(Metro News) QC to bid out MWSS real estate properties

November 7, 2010 1:06 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC to bid out MWSS real estate properties 

MANILA, Nov. 6 – The Quezon City government will auction this December the real estate properties owned by the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) in the city.

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(Metro News) QC govt. closes

November 7, 2010 1:06 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC govt. closes 

MANILA, Nov. 6 – Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista said Saturday he ordered the closure of three privately-owned markets in Balintawak, Quezon City for allegedly selling double-dead meat or “botcha.”

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DOLE starts probe on labor attache in Hong Kong

November 7, 2010 1:06 pm· Comments Off on DOLE starts probe on labor attache in Hong Kong 

MANILA, Nov. 6 — Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz has formed a fact-finding committee to conduct an investigation on the case of a Filipina household service worker who was allegedly subjected to verbal abuse by Romulo Salud, the labor attache currently posted in Hong Kong.

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Flight decks of PCG's SARV to determine helicopters to be acquired

November 7, 2010 1:06 pm· Comments Off on Flight decks of PCG's SARV to determine helicopters to be acquired 

MANILA, Nov. 6 – While admitting that it has more than sufficient funds to buy two or three brand new helicopters, Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) commandant Vice Admiral Wilfredo Tamayo said that the flight deck capacity of the country's existing search-and-rescue vessels (SARV) will determine what specific airframe will be acquired.

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(Metro News) Manila cops step up drive vs all forms of criminality

November 7, 2010 1:06 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Manila cops step up drive vs all forms of criminality 

MANILA, Nov. 6 — Mayor Alfredo S. Lim has ordered the Manila Police District (MPD) under Chief Supt. Roberto Rongavilla to step up the campaign to crush all forms of criminality in the city, including robberies, thefts, holdups and snatching activities.

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Palace says gov’t agencies providing assistance to victims of flash floods

November 7, 2010 1:06 pm· Comments Off on Palace says gov’t agencies providing assistance to victims of flash floods 

MANILA, Nov. 6 — Malacañang said that government agencies are providing the necessary assistance to mitigate the effects of the recent flash floods in Northern Luzon.

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Aquino to bestow Order of Golden Heart to comedian Dolphy

November 7, 2010 1:06 pm· Comments Off on Aquino to bestow Order of Golden Heart to comedian Dolphy 

MANILA, Nov. 6 — President Benigno S. Aquino III will bestow on actor-comedy king Rodolfo Quizon, popularly known as Dolphy, the Grand Collar Order of the Golden Heart award on Monday at the Rizal Hall of Malacañang.

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VFA review not linked to travel advisories

November 7, 2010 1:06 pm· Comments Off on VFA review not linked to travel advisories 

MANILA, Nov. 6 — There is no connection between the recent travel advisories and the government plan to review the outmoded Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States, Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte said Saturday.

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Ex-MMDA chief says Skyways looping is best solution to easing traffic in Mega Manila

November 7, 2010 1:06 pm· Comments Off on Ex-MMDA chief says Skyways looping is best solution to easing traffic in Mega Manila 

MANILA, Nov. 7 — Skyways looping Metro Manila is the best remedy to decongest traffic in mega Manila giving motorists shorter travel time to reach its destination, the former chairman of Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said.

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DBP to offer financing assistance to Filipino ship designers

November 7, 2010 1:06 pm· Comments Off on DBP to offer financing assistance to Filipino ship designers 

MANILA, Nov. 7 – In line with its efforts to rejuvenate the country's shipbuilding industry, the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) has announced its willingness to fund the construction of ships or vessels designed by the country's naval architects.

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