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Belmote defends distribution of committee...
THE leadership of the House of Representatives defended Saturday its decision to distribute committee membership to the legislators belonging to the independent minority bloc.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Rescue operations continue on ill-fated fishing vessel
PHILIPPINE Coast Guard divers recovered another body on Friday as search operations continue for nine missing fishermen after an unidentified cargo ship collided with a fishing boat off Cavite Thursday.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
1 dead, 10 crew members missing after cargo ship smashes into small fishing boat in Manila Bay
As remuneration in the British Columbia public sector skyrockets, we bring you our annual database of who is making what in B.C.'s public service.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
SWS: 52 percent of firms were asked for...
More than half of enterprises surveyed in Cebu said they were asked for bribes in exchange for permits and other government transactions in 2013, the Social Weather Stations reported.
Estrada dismisses Cunanan, Tuason testimonies as - lies'
QUESTIONABLE characters was how Senator Jinggoy Estrada described former Palace Social Secretary Ruby Tuason and Technology Resource Center director general Dennis Cunanan whom the senator said failed the credibility test as provisional state witness in the pork barrel scam.
Sangil: When in Angeles City or Clark Treat yourself with good food
IF I remember it right, it was Ka Blas F. Ople who once told me about the study made by Rosalinda Orosa that the Kapampangans are not only artisans but are excellent cooks, male and female, if compared to other ethnic groups in the country.
27 provinces declared malaria-free
In a statement, Health Secretary Enrique Ona said that of the 53 provinces that are endemic for malaria, 27 have already been certified free from it.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
DOTC eyes 3 sites for north integrated bus terminal
MANILA, Philippines The Department of Transportation and Communications has named three possible locations for the proposed north integrated transport system .
Sat Mar 08, 2014
CALABARZON bamboo industry surpasses 2013 targets
Bamboo industry in Region IV-A , which include the provinces of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon, has surpassed its targets for 2013, according to the Department of Trade and Industry .
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Arroyo, allies to get seats in House committees
Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and several other members of the independent bloc in the House of Representatives will be given memberships in certain committees eight months after the 16th Congress opened.
DOTC to disqualify LRT extension bidders with pending cases
MANILA The Department of Transportation and Communications will disqualify bidders with pending cases against the government in the Light Rail Transit Line 1 Cavite extension project.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Arroyo, independent bloc members get...
HOUSE Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. recommended the giving of committee assignments to Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and eight other members of the independent minority bloc.
2 more firms eye bus terminal project
MANILA, Philippines Two more companies have bought bid documents for the proposed Integrated Transport System Project-Southwest Terminal, increasing the number of potential bidders to 11. The Department of Transportation and Communications said the additional firms that have expressed interest are Washington Sycip-led State Properties Corp. and ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Utilize Batangas port, Aquino urged
A HOUSE member on Monday urged President Benigno Aquino III to issue an executive order to divert all local and international shipping cargos delivering raw materials for the economic zones located in Calabarzon area from the port of Manila and Manila International Container Port going to the port of Batangas.
Chinese firm to look for oil in Alegria
Officials of China International Mining Petroleum Company Ltd. , in cooperation with Polyard Petroleum Company Ltd., paid a courtesy call on Gov. Hilario Davide III yesterday and informed him about their plan yesterday.
Pampanga CIDG chief, 6 others nabbed in raid
OPERATIVES of the Philippine National Police - Criminal Investigation and Detection Group have arrested one of their officers with six others on Monday for allegedly being involved in illegal drug activities and other heinous crimes, officials said Tuesday.
Dole cites San Fernando for employment services
The Department of Labor and Employment Central Luzon Office and the Region 3 Public Employment Services Office Managers Federation Inc. recognized the City Government here for its "ceaseless dedication and sustained remarkable contributions to Dole's goal toward effective implementation of employment facilitation services."
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Asia News Network
There were a couple of seemingly unrelated stories over the last weekend. The first had to do with human rights abuses continuing to proliferate in this country.
11-Year Old Stabbed to Death By Dota Hack Dispute in the Philippines
The 16-year old suspect allegedly stabbed his "friend" over 40 times due to a Dota account hacking incident in Bulacan, Philippines.
Luzon newsbits for March 4, 2014
San Fernando City, La Union - The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines announced yesterday an 11-hour power outage set tomorrow starting 7 a.m. in some parts of Pangasinan.