dry Eye (ISD&DE) on its 10th International Congress saying that while eye doctors treat their patients, his government initiates reforms that benefits the people.

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6.0 magnitude earthquake shakes West Philippine Sea

November 30, 2011 10:55 pm· Comments Off on 6.0 magnitude earthquake shakes West Philippine Sea 

MANILA, Nov. 30 – A magnitude 6.0 earthquake with 16-kilometer depth occurred 94 kilometers west of Palauig, Zambales at 8:26 a.m. on Wednesday.

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Malacanang says Philippine economy remains strong despite debt crisis in Europe

November 30, 2011 10:55 pm· Comments Off on Malacanang says Philippine economy remains strong despite debt crisis in Europe 

MANILA, Nov. 30 — The country’s economic managers were able to steer the Philippine economy very well this year, and it might continue next year, Malacanang said on Wednesday allaying fears of a possible spill over of the European debt crisis.

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Aquino to honor outstanding and exemplary OFWs in Malacañang Thursday

November 30, 2011 10:55 pm· Comments Off on Aquino to honor outstanding and exemplary OFWs in Malacañang Thursday 

MANILA, Nov. 30 — President Benigno S. Aquino III will lead the awarding ceremonies honoring the country’s outstanding and exemplary overseas Filipino Workers during the 2011 Bagong Bayani Awards that will be held in Malacañang on Thursday.

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Another Filipino to be executed in China on Dec. 8 for drug trafficking

November 30, 2011 10:55 pm· Comments Off on Another Filipino to be executed in China on Dec. 8 for drug trafficking 

By Faye P. Velasco

MANILA, Nov. 30 — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)on Wednesday reiterated its appeal to all Filipinos, especially overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), "not to allow themselves to be victimized by international drug syndicates and to be extremely cautious when dealing with strangers in airports and other areas of transit."

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PAF OV-10 planes back in action

November 30, 2011 10:55 pm· Comments Off on PAF OV-10 planes back in action 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, Nov. 30 – “The OV-10s are back in action.”

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PHL gov't respects Chinese law and Supreme People’s Court verdict in imposing death penalty on a Filipino national

November 30, 2011 10:55 pm· Comments Off on PHL gov't respects Chinese law and Supreme People’s Court verdict in imposing death penalty on a Filipino national 

MANILA, Nov. 30 — The Philippines respects the Chinese law and the verdict of the Supreme People's Court (SPC) which affirmed a lower court's ruling on the imposition of the death penalty on a Filipino national in connection with a drug trafficking case.

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(Metro News) Novaliches folks honor Bonifacio on his 148th birth anniversary

November 30, 2011 10:55 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Novaliches folks honor Bonifacio on his 148th birth anniversary 

MANILA, Nov. 30 — Residents of the former town of Novaliches, now divided between Quezon City and Caloocan City, joined the rest of the country in celebrating the 148th birth anniversary of Philippine revolutionary leader and Katipunan founder Andres Bonifacio on Wednesday.

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Over 100 cerebral palsy patients, handicapped get early Christmas cheers from PAGCOR

November 30, 2011 10:55 pm· Comments Off on Over 100 cerebral palsy patients, handicapped get early Christmas cheers from PAGCOR 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, Nov. 30 -– Over 100 cerebral palsy patients and handicapped in Quezon City got their early Christmas gifts Wednesday, courtesy from the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR) under its “Pamaskong Handog 2011: 25 Days of Christmas, 25 years of PAGCOR” project.

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BFP reminds the public on safe and fire-free holidays

November 30, 2011 10:55 pm· Comments Off on BFP reminds the public on safe and fire-free holidays 

MANILA, Nov. 30 – As the Yuletide season approaches, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) on Wednesday reminded the public on a safe and fire-free Christmas and New Year celebrations.

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