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2014-02-10 16:28:29

NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ubiquity Global Services, the business process outsourcing organization, today announced a significant expansion of its international delivery network with the opening of a new contact center in Bacolod, Philippines. Ubiquity will open its Bacolod site in April 2014. The new site has the capacity for more than 1,000 new employee positions and will be located in the Negros First CyberCentre, a unique mixed technologies facility in the...

2013-11-11 12:27:13

Non-Profit Seeking Donations to Cover Emergency Medical Response in Wake of Disaster MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A team of 16 surgeons, doctors and medical support volunteers from Mammoth Medical Missions, a non-profit, healthcare organization that donates services to underserved rural communities worldwide, is among the first to bring aid to Tanauan, approximately 30 miles south of Tacloban, following Typhoon Haiyan. Members of the Mammoth Lakes-based team...

Tropical Depression 02W Soaks The Philippines Seen By NASA Satellite
2013-02-20 15:43:13

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center The second tropical depression of the northwestern Pacific Ocean season formed on Feb. 19, and NASA's Aqua satellite showed the storm was soaking the central and southern Philippines. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Depression 02W (TD02W) as it was coming together and soaking provinces in Mindanao and the Palawan province of Luzon. The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument that flies aboard Aqua captured an infrared image of the...

2012-12-05 12:25:55

PAMPANGA and DAVAO, Philippines, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the opening of two new branch offices in the Philippines as it builds out its presence and increases its support for clients and partners in the country. The new offices in the cities of Pampanga and Davao are the latest additions to IBM's growth market operations and part of a strategy to increase its presence in the fastest growing economies in the world. (Logo:...

2008-08-11 06:00:20

Text of report in English by Philippine newspaper Philippine Daily Inquirer website on 4 August [Text of GRP-MILF draft pact on Bangsamoro homeland; for assistance with multimedia elements] The Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) herein referred to as the "Parties" to this Agreement. Terms of Reference The context of referents follows: The Agreement for General Cessation of Hostilities dated July 18, 1997 Between the GRP...

2008-08-11 03:00:25

By Aruna Gopinath PHILIPPINE policymakers and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front must realise that a peace agreement on southern Mindanao can only work if all the parties drop prejudices and end mistrust against each other, writes ARUNA GOPINATH. THE Philippine Supreme Court's temporary restraining order on the signing of an agreement between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on ancestral land in Mindanao will cast a shadow on the southern island's elections...

2006-08-10 05:02:23

By Manny Mogato MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine police said on Thursday they suspected a kidnap-for-ransom gang was behind a powerful blast that wounded three police officers at the local Muslim government compound in the southern city of Cotabato. Police officials corrected an initial toll of two officers killed and four wounded, saying there had been conflicting reports after the attack in the central part of Mindanao island. In nearby Kidapawan City, one soldier was wounded while...

2006-04-22 20:44:03

By Manny Mogato COTABATO CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Businessman Antonio Santos Jr. is having sleepless nights. His family's property in the southern Philippine island of Mindanao is being taken over by groups of Muslims displaced by armed conflict. From one small thatched hut over a year ago, several houses have sprouted like mushrooms in the property that Santos's mother inherited from her parents. "I don't know where these people are coming from," Santos told Reuters. "Every...

2005-08-07 06:10:14

By Manny Mogato COTABATO CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - About 12,000 troops and police deployed in the southern Philippines ahead of Monday's elections, the center of allegations of vote-rigging against President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in May 2004. Security was heavy in areas leading to voting centers in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), where 1.2 million voters are due to pick a new governor, a vice-governor and 24 members of a legislative assembly. "We will make sure that...