Tight screening for Team Philippines aspirants to SEA Games

June 10, 2013 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Tight screening for Team Philippines aspirants to SEA Games 

By Lily O Ramos

MANILA, June 10(PNA)–Philippine Chef de Mission Col. Jeff Tamayo to the December 27th Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar said on Monday's afternoon press briefing at the PSC Sports Complex, Vito Cruz that the SEA Games Working Committee composed of Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) chair Tom Carrasco,Romeo Magat and Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chair Ricardo "Richie" Garcia, had an earnest, individual talk with the coaches.

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Wet season has officially started –- PAGASA

June 10, 2013 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Wet season has officially started –- PAGASA 

MANILA, June 10 -– The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration Monday officially declared the start of the rainy season in the country.

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Comelec lauds SC decision party-list groups disqualification

June 10, 2013 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Comelec lauds SC decision party-list groups disqualification 

MANILA, June 10 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is elated with the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) upholding its earlier decision disqualifying 23 party-list organizations.

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SC to launch Global Distance Learning Center on Thursday

June 10, 2013 10:21 pm· Comments Off on SC to launch Global Distance Learning Center on Thursday 

MANILA, June 10 — The Supreme Court, through its education arm the Philippine Judicial Academy, will launch the Global Distance Learning Center on Thursday, June 13 at 2 p.m. at the PHILJA Training Center in Tagaytay City.

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There is more to dentures than getting the right fit, says acclaimed dentist

June 10, 2013 10:21 pm· Comments Off on There is more to dentures than getting the right fit, says acclaimed dentist 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, June 10 (PNA) — A set of false teeth or dentures can actually aid a person wearing them into achieving better digestion and of course, absorption of nutrients.

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Pampanga food products set to be featured in Cocina Central night market

June 10, 2013 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Pampanga food products set to be featured in Cocina Central night market 

MANILA, June 10 — Special attention will be devoted to food products uniquely indigenous to Pampanga in the upcoming Cocina Centrale, a weekend night market.

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Resumption of peace talks depends with NPA — Palace

June 10, 2013 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Resumption of peace talks depends with NPA — Palace 

MANILA, June 10 — The return to the negotiating table depends with the communist National Democratic Front-Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (NDF-CPP-NPA).

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NBI nabs member of West African drug syndicate

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MANILA, June 10 — Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation have arrested a member of the West African Drug Syndicate.

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CA rules no grave abuse of discretion in RTC ruling on EIB rehabilitation

June 10, 2013 10:21 pm· Comments Off on CA rules no grave abuse of discretion in RTC ruling on EIB rehabilitation 

MANILA, June 10 — The Court of Appeals (CA) ruled that there was no grave abuse of discretion on the part of the Regional Trial Court of Makati (RTC) Branch 146 when it denied for lack of jurisdiction the application for temporary restraining order (TRO)/injunction to stop the bidding for the rehabilitation of the Export and Industry Bank (EIB).

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DOLE designates 53 Kasambahay Desk Officers

June 10, 2013 10:21 pm· Comments Off on DOLE designates 53 Kasambahay Desk Officers 

By Josine F. Estuye

MANILA, June 10 (PNA) — The Department of Labor and Employment has designated 53 Kasambahay desk officers in six regions of the country to further guide the public about the Republic Act No. 10361: An Act Instituting Policies for the Protection and Welfare of Domestic Workers, popularly known as Kasambahay Law.

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