DENR to hold forum on ‘greening’ the industries

June 4, 2009 1:53 pm· Comments Off on DENR to hold forum on ‘greening’ the industries 

MANILA, June 4 — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is holding a forum on "greening" the industries to promote a low carbon economy on Monday, June 8, at the agency’s social hall in Quezon City.

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6 Mindanao universities partner with GEM on Jeep project

June 4, 2009 1:53 pm· Comments Off on 6 Mindanao universities partner with GEM on Jeep project 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 4 — Six of Mindanao’s universities are partnering with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Growth with Equity in Mindanao (GEM) Program to improve the employability of the next generation of Mindanao graduates by expanding and enhancing the English language training capabilities of these universities.

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A/H1N1 suspect in Region XII turns out negative

June 4, 2009 1:53 pm· Comments Off on A/H1N1 suspect in Region XII turns out negative 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, June 4 –- A public health official on Thursday said a suspected A/N1H1 flu patient have turned negative on confirmatory tests.

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New aid project to cover more Mindanao IDPs

June 4, 2009 1:53 pm· Comments Off on New aid project to cover more Mindanao IDPs 

By Rommel G. Rebollido

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, June 4 – More evacuees from communities affected by armed conflicts in Mindanao are expected to be covered by relief and rehabilitation assistance from the Philippine government and the European Commission (EC) with a project called Strengthening Response to Internal Displacement in Mindanao (Stride-Mindanao).

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New dredger needed to prevent flooding in Cotabato City

June 4, 2009 1:53 pm· Comments Off on New dredger needed to prevent flooding in Cotabato City 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, June 4 -– A body tasked to look into the rehabilitation of rivers and waterways in Mindanao has recommended the need for a new dredger to deepen the Rio Grande de Mindanao in Cotabato City.

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One-stop CIQS center opens in Sarangani

June 4, 2009 1:53 pm· Comments Off on One-stop CIQS center opens in Sarangani 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, June 4 – Senior government officials have formally launched a one-stop action center for Customs Immigration Quarantine and Security (CIQS) in the coastal town of Glan, Sarangani Province, to help ease trade and movement of people within the Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines-East Asean Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA).

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NBI summons Guihulngan police on detainee’s mauling-slay

June 4, 2009 1:53 pm· Comments Off on NBI summons Guihulngan police on detainee’s mauling-slay 

DUMAGUETE CITY, June 4 – The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in Dumaguete has summoned at least six police personnel assigned to the police station in Guihulngan, Negros Oriental as the agency begins its independent investigation into the mauling-to-death of a detainee last month.

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Bomb threat in Negros Oriental school a hoax – police

June 4, 2009 1:53 pm· Comments Off on Bomb threat in Negros Oriental school a hoax – police 

DUMAGUETE CITY, June 4 — A bomb threat received through a text message by a Grade V public school teacher in Sibulan Central School in the municipality of Sibulan, Negros Oriental, Tuesday morning turned out to be a hoax.

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Police, Bantay Dagat apprehend illegal fishers off Sibulan, Negros Oriental

June 4, 2009 1:53 pm· Comments Off on Police, Bantay Dagat apprehend illegal fishers off Sibulan, Negros Oriental 

DUMAGUETE CITY, June 4 — The Philippine National Police and Bantay Dagat elements apprehended 14 people on board a deep-sea fishing vessel caught in the act of conducting illegal fishing activity in the municipal waters off Sibulan, Negros Oriental past midnight Wednesday.

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CARP beneficiaries in Negros Oriental town support extension of land reform program

June 4, 2009 1:53 pm· Comments Off on CARP beneficiaries in Negros Oriental town support extension of land reform program 

DUMAGUETE CITY, June 4 — Three groups of beneficiaries of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) in the municipality of Mabinay in Negros Oriental are supporting the move to extend the implementation of CARP with reform and extension.

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