Metrobank fully operational in typhoon-stricken areas

October 12, 2009 10:52 pm· Comments Off on Metrobank fully operational in typhoon-stricken areas 

MANILA, Oct.13 — The Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company (Metrobank) has ensured the full operation of all its branches particularly in areas that were heavily battered by typhoon “Ondoy” such as Marikina, Cainta and Rizal.

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(Metro News) QC fields more garbage trucks

October 12, 2009 10:52 pm· 1 Comment 

MANILA, Oct. 13 — The Quezon City government on Tuesday said it has fielded additional garbage truck in the city to ease the large volume of uncollected garbage in the city.

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(Metro News) QC gives incentives to centenarians

October 12, 2009 10:52 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) QC gives incentives to centenarians 

MANILA, Oct. 13 — The Quezon City government on Tuesday said it is giving incentives to QC's senior citizens who have reached the age of 100.

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DSWD to extend 4Ps program to indigenous people in Central Luzon

October 12, 2009 10:52 pm· Comments Off on DSWD to extend 4Ps program to indigenous people in Central Luzon 

MANILA, Oct. 13 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) announced it will extending its “Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program” (4Ps) to the members of the Aeta, Abelling and Dumagat tribes living in the Central Luzon provinces of Zambales and Pampanga.

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JdV brings home 10 rubber boats for rescue operation during flood

October 12, 2009 10:52 pm· Comments Off on JdV brings home 10 rubber boats for rescue operation during flood 

By Leonardo V. Micua

DAGUPAN CITY, Oct. 13 — Pangasinan Fourth District Rep. Jose de Venecia Jr. has brought home 10 brand new rubber boats, may be too late for rescue operations in floods spawned by typhoon “Pepeng” but just in time for any future flood.

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Dads suspend all zoning reclassification applications in Davao City

October 12, 2009 10:52 pm· Comments Off on Dads suspend all zoning reclassification applications in Davao City 

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 13 — The city council here has suspended all zoning applications for reclassification until December this year until such time the city can come out with an amended Zoning Ordinance, city councilor Peter Lavina said.

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Duterte cites increase of budget, police personnel to support city’s growing population

October 12, 2009 10:52 pm· Comments Off on Duterte cites increase of budget, police personnel to support city’s growing population 

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 13 – City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte has cited the need for more budget and personnel of the police as the increasing population places more pressure on the local government to widen the already tight resources of the city.

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Businessman proposes faster, cheaper move to transport agri products to Luzon

October 12, 2009 10:52 pm· Comments Off on Businessman proposes faster, cheaper move to transport agri products to Luzon 

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 13 – Airlifting of agricultural goods from Davao City to Luzon using government aircrafts can help ease the skyrocketing prices in the area recently hit the two typhoons, suggested a Davao businessman.

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Ilongga judge hailed for judicial excellence

October 12, 2009 10:52 pm· Comments Off on Ilongga judge hailed for judicial excellence 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 13 – The Supreme Court, in collaboration with the Society for Judicial Excellence (SJE), recently awarded the Don Antonio P. Madrigal Award for Outstanding Municipal Trial Court in Cities (MTCC) to judge Yvette Marie Dedel-GO, Presiding Judge of MTCC Branch 4 at the Chief Justice Ramon Avancena Hall of Justice.

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Antiqueños rally to help typhoon-stricken provincemates in Metro Manila and Luzon

October 12, 2009 10:52 pm· Comments Off on Antiqueños rally to help typhoon-stricken provincemates in Metro Manila and Luzon 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 13 – The province of Antique is sending much needed relief assistance to Antiqueños affected by floods wrought by typhoons ‘Ondoy’ and ‘Pepeng’ in Metro Manila and Northern Luzon.

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