'Anybody can run', Palace says

June 25, 2009 8:45 am· Comments Off on 'Anybody can run', Palace says 

MANILA, June 25 — Malacanang said the reported plan of academician/broadcaster Randolf David to run for congressman in Pampanga should President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo run “is his right and should not be conditioned on the President’s plans.”

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Police capture lawless MILF commander, 3 other persons in Marawi City

June 25, 2009 8:45 am· Comments Off on Police capture lawless MILF commander, 3 other persons in Marawi City 

MANILA, June 25 — Police intelligence operatives captured a trusted lieutenant of wanted lawless Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) leader Abdurahman Macapaar, alias Commander Bravo, and three other persons in Marawi City Thursday morning.

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Iloilo City fast tracks full rehab a year after Frank

June 25, 2009 8:45 am· Comments Off on Iloilo City fast tracks full rehab a year after Frank 

ILOILO CITY, June 25 -– The City Government is fast tracking rehabilitation initiatives to fully wipe out the trace of devastation scarred by Typhoon Frank a year ago.

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RP-US troops turn over 4 humanitarian projects in Sulu

June 25, 2009 8:45 am· Comments Off on RP-US troops turn over 4 humanitarian projects in Sulu 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 25 — The RP-US military forces have turned over to the intended beneficiaries four humanitarian projects they have undertaken in the island province of Sulu, where troops are continuously pursuing the al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf bandits.

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Environment watchdogs in Palawan seize P2M worth of wildlife

June 25, 2009 8:45 am· Comments Off on Environment watchdogs in Palawan seize P2M worth of wildlife 

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, June 25 — At least P2 million worth of wildlife supposedly for illegal trading were recently seized by environment watchdogs Global Legal Action for Climate Change (GLACC)-Mimaropa and the Palawan NGO Network, Inc. (PNNI), both non-government organizations, at Sitio Lasyap, Barangay Maasin, Quezon town in the province of Palawan.

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Poll execs to hold off-site registration as Cebu City still 60,000 voters short of 2007 list

June 25, 2009 8:45 am· Comments Off on Poll execs to hold off-site registration as Cebu City still 60,000 voters short of 2007 list 

CEBU CITY, June 25 — Cebu City election officials said they will continue to hold off-site registration of voters after they found out that the city has so far some 426,000 registered voters, which is 61,000 short of the number of registered voters in the 2007 elections

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DPWH to complete rehabilitation of nine urgent projects in Panay before end of 2009

June 25, 2009 8:45 am· Comments Off on DPWH to complete rehabilitation of nine urgent projects in Panay before end of 2009 

ILOILO CITY, June 25 – Public Works and Highways regional director Rolando Asis assured that the rehabilitation of nine urgent projects that were badly affected by Typhoon Frank will be completed within the year

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PRO6 expresses readiness to augment DOH campaign against A/H1N1

June 25, 2009 8:45 am· Comments Off on PRO6 expresses readiness to augment DOH campaign against A/H1N1 

ILOILO CITY, June 25 – The Police Regional Office 6 (PRO 6) is ready to assist the Department of Health (DOH) in its quarantine activities to prevent the spread of the Influenza A (H1N1).

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Australian PM condemns violence in Iran

June 25, 2009 8:45 am· Comments Off on Australian PM condemns violence in Iran 

CANBERRA, June 25 — Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on Thursday condemned Tehran's violence against its citizens protesting the outcome of the presidential election as a "travesty of democracy."

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Lapus, Ampatuan sign MOA for school programs in ARMM

June 25, 2009 8:45 am· Comments Off on Lapus, Ampatuan sign MOA for school programs in ARMM 

COTABAGTO CITY, June 25 – Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Jesli Lapus and Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Governor Datu Zaldy Uy Ampatuan inked earlier this week in Davao City a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the implementation of school building and school furniture programs for ARMM.

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