Deployment ban on Lebanon remains, says DFA

June 22, 2009 8:50 am· Comments Off on Deployment ban on Lebanon remains, says DFA 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, June 22 — The ban against the deployment of Filipino workers to Lebanon remains until a second round of negotiations for an agreement on labor cooperation is signed, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced today.

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Region 1 colleges, universities still A/H1N1 free

June 22, 2009 8:50 am· Comments Off on Region 1 colleges, universities still A/H1N1 free 

By Leonardo V. Micua

DAGUPAN CITY, June 22 — All the colleges and universities in the Ilocos Region are still free from the A/H1N1 influenza which has now gone pandemic and had caused the suspension of classes in some of the schools in Metro Manila and a few others in different parts of the country.

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Two carnappers collared in Bulacan

June 22, 2009 8:50 am· Comments Off on Two carnappers collared in Bulacan 

MARILAO, Bulacan, June 22 —Police arrested two car thieves several hours after stealing an owner-type jeep at the Church of the Divine Mercy in Bgy. Sta. Rosa 1 here last Sunday noon in a series of pursuit operations at around Sunday night.

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Davao gov’t hospital requires 3 negative results from Butuan boy with A/H1N1

June 22, 2009 8:50 am· Comments Off on Davao gov’t hospital requires 3 negative results from Butuan boy with A/H1N1 

DAVAO CITY, June 22 — The first case in Mindanao for A/H1N1 from Butuan City was brought to the Davao Medical Center (DMC) for treatment and quarantined at the isolation center but the hospital requires three negative results of swab tests before he will be discharged.

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Dominguez vows justice for Sarangani blast victims

June 22, 2009 8:50 am· Comments Off on Dominguez vows justice for Sarangani blast victims 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, June 22 -– Sarangani Governor Miguel Dominguez has vowed justice for the victims of Saturday’s twin grenade attacks in Maasim town, Sarangani, even as he offered his sympathy to the victims.

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Gov. Malanyaon leads planting of 1-M trees in Davao Oriental

June 22, 2009 8:50 am· Comments Off on Gov. Malanyaon leads planting of 1-M trees in Davao Oriental 

By Ferdinand O. Zuasola

MATI, Davao Oriental, June 22 – Residents from all walks of life trooped on Monday to the national highway in various parts of Davao Oriental to participate in what is believed to be the Philippines’ "biggest tree planting event”.

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Police capture MILF commander with P5-M reward

June 22, 2009 8:50 am· Comments Off on Police capture MILF commander with P5-M reward 

MANILA, June 22 — Police operatives captured a ranking commander of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) who has P5-million reward for his arrest during an operation in General Santos City on Saturday, Camp Crame reports said today.

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Security tightened for nabbed high-ranking MILF leader

June 22, 2009 8:50 am· Comments Off on Security tightened for nabbed high-ranking MILF leader 

DAVAO CITY, June 22 – The Philippine National Police in General Santos City said it has tightened security for a high-ranking officer of the Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) with a P5-million bounty on his head, who was arrested in General Santos City last June 20.

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DILG releases cash reward to Zambo informant

June 22, 2009 8:50 am· Comments Off on DILG releases cash reward to Zambo informant 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 22 – The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) through the police has released a cash reward to an informant who provided information that led to the arrest of a killing suspect five years ago in this southern port city.

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Chavit to run for governor in Ilocos Sur in 2010

June 22, 2009 8:50 am· Comments Off on Chavit to run for governor in Ilocos Sur in 2010 

Manila, June 22 -— Deputy National Security Adviser Luis “Chavit” Singson will make a political comeback in his home province, Ilocos Sur, as he announced his intention to run for governor in 2010.

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