(Metro News) Valenzuela to implement liquor regulation ordinance

September 27, 2009 11:25 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Valenzuela to implement liquor regulation ordinance 

MANILA, Sept. 28 — Starting Oct. 1, the Valenzuela local government will be implementing a ordinance banning and regulating the sales of alcoholic beverages and products.

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1 NPA killed, scores wounded as AFP troops aborted CPP-NPA “plenum” & captured camp in Northeastern Mindanao

September 27, 2009 11:25 pm· Comments Off on 1 NPA killed, scores wounded as AFP troops aborted CPP-NPA “plenum” & captured camp in Northeastern Mindanao 

SAN MIGUEL, Surigao del Sur, Sept. 28 –- Combat maneuvering troops of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) aborted a planned “plenum” (assembly) next week of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP)-New People’s Army (NPA) when they encountered the communist insurgents that led to the capture of the rebels camp in Northeastern Mindanao, a regional Army spokesman on Monday said.

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DPWH Davao engineers completed project three months ahead of schedule

September 27, 2009 11:25 pm· Comments Off on DPWH Davao engineers completed project three months ahead of schedule 

DAVAO CITY, Sept. 28 — The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Sub-District Engineering Office based in Tugbok, here has completed a two-storey school building project worth P4 million ahead of the scheduled date to finish.

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DOT exec pushes for the fast tracking of development at the Caticlan airport

September 27, 2009 11:25 pm· 1 Comment 

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 28 – The Department of Tourism (DOT) has urged the contractor of the Caticlan airport to fast track the development of its runway so that it can be opened to other flights.

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DOT gears for Western Visayas Tourism Assembly

September 27, 2009 11:25 pm· Comments Off on DOT gears for Western Visayas Tourism Assembly 

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 28 – The Department of Tourism (DOT) here is now preparing for its annual gathering of tourism stakeholders in Western Visayas slated Dec. 4-6 in Capiz.

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More than 400 families avail of DSWD’s food-for-work program in Madalag, Aklan

September 27, 2009 11:25 pm· Comments Off on More than 400 families avail of DSWD’s food-for-work program in Madalag, Aklan 

ILOILO CITY, Sept 28 –- More than 400 families from the upland barangays of Madalag, Aklan have benefited from the food-for-work program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

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‘Stand Up’ to overcome extreme poverty to gather support of 60M Filipinos

September 27, 2009 11:25 pm· Comments Off on ‘Stand Up’ to overcome extreme poverty to gather support of 60M Filipinos 

ILOILO CITY, Sept 28 – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is hoping to generate the participation of some 60 million Filipinos nationwide for the ‘Stand Up’ activity in relation to the celebration of the National Week to Overcome Extreme Poverty slated this coming Oct 15-23.

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Army engineers turns over farm-to-market road projects in Southern Mindanao

September 27, 2009 11:25 pm· Comments Off on Army engineers turns over farm-to-market road projects in Southern Mindanao 

BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 28 –- The Army engineers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) continue their peace and development effort in Southern Mindanao as another completed 1.5 kilometer farm-to-market roads were turned over in Fatima area, Paquibato District, Davao City recently.

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Low-laying areas in Central Luzon to remain under floodwaters until Tuesday

September 27, 2009 11:25 pm· Comments Off on Low-laying areas in Central Luzon to remain under floodwaters until Tuesday 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Sept. 28 – Flooding in some low-laying areas in the province will persist until Tuesday as tropical storm Ondoy continue to move farther away from the country.

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N. Korean leader prefers 'socialism' to 'communism': official

September 27, 2009 11:25 pm· Comments Off on N. Korean leader prefers 'socialism' to 'communism': official 

MOUNT KUMGANG, North Korea, Sept. 28 — North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has expressed his will to bolster socialism in his nation, explicitly referring to it over communism which he said was realistically difficult to attain, a North Korean official was quoted as saying Monday.

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