Palace: Let’s go by the rule of law on Cha-cha

June 3, 2009 1:31 pm· Comments Off on Palace: Let’s go by the rule of law on Cha-cha 

MANILA, June 3 — Malacanang today (Wednesday) said it will not meddle in the functions of Congress and stressed it will just await the final results of the legislature’s move to amend the 1987 Charter through legitimate mode.

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Congress set to pass CARP extension bill tonight

June 3, 2009 1:31 pm· Comments Off on Congress set to pass CARP extension bill tonight 

MANILA, June 3 – Lawmakers are currently deliberating on the provisions of the bill that will extend by five years the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP). They are set to pass the proposed law tonight. (PNA) LAP

Travel group cites Donsol as major hit for foreign tourists

June 3, 2009 1:31 pm· Comments Off on Travel group cites Donsol as major hit for foreign tourists 

By Danny O. Calleja

SORSOGON CITY, June 3 – The 1,200-strong National Association of Independent Travel Agencies (Naitas) has acknowledged Sorsogon as a “major hit for foreign tourists” because of the whale sharks of Donsol town and other eco-tourism destinations in the province.

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Chinese consul visits Pangasinan

June 3, 2009 1:31 pm· Comments Off on Chinese consul visits Pangasinan 

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, June 3 — Governor Amado Espino Jr. hailed the visit here on Wednesday of Chinese consulate officials which, he said, would rekindle the friendship and cooperation between Pangasinan and China.

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Infrastructure projects underway in Camarines Norte

June 3, 2009 1:31 pm· Comments Off on Infrastructure projects underway in Camarines Norte 

By Mar S. Arguelles

LEGAZPI CITY, June 3 – Implementation of multi-million infrastructure projects in Camarines Norte has accelerated the province's economic growth, report from the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Bicol said.

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Dengue cases in Iloilo province up to 112

June 3, 2009 1:31 pm· Comments Off on Dengue cases in Iloilo province up to 112 

ILOILO CITY, June 3 -– The dengue fever cases in Iloilo province went up to 112, according to the latest count of the Iloilo Provincial Health Office (IPHO).

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PRO 7 chief wants to make CV schools ‘crime-free zones’

June 3, 2009 1:31 pm· Comments Off on PRO 7 chief wants to make CV schools ‘crime-free zones’ 

CEBU CITY, June 3 – Newly-installed Police Regional Office (PRO) 7 Director Lani-o Nerez has said he wants to make schools and universities “crime-free zones.”

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Motorboat with 17 passengers missing in Albay Gulf

June 3, 2009 1:31 pm· Comments Off on Motorboat with 17 passengers missing in Albay Gulf 

By Connie B. Destura

BATO, Catanduanes, June 3 – Seventeen farmers and abaca strippers on board on a motorized outrigger bound for Buenavista, Rapu-Rapu, Albay was reported missing Tuesday night.

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Region 7 tops list of drug quitters, DDB says

June 3, 2009 1:31 pm· Comments Off on Region 7 tops list of drug quitters, DDB says 

CEBU CITY, June 3 — The Dangerous Drug Board (DDB) has announced that Region 7 tops the list of regions in the country that have the most number of drug dependents who quit.

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Cebu City Mayor’s office seeks additional P231.3M for equipment, road repair

June 3, 2009 1:31 pm· Comments Off on Cebu City Mayor’s office seeks additional P231.3M for equipment, road repair 

CEBU CITY, June 3 — The Cebu City Government’s executive department has sought the approval of the Cebu City Council for a fourth supplemental budget of P231.3 million this year for the purchase of heavy equipment, road repairs and renovation of the city hospital.

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