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Social welfare, population top SONA '08 agenda

Social welfare and population programs will be on top of President Arroyo’s annual report as she delivers her eighth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 28. “If in the past it was the Super Regions and the others, this year it’s the national social welfare program in Read more »

Kuryente 101

Anonymous – Bilib ako sa commercial ni Juday, biro mo naipaliwanag niya in 30sec ang masalimuot na system loss na ‘yan…:) Tama si Juday sa kanyang paliwanag ng system loss, pero kung tayo ang bibili ng yelo at ayaw talaga nating mabawasan ang yelong binili, siyempre magdadala tayo ng Read more »

NAIA 3 opens for Arroyo, but obstacles remain for commercial operations

By LALA RIMANDO When President Gloria Arroyo arrived and disembarked at the Terminal 3 of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA 3) in Manila from her recent trip to the US, it was her second time to personally visit and walk around some portions of the sprawling airport terminal that was Read more »

Biazon is most absent, Madrigal most tardy

By Gil C. Cabacungan Jr. MANILA, Philippines — Senator Rodolfo Biazon is the leading absentee, Senator Maria Ana Consuelo “Jamby” Madrigal is the tardiest and Senator Edgardo Angara is the most traveled among the 23 members of the Senate based on its latest journal of attendance.

Palace accepts dela Paz resignation, names Neri to SSS

President Arroyo has accepted the resignation of Corazon dela Paz as president and chief executive officer of the Social Security System and named Chairman Romulo Neri of the Commission on Higher Education to replace her.

Mark Lapid appointed acting PTA chief

Former Pampanga governor Mark Lapid has been appointed by President Arroyo Wednesday as acting general manager of the Philippine Tourism Authority (PTA). Reports said the presidential appointment was announced by Press Secretary Ignacio Bunye. Lapid, who lost a re-election bid in 2007 to current Pampanga Gov. Ed Panlilio, takes over Read more »