Troops overrun MILF camp in Maguindanao; kill 30 rebels

June 7, 2009 9:12 am· Comments Off on Troops overrun MILF camp in Maguindanao; kill 30 rebels 

MANILA, June 6 — Security forces overran on Saturday morning a camp of rogue Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels in Maguindanao, believed to be the launching pad of the rebel atrocities against the military, killing at least 30 rebels in the process.

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Bulacan folks join police anti-crime campaign

June 7, 2009 9:11 am· Comments Off on Bulacan folks join police anti-crime campaign 

BULAKAN, Bulacan, June 6 —About 1,000 local folks on Friday joined police runners streaked past fishponds amidst heavy rains in the 13th leg of the weekly 2- kilometer run known as “Takbo Laban sa Krimen” in this historic coastal town, hometown of “The Great Propagandist” Gat. Marcelo H. Del Pilar and Gen. Gregorio del Pilar, youngest Filipino general of the Philippine Revolution.

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P32.7-M road rehab project in Legaspi nears completion

June 7, 2009 9:11 am· Comments Off on P32.7-M road rehab project in Legaspi nears completion 

LEGASPI CITY, June 6 – Motorists passing through the metropolis in Legaspi City are expected to enjoy a more convenient and traffic-free ride around the city when the P32-million rehabilitation works on Lakandula Drive is completed this month.

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Nearly half of incumbent vice-mayors to seek mayoral posts next year

June 7, 2009 9:10 am· Comments Off on Nearly half of incumbent vice-mayors to seek mayoral posts next year 

DUMAGUETE CITY, June 6 – Cebu City vice-mayor and Vice-Mayors League of the Philippines national president Mike Rama said 70 percent of vice-mayors from regions 6, 7 and 8 are last-termers and 45 percent of them are running for mayoral posts in their respective areas.

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Six policemen deny hand in killing a detainee

June 7, 2009 9:09 am· Comments Off on Six policemen deny hand in killing a detainee 

DUMAGUETE CITY, June 6 – Six police officers denied involvement in the mauling to death of Airol Vergara at his detention cell in Guihulngan, Negros Oriental on Friday.

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CIDG nabs suspected bomb-maker in Zamboanga

June 7, 2009 9:09 am· Comments Off on CIDG nabs suspected bomb-maker in Zamboanga 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 6 –Operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) have arrested a man for possession of explosive components in a coastal barangay in this southern port city, official said.

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Rebel-returnee abducted in Compostela Valley

June 7, 2009 9:08 am· Comments Off on Rebel-returnee abducted in Compostela Valley 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 6 — Heavily armed men believed to be members of the New People’s Army (NPA) have abducted their former comrade-in-arms in a remote barangay in Compostela Valley, a military official said.

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Basay mayor hits municipal council for “deliberate stalling” of supplemental budget

June 7, 2009 9:07 am· Comments Off on Basay mayor hits municipal council for “deliberate stalling” of supplemental budget 

DUMAGUETE CITY, June 6 -– Mayor Beda Cañamaque of Basay, Negros Oriental has slammed the municipal council for what he believes is a deliberate move to delay his request for a supplemental budget for his town.

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Medvedev says food security, stable grain prices priority

June 7, 2009 9:07 am· Comments Off on Medvedev says food security, stable grain prices priority 

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MOSCOW, June 6 — Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said ensuring stability grain prices and guaranteeing food security are priorities for the agricultural sector, a Kremlin press release said on Saturday.

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74 confirmed missing, 8 injured in SW China landslide

June 7, 2009 9:06 am· Comments Off on 74 confirmed missing, 8 injured in SW China landslide 

CHONGQING, June 6 — Authorities confirmed Saturday afternoon 74 people were missing and eight others were injured in the landslide in southwest China's Chongqing.

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