RP ready for renewable energy –Angara

September 7, 2009 11:06 pm· Comments Off on RP ready for renewable energy –Angara 

MANILA, Sept. 8 — Senator Edgardo Angara on Tuesday said the first-ever International Renewable Energy and Agriculture Conference (REACT 2009) has produced last week some invaluable insights for the government, academe, research experts and industry leaders to consider in their pursuit of sustainable, alternative source for energy for the country.

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USAID inaugurates first footbridge project in Compostela Valley remote village

September 7, 2009 11:06 pm· Comments Off on USAID inaugurates first footbridge project in Compostela Valley remote village 

BARANGAY NGAN, Compostela Valley, Sept. 8 — The first footbridge project worth more than P1-million under the Growth with Equity in Mindanao (GEM) of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) inaugurated recently in Barangay Ngan, Compostela municipality, this province.

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HUDCC Davao prepares for nationwide housing fair slated in October

September 7, 2009 11:06 pm· 1 Comment 

DAVAO CITY, Sept. 8 – The Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) here is now preparing for the housing fair that will be held both by government and private sector throughout the country during the Shelter Month in October.

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City officials promoted Davao as premier destination during int’l. gab in Baguio City

September 7, 2009 11:06 pm· Comments Off on City officials promoted Davao as premier destination during int’l. gab in Baguio City 

DAVAO CITY, Sept. 8 – Davao delegation headed by Vice Mayor Sara Duterte and some councilors promoted the city as a premier destination not only in Mindanao but in the whole country during the recent International Sister City Summit in Baguio City.

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32 NPA rebels surrender to Army authorities in Bukidnon

September 7, 2009 11:06 pm· Comments Off on 32 NPA rebels surrender to Army authorities in Bukidnon 

BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 8 -– At least 32 communist-New People's Army (NPA) rebels peacefully surrendered to Army authorities and set to receive cash and livelihood assistance from the government, this was disclosed on Tuesday.

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P12-M “road to economic dev’t” reported 55% complete in Lanao del Norte

September 7, 2009 11:06 pm· Comments Off on P12-M “road to economic dev’t” reported 55% complete in Lanao del Norte 

BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 8 -– The ground works of P12 million farm-to-market road went into high gear in Sultan Naga Dimaporo town in Lanao del Norte as it is now 55 percent complete.

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Wife of a ranking communist leader among those killed in Agusan del Sur gunbattle

September 7, 2009 11:06 pm· Comments Off on Wife of a ranking communist leader among those killed in Agusan del Sur gunbattle 

BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 8 -– A wife of a communist-New People's Army (NPA) operating in Northeastern Mindanao wa among those killed in the Sunday and Monday gunbattle in Agusan del Sur, this was disclosed by a ground Army commander on Tuesday.

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Climate change mitigation offers growth chances: UN report

September 7, 2009 11:06 pm· Comments Off on Climate change mitigation offers growth chances: UN report 

BANGKOK, Sept. 8 — Climate change mitigation does not contradict development goals but will offer enormous opportunities for growth, says a UN report released here Tuesday, weeks ahead of a UN climate change talks to be held here.

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IAEA calls for cooperation on regional nuclear issues

September 7, 2009 11:06 pm· Comments Off on IAEA calls for cooperation on regional nuclear issues 

VIENNA, Sept. 8 — The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Mohamed ElBaradei Monday called for cooperation from Iran, North Korea and Syria to solve issues concerning their nuclear programs.

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Los Angeles wildfire still active

September 7, 2009 11:06 pm· Comments Off on Los Angeles wildfire still active 

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8 — The deadly wildfire in Northern Los Angeles remained active on the southeastern flank in the San Gabriel Wilderness on Monday, fire officials said.

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