Today in History:

November 23, 2010 12:09 pm· Comments Off on Today in History: 

November 23, 1898

MANILA, Nov. 23 -— On November 23, 1898, a commission of 10 members, presided over by Felipe Agoncillo, was formed in a move to launch an information blitz to heighten the awareness of the Western world on the capacity of the Filipinos to govern themselves.

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Pangasinan haven for statistics in Region 1

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SAN FERNANDO CITY, Nov. 23 — Pangasinan has truly earned its place as haven for statistics after being adjudged as the best province in the Ilocos Region while celebrating the National Statistics Month (NSM) last October, its third in a row since 2008.

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Cebu Capitol to host summit against illegal fishing

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CEBU CITY, Nov. 23 – Four governors of the provinces surrounding the Visayan Sea, a rich fishing ground, have signed a commitment to restore and conserve its marine resources.

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SBMA, Olongapo City to celebrate Subic Freeport anniversary

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SUBIC BAY FREEPORT, Nov. 23 — Thousands of former volunteers, who helped build this freeport from an abandoned military base, are expected to gather here this week to celebrate the 18th year after the United States military officially withdrew its forces from the former Subic Naval Base.

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Pampanga gov lauds local, Japan rotary clubs for world community service

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CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Nov. 23 — Governor Lilia Pineda has lauded the successful world community service projects jointly delivered by the Rotary Clubs of Ashikaga East Japan, Central Pampanga, Villa de Bacolor and Western Pampanga, the University of the Assumption and the Mirai Ni Kibou Foundation in the province.

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NHA to construct 30 classrooms in a resettlement area in Pampanga

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MAGALANG, Pampanga, Nov. 23 — Thirty classrooms for elementary and high schools will be constructed soon in San Isidro Elementary School here that would cater to some 3,000 students.

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U.S. calls for free and fair polls in Egypt

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 — The United States continues to encourage Egypt to do everything possible to ensure a "free, fair and impartial" parliamentary elections on Nov. 28, U.S. State Department spokesman Philip Crowley said on Monday.

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Legislation proposed for tougher measures against human trafficking in Texas

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HOUSTON, Nov. 23 — A legislation was proposed to increase penalties against human trafficking in the U.S. state of Texas, one of the country's major hubs for human trafficking, according a news report on Monday.

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Hamas keen on partnership with PNA within PLO's framework: Mashaal

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DAMASCUS, Nov.22 within the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO)'s framework, local Damascus Press website reported.

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Irish PM not resigning over financial bailout

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DUBLIN, Nov. 23 — Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen said on Monday night that he did not intend to resign over the financial bailout the country is facing.

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