DepEd chief hopes K-12 program continues under new admin

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on DepEd chief hopes K-12 program continues under new admin 

By Filane Mikee Cervantes

MANILA, May 11 (PNA) — Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Armin Luistro has expressed his hope that the incoming administration will continue the K to 12 program.

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Fresh foot and mouth outbreak reported in northern Namibia

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Fresh foot and mouth outbreak reported in northern Namibia 

WINDHOEK, May 10 — A fresh round of foot-and-mouth disease has broken out in 11 villages in the northern region of Ohangwena about 790 kilometres from Namibia's capital Windhoek.

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US experts call for int'l attention to yellow fever

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on US experts call for int'l attention to yellow fever 

WASHINGTON, May 10 — While the Zika virus is wreaking havoc in the Americas, two US health experts on Monday called for international attention to another mosquito-borne disease: yellow fever.

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OPEC maintains high level of oil output in March

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on OPEC maintains high level of oil output in March 

VIENNA, April 13 — Iran continues to pump more oil after the sanction relief, together with Iraq and Angola, all of which contribute to an increase of crude oil production of OPEC, the cartel's monthly report showed on Wednesday.

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Firm behind Three Gorges Dam reports surging overseas deals

September 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Firm behind Three Gorges Dam reports surging overseas deals 

WUHAN, Aug. 31 — Chinese construction giant China Gezhouba Group Co. Ltd., which built the Three Gorges Dam, on Monday announced that the value of its signed overseas contracts in the first half (H1) of 2015 had more than doubled from the same period last year.

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LGUs, parents, teachers boost support to DepEd’s K to 12 Program

July 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on LGUs, parents, teachers boost support to DepEd’s K to 12 Program 

MANILA, June 30 (PNA) — While its full implementation is still to come in 2016, the Department of Education’s K to 12 Program keeps padding its support circuit from the local government units (LGUs) and General Parents-Teachers Associations (GPTAs.

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OPEC pumping more oil than the market needs, output from U.S. steady

June 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on OPEC pumping more oil than the market needs, output from U.S. steady 

VIENNA, June 10 — OPEC oil production has continued to rise beyond its output ceiling while the United States keeps its output steady, the cartel's monthly report on Wednesday showed.

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Remittances from Portuguese emigrants in Angola halved in December

February 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on Remittances from Portuguese emigrants in Angola halved in December 

LISBON, Feb. 24 — Remittances from Portuguese emigrants in Angola totalled 16.7 million euros in December last year, the Bank of portugal revealed on Monday.

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