Pagasa mulls replication of Iloilo’s climate field school in other agri-areas

April 17, 2009 11:22 am· Comments Off on Pagasa mulls replication of Iloilo’s climate field school in other agri-areas 

ILOILO CITY, April 17 – The Philippines Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) is looking into the possibility of replicating the climate field school in Dumangas town to other agricultural areas in Iloilo province.

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Pagasa warns of hotter days in May

April 17, 2009 11:21 am· Comments Off on Pagasa warns of hotter days in May 

ILOILO CITY, April 17 – The public is told to brace for more hotter days in May probably surpassing the hottest temperature of 33.5 degrees centigrade recorded last April 15.

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P10-M early warning system & flood monitoring device in Iloilo now operational

April 17, 2009 11:21 am· Comments Off on P10-M early warning system & flood monitoring device in Iloilo now operational 

ILOILO CITY, April 17 – The Early Warning and Monitoring System for Disaster Mitigation in the Philippines donated by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (Koica) to the provincial government of Iloilo is now operational.

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Heavy gun battle erupts between AFP combat troops and NPAs in Agusan del Sur

April 17, 2009 11:20 am· Comments Off on Heavy gun battle erupts between AFP combat troops and NPAs in Agusan del Sur 

CAMP RAFAEL C. RODRIGUEZ, Butuan City, April 17 -– A Philippine Army trooper was killed while another soldier was wounded when a fierce gun battle erupted between government forces and communist terrorists in Barangay Muritula, San Luis town, Agusan del Sur province Thursday.

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Tech-voc grads more sought abroad than diploma holders

April 17, 2009 11:19 am· Comments Off on Tech-voc grads more sought abroad than diploma holders 

DAGUPAN CITY, April 17 — Technical-vocational graduates has bigger chances of employment abroad than the country’s professionals or even graduates of four-year baccalaureate courses.

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Isabela vice guv lauds DA support

April 17, 2009 11:18 am· Comments Off on Isabela vice guv lauds DA support 

ILAGAN, Isabela, April 17 – Vice Governor Ramon Reyes has expressed gratitude to Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap for his continuous support for the welfare of the farmers.

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NPA slain in Masbate clash

April 17, 2009 11:17 am· Comments Off on NPA slain in Masbate clash 

MANILA, April 17 — A New People’s Army (NPA) insurgent was killed following a brief gun fight with government forces in Esperanza town in Masbate province on Thursday, the military disclosed Friday.

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NV TESDA, UK-based mining firm bag international award

April 17, 2009 11:16 am· Comments Off on NV TESDA, UK-based mining firm bag international award 

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, April 17 – The Out of School Youth (OSY) Skills Development and Placement Program of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the UK-based FCF Minerals Corporation has won an international award.

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Ulamas establish communication with ASG in Sulu, says Puno

April 17, 2009 11:15 am· Comments Off on Ulamas establish communication with ASG in Sulu, says Puno 

MANILA, April 17 –- The Muslim Ulamas tapped to assist in resolving the Sulu hostage crisis have already established contacts with the terrorist Abu Sayyaf group holding the two remaining International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) kidnap victims.

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14 inmates bolt Cotabato City jail

April 17, 2009 11:14 am· Comments Off on 14 inmates bolt Cotabato City jail 

COTABATO CITY, April 17 – A woman who visited her husband detained on murder charges, purposely left opened a small steel gate allowing 14 detainees to escape from the Cotabato City jail Thursday night, authorities said.

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