Archive for October 2011
Beloved La Salle Green Hills Kundirana will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a show entitled “KUNDIRANA KUWARENTA NA.” It will be held on November 12, 2011 at the CCP. The show will feature Kundirana Batches 1971 to 2012 with emcees former Bb. La Salle Jackielou Blanco and Sabrina Artadi. Special Guests are Mommy Rose Balana & Tatang Tony Mendoza. The show hopes to raise funds to sustain the Kundirana ministry in carrying out its mission.
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Newly-born baby girl Danica Camacho is the world’s symbolic seven billionth baby who was born at Fabella Maternity hospital in Manila, Philippines today, Monday October 31, 2011. India also greeted its version of the 7 billionth person on earth.
It took only a dozen years to make the leap from 6 billion. And according to the same projections found in this year’s State of the World Population report from the UNFPA, the population will top 9 million by 2050 and 10 billion by the end of this century.
Total population is still climbing, but the rate of growth peaked in the 1960s at about 2 percent. It has steadily declined since then, although it remains well above replacement level in places like sub-Saharan Africa, where it still tops 2 percent.
Read more at The Christian Science Monitor
Photo from The Christian Science Monitor
President Benigno S. Aquino III awarded Leyte as the most business-friendly LGU (local government unit) or province in the Philippines during an award ceremony held at the Manila Hotel Thursday evening. The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) also awarded the province a Hall of Fame award for consistently winning the award for the third time.
Governor Carlos Jericho L. Petilla personally accepted the award. He was accompanied by Vice Governor Mimyet Bagulaya and the members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Leyte, and several department heads, in a display of unity and force.
PCCI cited the Leyte’s effort to prepare the province as an IT destination through Leyte ICT Park and the launching of the Technology Business Incubator (TBI) that provides initial assistance to starting entrepreneurs in the IT field. The ICT Park has been recognized by the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA).
Read more at Philippine Information Agency
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