TESDA: Foreign language next hot job skill

March 10, 2014 8:17 am· Comments Off on TESDA: Foreign language next hot job skill 

MANILA, March 9 — A total of 7,341 trainees finished their courses last year on foreign language and culture, which is emerging to be the next hot job skill.

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PDEA enhances forensic capability with six new labs in 2014

March 10, 2014 8:17 am· Comments Off on PDEA enhances forensic capability with six new labs in 2014 

MANILA, March 9 -– To enhance its forensic capability, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) will set up six new laboratories in different regional offices starting the second quarter of 2014.

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SC declares MECO a non-governmental entity

March 10, 2014 8:17 am· Comments Off on SC declares MECO a non-governmental entity 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, March 9 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) has declared that the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) is a non-governmental entity, but its verification fees are subject to the audit jurisdiction of the Commission on Audit (COA).

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Arcbishop Tagle acknowledges efforts of migrant workers

March 10, 2014 8:17 am· Comments Off on Arcbishop Tagle acknowledges efforts of migrant workers 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, March 9 (PNA) — Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle has acknowledged the efforts of Filipino migrant workers, saying that the Church is with them wherever they are.

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Executive, legislative continue to coordinate even without LEDAC meetings –Palace

March 10, 2014 8:17 am· Comments Off on Executive, legislative continue to coordinate even without LEDAC meetings –Palace 

MANILA, March 9 — Even without meetings under the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC), Malacanang assured Sunday that the legislative and executive branches of government continue to coordinate to set priority measures.

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Comelec pushes amendment in vote canvassing system to expedite proclamation of winning candidates

March 10, 2014 8:17 am· Comments Off on Comelec pushes amendment in vote canvassing system to expedite proclamation of winning candidates 

MANILA, March 9 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is pushing for the amendment in the vote canvassing system during elections to expedite the proclamation of winning candidates.

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Google faces up to $ 5-bn CCI fine

March 10, 2014 8:17 am· Comments Off on Google faces up to $ 5-bn CCI fine 

NEW DELHI, March 9 — Google, which is facing antitrust investigation in India by fair trade watchdog CCI, can face a penalty of up to about USD five billion if it is found to have violated competition norms of the country.

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No problem in on-going construction of Skyway3 – MMDA

March 10, 2014 8:17 am· Comments Off on No problem in on-going construction of Skyway3 – MMDA 

MANILA, March 9 – The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said on Sunday that so far the on-going construction of fully elevated expressway with a length of 14.8 kilometers, will connect South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) to North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) has no problem.

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UPDATE:PHL, US concludes sixth round of IRP talks – DND

March 10, 2014 8:17 am· Comments Off on UPDATE:PHL, US concludes sixth round of IRP talks – DND 

By Priam F. Nepomuceno

MANILA, March 9 (PNA) — The Department of National Defense (DND) on Sunday announced that the Philippines and United States negotiating panels have concluded their sixth round of negotiations in Washington regarding the Framework Agreement for the Increased Rotational Presence (IRP) which would deepen defense cooperation between the two treaty allies.

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Northeast monsoon to bring light rains over N. Luzon

March 10, 2014 8:17 am· Comments Off on Northeast monsoon to bring light rains over N. Luzon 

MANILA, March 10 — Most parts of the country is expected to have sunny to partly cloudy skies with possible brief rain shower mostly in the afternoon or evening due to localized thunderstorms or convections.

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