House okays new sin tax measures

June 6, 2012 11:15 pm· Comments Off on House okays new sin tax measures 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

Businessmen, investors laud Balanga City for having corruption-free administration

June 6, 2012 11:15 pm· Comments Off on Businessmen, investors laud Balanga City for having corruption-free administration 

BALANGA CITY, Bataan, June 6 – Big investors during a business forum on Tuesday night lauded the city government for having a corruption-free administration that largely contributes to the growth of business.

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DOLE hands over P500,000 to dairy farmers in Manjuyod, Negros Oriental

June 6, 2012 11:15 pm· Comments Off on DOLE hands over P500,000 to dairy farmers in Manjuyod, Negros Oriental 

DUMAGUETE CITY, June 6 – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Region 7 has extended P500,000 in livelihood assistance to dairy farmers in Manjuyod, Negros Oriental during simple rites Wednesday at a hotel in Dumaguete City.

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Calabarzon LGUs embark on development studies and sharing best practices

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TANAUAN CITY, Batangas June 6 – Local government unit (LGU) officials in Calabarzon region have embarked on educational and field visits to share and learn from each other’s community-based development models and best practices through actual exposure to the LGUs that implement them.

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Social Amelioration Act saves gov't millions of pesos in unclaimed cash bonuses

June 6, 2012 11:15 pm· Comments Off on Social Amelioration Act saves gov't millions of pesos in unclaimed cash bonuses 

DUMAGUETE CITY, June 6 – The production sharing scheme in the sugar industry which was instituted by virtue of Republic Act 6982, otherwise known as the Social Amelioration Act of 1991, has saved millions of pesos in unclaimed cash bonuses which were forfeited in favor of the government.

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Senate okays conversion of 3 national high schools in Surigao del Norte

June 6, 2012 11:15 pm· Comments Off on Senate okays conversion of 3 national high schools in Surigao del Norte 

By Ben Serrano

BUTUAN CITY, June 6 — The Senate has approved on Tuesday the conversion of three annexed high schools in Surigao City into independent national high schools.

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OWWA all set for Migrant Workers’ Day in Zamboanga City

June 6, 2012 11:15 pm· 1 Comment 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 6 – All is set for the June 7 celebration of the Migrant Workers’ Day in this southern port city.

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Swiss envoy: Efforts continue to safely recover kidnapped European bird watchers

June 6, 2012 11:15 pm· Comments Off on Swiss envoy: Efforts continue to safely recover kidnapped European bird watchers 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 6 -– Switzerland Ambassador Ivo Sieber disclosed Wednesday that there are efforts being undertaken to secure the release of a Swiss national and two others who have been in captivity for more than four months now in the province of Tawi-Tawi.

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DOLE, Dumaguete City to establish livelihood training center for sugar workers

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DUMAGUETE CITY, June 06 -– The Dept. of Labor and Employment in Region 7 and the city government here formalized Wednesday their commitment to set up a livelihood training center for sugar workers in the province.

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Fire razes 12 classrooms in Pangasinan, 500 pupils out in the cold

June 6, 2012 11:15 pm· Comments Off on Fire razes 12 classrooms in Pangasinan, 500 pupils out in the cold 

BAYAMBANG, Pangasinan, June 6 – A fire believed to be caused by faulty electrical wiring razed to the ground the old Gabaldon building of the Bayambang Central School at 1:00 a.m. Wednesday, the police reported.

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