'Pepeng' remains almost stationary in N. Luzon

October 7, 2009 11:23 pm· Comments Off on 'Pepeng' remains almost stationary in N. Luzon 

MANILA, Oct. 8 — Now tropical depression "Pepeng" has remained almost stationary with 13 areas in Northern Luzon still under storm signal number 1, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said.

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Davao light firm ships first truck-load of donations for Ondoy victims

October 7, 2009 11:23 pm· Comments Off on Davao light firm ships first truck-load of donations for Ondoy victims 

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 8 – The Davao Light and Power Co. (DLPC) shipped the first truck-load of relief items for the thousands of victims of tropical storm “Ondoy” in Metro Manila and neighboring Luzon provinces and cities.

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Landslide kills 2 in Mankayan, Benguet

October 7, 2009 11:23 pm· Comments Off on Landslide kills 2 in Mankayan, Benguet 

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 8 — Landslide in Barangay Poblacion Mankayan, Benguet at 3 a.m. Thursday buried a residential house killing two of the occupants and injuring two others, according to a report which reached the Office of the Civil Defense here.

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Military, residents condemn NPAs for bomb explosion in Monkayo main thoroughfare

October 7, 2009 11:23 pm· Comments Off on Military, residents condemn NPAs for bomb explosion in Monkayo main thoroughfare 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Oct. 8 — A military official as well as the populace have condemned the New People’s Army (NPA) rebels after it set off an improvised bomb on a road that serves a lifeline of the peace loving resident of Monkayo, Compostela Valley province.

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NPA surrenders in Sarangani

October 7, 2009 11:23 pm· Comments Off on NPA surrenders in Sarangani 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Oct. 8 — A member of the New People’s Army (NPA) has surrendered to the government authorities in Sarangani province, a military official said.

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Philippine Army turns over P4.5M peace projects in Compostel Valley

October 7, 2009 11:23 pm· 1 Comment 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Oct. 8 — The Philippine Army has turned over three peace and development projects worth P4.5 million to the local government of Maco town in Compostela Valley province, military officials said.

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PGMA inaugurates Glan CIQS one stop action center

October 7, 2009 11:23 pm· Comments Off on PGMA inaugurates Glan CIQS one stop action center 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Oct. 8 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is leading the inauguration Thursday of the Customs Immigration Quarantine Security (CIQS) One Stop Action Center (OSAC) in Glan, Sarangani.

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PGMA distributes food packs to flood victims in her hometown

October 7, 2009 11:23 pm· Comments Off on PGMA distributes food packs to flood victims in her hometown 

LUBAO, Pampanga, Oct. 8 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo returned to her hometown early Wednesday evening to extend her help and support to her Cabalens, who have been experiencing perennial flooding in this low-laying town.

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Philippine Navy trains reservists on disaster response & mitigation

October 7, 2009 11:23 pm· Comments Off on Philippine Navy trains reservists on disaster response & mitigation 

LEGAZPI CITY, Oct. 8 — A total of 150 naval reservists successfully completed the five-day training program on disaster response and mitigation cum humanitarian mission, sponsored by the Philippine Navy (PN) Naval Forces Southern Luzon.

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DTI-3 closely monitors basic commodities price and supply

October 7, 2009 11:23 pm· Comments Off on DTI-3 closely monitors basic commodities price and supply 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Oct. 8 -– The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Region 3 has intensified the monitoring of the price and supply of basic commodities and warned unscrupulous traders of unnecessarily jacking up their prices.

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