Speaker assures no reenacted national budget for 2010

August 26, 2009 10:50 am· Comments Off on Speaker assures no reenacted national budget for 2010 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Aug. 26 — Speaker Prospero Nograles on Wednesday assured there will`be no reenacted national budget as the Palace submitted the proposed P1.541-trillion General Appropriations Act (GAA) for 2010 to the House of Representatives.

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LP 'Atienza wing' asks SC to stop Roxas from discharging party powers

August 26, 2009 10:50 am· Comments Off on LP 'Atienza wing' asks SC to stop Roxas from discharging party powers 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Aug. 26 – A group of ousted Liberal Party (LP) officials headed by Environment Secretary Jose "Lito" Atienza on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court (SC) to stop Senator Manuel "Mar" Roxas II and his "appointees" from discharging party powers.

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Dureza says power crisis looms in Davao Region

August 26, 2009 10:50 am· Comments Off on Dureza says power crisis looms in Davao Region 

DAVAO CITY, Aug. 26 — The power consumption of key cities in the Davao Region has already exceeded its power supply available in the area, according to Presidential Adviser for Mindanao Jesus Dureza.

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City embarks on 10-year integrated solid waste management plan

August 26, 2009 10:50 am· Comments Off on City embarks on 10-year integrated solid waste management plan 

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 26 – The city government here has embarked on a 10-year integrated solid waste management plan duly approved by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).

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5 PNP dependents get scholarship

August 26, 2009 10:50 am· Comments Off on 5 PNP dependents get scholarship 

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 26 – Police Regional Office 6 (PRO6) director, Police Chief Superintendent Isagani R. Cuevas on Monday handed over checks amounting to P10,000 each to five high school students who qualified for the Philippine National Police's (PNP) Kaagapay sa Pangarap Foundation, Inc (KPFI).

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Ilonggo solon slams discrimination of pregnant students in schools

August 26, 2009 10:50 am· Comments Off on Ilonggo solon slams discrimination of pregnant students in schools 

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 26 – Rep. Janette Garin of the first district of Iloilo has chided some of her colleagues in Congress for their incorrect interpretation of the provisions of the Magna Carta of Women regarding pregnant unwed students in campuses.

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Newly-organized infantry battalion has maiden encounter with NPA rebels in Igbaras, Iloilo

August 26, 2009 10:50 am· Comments Off on Newly-organized infantry battalion has maiden encounter with NPA rebels in Igbaras, Iloilo 

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 26 – Members of the Philippine Army’s 82nd Infantry Battalion (82IB) had their maiden encounter with a group of heavily armed New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in the hinterlands of Igbaras, Iloilo.

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Gonzalez: City redistricting bill not yet out

August 26, 2009 10:50 am· Comments Off on Gonzalez: City redistricting bill not yet out 

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 26 – The redistricting bill giving additional congressional district to Iloilo City is not yet dead as espoused by some individuals here but is being enthusiastically discussed by the senators.

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Boracay is training ground for police recruits

August 26, 2009 10:50 am· Comments Off on Boracay is training ground for police recruits 

BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan, Aug. 26 – This resort island is being considered as the training ground for new police recruits.

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AFP vows to investigate AI report of rights violations in Central Mindanao

August 26, 2009 10:50 am· Comments Off on AFP vows to investigate AI report of rights violations in Central Mindanao 

MANILA, August 26 –- The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Wednesday vowed to look into reports of rights group Amnesty International on supposed human rights violations committed by the military against displaced people in Central Mindanao region.

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