American, Filipino Veterans to be honored on Wednesday

November 9, 2009 11:27 pm· Comments Off on American, Filipino Veterans to be honored on Wednesday 

MANILA, Nov. 10 — American ambassador Kristie Kenney will lead the American community and guests in honoring the services and sacrifices of American and Filipino veterans at the annual Veterans Day ceremony scheduled at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in Taguig City on November 11 at 11 a.m.

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DFA seeks to mitigate accusations of indifference to OFWs’ plight

November 9, 2009 11:27 pm· 5 Comments 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Nov. 10 — As though to debunk the near- daily barrage of accusations by a politically-motivated group that it is negligent of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Monday said it is submitting to Congress a half-year report on assistance to nationals (ATN).

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(Metro News) Valenzuela medical mission in Polo benefits 800

November 9, 2009 11:27 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Valenzuela medical mission in Polo benefits 800 

MANILA, Nov. 10 — Around 800 poor residents of Barangay Polo benefited from the Valenzuela local government latest medical mission.

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(Metro News) QC gov’t implements educ’l intervention program for special children

November 9, 2009 11:27 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC gov’t implements educ’l intervention program for special children 

MANILA, Nov. 10 – The Quezon City government on Tuesday said it has mounted efforts to reach out to all special children in the city to ensure that they are provided with early intervention programs needed to facilitate their successful integration and socialization in the community.

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Navotas observes Drug Awareness Week

November 9, 2009 11:27 pm· Comments Off on Navotas observes Drug Awareness Week 

MANILA, Nov. 10 — Students from all public and private schools in Navotas will be the united front against drug abuse through the staging of drug awareness, prevention and control week all over the city.

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(Metro News) Fire hits QC apartment

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MANILA, Nov. 10 –- A fire believed to have been caused by faulty electrical wiring hit an apartment in Cubao, Quezon City on Tuesday morning, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)-QC said.

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960 4P’s household beneficiaries received cash cards in Northern Mindanao town

November 9, 2009 11:27 pm· Comments Off on 960 4P’s household beneficiaries received cash cards in Northern Mindanao town 

TUBOD, Lanao del Norte, Nov. 10 – Nine hundred and sixty household-beneficiaries of the hunger and poverty alleviation program of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, the “Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program” or 4P’s in far-flung poor villages in Northern Mindanao received their cash cards at the Mindanao Civic Center Stadium at Tubod town in Lanao del Norte province Monday.

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KALAHI-KBP projects completed in Surigao City

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SURIGAO CITY, Nov. 10 – Infrastructure projects of the "Kapit-Bisig laban sa Kahirapan (KALAHI) Para sa Kalayaan Barangays" Program (KBP) were completed and officially turned over Monday to local government unit officials.

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Caraga 'Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Droga' organized in Northeastern Mindanao

November 9, 2009 11:27 pm· Comments Off on Caraga 'Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Droga' organized in Northeastern Mindanao 

BUTUAN CITY, Nov. 10 – A Caraga “Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Droga” (KBLD) was organized on Monday to make Northeastern Mindanao (Caraga region) a drug-free region in Mindanao.

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Army vows to rescue soldier snatched by NPA rebels in Comval

November 9, 2009 11:27 pm· Comments Off on Army vows to rescue soldier snatched by NPA rebels in Comval 

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 10 — The Philippine Army here vowed to rescue Corporal Dominador Alegre of the 72nd Infantry Battalion, who was snatched by New People's Army (NPA) rebels in Monkayo, Compostela Valley last November 2.

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