PCOO launches news forum to rebuild government image

November 12, 2010 1:05 pm· Comments Off on PCOO launches news forum to rebuild government image 

MANILA, Nov. 12 -– Presidential Communications Operations office (PCOO) secretary Herminio “Sonny” Coloma on Thursday presided over the launching of the Communications and News Exchange Forum at the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) building in Quezon City.

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Portals, landmarks turned over to UPLB; new marker unveiled

November 12, 2010 1:05 pm· Comments Off on Portals, landmarks turned over to UPLB; new marker unveiled 

LOS BANOS, LAGUNA, Nov. 12 -– In observance of the Golden Jubilee of the University of the Philippines (UP) Class ’60, three newly refurbished/newly built landmarks were dedicated and turned over recently to the state University here.

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Villar sends 21 distressed OFWs back home

November 12, 2010 1:05 pm· Comments Off on Villar sends 21 distressed OFWs back home 

MANILA, Nov. 12 -– Nine months after his failed presidential bid, Senator Manny Villar resumed his Sagip OFW (overseas Filipino worker) program as he repatriated 21 distressed OFWs excluding children from Malaysia.

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Suspected NPA arrested in Zamboanguita, Negros OrientalBy: Judy Flores-Partlow

November 12, 2010 1:05 pm· Comments Off on Suspected NPA arrested in Zamboanguita, Negros OrientalBy: Judy Flores-Partlow 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Nov. 12 -– A suspected New People's Army rebel was arrested Thursday afternoon at Sitio Katubhan, Barangay Mayabon in Zamboanguita town, in southern Negros Oriental.

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RDC 7 remains without chairperson

November 12, 2010 1:05 pm· Comments Off on RDC 7 remains without chairperson 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 12 — The Regional Development Council (RDC) in Central Visayas is still without a chairperson.

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Religious, academe and student sectors oppose STL in Negros Oriental

November 12, 2010 1:05 pm· Comments Off on Religious, academe and student sectors oppose STL in Negros Oriental 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Nov. 12 — Vehement objections were raised against the proliferation of Small Town Lottery (STL) in Negros Oriental during the public hearing which was conducted by members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan on Tuesday.

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Woman opts for immediate trial in P5M shabu pushing case

November 12, 2010 1:05 pm· Comments Off on Woman opts for immediate trial in P5M shabu pushing case 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 12 -– A woman accused of trying to sell about P5 million worth of shabu decided not to answer at the prosecutor's level and will instead directly face criminal charges in court.

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Cebu Province eyes marine park, port, landfill for Balili property

November 12, 2010 1:05 pm· Comments Off on Cebu Province eyes marine park, port, landfill for Balili property 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 12 -– The Cebu Provincial Government is planning to develop a seaport, a landfill, a waste-to-energy facility and a marine park in the controversial former Balili resort in Tinaan, City of Naga in southern Cebu.

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Dagupan to host Children's Congress for 12,000 tots

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DAGUPAN CITY, Nov. 12 — A first of its kind Dagupan Children's Congress will be held here November 16 to 17 set to be attended by some 12,000 children from different public and private schools.

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Dagupan vendors oppose two-month flea market

November 12, 2010 1:05 pm· Comments Off on Dagupan vendors oppose two-month flea market 

DAGUPAN CITY, Nov. 12 — Malimgas Public Market stallholders here expressed indignation over the two-month ‘baratillo’ flea market set in conjunction with Dagupan Fiesta 2010 from December 15 to 30 this year.

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