Aquino attends DOLE’s Labor Day job, livelihood fairs

May 1, 2012 9:37 pm· Comments Off on Aquino attends DOLE’s Labor Day job, livelihood fairs 

MANILA, May 1 — President Benigno S. Aquino III visited the 110th Labor Day and Livelihood Fairs at the World Trade Center in Pasay City which was organized by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in cooperation with other government agencies.

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No across-the-board salary increase as P125 wage hike demand still under study — Abad

May 1, 2012 9:37 pm· Comments Off on No across-the-board salary increase as P125 wage hike demand still under study — Abad 

MANILA, May 1 — Budget Secretary Butch Abad on Tuesday said there will be no across the board salary increase as the government is still studying the P125 wage hike demand of labor groups.

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Aquino orders Regional Tripartite Wage and Productivity Boards to study possibility of wage hikes

May 1, 2012 9:37 pm· Comments Off on Aquino orders Regional Tripartite Wage and Productivity Boards to study possibility of wage hikes 

MANILA, May 1 — President Benigno S. Aquino III has ordered the Regional Tripartite Wage and Productivity Boards (RTWPBs) to step up its consultations, dialogues and studies into the possibility of granting the Filipinos’ fervent wish for added remuneration.

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Delegates begin arriving for ADB's 45th annual meeting in Manila

May 1, 2012 9:37 pm· Comments Off on Delegates begin arriving for ADB's 45th annual meeting in Manila 

MANILA, May 1 – Delegates have begun arriving at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) to register for the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) 45th Annual Meeting of its Board of Governors, which begins on May 2.

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Biazon to replace obsolete CCTVs at NAIA customs area

May 1, 2012 9:37 pm· Comments Off on Biazon to replace obsolete CCTVs at NAIA customs area 

MANILA, May 1 — The old closed circuit television (CCTV) system which the Bureau of Customs (BOC) had been using for almost two decades at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport I arrival area will soon be a thing of the past.

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(Metro News) QC prosecutor files case vs. dolphin show promoter

May 1, 2012 9:37 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC prosecutor files case vs. dolphin show promoter 

MANILA, May 1 – The Quezon City Prosecutor's Office has filed a criminal case against Indofil Sea Wonders Ltd., the promoter of a traveling dolphin show in Metro Manila in December 2010.

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Gov't to fund additional salary increase from 2012 national government savings — Abad

May 1, 2012 9:37 pm· Comments Off on Gov't to fund additional salary increase from 2012 national government savings — Abad 

By Joann Villanueva

MANILA, May 1 – The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) will source savings amounting to P2.7 billion from this year’s national budget to release one month in advance the last tranche of the Salary Standardization Law III (SSL III) on June 1.

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49th IB chief relieved for Camarines Norte town attack

May 1, 2012 9:37 pm· Comments Off on 49th IB chief relieved for Camarines Norte town attack 

MANILA, May 1 — Major Gen. Josue Gaverza, the head of the Philippine Army's 9th Infantry Division, has ordered the immediate relief of the 49th Infantry Battalion commander whose Peace and Development Team was attacked by New People's Army (NPA) rebels in Maot, Labo, Camarines Norte on Sunday afternoon, resulting in the killing of four soldiers and a civilian.

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Nationwide Labor Day celebrations peaceful, says PNP

May 1, 2012 9:37 pm· Comments Off on Nationwide Labor Day celebrations peaceful, says PNP 

MANILA, May 1 — The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Tuesday reported that Labor Day celebrations in the country is generally peaceful with no untoward incident reported.

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Rain showers over Luzon bring needed relief Tuesday

May 1, 2012 9:37 pm· Comments Off on Rain showers over Luzon bring needed relief Tuesday 

MANILA, May 1 — Isolated rain showers over Luzon, including Metro Manila, brought much needed relief Tuesday from the weeks-long searing summer heat post-Easter.

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