ICTSI names 2 new top officers for Davao, Subic subsidiaries

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http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/319440/ictsi-names-2-new-top-officers-davao-subic-subsidiaries By YUL MALICSE May 22, 2011, 11:08pm  MANILA, Philippines — International Container Services, Inc. (ICTSI) Chairman Enrique K. Razon has named Jose Manuel De Jesus as president of Davao International Port Stevedoring Services Corporation (DIPSSCOR) and Subic Bay Terminal International Corporation (SBTIC); and Julien Domingo as DIPSSCOR general manager De Jesus, is also the […]

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PAF-PCG MOA Signing

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http://www.paf.mil.ph/HQ/PIO/PR%20APRIL%202011/PAF%20pcg%20moa%202011.htm In a report forwarded to Public Information Director, Lt Col Miguel Ernesto G Okol, the MOA signing emphasizes that since both agencies are front liners of search and rescue (SAR) operations during calamities – 505th Search and Rescue Group for the PAF and the PCG as an agency attached to the DOTC and member of […]

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Navy reservist Dingdong leads PDI simultaneous Read-Along via video

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http://navytoday.blogspot.com/2011/05/navy-reservist-dingdong-leads-pdi.html By The Inquirer Read-along Team Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sunday, May 22, 2011 THE READER Actor Dingdong Dantes reads to poor children and children of Philippine Navy personnel at the Navy headquarters on Roxas Boulevard. It was a simultaneous Read-Along with 8 other naval bases in the country, one of the Navy’s activities to mark […]

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POEA names 76 countries friendly to OFWs’ concerns

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http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/221516/pinoyabroad/poea-names-76-countries-friendly-to-ofws-concerns The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) has identified over 70 nations that seem friendly to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). In a resolution, POEA identified four countries in Africa, 21 in Americas, 32 in Europe, 17 in Asia Pacific, and two in the Middle East. The four-page ruling said the countries were named after meeting […]

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Environmentalists oppose Subic coal-fired plant

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http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/8569/environmentalists-oppose-subic-coal-fired-plant By Robert Gonzaga Inquirer Central Luzon SUBIC BAY FREEPORT—Environmentalists are opposing the construction of a coal-fired power plant here, citing its harmful effects to the environment and surrounding communities. In a May 20 letter, Amalie Hamoy-Obusan, climate and energy campaigner for Greenpeace, told officials of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) that while coal might […]

Posted by: on May 24, 2011 read more

Coral reefs in Boracay need rehab, says study

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http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/8571/coral-reefs-in-boracay-need-rehab-says-study By Nestor P. Burgos Jr. Inquirer Visayas ILOILO CITY — Coral reefs in Boracay have reached an alarming state of deterioration and urgently need protection and rehabilitation, according to scientists. A study conducted by the McKeough Marine Center, which is based at Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan, said priority should be given on the protection of […]

Posted by: on May 24, 2011 read more