Comelec favors postponement of SK elections

September 5, 2013 9:24 am· Comments Off on Comelec favors postponement of SK elections 

MANILA, Sept. 4 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) Wednesday expressed support for the postponement of the Sangguniang Kabataan elections this year.

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Napoles would not have the guts if not for her ‘protector,’ says Santiago

September 5, 2013 9:24 am· Comments Off on Napoles would not have the guts if not for her ‘protector,’ says Santiago 

By Azer Parrocha

MANILA, Sept 4 (PNA) — It was believed that Janet Lim-Napoles was the mastermind in the pork barrel scam.

But Sen. Miriam Santiago said she would not have the guts to do what she did if she did not have a powerful person backing her up.

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Baguio City sweeps regional energy awards

September 5, 2013 9:24 am· Comments Off on Baguio City sweeps regional energy awards 

MANILA, Sept. 4 — Philippine summer capital Baguio City eclipsed other cities competing in the 2013 national search for eco-friendly schools as three learning institutions there garnered the special regional Energy Leadership Award in all categories of the competition.

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PHILTOA kicks off Philippines Tourism Week with Trabaho sa Turismo

September 5, 2013 9:24 am· Comments Off on PHILTOA kicks off Philippines Tourism Week with Trabaho sa Turismo 

MANILA, Sept. 4 -– The Philippine Tour Operators Association's (Philtoa), in cooperation with the Department of Tourism (DOT) and jobsDB.com launched the first Philippine Tourism Week on Wednesday through ‘Trabaho sa Turismo’ (TST), a yearly tourism-focused job fair of the DOT.

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JobsDB head sees the boost in tourism industry to continue in the next years

September 5, 2013 9:24 am· Comments Off on JobsDB head sees the boost in tourism industry to continue in the next years 

MANILA, Sept. 4 -– JobsDB.com Phillippines General Manager Sheryll Tiburcio on Wednesday said she is sure that the growth in the tourism industry will persist in the coming years.

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Health expert cites need to beef up human resources in health sector

September 5, 2013 9:24 am· Comments Off on Health expert cites need to beef up human resources in health sector 

MANILA, Sept. 4 — Health workers are overburdened at different levels of care and in different locations, leading to inequality in health care service delivery in the country, said Dr. Irma Asuncion, director of the National Center for Disease Prevention and Control of the Department of Health (DOH), in a press conference today to mark the 11th Development Policy Research Month.

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QC councilors conduct health and wellness trade fair

September 5, 2013 9:24 am· Comments Off on QC councilors conduct health and wellness trade fair 

MANILA, Sept 4 —Beauty and healthful product sellers in Quezon City were provided with opportunities to hold a bazaar on Wednesday as part of the celebration of the Philippine Councilor’s Week.

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Newly constructed Sta. Fe bridge in Nueva Viscaya now ready for public use

September 5, 2013 9:24 am· Comments Off on Newly constructed Sta. Fe bridge in Nueva Viscaya now ready for public use 

By Josine F. Estuye

MANILA, Sept. 4 (PNA) -– A new bridge that will improve accessibility in Nueva Vizcaya is now open for public use, the Department of Public Works and Highways announced Wednesday.

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Ship owners told to boost security

September 5, 2013 9:24 am· Comments Off on Ship owners told to boost security 

MANILA, Sept. 5 — The Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) has urged ship owners to increase the security of their vessels following an attempted terrorist attack on a vessel transiting the Suez Canal and other emerging threats in the Eastern Mediterranean.

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Two teaching staff abducted in Basilan

September 5, 2013 9:24 am· Comments Off on Two teaching staff abducted in Basilan 

MANILA, Sept. 5 — Unidentified men snatched at gunpoint two teaching staff of a local foundation in Lantawan, Basilan Wednesday night.

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