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October 09, 2015, Friday
  • Police detective shoots dead a hostage-taker who took control of a bus along Taft Ave. corner Pedro Gil in Manila. 10 hours ago |
  • Coloma says Pres. Aquino cannot yet certify as urgent the proposed BBL since it is still in the period of interpellation. 10 hours ago |
  • Arroyo to file her COC next week as she intends to run for 3rd & final term in Pampanga’s 2nd district. 10 hours ago |
  • Sen. Angara says both Senate & House are trying to find a ‘win-win solution’ for bill seeking to lower income tax. 10 hours ago |
  • Arroyo asks Sandiganbayan for permission to avail of some medical procedures in St. Luke’s QC from Oct. 21 to 22. 10 hours ago |
  • Rep. Arroyo asks Sandiganbayan to allow her to go through some medical tests not available at VMMC. 10 hours ago |
  • Policeman killed in an ambush in Marawi City on Wednesday night. 15 hours ago |
  • Comelec & Smartmatic-TIM to hold review of source code for 2016 elections in the first week of Jan. 2016 15 hours ago |
  • Arroyo to file new petition for bail at Sandiganbayan & will use UN Working Group’s report as basis. 15 hours ago |
  • DOJ cites US-PH Mutual Defense Treaty as basis for participation of U.S. troops in Mamasapano operation. 15 hours ago |
  • DOJ says U.S. troops who participated in Oplan Exodus did not violate the PH constitution. 15 hours ago |
  • DOJ says U.S. troops’ participation in Mamasapano clash was limited to intelligence work & monitoring & not actual combat. 15 hours ago |
  • DOJ confirms U.S. troops’ participation in Oplan Exodus launched the Mamasapano operations last Jan. 25. 15 hours ago |
  • Palace does not see Enrile’s call for full plenary debates on Mamasapano encounter as an attack vs. Aquino gov’t. 15 hours ago |
  • Singer and comedienne Elizabeth Ramsey passes away at 83. 16 hours ago |
  • Businessman Cedric Lee pays P 20K bail at Court of Tax Appeals in connection with the tax evasion case filed vs. him by DOJ. 16 hours ago |
  • Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile says the death of SAF 44 must not be taken lightly. 16 hours ago |
  • Sen. Enrile seeks a full plenary discussion on the Senate committee report on Mamasapano encounter. 16 hours ago |
  • Justice Sec. Leila de Lima says they have legal basis to detain Pampanga Rep. Gloria Arroyo. 16 hours ago |
  • Sen. Miriam Santiago says some society leaders are urging her to run for president & she can rise to the occasion. 17 hours ago |
  • DOJ: No witnesses that can identify who killed the 9 Seaborne Commandos that attacked suspected Malaysian terrorist Marwan’s hut. 17 hours ago |
  • DOJ: 9 Seaborne Commandos who attacked Marwan’s hut were killed in an area away from cornfield in Tukanalipao where 35 SAF members died. 17 hours ago |
  • DOJ: No respondents can be charged for the death of 9 members of 84th Seaborne Commandos who attacked Marwan’s hut during Mamasapano clash 17 hours ago |
  • 5-man UN Working Group urges PH gov’t to review Arroyo’s bail petition based on int’l human rights standards. 17 hours ago |
  • UN Working Group cites international law as basis for finding Arroyo’s continued detention illegal. 17 hours ago |
  • UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention declares Arroyo’s detention at VMMC arbitrary & illegal. 17 hours ago |
  • Magnitude 4.7 earthquake hits Masbate & parts of Sorsogon. 17 hours ago |
  • 1 person dies & 3 are rescued as boat capsizes in Taal Lake in Talisay, Batangas. 17 hours ago |
  • Armed men abduct an Italian in Dipolog City. 17 hours ago |
  • Road mishap involving a truck & 9 motorcycles occurs at Commonwealth Ave near Tandang Sora flyover in QC. 17 hours ago |
  • Fire in Barangay Lipunan, Quezon City now under control. 18 hours ago |

Firm's ‘hygienic’ commitment to the country

By MST Lifestyle | Apr. 09, 2014 at 06:00pm

As a sign of the company’s continuous commitment to the Philippines and to its business partners, Amway Philippines, in partnership with its global office, recently turned over 600 hygiene kits to some 300 Amway Independent Business Owners based in Tacloban and Ormoc. Each distributor received two hygiene kits each.

Present during the turnover are Amway Philippines’ representatives Michelle Punongbayan-Ochoa, executive asisstant/ corporate affairs, Jom Diaz, Amway Philippines’ ADC operations supervisor, Helen Espedido, Amway Philippines’ warehouse logistics supervisor Christine Sarmiento-Tria, Amway Philippines’ assistant manager for communications, with Tacloban and Ormoc-based Amway IBOs during the hygiene kits dristribution.

The Amway One by One Campaign for Children mobilizes Amway country affiliates, employees and distributors in communities around the world to engage in causes that support children in need.

In the Philippines, Amway One by One’s thrust is education through literacy. At present, it has adopted six beneficiary schools nationwide under the Department of Education’s Adopt-A-School Program and reached more than 11 public schools in Tacloban this year and over 15,000 children as beneficiaries.

As part of the Amway One by One Campaign for Children’s 11th year anniversary celebration, and in completion of a partner’s pledge to DepEd last February 2014, Amway recently donated 11 sets of books to 11 public school libraries in Tacloban City. The receiving schools are: Bliss Elementary School, Dr. A.P Banez Memorial School, Utap Elementary School, Bagacay Elementary School, Cabalawan Elementary School, Camansihay Elementary School, Rizal Central School, Bayanihan Elementary School, Bulante Elementary School, Mercyville Elementary School and Nulatula Elementary School.

Present during the turnover are Diaz; Sarmiento-Tria; Mark Chester Tamayo, Department of Education’s district Supervisor, District Learning Center 1; Edgar Tenasas, Rizal Central School principal; Punongbayan-Ochoa; and the representatives from 11 partner schools.

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