Ebdane resigns as DPWH Secretary

October 21, 2009 10:19 pm· Comments Off on Ebdane resigns as DPWH Secretary 

MANILA, Oct. 22 – Hermogenes E. Ebdane Jr., has confirmed his resignation from the position as Secretary of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to take a crack at the presidency during the May 2010 elections.

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PNP lauds PRO 1 for relief goods distribution to 'Pepeng' victims

October 21, 2009 10:19 pm· Comments Off on PNP lauds PRO 1 for relief goods distribution to 'Pepeng' victims 

MANILA, Oct. 22 — Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Jesus A. Verzosa lauded the Police Regional Office (PRO-1) for the distribution of relief goods to victims of typhoon "Pepeng" in several barangays in La Union last week.

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Another Korean city seeks sisterhood with Davao

October 21, 2009 10:19 pm· Comments Off on Another Korean city seeks sisterhood with Davao 

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 22 — Another Korean City is seeking close partnership with Davao City, in line with its goal of developing a global network with the world’s foremost port cities, according to city councilor and International Relations Committee chairperson Rachel Zozobrado.

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116 families to get DSWD’s P7.5-M shelter program in Comval mining area

October 21, 2009 10:19 pm· Comments Off on 116 families to get DSWD’s P7.5-M shelter program in Comval mining area 

MACO, Compostela Valley, Oct. 22 – About 116 families will get financial aid from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) through its Core Shelter Assistance Program (CSAP) to finance their shelter units in Barangay Masara, Maco here.

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Army soldiers holds clean-up drive in Albay

October 21, 2009 10:19 pm· Comments Off on Army soldiers holds clean-up drive in Albay 

LEGAZPI CITY, Oct. 22 — Tons of garbage and other waste materials were removed during a two-day clean-up drive launched by the Philippine Army (PA) in cooperation with the local government of Daraga and this city, including school and civic organizations.

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Sorsogon town seeks geoscienctists in identifying safe relocation site

October 21, 2009 10:19 pm· Comments Off on Sorsogon town seeks geoscienctists in identifying safe relocation site 

By Danny O. Calleja

MAGALLANES, Sorsogon, Oct. 22 – Local government officials here are seeking help from government geoscientists and hazard mapping experts in identifying a safer place in the locality for the resettlement of 189 families spared by a killer landslide that hit a hilly coastal village in the municipality last May.

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DOLE launches “Kabataan ITO” in 3 WV provinces

October 21, 2009 10:19 pm· Comments Off on DOLE launches “Kabataan ITO” in 3 WV provinces 

ILOILO CITY, Oct 22 – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has launched Wednesday the “Kabataan ITO” project in Antique, Aklan and Negros Occidental.

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Mayor orders review of mall security in Iloilo City

October 21, 2009 10:19 pm· Comments Off on Mayor orders review of mall security in Iloilo City 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 22 – Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas has instructed all police station commanders to review existing mall security here as an offshoot of what happened Sunday in Greenbelt 5 in Makati.

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U.S. prods Iran to take action on low enriched uranium

October 21, 2009 10:19 pm· Comments Off on U.S. prods Iran to take action on low enriched uranium 

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary R. Clinton said here on Wednesday that Iran must take action immediately on low enriched uranium.

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Qatar, UNPF sign cooperation deal

October 21, 2009 10:19 pm· Comments Off on Qatar, UNPF sign cooperation deal 

DOHA, Oct. 22 — The United Nations Population Fund (UNPF) and Qatar signed Wednesday a cooperation agreement on technical support programs for the population and development, state-owned Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.

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