Aquino declares March 14 a special non-working day in Passi City, Iloilo in celebration of its 14th anniversary

March 4, 2012 12:57 pm· Comments Off on Aquino declares March 14 a special non-working day in Passi City, Iloilo in celebration of its 14th anniversary 

MANILA, March 3 – President Benigno S. Aquino III has declared March 14 which falls on a Wednesday as a special non-working day in Passi City, Iloilo in celebration of the 14th Foundation Day of the city.

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PDEA seeks expansion of PAGCOR's support to anti-drug campaign

March 4, 2012 12:57 pm· Comments Off on PDEA seeks expansion of PAGCOR's support to anti-drug campaign 

MANILA, March 3 – The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) expressed confidence that the continuing support by different sectors to the national anti-drug campaign is a big boost in getting rid of illegal drugs.

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Gov't working on ways to cushion impact of rising fuel, LPG prices

March 4, 2012 12:57 pm· Comments Off on Gov't working on ways to cushion impact of rising fuel, LPG prices 

MANILA, March 3 – The Aquino administration continues to work on ways to cushion the impact of rising prices of fuel and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) on the transport sector and ordinary consumers, a Palace spokesperson said.

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Labor group seeks Pinoys' whereabouts in Syria

March 4, 2012 12:57 pm· Comments Off on Labor group seeks Pinoys' whereabouts in Syria 

MANILA, March 3 – Labor advocate Susan 'Toots' Ople is appealing for information from the public about whereabouts and contact details of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and other Philippine citizens in strife-torn Syria so authorities can track down and move them to safer ground as soon as possible.

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QC mayor tells barangays to install CCTVs vs. crime

March 4, 2012 12:57 pm· Comments Off on QC mayor tells barangays to install CCTVs vs. crime 

MANILA, March 3 – Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista has directed all 142 barangays in the city to set up closed circuit television cameras in critical areas of their jurisdiction.

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(Metro News) QC gov’t speeds up road widening projects

March 4, 2012 12:57 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC gov’t speeds up road widening projects 

MANILA, March 3 – The Quezon City government is speeding up road widening projects in the city, especially in Novaliches district, so that travel time will be easy and convenient, Mayor Herbert M. Bautista said on Saturday.

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AFP celebrates ROTC centennial anniversary

March 4, 2012 12:57 pm· Comments Off on AFP celebrates ROTC centennial anniversary 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, March 3 – The Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) is celebrating its 100th anniversary this month with various activities lined up throughout the year by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for the occasion.

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(PR)Act on gov’t cases, Judiciary urged

March 4, 2012 12:57 pm· Comments Off on (PR)Act on gov’t cases, Judiciary urged 

MANILA, Mar. 3 – THE FINANCE department has requested the court administrator to look into a number of cases involving the government, which remain “unresolved for a protracted period” before the lower courts and the Supreme Court, urging immediate action on the part of Judiciary.

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Ethics in pharma industry and dealings with doctors

March 4, 2012 12:57 pm· Comments Off on Ethics in pharma industry and dealings with doctors 

MANILA, March 3 – Offering of personal gifts by pharmaceutical companies to doctors, nurses or any healthcare professionals will soon be "practice of the past" .

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PAMTCI chief tells Pinoy seafarers to maximize their MLCs

March 4, 2012 12:57 pm· Comments Off on PAMTCI chief tells Pinoy seafarers to maximize their MLCs 

MANILA, March 3 – In order to cement the country’s reputation as the world’s number one provider of quality seafarers, Philippine Association of Maritime Training Centers, Inc. (PAMTCI) president Chief Engineer Fred Haboc urged Filipino seamen to take their management level courses (MLCs) as soon as possible so that they can progress further in the chosen careers.

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