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Which DPWH contractors are top taxpayers?
MANILA, Philippines The Bureau of Internal Revenue is keeping a close eye on tax payments of top contractors of the Department of Public Works and Highways which did projects with the government agency from 2002 to 2013.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Philippine village named after Gangneung
Gangneung city officials and Philippine residents pose in a ceremony to name their village "Pine City Gangneung" in Indang, Philippines, Saturday.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
DOTC: No delays in bidding for LRT-1 Cavite extension
MANILA, Philippines The Department of Transportation and Communications on Monday said it is expediting the bidding process for the Light Rail Transit Line 1 Cavite Extension Project amid reports of delays in the process.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Review of approved reclamation projects sought
EXTENT of effects on people and the environment should be the consideration in approving reclamation projects, Senator Cynthia Villar said Sunday.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
The National Sandigan Foundation of the Philippines will mark the Feast of the Immaculate Conception on December 8 with a thanksgiving mass and a show to benefit four Mother Teresa Centers in the country.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Brother Efren is easy to find. Trace the curve of Manila Bay south, past the skyscrapers, through the urban sprawl.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Luzon newsbits for November 27, 2013
Olongapo City, Zambales - An unidentified woman was burned to death after a fire razed one of the cottages at the Halfmoon Beach Resort in Baranggay Lower Kalaklan, here last Sunday, a belated police report said yesterday.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
New components of LRT-1 Cavite extension to cost P5-B
MANILA, Philippines The Department of Transportation and Communications said on Monday that additional components for the Light Rail Transit Line 1 Cavite Extension Project will cost another P5 billion.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Parts of Cavite experience power outage
Areas of Alfonso, Amadeo, Dasmarinas, General Aguinaldo, General Trias, Magallanes, Maragondon, Naic, Novelta, Silang, Tanza and Ternate are now experiencing rotating power interruptions.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
NEDA Board OKs MRT-7, LRT extension projects
MANILA, Philippines The National Economic and Development Authority Board approved on Thursday seven major infrastructure projects worth an estimated P184.2 billion.
BIR shuts 2 Quiapo trading stores for tax evasion
The Bureau of Internal Revenue on Thursday ordered the closure of two Quiapo-based trading establishments, allegedly owned by an unnamed Chinese national, over alleged failure to file income tax and VAT payments.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Bacoor gov't, firm bicker over public market
MANILA Tension arose in Bacoor City, Cavite past midnight Thursday after personnel from the Bacoor City Hall and a private firm had a confrontation over the management of the city's public market.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Glasgow South and East Wood Today
Eastwood sisters head Philippines charity drive
FUNDRAISING for the Philippines continued over at Eastwood high this week, as Philippines-born head girl Bianca Deladia and sister Vanessa spearhead an appeal to help those affected by the recent typhoon.
Lawmakers worry over pork-funded scholars
As the Supreme Court declared unconstitutional the priority development assistance fund or "pork barrel," members of Congress ask how their scholars will be able to finish their studies.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Local Filipinos gather at market for fundraiser
Angela Cernusak, co-owner of Bitter Melon Asian Market in Angier, organizes clothing in the donation boxes outside of her store Nov. 16. The clothing, blankets, personal hygiene products, shoes and towels will be collected for a few weeks and then shipped over to the Philippines to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
Luzon Newsbits for November 17,2013
IMUS, Cavite - With the help of his pistol-packing girlfriend, a dangerous prisoner escaped in broad daylight last Friday from the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology facility in Barangay Palico I, here.
Philippine aid on hold as bodies retrieved
On a shoreline that was once an entertainment destination in this city, a group of scavengers sorted through piles of debris for anything useful - a rusted drum that might have gasoline, lumber to rebuild their homes, an undamaged fishing net.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
My father is missing
The couple's last known location was Magallanes St. Barangay Cavite East Palo, Leyte Philippines 6501.
Cacdac: Where eagles dare
SOME women are said to have a weakness for men in uniform. The doctor in his scrub suit or white robes, the fireman in his red and black garb, the police in blue.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Vugt: Our barangay elections - a vicious cycle
I WAS very happy that in the previous elections for mayor our city mayor was changed for a new mayor.