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Parañaque City Mayor Florencio Bernabe, Jr. (second from left) is awarded a water-themed painting by Artist Ivan Acuña; the MWSI Special Partnership Award; and a plaque of recognition from Maynilad officials (from left) President and CEO Victorico P. Vargas, Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan, Chief Operations Officer Herbert M. Consunji and Chief Finance Officer Randolph T. Estrellado during the 5th Anniversary Celebrations of the Maynilad Water Services Inc. which was held recently at the SM Mall of Asia. The Special Partnership Award was given in recognition of the contribution of the Parañaque City Government and Mayor Jun Bernabe for the continued expansion of MWSI water services in the city. (Photo By: Jun Budlat)
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News Stories for January 2012


  1. Tagalog news: Metro Manila mayors tutugunan ang hamon ng climate change (NCR)
  2. “Gabi ng Parangal” culminates Microinsurance month (NCR)
  3. DPWH chief bats for long term solutions vs flooding, disasters (NCR)
  4. ‘Asenso P’que Job Fair 2012’ set on February 7 (NCR)


  1. Marikina launches project for small entrepreneurs (NCR)
  2. NAPOLCOM clarifies issue on non-release of 2011 police entrance, promotional exams (NCR)


  1. Coast Guard to get P1.6 billion more for new equipment (NCR)
  2. DENR, BFAR intensify drive vs. marine pollution (NCR)
  3. DA says sugarcane 'outperforms' other crops in 2011 (NCR)
  4. PNP extends condolences, financial assistance to families of bomb blast victims (NCR)


  1. National Archives, kailangan ng bagong gusali (NCR)
  2. DA, LBP extend initial P400M Loan to rice farmers (NCR)
  3. Makati opens 'SMART' summer program on Feb. 13 (NCR)
  4. Coast Guard to beef up sea, air assets (NCR)
  5. Marikina to host third leg of Philippine Water Runs (NCR)


  1. Makati orders regular drainage cleaning around construction sites (NCR)
  2. Tagalog News: Motorcycle lane sa EDSA, ipapatupad na sa Peb. 14 (NCR)
  3. DA says flatbed drier also good for cassava (NCR)
  4. AFP sends new batch of contingent to Liberia (NCR)
  5. Road repairs in Metro Manila to continue this weekend (NCR)
  6. Tagalog News: Estero Blitz II gagawin sa Pebrero (NCR)


  1. MMDA issues traffic advisory re: Bourne Legacy filming (NCR)
  2. Tagalog news: DSWD lalong tutuon sa serbisyo publiko sa pagselebra ng ika-61 anibersaryo (NCR)
  3. January declared as “Philippine Tropical Fabrics Month” (NCR)
  4. 151 scholarships still open for military dependents (NCR)
  5. Three third year high school students emerge as most ASEAN savvy in 5th ASEAN Quiz National Competition (NCR)
  6. Tagalog News: Buwanang hulog sa SSS, laging i-double check--opisyal (NCR)
  7. Manila archdiocese’s painting contest ‘til January 27 (NCR)
  8. PNP battles climate change with 10 million trees (NCR)
  9. DA says agri sector grew by 2.34% in 2011 (NCR)
  10. Phase out plastic in a year, Makati businesses told (NCR)


  1. Tagalog news: ‘Committed’ na aplikante prayoridad ng PNP (NCR)
  2. Immigration bureau resumes implementation of special visa for employment generation (NCR)
  3. January 28 is early school registration day - DepEd (NCR)
  4. Tagalog news: Panawagan ni PNoy sa bagong hepe ng Coast Guard: Katapatan at dedikasyon sa serbisyo (NCR)
  5. DOST bares its national flood management program (NCR)
  6. Marikina to host national games for differently abled persons in February (NCR)


  1. PNoy to lead Coast Guard’s turnover of command ceremony (NCR)
  2. First quarter job fair schedules now available (NCR)
  3. DA, DAR launch sugarcane 'block farming' (NCR)
  4. Tagalog news: 1,000 siklista nakilahok sa Padyak Na! sa Marikina (NCR)
  5. Tagalog News: ISO certification target ng PNP (NCR)
  6. Makati to pass ordinance ensuring Pag-IBIG compliance of companies (NCR)


