Wanted Abu Sayyaf man nabbed in QC

November 4, 2010 9:56 am· Comments Off on Wanted Abu Sayyaf man nabbed in QC 

MANILA, Nov. 3 –- A wanted Abu Sayyaf terrorist was captured by combined police and military operatives in Quezon City on Wednesday, a ranking police official said.

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Red alert in NCR up to Christmas – Malacanang

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MANILA, Nov. 3 — Malacañang said Wednesday the red alert status in the National Capital Region (NCR) which has been put in place even before All Saints Day and All Souls Day will be carried over to the Christmas season.

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(Metro News) SM Cubao partially damaged by fire

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MANILA, Nov. 3 –- A fire believed to be caused by faulty electrical wiring damaged a portion of the Shoe Mart (SM) Cubao branch in Quezon City on Wednesday afternoon, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and Text Fire Philippines (TFP) said.

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Aquino thanks Temasek Foundation for various projects in RP

November 4, 2010 9:56 am· Comments Off on Aquino thanks Temasek Foundation for various projects in RP 

MANILA, Nov. 3 — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Wednesday thanked Temasek Foundation of Singapore for its numerous philanthropic undertakings in the Philippines and vowed government’s institutional support when needed.

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Aquino meets German parliamentarian

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MANILA, Nov. 3 — President Benigno S. Aquino III met on Wednesday afternoon Minister Michael Glos, member of the German Parliament who was minister of economy and foreign trade when the President’s mother, Corazon Aquino, visited Germany.

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Palace now studying if Nov. 29 can be declared special non-working holiday — Lacierda

November 4, 2010 9:56 am· Comments Off on Palace now studying if Nov. 29 can be declared special non-working holiday — Lacierda 

MANILA, Nov. 3 — Malacanang is now studying this early if Monday, Nov. 29, can be declared as a special non-working holiday.

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De Lima reminds NBI spokesman: Be careful in issuing statements on post-Bar exams blast

November 4, 2010 9:56 am· Comments Off on De Lima reminds NBI spokesman: Be careful in issuing statements on post-Bar exams blast 

MANILA, Nov. 3 — Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Leila De Lima reminded on Wednesday National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Spokesman Atty. Cecilio Zamora to be careful in issuing statements in connection with the Sept. 26 post-Bar examinations blast.

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DOLE settles two labor disputes; Baldoz credits settlement to reforms

November 4, 2010 9:56 am· Comments Off on DOLE settles two labor disputes; Baldoz credits settlement to reforms 

MANILA, Nov. 3 — Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz on Wednesday said the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) reform measures on labor arbitration and adjudication system — one of the important points enshrined in the 22-point labor and employment agenda of President Benigno S. Aquino III — are beginning to take hold, following the successful resolution of two labor disputes arising from deadlocks in collective bargaining agreements (CBA).

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PAL to borrow P2.5B to fund terminated workers

November 4, 2010 9:56 am· Comments Off on PAL to borrow P2.5B to fund terminated workers 

MANILA, Nov. 3 — Philippine Airlines (PAL) announced on Friday that it will borrow money from the state-run banks to finance the multibillion-peso "severance" package of close to 2,600 rank-and-file workers terminated because of the airline's spin off of three non-core businesses.

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Deles affirms commitment to AFP peace initiatives

November 4, 2010 9:56 am· Comments Off on Deles affirms commitment to AFP peace initiatives 

MANILA, Nov. 3 PNA) – Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Q. Deles expressed full support to the Armed Forces of the Philippines' (AFP) peace and development initiatives during the 3rd founding anniversary of the National Development Support Command (NADESCOM) on Wednesday.

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