Biazon calls for immediate passage of proposed Customs Modernization and Tariff Act

April 20, 2012 10:28 pm· Comments Off on Biazon calls for immediate passage of proposed Customs Modernization and Tariff Act 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

CEBU CITY, April 20 — Customs Commissioner Rozzano Rufino Biazon on Friday urged Congress for the immediate passage of the proposed Customs Modernization and Tariff Act to stop smuggling of agricultural products, particularly pork and chicken products.

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Czech embassy offers free language lessons this summer (Culture and Lifestyle)

April 20, 2012 10:28 pm· Comments Off on Czech embassy offers free language lessons this summer (Culture and Lifestyle) 

MANILA, April 20 — Learn Czech language and find out about Czech culture and arts!

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Aquino to ask ERC to review power generation rates hike

April 20, 2012 10:28 pm· Comments Off on Aquino to ask ERC to review power generation rates hike 

LAPU-LAPU CITY, April 20 — President Benigno S. Aquino III said he will ask the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to review whether the 69 centavos per kilowatt increase in the power generation rates is warranted.

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Aquino says countries must work together to attain development

April 20, 2012 10:28 pm· Comments Off on Aquino says countries must work together to attain development 

LAPU-LAPU CITY, April 20 — Mutual cooperation is the key towards sustainable economic growth between countries and this is the current thrust of the government to ensure national progress, President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Friday.

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Aquino: NAIA 3 fully operational in less than two years

April 20, 2012 10:28 pm· Comments Off on Aquino: NAIA 3 fully operational in less than two years 

LAPU-LAPU CITY, April 20 — The Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal-3 will be fully operational in a year and a half, President Benigno S. Aquino III said on Friday.

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Gov't addressing concerns of country's hog raisers, pork producers

April 20, 2012 10:28 pm· Comments Off on Gov't addressing concerns of country's hog raisers, pork producers 

MANILA, April 20 — The Aquino government is addressIng the major needs and concerns of the country's hog raisers and pork producers, a Palace official said on Friday.

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PHL committed to ongoing talks with China on Scarborough Shoal issue

April 20, 2012 10:28 pm· Comments Off on PHL committed to ongoing talks with China on Scarborough Shoal issue 

MANILA, April 20 — The Aquino government remains committed to ongoing consultations with the People's Republic of China (PROC) toward a peaceful and diplomatic solution to the Philippine's Panatag Shoal (Scarborough Shoal) situation, a Palace official said on Friday.

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Aquino sees rosy future for semiconductor, electronics industries

April 20, 2012 10:28 pm· Comments Off on Aquino sees rosy future for semiconductor, electronics industries 

LAPU-LAPU CITY, April 20 — President Benigno S. Aquino III said he sees a brighter future for the country’s semiconductor and electronics industries as the reforms he has initiated in government start to bear fruits.

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Aquino gov't set to pour in P8.3B more for developmental projects in ARMM

April 20, 2012 10:28 pm· Comments Off on Aquino gov't set to pour in P8.3B more for developmental projects in ARMM 

MANILA, April 20 — Malacanang bared the Aquino government’s plans of investing more funds in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) to provide more basic services for the people and ensure the realization of uplifting the standards of their living as embodied in President Benigno S. Aquino III’s social contract with the Filipinos.

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Aquino declares April 26 as special non-working day in San Jose, Batangas

April 20, 2012 10:28 pm· Comments Off on Aquino declares April 26 as special non-working day in San Jose, Batangas 

MANILA, April 20 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has declared April 26, which falls on a Thursday, as a special (non-working) day in the municipality of San Jose in Batangas in commemoration of its 247th Founding Anniversary.

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