P6.4 M worth of counterfeit 'Angry Bird' t-shirts seized in Manila

July 13, 2012 11:02 pm· Comments Off on P6.4 M worth of counterfeit 'Angry Bird' t-shirts seized in Manila 

MANILA, July 13 – Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation-Intellectual Property Rights Division (NBI-IPRD) has seized some P6.4 million worth of counterfeit "Angry Bird" t-shirts in Tondo, Manila during operations early this week.

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Robredo forms fact-finding team to probe alleged Duterte's human rights violation

July 13, 2012 11:02 pm· Comments Off on Robredo forms fact-finding team to probe alleged Duterte's human rights violation 

MANILA, July 13 – Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo on Friday created a fact-finding team that will investigate Davao City Vice Mayor Rodrigo Duterte for allegedly forcing a swindler to eat a fake land title he used in duping informal settlers.

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DOST holds 1st ICT Job Fair at SM North EDSA on Saturday

July 13, 2012 11:02 pm· Comments Off on DOST holds 1st ICT Job Fair at SM North EDSA on Saturday 

MANILA, July 13 — As it marks this year’s National Information and Communications Technology Month, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will hold the first-ever ICT Job Fair, which is also open for persons with disabilities (PWDs), at SM North EDSA on Saturday.

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Jobs for architects are aplenty–DOLE

July 13, 2012 11:02 pm· Comments Off on Jobs for architects are aplenty–DOLE 

MANILA, July 13 — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is encouraging graduating high school students to consider taking architecture if that is their inclination and if they wish to easily land a job after college.

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Lawmakers want to institutionalize emergency plan for influenza pandemic

July 13, 2012 11:02 pm· Comments Off on Lawmakers want to institutionalize emergency plan for influenza pandemic 

MANILA, July 13 — Lawmakers have moved to institutionalize an emergency plan that will enable the country to recognize and manage an influenza pandemic.

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Comelec to assess the ongoing general registration‏ of ARMM voters

July 13, 2012 11:02 pm· Comments Off on Comelec to assess the ongoing general registration‏ of ARMM voters 

MANILA, July 13 – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is scheduled to assess the ongoing registration of voters in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) next week.

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Bus operators groups ask SC for clarification on fixed salary ruling

July 13, 2012 11:02 pm· Comments Off on Bus operators groups ask SC for clarification on fixed salary ruling 

MANILA, July 13 – Some groups of bus operators on Friday asked the Supreme Court (SC) for clarification on whether the government should implement the fixed salary scheme for bus drivers and operators after the deferment of the "status quo ante" order earlier issued by the SC on the said fixed salary.

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OSG asks SC to junk petition questioning JBC composition

July 13, 2012 11:02 pm· Comments Off on OSG asks SC to junk petition questioning JBC composition 

MANILA, July 13 – The Office of the Solicitor General has asked the Supreme Court to dismiss the petition questioning the legality of the present composition of the Judicial and Bar Council.

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PHL deplores non-issuance of joint communique during ASEAN meeting in Cambodia

July 13, 2012 11:02 pm· Comments Off on PHL deplores non-issuance of joint communique during ASEAN meeting in Cambodia 

By Michaela del Callar

MANILA, July 13 — The Philippines deplored on Friday the failure of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to issue a joint statement after the annual high-level foreign ministerial meetings in Cambodia, blaming the host country for opposing any mention of the Bajo de Masinloc territorial disputes involving China.

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TESDA mobile training bus to sustain manpower development of Cavite

July 13, 2012 11:02 pm· Comments Off on TESDA mobile training bus to sustain manpower development of Cavite 

MANILA, July 13 — Cavite, one of the country's industrial estates, welcomed the mobile classroom of The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in the province when it wheeled through at the Bacoor National High School on Friday.

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