ITF Seafarers celebrates 30th foundation year

March 28, 2012 12:59 am· Comments Off on ITF Seafarers celebrates 30th foundation year 

MANILA, March 27 – The International Transport Workers Federation (ITF), the organization responsible for monitoring the working conditions of some 1.2 million seafarers, of which an estimated 400,000 are Filipinos, marked its 30th foundation year by conducting an international seminar in London, United Kingdom last March 22.

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Several PPP projects identified for Western Visayas

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ILOILO CITY, March 27 – Several projects to be implemented under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) program of President Benigno Aquino III have been identified for implementation in Western Visayas.

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OMB, cops seize P7M worth of ‘hot’ DVDs in Zamboanga

March 28, 2012 12:59 am· Comments Off on OMB, cops seize P7M worth of ‘hot’ DVDs in Zamboanga 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, March 27 – Agents of the Optical Media Board, backed by city ordinance enforcers of the City Administrator’s Office and the police, on Monday swooped down in the city proper and confiscated some P7 million worth of pirated DVDs and other related paraphernalia mostly from sidewalk vendors.

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Nueva Vizcaya vice gov assures more projects for women sector

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BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, March 27 – Vice governor Jose Gambito here has assured women of continuing projects that will be implemented by the provincial government before their term ends by 2013.

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OPLAN SUMVAC now enforced in Caraga

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BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 27 – The Police Regional Office-13 has started implementing OPLAN SUMVAC, or Operational Plan for Summer Vacation, to prevent and neutralize criminal activities initiated either by organized armed criminals, terrorist groups or common criminals.

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More cops to be deployed in Davao this summer

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CAMP CATITIPAN, Davao City, March 27 – More policemen will be deployed in the points of convergence in the Davao Region for the summer vacation, according to Supt. Marcial Magistrado, spokesperson of the Police Regional Office (PRO 11).

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City vet steps up campaign for responsible pet ownership

March 28, 2012 12:59 am· Comments Off on City vet steps up campaign for responsible pet ownership 

DAVAO CITY, March 27 – The city government through the City Veterinary Office here has beefed up its campaign for responsible pet ownership.

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Davao cops launch manhunt vs suspected killer of Chinese trader

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DAVAO CITY, March 27 – Police authorities here are now hunting the suspect in the murder of a Chinese businessman whose body was found with multiple stab wounds inside his grocery store in Toril, this city Monday morning.

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Iloilo River is comparable to Palawan’s underground river – Drilon

March 28, 2012 12:59 am· Comments Off on Iloilo River is comparable to Palawan’s underground river – Drilon 

ILOILO CITY, March 27 -– Once rehabilitation is completed, Senator Franklin Drilon said the Iloilo river will be as beautiful as Palawan's Underground River which was recently declared as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature.

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Top military official urges Davao Norte town residents to help convince rebels to surrender

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CAMP PANACAN, Davao City, March 27 — A top military officer urged town residents of New Corella in Davao del Norte to help in the sincere intent of government to convince the rebels to return to the mainstream society and live normal lives with their families.

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