(Metro News) Intel’ operatives out to secure residential areas in Manila

November 1, 2010 11:24 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) Intel’ operatives out to secure residential areas in Manila 

MANILA, Oct. 31 –Intelligence operatives were deployed in the city of Manila to secure residential areas from robbers and lawless elements as thousands of residents are now vacationing the provinces, the Manila Police District (MPD) said on Sunday.

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TESDA in full support of ladderized education program in RP

November 1, 2010 11:24 am· Comments Off on TESDA in full support of ladderized education program in RP 

MANILA, Oct. 31 — Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Director General Joel Villanueva has called for the passage of proposed measures currently filed in Congress, which will promote, strengthen, and institutionalize the ladderized education program (LEP) in the country.

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Security guidelines during observance of All Saints' Day out

November 1, 2010 11:24 am· Comments Off on Security guidelines during observance of All Saints' Day out 

MANILA, Oct. 31 — The Philippine National Police-Police Community Relations Group (PNP-PCRG) has started circulating flyers containing public safety guidelines in various areas.

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Bulacan's 1st District, Basilan, 8 Lanao towns, to hold special polls on Nov. 13

November 1, 2010 11:24 am· Comments Off on Bulacan's 1st District, Basilan, 8 Lanao towns, to hold special polls on Nov. 13 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Oct. 31 — Checkpoints will be conducted again in Basilan, eight towns in Lanao del Sur and the first district of Bulacan in preparation for the special elections set on Nov. 13 in the said areas.

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MMDA says expect heavy traffic after All Saints day

November 1, 2010 11:24 am· Comments Off on MMDA says expect heavy traffic after All Saints day 

MANILA, Oct. 31 — Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino on Sunday warned residents returning to Metro Manila after the All Saints Day break to brace for heavy traffic as he said the agency may allow hundreds of petrol trucks to travel back and forth the metropolis starting next week.

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PAL ground employees not jobless — DOLE

November 1, 2010 11:24 am· Comments Off on PAL ground employees not jobless — DOLE 

MANILA, Oct. 31 — "None of the 2,600 affected Philippine Airline (PAL) employees will be rendered jobless."

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PNoy says Vietnam trip a success

November 1, 2010 11:24 am· Comments Off on PNoy says Vietnam trip a success 

MANILA, Oct. 31 – President Benigno Simeon Aquino III is back home from his official trip to Vietnam, saying he is happy to have had another successful state visit abroad.

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MARINA revives proposed Philippine Maritime Act

November 1, 2010 11:24 am· Comments Off on MARINA revives proposed Philippine Maritime Act 

By Priam Nepomuceno

MANILA, Nov. 1 – As part of its effort to rejuvenate the country’s maritime industry, Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) administrator Emerson Lorenzo announced they are hard at work reviving the proposed Philippine Marine Act together with local ship operators.

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SONAME chief wants naval architecture courses taught in state universities

November 1, 2010 11:24 am· Comments Off on SONAME chief wants naval architecture courses taught in state universities 

MANILA, Nov. 1 – Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SONAME) president Sammuel Lim has appealed to President Benigno Simeon "Noynoy" Aquino III to order the Commission on Higher Education to include naval architecture as one of the courses being taught in the country's state universities and colleges.

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PH, Syria ink agreement on Joint Commission for bilateral cooperation

November 1, 2010 11:24 am· Comments Off on PH, Syria ink agreement on Joint Commission for bilateral cooperation 

MANILA, Nov. 1 PNA) — Manila and Damascus signed on Monday an agreement on the Establishment of a Joint Commission for the Economic, Commercial, Scientific, Technical, Cultural, Educational and Tourism Cooperation.

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