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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...

Good Governance

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...

Security, Justice and Peace

DFA raises alert level 3 in Yemen

MANILA, Oct. 22 --  The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced that Alert Level 3 (Voluntary Repatriation) has been raised in Yemen due to...

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...

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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 ...


Truck Ban sa Antipolo, pinaigting

LUNGSOD NG ANTIPOLO, Okt. 22 (PIA) -- May mga oras na ngayon kung kailan hindi maaaring bumiyahe ang mga cargo truck sa ilang tiyak na lansangan dito ...


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...

Local Government

SoCot PPOC stands firm against criminality

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Oct. 22 (PIA)-- Members of the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) in the province met once again in the efforts...

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