Palace clarifies newly signed into law Amendments to IP Code

March 9, 2013 12:05 am· Comments Off on Palace clarifies newly signed into law Amendments to IP Code 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, March 8 — Malacanang on Friday clarified Republic Act No. 10372, or "An Act Amending Certain Provisions of RA 8293," otherwise known as the "Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines, and for other purposes," signed into law by President Benigno Aquino III on Feb. 28.

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No evidence of new fault line in Metro Manila — Philvocs

March 9, 2013 12:05 am· Comments Off on No evidence of new fault line in Metro Manila — Philvocs 

MANILA, March 8 — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvocs) Director Renato Solidum Jr. on Friday said there is no evidence yet that there is a new fault line in Metro Manila.

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DOLE employed for more than 100-K youth in 2012

March 9, 2013 12:05 am· Comments Off on DOLE employed for more than 100-K youth in 2012 

MANILA, March 8 — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Offices have successfully benefitted a total of 138,635 students, or 99.03 percent, out of the 140,000 target beneficiaries in 2012.

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Expect heavy traffic this weekend due to road repairs — MMDA

March 9, 2013 12:05 am· Comments Off on Expect heavy traffic this weekend due to road repairs — MMDA 

MANILA, March 8 — Expect heavy traffic this weekend as the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) advised motorists and the public on Friday that the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is currently undertaking repair and improvement works along various roads in Quezon City until Monday.

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Palace recognizes Filipino women’s contributions to national development

March 9, 2013 12:05 am· Comments Off on Palace recognizes Filipino women’s contributions to national development 

MANILA, March 8 — Malacanang has recognized the contribution of Filipino women to the government’s reform agenda and national progress as the country celebrates this year’s National Women’s Month.

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New Comelec commissioner says issue against him decades-old

March 9, 2013 12:05 am· Comments Off on New Comelec commissioner says issue against him decades-old 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, March 8 – Newly appointed Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Makabangkit Lanto said there is an orchestrated move to dishonor him as the issue, which happened two decades ago has been resurrected.

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Generation charge decreases anew in March;PSAs remain a strong driver to lower costs

March 9, 2013 12:05 am· Comments Off on Generation charge decreases anew in March;PSAs remain a strong driver to lower costs 

MANILA, Mar. 8 — The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) announced that its generation charge went down by P0.05 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) from February’s P5.24 to P5.19 per kWh in March. This is the lowest level in thegeneration charge since May 2011.

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Army kills 2 'NPA extortionists' in Catanduanes firefight

March 9, 2013 12:05 am· Comments Off on Army kills 2 'NPA extortionists' in Catanduanes firefight 

MANILA, March 8 — Two suspected New People's Army extortionists were killed following an encounter with the Army's 83rd Infantry Battalion in Barangay Manambrag, San Andres, Catanduanes Thursday afternoon.

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(Nightlead) Captured 21 Filipino peacekeepers in Golan to be released soon – AFP

March 9, 2013 12:05 am· Comments Off on (Nightlead) Captured 21 Filipino peacekeepers in Golan to be released soon – AFP 

By Priam Nepomuceno

MANILA, March 8 — Armed Forces spokesperson Col. Arnulfo M. Burgos, Jr., Friday expressed hope the 21 Filipino peacekeepers, captured by Syrian rebels while serving in the Golan Heights, will be freed soon.

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Asia’s leading job portal gives tips on how to be more employable

March 9, 2013 12:05 am· Comments Off on Asia’s leading job portal gives tips on how to be more employable 

By Leilano S. Junio

MANILA, March 8 – JobStreet.com, Asia’s leading job portal gave jobseekers some tips on how to become more employable.

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