October 20, 2012 5:35 am· Comments Off on Child rights dialogue tackles media blunders and ways to resolve them
By Azer N. Parrocha
MANILA, Oct. 19 — Media practitioners, members of well-meaning organizations and guest speakers gathered at La Beza hotel, Quezon City on Friday to tackle issues on rights of children, as well as some common mistakes in media presentation to the kids.
October 20, 2012 5:35 am· Comments Off on Ex-Sultan Kudarat guv, 9 others rapped with electoral sabotage
MANILA, Oct. 19 –Former Sultan Kudarat Gov. Pax Mangudadatu and nine others have been charged with electoral sabotage before the Department of Justice(DOJ).
October 20, 2012 5:35 am· Comments Off on Kalahi-CIDSS empowers isolated Area in North Cotabato
MAGPET, North Cotabato, Oct. 19 — The arrival of Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) put an end to the nightmare of local residents whenever a family member fell ill.
October 20, 2012 5:35 am· Comments Off on Pakistani PM vows action against ex-army, intelligence chiefs over poll fraud
ISLAMABAD, Oct. 20 — Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Friday vowed action against former army and intelligence chiefs for their involvement in rigging parliamentary elections in 1990 to deprive his Pakistan Peoples Party of victory.
October 20, 2012 5:35 am· Comments Off on 1st LD: Lebanese senior security official among the dead in Beirut car bombing
BEIRUT, Oct. 20 — Lebanon's senior security official Wissam El Hassan died in Friday's car bomb explosion in a eastern district of Beirut, security sources told Xinhua on condition of anonymity.
October 20, 2012 5:35 am· Comments Off on Stocks down, peso closes sideways
By Joann Santiago
MANILA, Oct. 19 — The local stocks registered a slight loss at the end of this week and the peso moved sideways tracking counterparts overseas.
October 20, 2012 5:35 am· Comments Off on PHL registers US $ 751M BOP surplus in September 12, end-September at US $ 5.83B
MANILA, Oct. 19 — The Philippines continues to register robust dollar inflows resulting to a balance of payments (BOP) surplus of US $ 751 million last September, up from year-agos US $ 719 million.
October 20, 2012 5:35 am· Comments Off on Orders for Blessed Calungsod statue increasing
By Ferdinand G. Patinio
MANILA, Oct. 19 — With two days left before Blessed Pedro Calungsods scheduled canonization in Rome, the orders of the soon-to-be saint statue has increased.
October 20, 2012 5:35 am· Comments Off on Social enterprise sector wants zero tariff implementation postponed
By G. M. dela Cruz
TALISAY CITY, Negros Occidental, Oct 19 — Groups advocating for social enterprise here are pressing for the postponement to 2015 of the zero-tariff on imported sugar under the Asean Free Trade Agreement (AFTA.
October 20, 2012 5:35 am· Comments Off on Davao City-based port operator receives international recognition
DAVAO CITY, Oct. 19 — The Filipinas Port Services, Inc. (FILPORT), a Davao City-based port operator has been awarded with the much-coveted international recognition — ISO 9001:2008.