A WORKER of the National Parks Development Committee cleans the Flower Clock at the Rizal Park in Manila, a day after President Aquino signed a law setting the Philippine Standard Time, yesterday. (Photo by Michael Varcas)
Atheists should be seen as good people if they do good, Pope Francis said on Wednesday in his latest urging that people of all religions – or no religion – work together.
MEMBERS of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) rescue team, clad in fatigue uniforms, board a truck for their deployment in Manila to help clear the sidewalks of vendors and other obstructions. (Photo by KJ Rosales)
SENATOR Manny Villar and Senator-elect Cynthia Villar check the plastic school chairs, finish product of the Waste Plastic Recycling Factory in Barangay Ilaya, Las Pinas, which they inaugurated yesterday morning. The factory turns plastic wastes into durable school chairs that could last up to 20 years. (Photo by Linus Guardian Escandor II)
SINGER Richard Poon and actress Maricar Reyes are eyeing to tie the knot in an “exclusive” wedding some time this year.
GRANDMASTER Darwin Laylo (seated, left) is locked in a battle with GM Li Shilong of China during the sixth round of the Manny Pacquiao Cup Asian Continental Chess Championship at the Midas Hotel and Casino. Watching the game (from left) are GM Mark Paragua, NCFP executive-director Jayson Gonzales, NCFP secretary-general Cavite Rep. Bambol Tolentino and NCFP director - Rommel Tacorda.
MIAMI Heat guard Dwyane Wade battles for a lose ball against Indiana Pacers guard George Hill during the third quarter of Game 1 in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals between the Indiana Pacers against the Miami Heat in Miami. (AP photo)
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Manila, Philippines – The government’s newly reorganized Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Program is starting to gain world attention as the Department of Education’s (DepEd) School Infrastructure Project (PSIP) has made it as the lone entry from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in the internationally acclaimed Partnerships Awards 2013 in the “Best Pathfinder...
Manila, Philippines – His Majesty, Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, is making a State Visit to the Philippines on April 15-16, 2013. It will be the Sultan of Brunei’s first visit to Manila since 2009 and the first under the administration of President Benigno S. Aquino III. President Aquino is tendering...
Manila, Philippines – The government steps up this year the promotion of volunteerism in the public sector. Agencies of the national government and local government units are united by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) in crafting volunteering initiatives, to allow the 1.3-million government workforce to help others, especially the underserved and marginalized.
Manila, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) said that cash incentives await top performers in the 2013 Palarong Pambansa at the Governor Mariano Perdices Sports Complex in Dumaguete City from April 21 to 27.
According to Education Secretary Armin A. Luistro, for the first time in the history of the Palarong Pambansa, the private sector is pitching in to give financial...
Manila, Philippines – All efforts are being exerted to close the resource gaps in the education sector – teachers, classrooms, tables, chairs, textbooks and other school materials – by 2013. The government has vowed to eliminate the shortage of 66,800 classrooms nationwide. Some P10 billion was released to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for the construction,...
Manila, Philippines – A part from the manufacturing sector, the tourism sector is one of the areas being considered by the government to generate high employment. More tourists arriving in the country means more jobs for porters, drivers, and souvenir item vendors, and so on. The Department of Tourism (DOT) said it expects to create seven million new jobs in the tourism industry...
Manila, Philippines – The pre-bid conference conducted by the Department of Health late last month for the privatization of the Philippine Orthopedic Center (POC) attracted nine prospective bidders, including big names in the infrastructure and health care industries.
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Manila, Philippines – The Philippines edged its Asian neighbors in providing an environment that attracts big foreign companies. Besides traditional investment sources such as United States of America, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan, potential investors from Europe, the Middle East, and Africa now look at the country as investment site.
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Manila, Philippines – The Philippines jumped 10 notches in a global survey of countries rated on economic freedom. Among 177 countries, it ranked 97th in the 2013 Index of World Economic Freedom, up from its 107th ranking in 2012. The Philippines’ economic freedom score stood at 58.2, which is 1.1 points higher than the previous year.
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Manila, Philippines – THE Information Technology-Business Process Outsourcing (IT-BPO) Roadmap 2011-2016 forecasts revenues of up to $25 billion and an employee base of 1.3 million by 2016. Government, the private sector, and stakeholders are reviewing it, taking into consideration major developments in terms of Philippine competitiveness against other countries. The BPO industry...