Update:'Huaning' maintains strength, speed towards Batanes-Taiwan area

July 11, 2013 11:45 pm· Comments Off on Update:'Huaning' maintains strength, speed towards Batanes-Taiwan area 

MANILA July 11 — Typhoon "Huaning" has maintained its strength as it moves in the general direction towards the Batanes-Taiwan area, the state weather forecaster said on Thursday.

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3 people injured in 2 Makati fires

July 11, 2013 11:45 pm· Comments Off on 3 people injured in 2 Makati fires 

MANILA, July 11 — Three people got injured in two separate fire incidents in Makati City Thursday that also left several families homeless, the city fire marshall said,

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JobsDB, AME launches campus caravan project

July 11, 2013 11:45 pm· Comments Off on JobsDB, AME launches campus caravan project 

By Josine Estuye

MANILA, July 11 (PNA) -– JobsDB, an online recruitment company and the Association of Marketing Educators, an arm of the Philippine Marketing Association, signed Thursday a Memorandum of Agreement intended to ease job-and-skill mismatch in the country.

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Labor group favors 4-Day Compressed Work Week

July 11, 2013 11:45 pm· Comments Off on Labor group favors 4-Day Compressed Work Week 

MANILA, July 11 — The Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) expressed support for the proposed compressed work week.

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PPA creates Special Project Office for competition

July 11, 2013 11:45 pm· Comments Off on PPA creates Special Project Office for competition 

MANILA, July 11 — To improve the country’s port competitiveness, the Philippine Ports Authority has created a Special Project Office that promotes competition and economic justice in seaborne gateways.

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Unseated Marinduque solon calls on SC justice not to use his post to give life to constitutional crisis

July 11, 2013 11:45 pm· Comments Off on Unseated Marinduque solon calls on SC justice not to use his post to give life to constitutional crisis 

By Perfecto Raymundo

MANILA, July 11 (PNA) — Unseated Marinduque Rep. Reginal Ongsiako-Reyes Thursday called on Supreme Court Associate Justice Presbitero J. Velasco, Jr. to stop using his position "to give life to a constitutional crisis."

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(Lead) JobsDB: Many jobs, but not enough competent applicants

July 11, 2013 11:45 pm· Comments Off on (Lead) JobsDB: Many jobs, but not enough competent applicants 

By Josine Estuye

MANILA, July 11 (PNA) -– An online recruitment company executive stressed Thursday the criticism that economic growth has not resulted in jobs is not true.

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(Lead) Binay welcomes EU’s lifting of flight ban on PHL

July 11, 2013 11:45 pm· Comments Off on (Lead) Binay welcomes EU’s lifting of flight ban on PHL 

MANILA, July 11 -– Vice President Jejomar Binay Thursday expressed his appreciation for the decision of the European Union to lift its ban on the Philippines.

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DepEd fills up 90.79% of new teaching items

July 11, 2013 11:45 pm· Comments Off on DepEd fills up 90.79% of new teaching items 

MANILA, July 11 — The Department of Education (DepEd) announced on Thursday that 55,848 (90.79 percent) new teacher items have been filled up.

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Ex-PNP chief, 32 others involved in P400-M 'V-150 repair scam charged

July 11, 2013 11:45 pm· Comments Off on Ex-PNP chief, 32 others involved in P400-M 'V-150 repair scam charged 

MANILA, July 11 — The Office of the Ombudsman Thursday filed before the Sandiganbayan criminal charges against former Philippine National Police chief Gen. Avelino Razon, Jr., 22 other former and incumbent PNP officials and 10 private individuals for the anomalous repair and maintenance of 28 units of V-150 PNP Light Armored Vehicles amounting to over P400 million in 2007.

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