Filipino U.N. worker among 11 killed in Pakistan hotel bombing

June 10, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on Filipino U.N. worker among 11 killed in Pakistan hotel bombing 

MANILA, June 10 — A long-time Filipino worker of a United Nations Agency was among the 11 persons confirmed killed in Tuesday night’s bombing of the Pearl Continental Hotel in Peshawar, Pakistan, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed today.

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DOH Davao intensifies campaign vs dengue

June 10, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on DOH Davao intensifies campaign vs dengue 

DAVAO CITY, June 10 — The Department of Health (DOH) here is intensifying its campaign against dengue as classes in elementary and high school, both public and private on Monday in Davao Region.

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Suspects in the killing Red Cross officer in Cotabato City fall

June 10, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on Suspects in the killing Red Cross officer in Cotabato City fall 

MANILA, June 9 — Two suspects in the shooting of a Red Cross executive in Cotabato City have been arrested by the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Central Mindanao, a police official said today.

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ARMM primes up for 1st Regional Coop Summit

June 10, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on ARMM primes up for 1st Regional Coop Summit 

COTABATO CITY, June 10 – Preparations are underway for the first-ever Cooperative Summit in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao slated on June 17 at the South Seas Mall here.

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ARMM gov hails region's OFWs, vows continued support programs

June 10, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on ARMM gov hails region's OFWs, vows continued support programs 

COTABATO CITY, June 10 – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Governor Datu Zaldy Ampatuan has lauded the region’s Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and reaffirms his commitment to support programs which will ensure their welfare and their families.

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7th ARMM Business Congress set in Marawi City

June 10, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on 7th ARMM Business Congress set in Marawi City 

COTABATO CITY, June 10 – The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Business Council (ABC), in coordination with the Office of the Regional Governor, has set the 7th ARMM Business Congress in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, on August 4-5 this year.

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No money involved, says Rep. Agbayani as he slams Con-Ass critics

June 10, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on No money involved, says Rep. Agbayani as he slams Con-Ass critics 

By Leonardo V. Micua

DAGUPAN CITY, June 10 — Rep. Victor Agbayani of the second district of Pangasinan has denied a malicious rumor that money changed hands when the House of Representatives voted a resolution calling the convening of Constituent Assembly in order to amend the 22-year old Philippine Constitution.

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Buried expired medicines overblown by media — Rep Agbayani

June 10, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on Buried expired medicines overblown by media — Rep Agbayani 

By Leonardo V. Micua

DAGUPAN CITY, June 10 — Rep. Victor Agbayani of the Second District of Pangasinan hinted that the reported cache of medicines unearthed at the premises of the provincial capitol in Lingayen may have been blown out of proportion by the media or whoever was the source of the story.

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8,000 residents of Davao pre-register for June 12 jobs fair

June 10, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on 8,000 residents of Davao pre-register for June 12 jobs fair 

DAVAO CITY, June 10 – About 8,000 unemployed residents from Davao Region have submitted themselves for pre-registration since June 3, in preparation for the mega jobs fair on June 12 to 14 at NCCC Mall in Matina, Davao City.

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Militant farmers’ federation leader shot dead after anti-Con Ass rally in Dumaguete

June 10, 2009 12:06 pm· Comments Off on Militant farmers’ federation leader shot dead after anti-Con Ass rally in Dumaguete 

By Juancho Gallarde and Judy Flores-Partlow

DUMAGUETE CITY, June 10 — The provincial chairman of the militant farmers’ umbrella organization, Kaugmaon Alang sa Ugma sa Gagmay’ng Mag-uuma sa Oriental Negros (KAUGMAON) was shot dead shortly after a rally was held Wednesday afternoon at the Quezon Park in Dumaguete against the highly-deliberated Constitutional Assembly.

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