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Palace working with Congress to ensure stable power supply next year
MANILA, Oct. 22 -- Malacañang said it continues to work with Congress to come up with an acceptable solution to the impending power shortage during summer next year.  "The government wants to ensure a stable supply and reasonably priced electricity for our people during the summer months of 2015," Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr. said in a press briefing at the Palace on Tuesday. "We will continue working with Congress in providing an appropriate response and a satisfactory solution: stable and reliable supply at rates that are reasonable and not...

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Research Institute for Tropical Medicine ready for Ebola - DOH

MANILA, Oct. 22 -- The Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday said that the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), the country’s National Reference Center for Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases, is now more prepared to respond to the threat of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). “Having managed previous global public health emergencies, the RITM has become better-equipped with rapi... Read Full Story - Research Ins...

Security execs, lawmakers support creation of Bangsamoro Police

MANILA, Oct. 22 – The creation of a Bangsamoro Police is consistent with the Philippine Constitution, security sector executives said as they declared their support to the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law on Tuesday's hearing at the House of Representatives.  “The PNP strongly supports the legislative proposal  of House Bill 4994 (for the creation of the Bangsamoro) which is the inst... Read Full Story - Security exe...

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Palace says there was no delay in government's post-typhoon Yolanda response

MANILA, Oct. 22 -- The government on Tuesday clarified that there was no delay in its response during the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda and that assist...

Heritage and Culture

President Aquino leads commemoration of 70th year of Leyte Gulf Landing

PALO, Leyte, Oct. 21 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday paid tribute to the country’s forefathers who fought and died during the liber...


CSFP bet wins Pampanga Provincial Consumer Welfare Month poster-making contest

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, October 21 (PIA) -- A senior student from the City of San Fernando landed first place in the provincial poster-making ...

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Community leaders hold barangay assembly

Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, October 16 (PIA) – Community leaders conducted a barangay assembly in compliance with the synchronized nationwide Barangay ...


CSC recognizes public frontline service exemplars

QUEZON CITY, Oct 21 (PIA) -- The Civil Service Commission (CSC) will recognize top performing frontline service offices for placing premium on quality...


PH to host the 2nd BIMP-EAGA and IMT-GT Trade Fair and Business Leaders Conference

MANILA, Oct. 22 -- Given the impending ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015, two dynamic sub-regional groupings have once again converged to strengt...

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Beacons of excellence conferred PQC awards

MAKATI CITY, October 22 (PIA) - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) recently awarded three companies for organizational improvement and pe...

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