Call for postponement of barangay and SK elections snowballs

July 21, 2013 12:11 am· Comments Off on Call for postponement of barangay and SK elections snowballs 

MANILA, July 20 — Another lawmaker supported the proposal of his colleagues to defer holding of the barangay and Samahang Kabataan elections in October this year to the second Monday of October 2015.

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Phil-JobNet vacancies reach 98,878 this week

July 21, 2013 12:11 am· Comments Off on Phil-JobNet vacancies reach 98,878 this week 

MANILA, July 20 — Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz on Saturday said job openings posted by employers in the government’s job search and job and skills matching facility, the Phil-JobNet, have banked to a current level reaching 98,878 vacancies as of 18 July 2013.

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AFP integrates DRRM units

July 21, 2013 12:11 am· Comments Off on AFP integrates DRRM units 

MANILA, July 20 – In pursuit of a more effective and efficient disaster response operations, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) integrated its reserved disaster risk reduction and management companies to local DRRM units all over the National Capital Region in a ceremony held at the AFP Grandstand Saturday.

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Aquino encourages Ateneans to dedicate self for others

July 21, 2013 12:11 am· Comments Off on Aquino encourages Ateneans to dedicate self for others 

MANILA, July 20 — President Benigno S. Aquino III attended Saturday the Ignatian Festival 2013 and encouraged the Ateneo de Manila University community to relive the life of St. Ignatius de Loyola who had selfless dedication to help others.

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NTIPC urges DILG, DOJ to form offenders' registry

July 21, 2013 12:11 am· Comments Off on NTIPC urges DILG, DOJ to form offenders' registry 

MANILA, July 20 — Mindful of the need to ensure welfare of all househelpers in the country, National Tripartite Industrial Peace Council chaired by labor secretary Rosalinda Baldoz affirmed its full support for Republic Act No. 10361 (An Act Instituting Policies for the Protection and Welfare of Domestic Workers) by issuing Resolution 7 series of 2013 recommending development of the registry of convicted crime offenders to ensure protection of such 'kasambahay' workers.

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PN hopes BRP Ramon Alcaraz will not run into cyclones during voyage home

July 21, 2013 12:11 am· Comments Off on PN hopes BRP Ramon Alcaraz will not run into cyclones during voyage home 

MANILA, July 20 — With the BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16) now making its voyage home, the Philippine Navy Saturday hoped the Filipino frigate will not encounter any cyclones during the last leg of its journey.

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Missing boys found dead in Taguig used car lot laid to rest

July 21, 2013 12:11 am· Comments Off on Missing boys found dead in Taguig used car lot laid to rest 

MANILA, July 20 — Two boys, earlier reported missing for four months, only to be found dead inside a car parked in a used car lot in Barangay Wawa, Taguig, were laid to rest separately late this week.

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All NCRPO units now on full alert for Aquino's SONA

July 21, 2013 12:11 am· Comments Off on All NCRPO units now on full alert for Aquino's SONA 

MANILA, July 20 — All units of the National Capital Region Police Office are now on full alert for President Benigno S. Aquino III's fourth State of the Nation Address before a joint session of Congress Monday.

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QC urges MMDA to helptrike drivers earn enough

July 21, 2013 12:11 am· Comments Off on QC urges MMDA to helptrike drivers earn enough 

MANILA, July 20 — The Quezon City Council has passed a resolution requesting the Metro Manila Development Authority to study the possible options available to the city’s tricycle operators and drivers associations members.

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Solon seeks educational courses for differently abled persons

July 21, 2013 12:11 am· Comments Off on Solon seeks educational courses for differently abled persons 

MANILA, July 20 — A lawmaker stressed urgent need to establish basic technical and vocational courses for differently abled persons in all school districts in the country.

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