(Metro News) Echiverri calls on constituents to continue protecting country’s freedom

June 12, 2012 9:48 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Echiverri calls on constituents to continue protecting country’s freedom 

MANILA, June 12 — As the country celebrated its 114th Independence Day on Tuesday, Caloocan City Mayor Enrico Echiverri called on his constituents to continue protecting the "freedom won at so much cost and blood by our valiant heroes and forebears" exemplified by Gat Andres Bonifacio.

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President Aquino reaffirms commitment to work for the good of the country

June 12, 2012 9:48 pm· Comments Off on President Aquino reaffirms commitment to work for the good of the country 

MANILA, June 12 — President Benigno S. Aquino III reaffirmed his and his administration’s commitment to double efforts at implementing government reforms in order to effect tangible and real benefits that can and will be felt by each and every Filipino in all aspects of their lives.

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De Lima is qualified to be Chief Justice, says election lawyer

June 12, 2012 9:48 pm· Comments Off on De Lima is qualified to be Chief Justice, says election lawyer 

MANILA, June 12 – Noted election lawyer Atty. Romulo Macalintal said on Tuesday that despite a pending disbarment case against her, Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila M. De Lima is qualified to be Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (SC).

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PHL's 114th Independence Day celebration peaceful — PNP

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MANILA, June 12 — The Philippine National Police (PNP) said on Tuesday afternoon the celebration of the country's 114th Independence Day was generally peaceful.

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Aquino urges rekindling of love for country, pledges to uphold the Constitution, defend it from abuse

June 12, 2012 9:48 pm· Comments Off on Aquino urges rekindling of love for country, pledges to uphold the Constitution, defend it from abuse 

MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan, June 12 — President Benigno S. Aquino III urged the people to preserve the spirit of love for country and the principles of the national heroes, saying that the real essence of freedom and independence lie on cooperating with the government in its efforts to address the various social issues which will free the nation from corruption, hunger and injustice.

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PHL, 3 other countries sign with the U.S. partnership agreements on migrant workers rights

June 12, 2012 9:48 pm· Comments Off on PHL, 3 other countries sign with the U.S. partnership agreements on migrant workers rights 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, June 12 – The Migrant Heritage Commission (MHC), a non-government Filipino organization based in Washington, D.C., said on Tuesday the Philippines and three other countries from South America signed with the United States Department of Labor (DOL) partnership agreements that would ensure migrant workers their right to safe workplaces and full payment of wages as provided for under U.S. laws.

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3rd ID joins 114th Independence Day celebration

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MANILA, June 12 — The Philippine Army's 3rd Infantry Division joins the entire Filipino nation in the celebration of the country's 114th Independence Day on Tuesday in Capiz.

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DOLE 'Kalayaan Job Fair' attracts thousands of job seekers

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By Modesto Antonio G. Ibarra

MANILA, June 12 –- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Independence Day job fair, dubbed 'Kalayaan Job Fair' held Tuesday at the Rizal Park in Manila, attracted thousands of job seekers.

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50 families displaced in Sarangani flashflood

June 12, 2012 9:48 pm· Comments Off on 50 families displaced in Sarangani flashflood 

MANILA, June 12 — The 10th Infantry Division reported that 50 families from Barangay Big Margus Proper, Glan, Sarangani, were displaced after a flashflood struck the area Tuesday morning.

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Tree planting marks 114th Philippine Independence Day in Ilocos Sur

June 12, 2012 9:48 pm· Comments Off on Tree planting marks 114th Philippine Independence Day in Ilocos Sur 

CANDON CITY, June 12 – Heavy rains did not hinder employees of the local and national government agencies from planting seedlings of various tree species in the watershed of mountainous Barangay Palacapac, Candon City on Tuesday to celebrate the 114th Independence Day here.

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