  1. Japanese Government opens scholarships for 2012 (NCR)
  2. Hijack incident down in 2011; PNP chief vows intensified anti-hijacking operations (NCR)


  1. Drivers lead local tree planting activity (NCR)
  2. DILG establishes 25 more Tourist Police Units (NCR)
  3. Makati bats for more jobs, OFW protection (NCR)
  4. DA allots P594M irrigation, agri projects for Palawan (NCR)
  5. P’que city gov’t extends business permit renewal (NCR)
  6. Tagalog News: Manila Police handa na para sa Chinese New Year (NCR)


  1. Pasay City offers cash assistance to informal settlers for ‘Balik Probinsiya’ (NCR)
  2. Biggest stamp exhibit set on January 24 (NCR)
  3. AFP’s “Bayanihan” wins the heart of international community (NCR)
  4. DSWD launches social services database (NCR)


  1. UST to unveil art exhibit for a cause on January 20 (NCR)
  2. DA says tobacco 'dust' beneficial to organic aquaculture (NCR)
  3. 90% of LGUs practice transparency -- Robredo (NCR)
  4. Makati promotes construction of disaster-resilient, 'green' buildings (NCR)
  5. QC extends business tax payment period (NCR)
  6. Tagalog News:'No-show' sa emission testing, kakastiguhin ng gobyerno (NCR)
  7. Marikina bans toxic substances in schools (NCR)
  8. Gov’t beefs up fund for rural electrification (NCR)
  9. Create committees on squatting, mayors urged (NCR)
  10. Makati collects P11B in 2011 (NCR)


  1. Tagalog News: Quadruplex na kabahayan itatayo para sa mga biktima ni ‘Sendong’ (NCR)
  2. UPOU now accepting applicants for Language and Literacy Education (NCR)
  3. Creation of research center for ageing sought (NCR)
  4. EMB pushes for passage of “No Parking, No Registration” policy (NCR)
  5. BSP: Jan-Nov 2011 overseas Filipinos remittances reached US$18.3 billion (NCR)
  6. Tagalog News: 'No-show' sa emission testing, kakastiguhin ng gobyerno (NCR)
  7. PhilPost, DOJ renew postal agreement (NCR)


  1. Tagalog news: Luistro malaki ang pag-asang mapupunuan ang kakulangan ng classroom sa 2013 (NCR)
  2. Phl Embassy in Singapore sets guidelines for OEC processing (NCR)
  3. Police entrance, promotion exams set on April 29 (NCR)
  4. Thai PM visits Phl to strengthen bilateral ties (NCR)
  5. Incentives to companies that hire Makati residents, hinted (NCR)
  6. Robredo orders probe of local exec’s culpability in Compostela landslide (NCR)
  7. MMDA, DOST join forces to mitigate disaster (NCR)
  8. Tagalog news: Nationwide E-trike design contest, inilunsad ng DOE (NCR)
  9. Hong Kong trip up for grabs for Pasay taxpayers (NCR)
  10. MMDA releases Bourne Legacy Filming Traffic Rerouting Scheme (NCR)
  11. Water pipe network upgrade benefits residents, businesses south of Manila (NCR)


  1. Iran tension upping international oil price (NCR)
  2. DOLE bans deployment of OFWs in South Sudan (NCR)
  3. SM Malls to host DFA’s consular offices soon (NCR)
  4. PNP exam application forms, now available online (NCR)
  5. Tagalog news: Ayuda sa “spare part importation” ng public transport, pinag-aaralan (NCR)
  6. Tagalog news: Mahigit 1,000 Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino benepisyaryo tanggal (NCR)
  7. Tagalog news: MMDA muling sasabak sa pagtulong sa Cagayan De Oro at Iligan City (NCR)
  8. Pag-IBIG Fund, LGUs ink agreement to strengthen membership (NCR)
  9. Tagalog News: Amnesty para sa SSS loan penalty, ilulunsad sa Abril (NCR)
  10. No mercy for uniformed men, civilians involved in indiscriminate firing of guns--Robredo (NCR)
  11. Makati exec reminds taxpayers to make use of satellite payment centers (NCR)


