Public opinion in PHL ‘remarkably ill-informed about Mindanao’ — EU envoy

November 28, 2010 11:24 am· Comments Off on Public opinion in PHL ‘remarkably ill-informed about Mindanao’ — EU envoy 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Nov. 27 — Mindanao’s key actors must themselves create and nurture the environment of peace in the region, even as media’s role in that process is in “providing an accurate and balanced picture of a very complex reality,” the European Union’s ambassador to Manila said.

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(Metro News) Valenzuela gets multi-cab from Sen. Legarda

November 28, 2010 11:24 am· Comments Off on (Metro News) Valenzuela gets multi-cab from Sen. Legarda 

MANILA, Nov. 27 — The Valenzuela City government through the leadership of Mayor Sherwin "Win" Gatchalian has expressed its gratitude to the Office of Senator Loren Legarda for giving the locality a brand new multi-cab.

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Deles cites gov’t efforts to reform security sector

November 28, 2010 11:24 am· Comments Off on Deles cites gov’t efforts to reform security sector 

MANILA, Nov. 27 -– Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos-Deles said that the government has been adopting ways to transform the security sector from one that is focused on internal security operation to one that is centered on human security.

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CA acquits two suspected drug pushers

November 28, 2010 11:24 am· Comments Off on CA acquits two suspected drug pushers 

MANILA, Nov. 27 – The Court of Appeals (CA) two persons sentenced to life imprisonment by the trial court for drug pushing after the appellate court found that the arresting police officers bungled in the proper handing of the illegal drugs seized in a buy-bust operation in Mabalacat, Pampanga in 2004.

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(Metro News) Explosion damages three houses in Sampaloc, Manila

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MANILA, Nov. 27 –An explosion rocked a neighborhood in Sampaloc, Manila at 4 p.m. Saturday, damaging the house of an engineer as well as two other houses in the neighborhood.

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DOLE puts up Single Entry Approach Desks; steps up labor arbitration reform

November 28, 2010 11:24 am· Comments Off on DOLE puts up Single Entry Approach Desks; steps up labor arbitration reform 

MANILA, Nov. 27 – Department of Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda D. Baldoz said on Saturday the DOLE is on track on its reform program in the labor arbitration and adjudication system, as she announced the establishment of Single Entry Approach Desks (SEADs) nationwide that will serve as entry points in speeding up the resolution of all cases affecting workers and employers.

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Maximum tolerance to be observed in rallies, says Malacanang

November 28, 2010 11:24 am· Comments Off on Maximum tolerance to be observed in rallies, says Malacanang 

MANILA, Nov. 27 – Anticipating a big student rally on Mendiola come Dec. 1, Malacañang said maximum tolerance will be strictly followed as the students have every right to voice out their protests.

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FINRI-DOST, Coca-Cola hold hydration symposium

November 28, 2010 11:24 am· Comments Off on FINRI-DOST, Coca-Cola hold hydration symposium 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Nov. 27 — The Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (FINRI-DOST) with the support from Coca-Cola Philippines has conducted Friday in this southern port city a hydration symposium to inform the public of its importance.

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Baguio City gov't stymies firecrackers sale at Burham Park

November 28, 2010 11:24 am· Comments Off on Baguio City gov't stymies firecrackers sale at Burham Park 

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 27 – The city government has not yet allowed the traditional sale of firecrackers and pyrotechnics at Burham Park here for the Yuletide season.

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Rep. De Venecia leaves for Cambodia to attend ICAPP confab

November 28, 2010 11:24 am· Comments Off on Rep. De Venecia leaves for Cambodia to attend ICAPP confab 

DAGUPAN CITY, Nov. 17 — After attending a peace confab in Kenya, Rep. Gina de Venecia (4th Dist., Pangasinan) will again head for Cambodia to represent the Philippines in the 6th General Assembly of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) in Phnom Penh from December 1 to 4.

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