President Aquino inducts new officials of AdBoard of the Philippines

April 17, 2012 11:14 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino inducts new officials of AdBoard of the Philippines 

MANILA, April 17 — President Benigno S. Aquino III inducted the newly-elected officers of the Advertising Board of the Philippines (AdBoard), one of the country’s biggest trade organizations which is composed of eight national organizations involved in advertising unified to uphold the progress of Philippine advertising through self-regulation.

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Lawmaker files bill mandating release of retirement benefits in 30 days

April 17, 2012 11:14 pm· Comments Off on Lawmaker files bill mandating release of retirement benefits in 30 days 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, April 17 — Retiring officials and employees from the private and government sectors should get their retirement benefits within 30 days from retirement.

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President Aquino receives Posthumous honorary degree for his late mother, Cory Aquino

April 17, 2012 11:14 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino receives Posthumous honorary degree for his late mother, Cory Aquino 

MANILA, April 17 — President Benigno S. Aquino III received on behalf of his mother, the late former President Corazon C. Aquino, an honorary degree conferred on her by the Bicol University in ceremonies held in Malacañang on Tuesday.

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Privatize all power plants or none at all –- Recto

April 17, 2012 11:14 pm· Comments Off on Privatize all power plants or none at all –- Recto 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, April 17 -– Senator Ralph Recto said on Tuesday the government should make up its mind whether it would privatize all state-owned power utilities in the country or not amid the power crisis in Mindanao.

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Government set to sustain manageable inflation

April 17, 2012 11:14 pm· Comments Off on Government set to sustain manageable inflation 

MANILA, April 17 — The Aquino government renewed its commitment to create a better economic environment in the country for the benefit of all, especially the poor.

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President Aquino cites Bicol University for being a proponent of microfinance

April 17, 2012 11:14 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino cites Bicol University for being a proponent of microfinance 

MANILA, April 17 — President Benigno S. Aquino III cited Bicol University for being a proponent of microfinance by teaching its students the rudiments of being entrepreneurs through their degree course in business administration.

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SC refers to IBP disbarment raps vs. De Lima, Lacierda

April 17, 2012 11:14 pm· Comments Off on SC refers to IBP disbarment raps vs. De Lima, Lacierda 

BAGUIO CITY, April 17 – The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday referred to the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) the disbarment complaint against Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila De Lima and Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda.

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DOLE identifies CNC machinist as mission-critical skill

April 17, 2012 11:14 pm· Comments Off on DOLE identifies CNC machinist as mission-critical skill 

MANILA, April 17 – The Department of Labor and Employment has identified Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machinist as a mission-critical skill (MCS) and to retain workers with such skill, DOLE Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz signed on Tuesday a memorandum circular establishing specific measures on protecting them as well as clear-cut requirements on their hiring by overseas employers.

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CIDG foils attempt to spring arrested drug lord in Zamboanga City

April 17, 2012 11:14 pm· Comments Off on CIDG foils attempt to spring arrested drug lord in Zamboanga City 

MANILA, April 17 – Operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) have foiled an attempt of six heavily armed men to rescue a suspected drug lord, who was on his way to court in Zamboanga City Monday.

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Osmena postpones JCPC hearing on Mindanao power crisis

April 17, 2012 11:14 pm· Comments Off on Osmena postpones JCPC hearing on Mindanao power crisis 

MANILA, April 17 – Senator Serge Osmena III announced on Tuesday the postponement of the Joint Congressional Power Commission (JCPC) public hearing on the Mindanao power crisis that is supposed to be held on Thursday due to lack of quorum.

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