Ship designers eyes 'exchange student' deal with world's leading naval architects

November 6, 2010 11:01 am· Comments Off on Ship designers eyes 'exchange student' deal with world's leading naval architects 

MANILA, Nov. 6 – The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SONAME) has said it is looking at the possibility of signing an "exchange student" deal with the world's leading naval architects so Filipino practitioners in the said field will be exposed to modern ship designing techniques and improve their capabilities.

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Aquino honors TOWNS awardees

November 6, 2010 12:22 am· Comments Off on Aquino honors TOWNS awardees 

MANILA, Nov. 5 — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Friday vowed that his administration will continue to exert efforts to protect the dignity of women through the implementation of just and fair laws.

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No plans for Cabinet revamp — Aquino

November 6, 2010 12:22 am· Comments Off on No plans for Cabinet revamp — Aquino 

MANILA, Nov. 5 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has no plans to change the members of his official family for now.

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Aquino leads unveiling of Lopez marker

November 6, 2010 12:22 am· Comments Off on Aquino leads unveiling of Lopez marker 

MANILA, Nov. 5 — President Benigno S. Aquino III underscored the importance of the public-private partnerships particularly with media playing a crucial role in encouraging people to actively participate in national decision-making and improving the lot of the less fortunate.

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President Aquino to ask for reconsideration of travel advisories

November 6, 2010 12:22 am· Comments Off on President Aquino to ask for reconsideration of travel advisories 

MANILA, Nov. 5 — President Benigno Aquino III will discuss with several foreign leaders their concerns on the safety of their citizens in the Philippines when he attends the 18th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders Meeting in Japan next week.

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7 road sections in Cagayan Valley remain impassable

November 6, 2010 12:22 am· Comments Off on 7 road sections in Cagayan Valley remain impassable 

By Lily O Ramos

MANILA, Nov. 5 –Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Bureau of Maintenance director Angelito N. Twano on Friday said a total of seven road sections in Cagayan Valley Region have been closed due to floods and landslides.

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Archbishop Capalla submits his resignation to the Vatican

November 6, 2010 12:22 am· Comments Off on Archbishop Capalla submits his resignation to the Vatican 

MANILA, Nov. 5– Davao Archbishop Fernando Capalla is just awaiting for the Vatican to accept his resignation, which he filed last year, when he turned 75 years old.

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Army blames NPAs for extra-judicial killings of 17 persons

November 6, 2010 12:22 am· Comments Off on Army blames NPAs for extra-judicial killings of 17 persons 

MANILA, Nov. 5 – The military said the New People's Army rebels were behind the extra-judicial killings of 17 persons in various parts of the country from Oct. 1 to date.

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Metro Manila cops placed on full alert up to Xmas Season

November 6, 2010 12:22 am· Comments Off on Metro Manila cops placed on full alert up to Xmas Season 

MANILA, Nov. 5 – The 17,000-strong National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) will maintain on full alert status until the end of the year to ensure security and public order, particularly during the coming Holiday Season, in Metro Manila.

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BI drops regionalization scheme

November 6, 2010 12:22 am· Comments Off on BI drops regionalization scheme 

MANILA, Nov. 5 — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) recalled to its main office 70 employees who were assigned in the provinces and satellite offices under its regionalization program after the Department of Justice ordered that the scheme be stopped.

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