  1. QC gov’t reminds deadline for renewal of liquor permit (NCR)
  2. Tagalog news:DILG pinalakas ang lokal na konseho para sa proteksyon ng mga bata (NCR)
  3. ‘Anti-Plastic Pulis’ now out in Las Piñas to protect the environment (NCR)
  4. DA fisheries program gets P1.9B boost (NCR)
  5. PUP P’que campus now offers baccalaureate courses (NCR)
  6. Beat Jan. 20 deadline, Makati taxpayers told (NCR)
  7. DILG, World Vision to promote children’s welfare (NCR)
  8. QC joins pilot-testing of green procurement program (NCR)
  9. QC suspends issuance of letters of authority/confirmation (NCR)


  1. PhilPost releases Lyceum’s 60th anniversary stamp (NCR)
  2. Qatar Red Crescent joins Philippine Red Cross in relief operations (NCR)


  1. Manila all set for “Lakbayaw” festival (NCR)
  2. Catholic Church to launch “Year of Mission” on Jan. 14 (NCR)
  3. P’que Red Cross receives $43K training grant (NCR)


  1. DTI releases online shopping safety tips (NCR)
  2. Tagalog News: Ika-40 Pambansang Gawain Kapulungan sa Filipino gaganapin (NCR)
  3. US Embassy closed on January 16 (NCR)
  4. Tagalog News: Maagang registration day sa Enero 28 – layuning lahat makapag-aral (NCR)
  5. Eco-driving training for QC tricycle drivers (NCR)
  6. DPWH releases new advisory on road repairs in Metro Manila (NCR)
  7. Tagalog News: 6,000 pabahay para sa sinalanta ni ‘Sendong” pinamamadali (NCR)
  8. PSALM extends Ecozone rate program (NCR)
  9. Third Haydee Yorac lecture series held (NCR)


  1. MIAA to rollback terminal fee on Feb 1 (NCR)
  2. DepEd: K+12 curriculum “more fun” (NCR)
  3. UP open U revitalizes Social Studies Education grad programs (NCR)
  4. Tagalog News: Mga pulis Maynila naka-antabay para sa pista ng Sto. Niño (NCR)
  5. 'New' Manila city hall fitted with solar-powered devices (NCR)
  6. DPWH to continue road repairs in EDSA, Araneta Avenue (NCR)


  1. Phl anti-corruption agencies need support of people, media – UK Judge (NCR)
  2. Tagalog News: PNP patuloy na naka alerto (NCR)
  3. DOLE develops new courses for Filipino seafarers (NCR)
  4. Tagalog News: PNoy, kumpiyansa sa bagong pinuno ng Air Force (NCR)
  5. Church, civic groups clean up trash left by devotees (NCR)
  6. Relocation of San Juan informal settlers to push thru despite tension (NCR)
  7. MMDA issues traffic advisory re: Bourne Legacy filming (NCR)


  1. Tagalog news: Shooting ng “Bourne Legacy” bukas kasado na (NCR)
  2. DFA orders voluntary repatriation of OFWs in South Sudan (NCR)
  3. Tagalog news: NEA binigyan ng karagdagang P1.108 billion pondo (NCR)
  4. AFPMBAI donates six new ambulances (NCR)
  5. Robredo defends Palace’ decision on cellphone signal loss (NCR)
  6. Philippine Red Cross serves 569 Black Nazarene devotees (NCR)


  1. Millions flock procession of the Black Nazarene (NCR)
  2. Tagalog News: Isang batalyong sundalo, nagbabantay sa pista ng Itim na Nazareno (NCR)
  3. Mobile subscribers in Manila to experience signal loss (NCR)
  4. Tagalog News: Pabahay ng DSWD, uunahin ang mga lubhang nangangailangan (NCR)
  5. LTFRB: Fixed salary, regular working hours for bus drivers start Jan. 16 (NCR)
  6. Sendong victims to receive additional cash assistance (NCR)
  7. Tagalog news:PNP: Mga buntis, bata huwag na sumama sa prusisyon ni Hesus Nazareno (NCR)
  8. Paje urges LGUs to use geohazard maps (NCR)
  9. Pasig City govt. to residents: stop smoking or move out! (NCR)
  10. P’que City sets deadline for business permit renewal on January 20 (NCR)
  11. PNoy to lead honors for outgoing Air Force chief (NCR)


  1. Red Cross all set for Black Nazarene feast; gives safety tips to devotees (NCR)
  2. ‘Apo’ appeals for Tandang Sora day (NCR)


