Korean gov't donates US$ 500,000 for ‘Sendong’ victims

December 29, 2011 2:03 am· Comments Off on Korean gov't donates US$ 500,000 for ‘Sendong’ victims 

MANILA, Dec. 28 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will receive US$ 500,000 worth of donation from the Government of Korea through its Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) for tropical storm "Sendong" victims.

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Army accumulates 500 tons of relief goods for "Sendong" victims

December 29, 2011 2:02 am· Comments Off on Army accumulates 500 tons of relief goods for "Sendong" victims 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, Dec. 28 — The Philippine Army has accumulated 500 tons of donations of relief goods for victims of Tropical Storm Sendong.

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President Aquino says government is working for export of new aquatic product to counter global economic slowdown

December 29, 2011 2:01 am· Comments Off on President Aquino says government is working for export of new aquatic product to counter global economic slowdown 

MANILA, Dec. 28 — President Benigno S. Aquino III said the government will work for the export of an aquatic product as part of its aggressive thrust to find new markets for the country’s export as a response to the sluggish global economy.

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Aquino to groom successor who’ll sustain reforms in government

December 29, 2011 2:00 am· Comments Off on Aquino to groom successor who’ll sustain reforms in government 

MANILA, Dec. 28 — President Benigno S. Aquino III said he wants a successor who will sustain the momentum he has set in government when he steps down in 2016.

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Coloma bares efforts of Aquino government to rebuild, reconstruct typhoon-affected areas in Northern Mindanao

December 29, 2011 1:58 am· Comments Off on Coloma bares efforts of Aquino government to rebuild, reconstruct typhoon-affected areas in Northern Mindanao 

ILIGAN CITY, Dec. 28 — Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio “Sonny” B. Coloma Jr. bared the various concerted efforts of the Aquino government to rebuild, reconstruct and bring back to normal the lives of the locals here who were greatly affected by the devastation of the tropical storm “Sendong.”

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Aquino government allocates funds for livelihood assistance to displaced workers in Northern Mindanao

December 29, 2011 1:57 am· Comments Off on Aquino government allocates funds for livelihood assistance to displaced workers in Northern Mindanao 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Dec. 28 — Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio “Sonny” B. Coloma Jr. said the government has allocated necessary funds to help the affected workers here to recover from the ill-effects of the devastation wrought by tropical storm “Sendong” that hit the Northern Mindanao region over the past weeks.

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Aquino government conducts programs to ease pain and trauma of victims of 'Sendong'

December 29, 2011 1:55 am· Comments Off on Aquino government conducts programs to ease pain and trauma of victims of 'Sendong' 

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Dec. 28 — The Aquino government has been focusing on programs to release the stress and trauma of the victims, especially the children, of tropical storm “Sendong” that hit Northern Mindanao the past week.

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MMDA gives bonuses to 4,000 Job Order employees

December 29, 2011 1:55 am· Comments Off on MMDA gives bonuses to 4,000 Job Order employees 

MANILA, December 28 — As a gesture of goodwill before the year ends, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has issued bonuses to 4,000 Job Order (JO) employees of the agency, even if they are not entitled to receive cash gifts.

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MMDA lifts number coding on Thursday

December 29, 2011 1:54 am· Comments Off on MMDA lifts number coding on Thursday 

MANILA, Dec. 28 — Motorists can bring all their vehicles to the streets on Thursday as the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) temporarily lifted the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP) or the “number-coding” scheme for the day.

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Coloma defends emergency text alert system from criticisms

December 29, 2011 1:52 am· Comments Off on Coloma defends emergency text alert system from criticisms 

MANILA, Dec. 28 – Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma fended off allegations that the government did not use existing emergency text alert system to warn the residents of the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan that resulted in massive loss of lives.

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