CA gives 'green light' on Pacman's case vs Wow Magic Sing

July 8, 2009 9:44 am· Comments Off on CA gives 'green light' on Pacman's case vs Wow Magic Sing 

MANILA, July 8 – There is no more stopping the criminal case filed by Filipino boxing icon Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao against Wow Magic Sing for alleged violation of the Intellectual Property Code (IPC) to be litigated in court.

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Comelec, CHR get UK support for increased voter turnout in 2010

July 8, 2009 9:44 am· Comments Off on Comelec, CHR get UK support for increased voter turnout in 2010 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, July 8 — A government project to help marginalized sectors of Philippine society exercise their right to vote in 2010 has received commendations from the British embassy in Manila.

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Prices of petroleum products seen to further drop until next week -DOE

July 8, 2009 9:44 am· Comments Off on Prices of petroleum products seen to further drop until next week -DOE 

MANILA, July 8 — Prices of petroleum products are expected to further drop next week.

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Palace official proposes resumption of peace talks with MILF in Malaysia

July 8, 2009 9:44 am· Comments Off on Palace official proposes resumption of peace talks with MILF in Malaysia 

MANILA, July 8 – A Malacañang official this afternoon said he has proposed the resumption of peace talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in Malaysia.

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Cebu City’s health department seeks more funds

July 8, 2009 9:44 am· Comments Off on Cebu City’s health department seeks more funds 

CEBU CITY, July 8 – Cebu City health officials are seeking up to P8.5 million in additional funding for the City Health Department (CHD) to cover the cost of medicines and equipment as barangay health centers will attend to more patients after the Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC) has limited its services.

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2,000 Bantayan Island households to get solar-powered lamps

July 8, 2009 9:44 am· Comments Off on 2,000 Bantayan Island households to get solar-powered lamps 

CEBU CITY, July 8 – Rep. Benhur Salimbangon (Cebu, 4th district) said they will distribute solar energy equipment to five island barangays in Bantayan Island that will light up some 2,000 households.

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Cebu City Council authorizes mayor to sign deal for SRP fuel depot

July 8, 2009 9:44 am· Comments Off on Cebu City Council authorizes mayor to sign deal for SRP fuel depot 

CEBU CITY, July 8 – The Cebu City Council has authorized Mayor Tomas Osmena to enter into an agreement with Total Philippines Corp. to supply fuel and establish a depot at the city-owned 300-hectare South Road Properties (SRP).

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Central Visayas policemen tighten watch after Mindanao bombings

July 8, 2009 9:44 am· Comments Off on Central Visayas policemen tighten watch after Mindanao bombings 

CEBU CITY, July 8 – Police officials in Cebu and Central Visayas have ordered their men to be more vigilant after the recent blast in Cotabato and Iligan Cities and in Jolo.

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PDCC raises flood, landslide alert in South Cotabato

July 8, 2009 9:44 am· Comments Off on PDCC raises flood, landslide alert in South Cotabato 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, July 8 — The Provincial Disaster Coordinating Council (PDCC) of South Cotabato today raised its alert level on the possible occurrence of more landslides and flash floods in several parts of the province due to the continuing rainy spells in the area.

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Installation of CCTVs in North Cotabato's public places urged

July 8, 2009 9:44 am· Comments Off on Installation of CCTVs in North Cotabato's public places urged 

By Malu C. Manar

KIDAPAWAN CITY, July 8 – To strengthen surveillance after a series of bombings had again sent people into panic, the provincial board in North Cotabato has urged the provincial government to install spy or hidden cameras at the provincial capitol, provincial jail, and other government facilities in the province that could be targets of bomb attacks.

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