PGMA delivers her message at the awarding ceremonies of Most Outstanding Bataenio Entrepreneurs in Balanga City

November 7, 2009 11:59 pm· Comments Off on PGMA delivers her message at the awarding ceremonies of Most Outstanding Bataenio Entrepreneurs in Balanga City 

bataanBALANGA CITY, Bataan — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo delivers a message during the awarding ceremonies of the 2009 Go Negosyo’s Most Outstanding Bataenio Entrepreneurs and Inspiring Microentrepreneurs at the Bataan PeopleĆ­s Center in Balanga City, Bataan Friday (Nov. 6, 2009). (PNA/NIB photo by M.Pascua)
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(Metro News) Valenzuela intensifies ‘timbangan’ operations in markets

November 7, 2009 11:46 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Valenzuela intensifies ‘timbangan’ operations in markets 

MANILA, Nov. 8 — As part of its efforts to help constituents battered by the onslaught of typhoon "Ondoy" and "Pepeng" recover, Valenzuela Mayor Sherwin "Win" Gatchalian has ordered the city treasurer's office to intensify its "timbangan" operation in all of the locality's public and private markets.

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PGMA orders Domingo to complete infra projects in ARMM

November 7, 2009 11:46 pm· Comments Off on PGMA orders Domingo to complete infra projects in ARMM 

By Lynda B. Valencia

MANILA, Nov. 8 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has ordered Acting Public Works and Highways Secretary Victor Domingo to work hard at providing the basic needs of the people in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and other kidnap-prone areas to stamp out the problem of kidnappings in Southern Philippines.

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G20 hopes to develop stronger standards for financial system

November 7, 2009 11:46 pm· Comments Off on G20 hopes to develop stronger standards for financial system 

St ANDREWS, UK, Nov. 8 — The G20 policymakers emphasized the need for the Basel Committee to develop stronger standards by end-2010 to be phased in with the aim of implementation by end-2012 as financial conditions improve and the economic recovery is assured, according to the communique issued after the two-day G20 Finance Minister and Central Bank Central Governor Meeting was ended here on Saturday afternoon.

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5.6-magnitude quake jolts Xigaze of Tibet

November 7, 2009 11:46 pm· Comments Off on 5.6-magnitude quake jolts Xigaze of Tibet 

BEIJING, Nov. 8 — An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale hit Xigaze Prefecture of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region early Sunday morning, the National Seismological Network said.

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(Column) Speaking Out

November 7, 2009 11:46 pm· Comments Off on (Column) Speaking Out 

MANILA, Nov. 7 — Responding to a disturbing survey indicating that only less than five percent of Filipino youngsters regularly save money, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) launched its Financial Education Program for Schoolchildren a few years back.

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PGMA to inspect irrigation projects in Northern Mindanao

November 7, 2009 11:46 pm· Comments Off on PGMA to inspect irrigation projects in Northern Mindanao 

BUTUAN CITY, Nov. 8 –- In an effort to sustain food production and food security in Southern Philippines, President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is expected to inspect irrigation projects in the island, particularly in Northern Mindanao on Monday (Nov. 9).

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FLI gets SEC nod for P5 billion bond float

November 7, 2009 11:46 pm· Comments Off on FLI gets SEC nod for P5 billion bond float 

MANILA, Nov. 8 — Filinvest Land, Inc. (FLI) announced on Friday that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved its issuance and sale of P5 billion worth of retail bonds.

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SSS cites PNB for outstanding OFW remittance service

November 7, 2009 11:46 pm· Comments Off on SSS cites PNB for outstanding OFW remittance service 

MANILA, Nov. 8 — The Philippine National Bank (PNB) was recently named as Best Collecting Bank for overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Remittances by the Social Security System (SSS) under its 2009 Balikat ng Bayan Awards.

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Sunlife Philippines adds more service centers

November 7, 2009 11:46 pm· Comments Off on Sunlife Philippines adds more service centers 

MANILA, Nov. 8 — In order to provide its customers with more accessible service, Sun Life Financial-Philippines (SLFP) has added more service facilities right at the malls, located at the Sun Life Money Hub in Trinoma in Quezon City and at the SM South Mall in Las Pinas City.

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