New system allows domestic passengers to skip one line before boarding plane

May 17, 2012 10:27 pm· Comments Off on New system allows domestic passengers to skip one line before boarding plane 

MANILA, May 17 -– Domestic airline passengers lining up to pay terminal fee at the country’s airports will soon be a thing of the past as the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) and the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) formalized the agreement with major airline companies to integrate the fees into the total cost of airline tickets.

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Labor groups press demand for P90 across-the-board wage hike

May 17, 2012 10:27 pm· Comments Off on Labor groups press demand for P90 across-the-board wage hike 

MANILA, May 17 — Labor groups have reiterated their call for a P90 across-the-board wage increase in the National Capital Region (NCR), citing the recent spate of increases in costs of oil products and basic commodities.

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Aquino assures education remains top priority of his administration

May 17, 2012 10:27 pm· Comments Off on Aquino assures education remains top priority of his administration 

MANILA, May 17 — President Benigno S. Aquino said that education and the institutionalization of educational reforms remain his administration’s top priority in order to ensure that Philippine education becomes at par with world standards and so that Filipino students will have a fighting chance to land a job of their choice after graduation.

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Aquino appoints new judges to lower courts

May 17, 2012 10:27 pm· Comments Off on Aquino appoints new judges to lower courts 

MANILA, May 17 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has appointed new judges to the lower courts in various cities and municipalities in the country, a Palace official announces.

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(WEATHER) Rains prevail over Mindanao; Metro Manila sizzles at 34+ degrees Celsius -– PAGASA

May 17, 2012 10:27 pm· Comments Off on (WEATHER) Rains prevail over Mindanao; Metro Manila sizzles at 34+ degrees Celsius -– PAGASA 

MANILA, May 17 — While scattered rain showers prevailed over Mindanao, some parts of Luzon, including Metro Manila, experienced 34-plus degrees Celsius on Thursday afternoon, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said.

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House prosecution panel gears up for Corona testimony on Tuesday

May 17, 2012 10:27 pm· Comments Off on House prosecution panel gears up for Corona testimony on Tuesday 

By Jose Cielito M. Reganit

MANILA, May 17 -– Members of the House prosecution panel said on Thursday they are in the thick of preparation for the scheduled testimony of impeached Chief Justice Renato Corona before the Senate impeachment court next week.

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ECOP: Come up with holistic solutions instead of wage hike

May 17, 2012 10:27 pm· Comments Off on ECOP: Come up with holistic solutions instead of wage hike 

MANILA, May 17 — Why should employers be the one to bear the brunt every time workers complain of facing difficulty in making both ends meet due to the erosion in their purchasing power?

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R-II Builders bags the North Port passenger terminal project

May 17, 2012 10:27 pm· Comments Off on R-II Builders bags the North Port passenger terminal project 

MANILA, May 17 –- The Manila North Harbour Port, Inc. (MNHPI) has contracted R-II Builders to build the state-of-the–art passenger terminal building with a 2,000 passenger capacity.

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President Aquino receives UN official in Malacanang

May 17, 2012 10:27 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino receives UN official in Malacanang 

MANILA, May 17 — Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, the Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), paid a courtesy call on President Benigno S. Aquino III in Malacanang on Thursday to convey his support to the government’s population management program.

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AFP Western Command chief wants more frigates

May 17, 2012 10:27 pm· Comments Off on AFP Western Command chief wants more frigates 

MANILA, May 17 – Armed Forces of the Philippine (AFP) Western Command chief Lt. Gen Juancho Sabban wants more frigates, reconnaissance planes, and radars so that the country's sovereignty can be fully established and protected.

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