Be part of solution, Palace asks teachers planning to hold protests on school opening

May 27, 2009 1:22 pm· Comments Off on Be part of solution, Palace asks teachers planning to hold protests on school opening 

MANILA, May 27 — Malacanang today said it is not aware that some public school teachers are planning to stage protests on Monday, June 1, the opening of classes, but just the same it called on them “to be part of the solution and not be part of the problem.”

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Young Aklan coed is RP's lone delegate to UNFPA confab

May 27, 2009 1:22 pm· Comments Off on Young Aklan coed is RP's lone delegate to UNFPA confab 

KALIBO, Aklan, May 27 — A female Computer Science student of Systems Technology Institute (STI-Kalibo) is the lone delegate of the country in the forthcoming Y Peer Conference of the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) in Europe.

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Region XII police forms body for A/H1N1

May 27, 2009 1:22 pm· Comments Off on Region XII police forms body for A/H1N1 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, May 27 – Police authorities in Region XII has formed a special body that would assist other agencies of government in efforts to monitor and control the spread of the dreaded AH1N1 virus.

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NEA ordered to energize 2 Pampanga barangays in 100 days

May 27, 2009 1:22 pm· Comments Off on NEA ordered to energize 2 Pampanga barangays in 100 days 

BGY. MAWACAT, Floridablanca, Pampanga, May 27 -– Two of the remotest barangays in this province will soon enjoy the benefits of electricity.

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UK lifts travel ban to GenSan, Sarangani

May 27, 2009 1:22 pm· Comments Off on UK lifts travel ban to GenSan, Sarangani 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, May 27 –- A British businessman here said the British government has lifted a travel ban on its nationals in the "eastside of Mindanao," which includes several provinces and cities in Region XII.

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Construction of P25-M housing project for poor families kicks off

May 27, 2009 1:22 pm· Comments Off on Construction of P25-M housing project for poor families kicks off 

ILOILO CITY, May 27 – A housing project that will cater to some 172 urban poor families that are affected by the Iloilo Flood Control Project (IFCP) here kicked off after a groundbreaking ceremony held at the city relocation site in Barangay San Isidro, Jaro Wednesday.

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President Arroyo distributes CADTs to indigenous peoples in Central Luzon

May 27, 2009 1:22 pm· Comments Off on President Arroyo distributes CADTs to indigenous peoples in Central Luzon 

By Zorayda S. Tecson

FLORIDABLANCA, Pampanga, May 27 — In line with the government’s commitment to provide land security to the indigenous people, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Wednesday distributed Certificates of Ancestral Domain Titles (CADTs) to some 1,399 Aeta and Dumagat families in Central Luzon.

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Septuagenarian killed in fire

May 27, 2009 1:22 pm· Comments Off on Septuagenarian killed in fire 

BACOLOD CITY, May 27 — A 75-year old widow was burned to death Tuesday morning after a fire broke out at Crossing San Agustin, Barangay Paraiso, Sagay City in Negros Occidental.

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GenSan mayor: Malls to help boost local economy

May 27, 2009 1:22 pm· Comments Off on GenSan mayor: Malls to help boost local economy 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, May 27 -– City mayor Pedro Acharon said the entry of big shopping malls in this city must not deter micro and small entrepreneurs from pursuing viable business ventures.

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PGMA distributes P.9-M checks to Pampango livelihood beneficiaries

May 27, 2009 1:22 pm· Comments Off on PGMA distributes P.9-M checks to Pampango livelihood beneficiaries 

FLORIDABLANCA, Pampanga, May 27 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo distributed today (Wednesday, May 27, 2009) some P.9-million worth of checks to three farmer groups here to fund their livelihood projects.

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