(Lifestyle)National Museum gets P178-M endowment from PAGCOR

March 28, 2011 6:26 am· Comments Off on (Lifestyle)National Museum gets P178-M endowment from PAGCOR 

MANILA, March 26 — A dozen years after the passage of the National Museum Act in 1998, the National Museum (NM) was finally endowed with P178 million by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR).

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Aquino urges new graduates of police academy to join in reform of government

March 28, 2011 6:26 am· Comments Off on Aquino urges new graduates of police academy to join in reform of government 

MANILA, March 26 — President Benigno S. Aquino III asked this year’s graduates of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) to join him in reforming the government to further serve the people.

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(Update) Lacson on his way to Manila from Cebu

March 28, 2011 6:26 am· Comments Off on (Update) Lacson on his way to Manila from Cebu 

MANILA, March 26 — Senator Panfilo Lacson is on his way to Manila from Cebu City, where he arrived at noontime Saturday from Hong Kong, Philippine National Police (PNP) spokesman Chief Supt. Agrimero Cruz Jr. said.

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Light Restoration Project brings C-6 Road out of the dark

March 28, 2011 6:26 am· Comments Off on Light Restoration Project brings C-6 Road out of the dark 

MANILA, March 27 — The city government of Taguig under Mayor Lani Cayetano has launched a project which aims to light up the entire stretch of the Circumferential Road No. 6 (C-6) which has been literally left in the dark during the past administration.

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Napolcom to test morality of examinees

March 28, 2011 6:26 am· Comments Off on Napolcom to test morality of examinees 

MANILA, March 27 — The National Police Commission (Napolcom) recently said that it would test the morality of individuals who would be taking future Philippine National Police (PNP) Entrance and Promotional Examinations with the agency.

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DOLE RO-V inaugurates new office; brings all services under one roof

March 28, 2011 6:26 am· Comments Off on DOLE RO-V inaugurates new office; brings all services under one roof 

MANILA, March 27 — With the thrust of providing extensive and accessible programs and services and its operations in one strategic site for all employers and workers in the Bicol region, the Department of Labor and Employment Regional Coordinating Committee V (DOLE-RCC V) has moved to a two-floor office that will house all DOLE attached agencies and services in the region.

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OFW repatriates from Libya transiting Rome receive POLO assistance

March 28, 2011 6:26 am· Comments Off on OFW repatriates from Libya transiting Rome receive POLO assistance 

MANILA, March 27 — Translating into action the government’s one-country team approach to ensure smooth repatriation of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), through its Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Rome, Italy, has assisted distressed OFWs from the strife-torn Libya transiting Rome.

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15 OFWs rescued in Japan opt to stay, rehired

March 28, 2011 6:26 am· Comments Off on 15 OFWs rescued in Japan opt to stay, rehired 

MANILA, March 27 — Fifteen Filipino welders who were rescued from the tsunami-stricken Ishinomaki in northeast Japan have opted to remain there and have been re-employed, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) reported.

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Ex-SC chief justice Davide slams RH bill ad

March 28, 2011 6:26 am· Comments Off on Ex-SC chief justice Davide slams RH bill ad 

MANILA, March 27 — Retired Chief Justice Hilario Davide has criticized a new television ad on the controversial reproductive health (RH) bill.

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San Carlos City eyes the world's biggest mango pie

March 28, 2011 6:26 am· Comments Off on San Carlos City eyes the world's biggest mango pie 

By Leonardo V. Micua

SAN CARLOS CITY, March 26 — The city of San Carlos in Pangasinan eyes a place in the Guinness Book of World Record by trying to assemble the world's biggest mango pie on April 26 as part of its week-long Mango and Bamboo Festival.

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