'Stop finger pointing, it does not help in relief operations for typhoon victims'– Incoming CBCP president

November 15, 2013 10:13 am· Comments Off on 'Stop finger pointing, it does not help in relief operations for typhoon victims'– Incoming CBCP president 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Nov. 14 (PNA) — The incoming president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) said the people should shun from finger pointing and blame passing since it will not help in the ongoing relief and rehabilitation efforts for the victims of typhoon “Yolanda.”

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Gov't, industry leaders must collaborate to boost employment

November 15, 2013 10:13 am· Comments Off on Gov't, industry leaders must collaborate to boost employment 

By Louis P. Morente

MANILA, Nov. 14 (PNA) –- During the 3rd Philippine Manufacturing and Producers Summit, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) expressed its support to the Federation of Philippine Industries' advocacy: “Inclusive Employment through Industrialization”, the major theme of the event which was held on November 14, at the Intercontinental Hotel, Makati City.

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FDA detects unregistered dust mite spray sold in supermarkets

November 15, 2013 10:13 am· Comments Off on FDA detects unregistered dust mite spray sold in supermarkets 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Nov 14 (PNA) — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found an unregistered dust mite spray said to be an anti-allergy spray being sold in shelves of big supermarkets.

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DOE distributes generator sets to Typhoon 'Yolanda'-affected areas Thursday

November 15, 2013 10:13 am· Comments Off on DOE distributes generator sets to Typhoon 'Yolanda'-affected areas Thursday 

MANILA, Nov. 14 — Thirty generator sets were distributed in Roxas City, Capiz Thursday, the initial batch to be distributed in areas badly affected by Typhoon "Yolanda."

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PHL to experience fair weather over the weekend

November 15, 2013 10:13 am· Comments Off on PHL to experience fair weather over the weekend 

MANILA, Nov. 15 — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Friday that sunny to partly cloudy weather is expected in most parts of the country over the weekend.

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Navy transports 2,500 Tacloban evacuees to Cebu

November 15, 2013 10:13 am· Comments Off on Navy transports 2,500 Tacloban evacuees to Cebu 

MANILA, Nov. 15 — The Philippine Navy (PN) on Friday announced that one of its logistic vessels, the BRP Dagupan City (LC-551), is now enroute to Cebu City with 2,500 evacuees from "Yolanda" ravaged Tacloban City.

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200 residents from 'Yolanda' battered Tacloban City arrives in Villamor Air Base

November 15, 2013 10:13 am· 1 Comment 

MANILA, Nov. 15 — Two hundred residents from "Yolanda" battered Tacloban City have arrived via C-130 cargo aircraft at Villamor Air Base, Pasay City Thursday evening.

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64 distressed OFWs from Syria arrive home

November 15, 2013 10:13 am· Comments Off on 64 distressed OFWs from Syria arrive home 

MANILA, Nov. 15 — Sixty-four distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) arrived home from Syria Friday dawn, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) said.

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Shipping companies pool resources to ferry relief goods – PPA

November 15, 2013 10:13 am· Comments Off on Shipping companies pool resources to ferry relief goods – PPA 

MANILA, Nov. 15 — The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) on Friday said that big commercial shipping operators have joined the government’s efforts in bringing relief goods to typhoon-ravaged areas in the Visayas region.

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Solon seeks ban of funeral agents from transacting in hospitals

November 15, 2013 10:13 am· Comments Off on Solon seeks ban of funeral agents from transacting in hospitals 

MANILA, Nov. 15 — A lawmaker is seeking a ban of funeral agents from entering hospitals with the intent of having family members of dying or terminally ill patients signing contracts with them.

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