Aquino returns home Sunday with assurances of MDT help

June 10, 2012 1:48 pm· Comments Off on Aquino returns home Sunday with assurances of MDT help 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, June 9 — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Saturday said that President Benigno S. Aquino III is returning to Manila on Sunday from a three-day trip to the United States with the highest-level assurances of Washington’s commitment to the Mutual Defense Treaty MDT).

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'No substitute' to Aquino's Oval meeting with Obama — Cuisia

June 10, 2012 1:48 pm· Comments Off on 'No substitute' to Aquino's Oval meeting with Obama — Cuisia 

MANILA, June 10 — As President Benigno Aquino III winds up his first Oval Visit with President Barack Obama, his envoy in Washington, Jose L. Cuisia Jr., has reiterated that “there is no substitute to strengthening relations between two countries than having a meeting at the summit level.”

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CIDG to tap social media in mass communication

June 10, 2012 1:48 pm· Comments Off on CIDG to tap social media in mass communication 

MANILA, June 10 — The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) announced that it using social media device, Twitter, to communicate and reach out to the public.

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Southwest monsoon brings rains in Northern Luzon — PAGASA

June 10, 2012 1:48 pm· Comments Off on Southwest monsoon brings rains in Northern Luzon — PAGASA 

MANILA, June 10 — The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said on Sunday it expects rains in Northern Luzon due to southwest monsoon.

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PHL flag makers ready for 114th Independence Day celebration

June 10, 2012 1:48 pm· Comments Off on PHL flag makers ready for 114th Independence Day celebration 

By Cindy Cruzata

MANILA, June 10 — As the celebration of the 114th anniversary of Philippine Independence Day on June 12 approaches, flag manufacturers are ready for massive orders of the national flag from all over the country.

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43,000 jobs available at June 12, 2012 Kalayaan job fair

June 10, 2012 1:48 pm· Comments Off on 43,000 jobs available at June 12, 2012 Kalayaan job fair 

By Janice M. Cave

MANILA, June 10 — At least 43,000 jobs are up for grabs at the Department of Labor and Employment's 2012 Kalayaan Job Fair on June 12 at the Rizal Park in Manila.

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Catholic schools to continue "No permit, no exam" policy

June 10, 2012 1:48 pm· Comments Off on Catholic schools to continue "No permit, no exam" policy 

MANILA, June 10 — Catholic schools will comply with the government's K to 12 program but insisted they will continue implementing the "No Permit, No Exam" policy.

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President Aquino back from UK, US trips with US$ 2.5-B investment pledges

June 10, 2012 1:48 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino back from UK, US trips with US$ 2.5-B investment pledges 

MANILA, June 10 — President Benigno S. Aquino III announced on Sunday that he had secured US$ 2.5-billion worth of investment pledges from businessmen he had met during his weeklong trip to the United Kingdom and the United States last week.

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Aquino thanks Filipino community in Los Angeles, California

June 10, 2012 1:48 pm· Comments Off on Aquino thanks Filipino community in Los Angeles, California 

LOS ANGELES, California, June 10 — Wild cheers and applause from excited Pinoys greeted a tired but happy President Benigno S. Aquino III as he wrapped up his three-day official working visit in the United States with a Filipino community gathering event here.

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Gov't reforms impresses UK, US officials, President Aquino says

June 10, 2012 1:48 pm· Comments Off on Gov't reforms impresses UK, US officials, President Aquino says 

MANILA, June 10 — President Benigno S. Aquino III’s advocacy to rid the government of corruption, corrupt practices and corrupt officials and employees by implementing reforms in line with his “daan na tuwid” presidential campaign promise has impressed officials of the United Kingdom and the United States.

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