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Catholic Schools Hire Laid Off Filipino Teachers

Filipina school teachers who've lost their jobs in Baltimore City have found jobs outside of Maryland and in Catholic schools.

By Rodney J. Jaleco WASHINGTON D.C. – Filipino teachers who’ve lost their jobs in Maryland have gotten help from an old but influential friend  the Catholic Church. About a dozen… Read More

Water pipelaying operations on Edsa resumed

MANILA, Philippines–Manila Water Company, Inc. Read More

Mediamen to sit as observers in DND biddings

MANILA, Philippines?Members of the media will be sitting in as observers in deliberations of the Department of National Defense’s (DND) bids and awards committee, according to Malaca Read More

DoH names 16 clean gov’t hospitals

MANILA, Philippines ? At least 16 government hospitals have been recognized by the Department of Health as having ‘Malinis [Clean], Mabango[Fragrant] environment, facilities and equipment following a six-month campaign to boost their image before the public. Read More

LRTA execs urged to bare perks

MANILA, Philippines?House Deputy Majority Leader Roman Romulo on Wednesday urged the directors and officers of the Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) to freely disclose the total annual compensation and benefits they have been individually and collectively receiving, in light of their decision to increase fares by up to 100 percent. “It is only fair for the public to get a sense of the emoluments that LRTA board members and officials have been paying themselves, before they… Read More

Health dep’t warns public to be wary of flu this cold season

MANILA, Philippines? Officials of the Department of Health (DOH) on Friday advised the public to protect themselves from diseases prevalent during the cold season…. Read More

Graduated toll hike a Palace option

MANILA, Philippines?Malaca Read More

Be cautious when receiving gifts, police warn public

MANILA, Philippines?The Philippine National Police (PNP) reminds the public to be cautious when receiving Christmas gifts and packages after a woman… Read More

7,000 cops to secure metro during holidays

MANILA, Philippines?Some 7,000 policemen are set to secure Metro Manila for the coming holidays, as police reminded the public anew to keep their houses safe and secure from robbers who would take advantage of the holiday rush. Read More

UP Manila student tops dentistry exams

MANILA, Philippines?The Professional Regulatory Commission’s Board of Dentistry has announced that 251 out of 787 passed the Dentist Licensure Examinations given last week in Manila. Read More

Aquino to open up Philippine skies

MANILA, Philippines ? (UPDATE) The Philippines will start liberalizing its civil aviation industry as a means to increase tourist arrivals in the country, President Aquino announced Thursday. Mr. Aquino announced his government’s open skies policy during at the opening of the public-private partnerships and infrastructure conference. Read More

Cancel franchises of striking buses

THE EXCUSE of bus operators associations that they did not go on strike last Monday and that the shortage of buses plying their routes was due to ‘confusion’ is a lot of bull. They must have realized that a strike is a violation of the Public Service Law and that their franchises could be suspended or cancelled, so they have to put it on record that it was not a strike against the color-coding scheme of the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Read More

Police step up security at LRT, MRT

MANILA, Philippines?The railway police, a unit under the public safety battalion of the National Capital Region Police Office, has stepped up its monitoring and security efforts along the… Read More

Solon seeks probe on alleged illegal issuance of franchises among bus operators

MANILA, Philippines? Reports about alleged anomalous issuance of franchises to buses and other public utility vehicles, which causes huge volume of vehicles in Metro Manila’s major thoroughfares, should be investigated, a lawmaker said Friday. Filing House Resolution 379, Navotas Representative Tobias Tiangco said the clogging along EDSA is often caused by the… Read More

DOH: Eating ‘double dead’ meat is risky

BY EVANGELINE DE VERA–> IN anticipation of the rise in demand for meat during the holiday season, the Department of Health yesterday warned the public against health risks in… Read More

P’Noy promises report review release today

BY REGINA BENGCO –> PRESIDENT Aquino will make public today his actions on the August 23 hostage crisis but he said explaining the legal terms to the public is making the job of his communications team difficult. Aquino had the Palace legal team, composed of Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. and chief presidential legal counsel Eduardo de Mesa, review the findings and recommendations of the Incident Investigation and Review Committee (IIRC) committee headed by Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. Read More

Philippines to continue using ‘coconet’ to battle erosion

Manila: The government will continue to use nets made from coconut fibre to buttress public structures and prevent soil erosion and flooding, President Benigno Aquino III said. During a recent palace event on Thursday attended by Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) officials, Aquino said the use of coconut fibre… Read More

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