PHL, Belgium affix initials on plan of action for bilateral relations

February 2, 2011 11:00 am· Comments Off on PHL, Belgium affix initials on plan of action for bilateral relations 

MANILA, Feb. 2 — The Philippines and Belgium recently initialed a plan of action which is considered an important step in identifying their mutual fields of interests and enhance bilateral cooperation, according to the Philippine Embassy in Brussels.

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Police Region 1 resumes training of BPAT members

February 2, 2011 11:00 am· Comments Off on Police Region 1 resumes training of BPAT members 

SAN FERNANDO CITY, Feb. 2 — The Police Regional Office 1 resumed its program to train members of the Barangay Peacekeeping Action Teams (PBATs) so that they can be more effective in helping the police maintain peace and order in various communities.

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List of hired guns submitted to Ilocos Norte's POC

February 2, 2011 11:00 am· Comments Off on List of hired guns submitted to Ilocos Norte's POC 

LAOAG CITY, Feb. 2 — A list of hired guns said to be operating in Ilocos Norte was submitted to the Provincial Peace and Order Council (POC), chaired by Governor Imee Marcos.

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NUJP condemns killing of a broadcaster in Abra

February 2, 2011 11:00 am· Comments Off on NUJP condemns killing of a broadcaster in Abra 

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 2 — The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) chapter here Wednesday condemned the recent killing of a broadcaster based in Bangued, Abra.

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Baguio all set for Spring Festival

February 2, 2011 11:00 am· Comments Off on Baguio all set for Spring Festival 

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 2 — Baguio is all set for Thursday celebration of Spring Festival or Chinese New Year with elaborate parades and parties in the offing.

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Cool weather in Baguio at its best while northeast monsoon remain to affect northern Luzon – PAGASA

February 2, 2011 11:00 am· Comments Off on Cool weather in Baguio at its best while northeast monsoon remain to affect northern Luzon – PAGASA 

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 2 — The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) here Wednesday said that the ideal cloudy weather here with a temperature range from 10 to 20 degrees Celsius will remain as the northeast monsoon affects the area.

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OPAPP, South Cotabato local gov’t renews peace partnership

February 2, 2011 11:00 am· Comments Off on OPAPP, South Cotabato local gov’t renews peace partnership 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Feb. 2 – The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) has renewed its partnership with the provincial government of South Cotabato in a bid to enhance the ongoing peace process in Mindanao and the implementation of the government's reintegration program for former rebels in the area.

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Egypt's Mubarak says he will not seek next term as protests rise

February 2, 2011 11:00 am· Comments Off on Egypt's Mubarak says he will not seek next term as protests rise 

CAIRO, Feb. 2 — Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak pledged Tuesday that he would not run for the presidency again in his speech to the nation which fell into chaos after eight days of anti-government demonstrations demanding an end of the president's 30-year rule.

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UN, Sri Lanka jointly launch livelihood recovery plan

February 2, 2011 11:00 am· Comments Off on UN, Sri Lanka jointly launch livelihood recovery plan 

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 2 — The United Nations on Tuesday launched a livelihood recovery plan with the humanitarian community and the government of Sri Lanka to support people in the north of the region to recover and rebuild their lives, said a UN spokesperson.

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UN launches first world interfaith harmony week

February 2, 2011 11:00 am· Comments Off on UN launches first world interfaith harmony week 

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 2 — The United Nations launched the first world interfaith harmony week on Tuesday, which will include the participation of UN entities, civil society and intergovernmental organizations, according to UN officials.

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