Meralco generation charge up 8.5 centavos‏

August 9, 2011 9:44 pm· Comments Off on Meralco generation charge up 8.5 centavos‏ 

MANILA, Aug. 9 — The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) on Monday said its customers will experience an increase of 8.5 centavos per kilowatt-hour in the generation charge this month to P5.3721 per kWh this August from P5.2871 per kWh in July.

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DSWD, Mountain Province ink MOA on supplemental feeding program

August 9, 2011 9:44 pm· Comments Off on DSWD, Mountain Province ink MOA on supplemental feeding program 

MANILA, Aug. 9 – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and Mountain Province in the Cordillera Administrative Region have signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) where both parties agreed to help each other in the ongoing supplemental feeding program (SFP) for undernourished children in the province.

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Victory Liner goes green, foray into e-buses‏

August 9, 2011 9:44 pm· Comments Off on Victory Liner goes green, foray into e-buses‏ 

MANILA, Aug. 9 — Victory Liner Inc., one of the longest-running transport service providers in the country, will be undertaking an electric bus development program, in an effort to contribute to the country's efforts to curb pollution and mitigate the adverse effects of climate change.

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GPH chair: No secret deals in MILF Tokyo meeting

August 9, 2011 9:44 pm· Comments Off on GPH chair: No secret deals in MILF Tokyo meeting 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, Aug. 9 — “No secret deals.”

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Remote community in Samar to benefit from water project

August 9, 2011 9:44 pm· Comments Off on Remote community in Samar to benefit from water project 

By Ben Cal

MANILA, Aug. 9 — Safe drinking water is now only a few steps away for over 1,200 residents of a remote barangay in Basey, Western Samar, with the completion of a water project funded by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

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DPWH pre-qualifies bidders for P1.6-B Daang Hari-SLEx project

August 9, 2011 9:44 pm· Comments Off on DPWH pre-qualifies bidders for P1.6-B Daang Hari-SLEx project 

By Janice M. Cave

MANILA, Aug. 9 — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) held a pre-qualification conference for prospective bidders for the proposed Daang Hari SLEX Link Road Project.

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(Metro News) Mayor lauds drug buy-bust operation in Taguig

August 9, 2011 9:44 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Mayor lauds drug buy-bust operation in Taguig 

MANILA, Aug. 9 — Taguig City Mayor Lani Cayetano has lauded the successful drug buy-bust operations conducted recently by the Philippine National Police Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operation Task Force (PNP-AIDSOFT) in a parking area of a mall in suburban Metro Manila.

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First housing project for IPs to benefit Aetas

August 9, 2011 9:44 pm· Comments Off on First housing project for IPs to benefit Aetas 

MANILA, Aug. 9 — Barely three months after he unveiled his plan to provide decent homes for the country’s indigenous peoples (IPs), Vice President and housing czar Jejomar Binay on Tuesday said the board of the National Housing Authority (NHA) has approved the first housing project for members of the Aeta community.

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(Metro News) Caloocan steps up de-clogging efforts to minimize floods

August 9, 2011 9:44 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Caloocan steps up de-clogging efforts to minimize floods 

MANILA, Aug. 9 — Caloocan Mayor Enrico Echiverri said the city government will continue with its campaign to clean up clogged esteros and canals to prevent flooding, particularly during the rainy season.

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DPWH supports promotion of tourism in Guimaras Island with the construction of two bridges

August 9, 2011 9:44 pm· Comments Off on DPWH supports promotion of tourism in Guimaras Island with the construction of two bridges 

MANILA, Aug. 9 — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is undertaking construction of two vital bridges in Guimaras Island in support to the national government’s program to develop and promote tourism in this scenic province of the Philippines.

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