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Drug test centers at LTO hit

Private drug testing centers became the object of criticisms last week after it was found out that a big majority of the driver-applicants were mostly found negative of drug use. In a check with the office of Land Transportation Office Registrar Macario Getaruelas, records show that since he assumed office in May 2005, only seven applicants were found positive of drug use. Full story

Dumaluan lawyer says ‘No Panglao take-over'

NO, not yet. At least, talks of a take-over in Panglao's top seat is not going to happen tomorrow, or until the Ombudsman hands the decision of the case filed against Mayor Doloriech Dumaluan, the mayor's lawyer said. Until then, and if the decision is not favorable, then there could still be legal remedies and that's when the Supreme Court will be the option. Full story

Bhutan minister says farming as a way of life under threat

This warning was issued by Bhutan agriculture minister Lyonpo Sangay Ngedup to farmers from five nations that converged in this agricultural town on Oct. 18-20 in observance of World Food Day.  Full story

Chatto meets RP Consulate, Labor, OWWA Officials re garding OFWs
( DUBAI , UAE)- First District Congressman Edgar M. Chatto met Thursday morning with Philippine Consulate, Dept. of Labor and Overseas Welfare Administration officials at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates regarding the plight of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs). Full story

VisMin travel, lifestyle Expo '07 invites Bohol

In the line of Bohol sights is the 3rd International Visayas-Mindanao Travel, Tours; Leisure and Lifestyle Expo, another rare opportunity for the eco-tourism province to showcase some more her wonders at the March 16 to 18, 2007 show. Full story

Gov't eyes 57% cut in budget deficit in 2007

THE government is not resting until it can hit an ambitious 57% target cut in the country's budget deficit for next near, Finance Secretary Margarito Teves said during a press conference last week. When it was miraculous enough to stave off a P256B in 2002 to P148B in four years, the country's economic consultants now train their sights to cut the deficit down to P63B next year. How? Full story
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October 22, 2006 issue