Relief goods already in Region 1 and 2 — DSWD

October 22, 2009 11:16 pm· Comments Off on Relief goods already in Region 1 and 2 — DSWD 

MANILA, Oct. 23 — Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Esperanza I. Cabral said that the agency has already sent additional relief goods to Region 1 and 2 which typhoon “Ramil” is expected to batter this weekend.

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(Metro News) Valenzuela inaugurates 53 new classrooms

October 22, 2009 11:16 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Valenzuela inaugurates 53 new classrooms 

MANILA, Oct. 23 — The Valenzuela local government earlier this week has inaugurated 53 new classrooms that can accommodate more than 5,000 elementary and high school students.

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DSWD Davao to open helpline project for children at risk

October 22, 2009 11:16 pm· Comments Off on DSWD Davao to open helpline project for children at risk 

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 23 – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will launch Project Helpline for Children in Conflict with the Law (CICL) on October 27 at the regional office in this city.

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Cagayan officials on high alert as Ramil expects to make landfall

October 22, 2009 11:16 pm· Comments Off on Cagayan officials on high alert as Ramil expects to make landfall 

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Oct. 23 — Local officials are continue on high alert against flooding, storm surge and other damages as typhoon "Ramil" (international name: Lupit) continue to inch closer and make landfall in Cagayan.

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2 Zambo barangays receive P10-M infrastructure projects

October 22, 2009 11:16 pm· Comments Off on 2 Zambo barangays receive P10-M infrastructure projects 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Oct. 23 — The local government officials turned over infrastructure projects worth at least P10 million to barangays Mangusu and Buenavista here Thursday.

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PNP deploys fresh troops to hunt down Abu Sayyafs in Sulu

October 22, 2009 11:16 pm· 1 Comment 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Oct. 23 — The Philippine National Police (PNP) has deployed fresh troops to hunt down the Abu Sayyaf bandits in the island province of Sulu, south of this city.

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6,000 volunteers to join “Operation Kontra Baha” kick off

October 22, 2009 11:16 pm· Comments Off on 6,000 volunteers to join “Operation Kontra Baha” kick off 

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 23 – About 6,000 volunteers from all walks of life will clean up 17 kilometers of riverbank and plant 20,000 malibago seedlings along the Talomo River, in this city on Saturday.

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Comelec, Smartmatic conduct poll automation orientation for Nueva Vizcaya local officials

October 22, 2009 11:16 pm· Comments Off on Comelec, Smartmatic conduct poll automation orientation for Nueva Vizcaya local officials 

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Oct. 23 — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) and Smartmatic on Thursday conducted a four-hour orientation and hands-on training among local officials and concerned government agencies in the province as part of a series of information campaign.

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Local exec seeks aid for road rehab

October 22, 2009 11:16 pm· Comments Off on Local exec seeks aid for road rehab 

BENITO SOLIVEN, Isabela, Oct. 23 – The local chief executive here is seeking the intervention of Isabela provincial officials for the rehabilitation of roads that were destroyed by recent typhoon "Pepeng" when it made three landfalls in Northern Luzon.

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Bank robbed in downtown Chicago

October 22, 2009 11:16 pm· Comments Off on Bank robbed in downtown Chicago 

CHICAGO, Oct. 23 — A bank in downtown Chicago was robbed Thursday afternoon by a man who implied he had a gun, Chicago police said.

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