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Monument in Israel honors Filipinos

Monument in Israel honors Filipinos

For saving 1,200 Jews from Holocaust By Volt Contreras Philippine Daily Inquirer Posted date: June 28, 2009 MANILA, Philippines—Before Schindler’s List, there was another document—the Philippine visa—that saved hundreds of Jews from the gas

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Palace asks DOLE to take care of wage hike moratorium

Palace asks DOLE to take care of wage hike moratorium

Malacañang tossed yesterday the matter of the wage hike moratorium to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), saying it was a very “sensitive” issue. “Job generation is a priority but the concern also

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Noynoy fires all GMA midnight appointees

Noynoy fires all GMA midnight appointees

President Aquino ordered Wednesday (Aug 4) the revocation of the midnight appointments of the previous Arroyo administration. The President’s directive was contained in Executive Order 2 “recalling, withdrawing, and revoking appointments issued by the

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Lanao prosecutor gunned down

Lanao prosecutor gunned down

The provincial prosecutor of Lanao del Norte was gunned down while jogging near his house in Iligan City early Wednesday (Aug 4) morning, police said. Iligan City police director Senior Superintendent Bernardo Reamon said

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DOTC to act as mediator for PAL and pilots

DOTC to act as mediator for PAL and pilots

Transportation Secretary Jose de Jesus has ordered his agency’s officials to continue mediation meetings between the management of Philippine Airlines and the pilots who left the flag-carrier, a spokesman said. Undersecretary Dante Velasco of

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Domeng intensifies into storm; floods, landslides warnings raised

Domeng intensifies into storm; floods, landslides warnings raised

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) raised flood and landslide warnings for residents in Northern and Central Luzon as tropical depression “Domeng” intensified into a storm Wednesday (Aug 4). Storm warning

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Chavit’s son to face rough times in House

Chavit’s son to face rough times in House

Jailed Ilocos Sur second district Rep. Ronald Singson will be facing rough times at the House of Representatives, according to colleague and godfather Baguio Rep. Bernardo Vergara. With the opposition deemed to collar the

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Belmonte limits foreign travels of House members

Belmonte limits foreign travels of House members

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. is limiting the foreign travel of members of the House of Representatives as part of the austerity and streamlining measures he is undertaking. Sources say the Speaker is restricting members

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With slump in demand for nurses, more Pinoys opt to become doctors

With slump in demand for nurses, more Pinoys opt to become doctors

More young Filipinos now opt to become doctors apparently due to the slump in the demand for nurses abroad. The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) reported Sunday (August 22) an increase in the number of

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President Aquino to adopt freeze hiring in agencies next year

President Aquino to adopt freeze hiring in agencies next year

The government will adopt a freeze hiring policy next year in line with its austerity measures, President Aquino said. Mr. Aquino made this clear at the All Leaders’ Forum with volunteer groups who helped

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