ICTSI taps automation expert Hamburg Port

June 5, 2013 11:16 pm· Comments Off on ICTSI taps automation expert Hamburg Port 

MANILA, Jun 5 — Global port operator, International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has tapped Hamburg Port Consulting (HPC) to render its expertise in automation to increase ICTSI’s terminal operation efficiencies.

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Palace hails JPE's effort to make Senate independent

June 5, 2013 11:16 pm· Comments Off on Palace hails JPE's effort to make Senate independent 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, June 5 (PNA) — With the announcement of Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile to relinquish his position, Malacanang lauded the veteran senator for striving to live up to the Senate tradition of being an independent branch of government.

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Aquino declares June 20 a special (non-working) day in Lipa City

June 5, 2013 11:16 pm· Comments Off on Aquino declares June 20 a special (non-working) day in Lipa City 

MANILA, June 5 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has declared June 20 as a special (non-working) day in the city of Lipa in Batangas in celebration of its 66th Foundation Day.

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Tree planters prompted by DOH to avoid injuries while planting

June 5, 2013 11:16 pm· Comments Off on Tree planters prompted by DOH to avoid injuries while planting 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, June 5 (PNA) — Lifting a shovel in itself is already a difficult task on its own, ask any tree planter yourself.

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DOLE urges kasambahay, employers to get a copy of Kasambahay Law implementing rules and regulation

June 5, 2013 11:16 pm· 1 Comment 

By Josine F. Estuye

MANILA, June 5 (PNA) –- Household service workers (HSWs) and their employers should secure a copy of the Kasambahay Law’s Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR), the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said Wednesday.

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NPA rebel killed, two high-powered guns seized in Northern Samar encounter

June 5, 2013 11:16 pm· Comments Off on NPA rebel killed, two high-powered guns seized in Northern Samar encounter 

MANILA, June 5 – Troopers from the 8th Infantry Division's 63rd Infantry Battalion have killed a New People's Army (NPA) rebel and seized M-16 automatic rifles during an encounter in Barangay Poponton, Las Navas town, Northern Samar Tuesday.

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Senate approves bill requiring warning label on toys

June 5, 2013 11:16 pm· Comments Off on Senate approves bill requiring warning label on toys 

MANILA, June 5 – The Senate on Wednesday approved on third and final reading a bill requiring toy manufacturers to put warning label display on the packaging of toys containing hazardous materials.

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Senate passes bill including noodles, bottled water as prime commodities

June 5, 2013 11:16 pm· Comments Off on Senate passes bill including noodles, bottled water as prime commodities 

MANILA, June 5 – The Senate approved on Wednesday on third and final reading a measure including locally-manufactured instant noodles and bottled water in the list of prime commodities to protect consumers from unscrupulous traders during emergency situations as typhoons and floods.

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Naga sets modest increase in tourist’s receipts to P778 million in 2013

June 5, 2013 11:16 pm· Comments Off on Naga sets modest increase in tourist’s receipts to P778 million in 2013 

MANILA, Jun 5 — Naga has transformed itself into a major travel hub in Bicolandia, contributing 44 percent of combined tourism gross receipts generated by Naga and Camarines Sur, and is projected to rise to 5 percent this year.

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JJSC delegates visit PN headquarters in Manila

June 5, 2013 11:16 pm· Comments Off on JJSC delegates visit PN headquarters in Manila 

MANILA, June 5 – Highlighting the strong relations between the country and Japan, delegates from the Japan Joint Staff College (JJSC) headed by Lt. Gen. Tsugio Ishinopaid a visit to Philippine Navy (PN) headquarters in Roxas Boulevard, Manila Wednesday.

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