WHO calls on malaria-endemic countries to strengthen monitoring of drug efficacy

November 19, 2010 12:38 pm· Comments Off on WHO calls on malaria-endemic countries to strengthen monitoring of drug efficacy 

MANILA, Nov. 19 — The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on countries to be increasingly vigilant in monitoring antimalarial drug efficacy in order to allow for early detection of artemisinin resistance.

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Dwindling water supplies hurt rice yields in Asia – IRRI says

November 19, 2010 12:38 pm· Comments Off on Dwindling water supplies hurt rice yields in Asia – IRRI says 

LOS BANOS, LAGUNA, Nov. 19 — Dwindling water supplies in Asia are hurting rice production causing widespread food security concerns, according to the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI).

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DSWD activates GRS in KALAHI-CIDSS

November 19, 2010 12:38 pm· Comments Off on DSWD activates GRS in KALAHI-CIDSS 

MANILA, Nov. 19 — In line with its efforts to provide quality and efficient service to our marginalized countrymen, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Assistant Secretary Camilo G. Gudmalin recently activated the grievance redress system (GRS) of its Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan — Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI-CIDSS).

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(Metro News) QCPD collars 4 motorcycle theft suspects

November 19, 2010 12:38 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) QCPD collars 4 motorcycle theft suspects 

MANILA, Nov. 19 — Quezon City Police District (QPCD) Director Police Chief Superintendent Benjardi Mantele announced on Friday the arrest of four suspected motorcycle thieves in separate operations in the city.

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Davao airport needs rehabilitation, improvement–Mayor Duterte

November 19, 2010 12:38 pm· Comments Off on Davao airport needs rehabilitation, improvement–Mayor Duterte 

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 19 — The Davao International Airport (DIA) based in this city needs to undergo rehabilitation, according to Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio.

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Iloilo City sets mass tree planting

November 19, 2010 12:38 pm· Comments Off on Iloilo City sets mass tree planting 

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 19 – Iloilo City's Population Office will lead the mass tree planting activity in Mandurriao district's Calajunan Wedding Eco Park on November 23.

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DTI urges MSMEs to register brand, trademark immediately

November 19, 2010 12:38 pm· Comments Off on DTI urges MSMEs to register brand, trademark immediately 

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 19 -– The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) here is urging micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to register their product brand trademark as soon as possible.

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SP website features prov'l tax ordinances

November 19, 2010 12:38 pm· Comments Off on SP website features prov'l tax ordinances 

BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan, Nov. 19 – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) of Aklan will soon feature in their website the different provincial tax ordinances to attract more investors in coming not only to this resort island but also to the whole province as well.

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City X'mas fair gets interest of private sector

November 19, 2010 12:38 pm· Comments Off on City X'mas fair gets interest of private sector 

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 19 -– This city's "A Fair in December" project has generated much interest especially from the private sector.

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SC official says holding Bar exams in key cities costly

November 19, 2010 12:38 pm· Comments Off on SC official says holding Bar exams in key cities costly 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 19 -– A Supreme Court official said decentralizing the bar examinations in key cities in the country next year is "too costly."

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