  1. Caritas Manila continues relief efforts for ‘Sendong’ victims (NCR)
  2. MMDA issues traffic advisory for Black Nazarene procession (NCR)
  3. Church official calls on Black Nazarene devotees to love the environment (NCR)


  1. Tourist arrival in Albay up by 44% (NCR)
  2. Tagalog News: Shabu laboratory sa Alabang nadiskubre ng PDEA, 5 Intsik arestado (NCR)
  3. Tandang Sora transferred to final resting place (NCR)
  4. DILG creates additional tourist police units (NCR)
  5. Makati to spend P35M DILG incentive on new medical, emergency response equipment (NCR)


  1. PDEA supports “Stay Clean and Sober Act” (NCR)
  2. Soda maker, youth commish to host Young Leaders’ camp (NCR)
  3. Tagalog News: Traffic rerouting ikinasa sa Pista ng Black Nazarene (NCR)
  4. Parañaque calls on its residents to apply early for business and working permits (NCR)
  5. Commercial traders fail to stock rice in Batanes (NCR)
  6. Tagalog News: Palengke sa Marikina mayroon ng cold chain facilities (NCR)
  7. Tagalog News: Basura pwedeng gawing materyales pang-konstruksyon (NCR)
  8. Makati New Year event generates donations for 'Sendong' victims (NCR)
  9. Robredo says 2012 New Year’s Eve revelry 'generally safer' than in 2011 (NCR)


  1. Palace okays passage of FOI bill (NCR)
  2. Strike incidence down by 75% (NCR)
  3. MMDA gets P680M for urban renewal (NCR)
  4. DOF declares all imported books tax-free (NCR)
  5. Govt, labor unions ink manifesto on freedom of association and collective bargaining (NCR)
  6. DENR cites clean air initiatives (NCR)
  7. Marikina watershed proclaimedas protected area to boost government’s green agenda (NCR)


  1. NYC backs anti-HIV/AIDS program (NCR)
  2. Make wise use of internet, youth told (NCR)
  3. DENR bares accomplishment in clean-up campaign of Manila Bay, other waterways (NCR)
  4. Tagalog News: Caloocan, DSWD magpapatayo ng “half-way house” para sa kabataan (NCR)
  5. Tagalog News: Bagong panuntunan sa mga billboard ipatutupad na - MMDA (NCR)
  6. DENR’s land management project featured at UN Expo in Italy (NCR)
  7. Caloocan receives aid for “youth half-way house” (NCR)
  8. Robredo urges subordinates to again raise funds for 'Sendong' victims (NCR)
  9. New POEA administrator assumes post (NCR)
  10. Region X school evacuation centers decongested –DSWD (NCR)
  11. NDRRMC on ‘Red Alert’ (NCR)
  12. Metro university earns ISO seal (NCR)
  13. Army chief tells soldiers to wear rules of engagement cards (NCR)


  1. PNP starts ballistics tests (NCR)
  2. Low pressure area spotted (NCR)
  3. Tourism set to launch new Phl brand (NCR)
  4. NMIS confiscates dog food, duck meat (NCR)
  5. Immigration to foreigners: Report immediately! (NCR)
  6. Caloocan inspects markets for ‘hot meat’ (NCR)
  7. Tagalog News: Merkado sa Caloocan, ininspeksiyon (NCR)
  8. Tagalog News: Pilipinas bumabangon mula katiwalian, kahirapan (NCR)
  9. Bangko Sentral grants regulatory relief to banks affected by “Sendong” (NCR)
  10. PhilPost’s 2012 stamps highlight the Dragon (NCR)


  1. QC gov't calls for stricter inspection of taho business (NCR)
  2. DPWH sets P60.38M for rehab of Villamor Bridge (NCR)
  3. QC reports big revenue gain (NCR)
  4. “My House Husband” gets QC award (NCR)
  5. QC starts easy steps for business permits in 2012 (NCR)
  6. DA to train additional farmers as service providers (NCR)
  7. DA, DSWD launch agri PPP initiative (NCR)
  8. WB releases $500M to help 'Sendong' victims (NCR)
  9. QC to acquire more firetrucks (NCR)
  10. DSWD's KALAHI-CIDSS to add 129 new areas in 2012 (NCR)

Total Headlines for January 2012: (206)

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