House panel agrees that Con-ass resolution be sent to committee on rules for plenary deliberation

May 26, 2009 2:09 pm· Comments Off on House panel agrees that Con-ass resolution be sent to committee on rules for plenary deliberation 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, May 26 — The committee on Constitutional amendments of the House of Representatives on Tuesday approved House Resolution no. 1109, authored by Speaker Prospero Nograles and backed by 174 congressmen, which seeks to convene Congress into a Constituent assembly (Con-ass) in amending the 1987 Constitution, be sent to the House committee on rules for consideration for plenary deliberation.

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Bidding for Panay rehab projects set in June

May 26, 2009 2:09 pm· Comments Off on Bidding for Panay rehab projects set in June 

ILOILO CITY, May 26 – Presidential Assistant for Western Visayas Raul Banias said that the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) regional office 6 will open the bidding for the Panay rehabilitation projects first week of June.

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Kalibo Airport tightly monitored for A/H1N1

May 26, 2009 2:09 pm· Comments Off on Kalibo Airport tightly monitored for A/H1N1 

ILOILO CITY, May 26 -– The Kalibo Airport is being tightly monitored for the dreaded influenza A/H1N1 because of its direct flights from Taipei and other countries.

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DOH 6 tells parents to take precautionary measures vs A/H1N1 flu

May 26, 2009 2:09 pm· Comments Off on DOH 6 tells parents to take precautionary measures vs A/H1N1 flu 

ILOILO CITY, May 26 – The Department of Health-Center for Health Development 6 (DOH-CHD 6) advised parents of school children to observe the precautionary measures against Influenza A/H1N1 as it step up the advocacy on the disease.

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Information Tourism Desk set up at New Iloilo Airport

May 26, 2009 2:09 pm· Comments Off on Information Tourism Desk set up at New Iloilo Airport 

ILOILO CITY, May 26 – The Iloilo Provincial Council for Culture, Arts, History and Tourism (PCCAHT) is going to launch Wednesday the first Tourism Information Desk at the New Iloilo Airport in Sta. Barbara-Cabatuan towns.

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PNP establishes assistance center in Manapla, Negros Occidental

May 26, 2009 2:09 pm· Comments Off on PNP establishes assistance center in Manapla, Negros Occidental 

BACOLOD CITY, May 26 — A Community Police Assistance Center (COMPAC) that will ensure the safety and security was established recently in Manapla municipality in northern Negros Occidental.

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Negros officials to attend Lakas-Kampi meeting in Manila

May 26, 2009 2:09 pm· Comments Off on Negros officials to attend Lakas-Kampi meeting in Manila 

BACOLOD CITY, May 26 — Negros Occidental Governor Isidro Zayco, together with city mayors in the province under the Lakas-CMD Party, will attend the joint meeting of the two parties on May 28 at the Manila Hotel to be presided by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.

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Cebu City’s towing revenue rose 1,400 percent

May 26, 2009 2:09 pm· Comments Off on Cebu City’s towing revenue rose 1,400 percent 

CEBU CITY, May 26 – Cebu City’s revenue from towed vehicles from March to April this year rose by as much as 1,400 percent, after two private towing companies again patrolled the streets for the City Traffic Operations and Management (Citom).

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Cebu City ready to award P100-M landfill contract

May 26, 2009 2:09 pm· Comments Off on Cebu City ready to award P100-M landfill contract 

CEBU CITY, May 26 – The Cebu City bids and awards committee (BAC) is now ready to award the P100-million contract for the management of the city’s Inayawan sanitary landfill.

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3 rebels surrender, to get aid from Cebu Capitol

May 26, 2009 2:09 pm· Comments Off on 3 rebels surrender, to get aid from Cebu Capitol 

CEBU CITY, May 26 – Three former members of a rebel group who have returned to the mainstream after years of fighting the government are set to receive financial support from the Cebu Provincial Government .

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