(Metro News) Malabon SWMO to intensify garbage collection efforts this Yuletide

November 3, 2009 9:36 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Malabon SWMO to intensify garbage collection efforts this Yuletide 

MANILA, Nov. 4 — The Malabon solid waste management office (SWMO) announced that it will intensify its garbage collection and clean-up activities so that the city streets will remain relatively free of the superfluous junk brought about by the Yuletide celebrations.

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Palace issues clarification on year-end incentives to state workers

November 3, 2009 9:36 pm· Comments Off on Palace issues clarification on year-end incentives to state workers 

Manila, November 4 -— Malacanang clarified on Wednesday that there is no additional cash incentives for government workers approved by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

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Negros Oriental receives grant for health program

November 3, 2009 9:36 pm· Comments Off on Negros Oriental receives grant for health program 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Nov. 4 — The province of Negros Oriental is a recipient of the P86 million grant through the province-wide Integrated Plan for Health (PIPH) program through the initiative of the Department of Health (DOH) and the European Commission (EC).

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Negros Oriental PNP urge gun holders to avail of extended firearms amnesty

November 3, 2009 9:36 pm· Comments Off on Negros Oriental PNP urge gun holders to avail of extended firearms amnesty 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Nov. 4 -– Negros Oriental Philippine National Police (PNP) provincial director Sr. Supt. Augusto Marquez Jr. is urging holders of loose firearms to immediately process their papers in line with the government amnesty program which has been extended to November 30 this year.

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Commission on Youth receives more donations for typhoon victims in Luzon

November 3, 2009 9:36 pm· Comments Off on Commission on Youth receives more donations for typhoon victims in Luzon 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Nov. 4 — The Commission on Youth of the Diocese of Dumaguete has collected a total of 100 sacks of relief goods and more than P40,000 cash donations from donors for the typhoon victims in Luzon and Metro Manila.

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Davao water firm’s P6-B surface water project to realize in 2016

November 3, 2009 9:36 pm· Comments Off on Davao water firm’s P6-B surface water project to realize in 2016 

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 4 — The Davao City Water District (DCWD) P6 billion surface water project will be realized in 2016, three years later than what was initially proposed.

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Army combat, engineering battalions turn over KBP projects to villagers

November 3, 2009 9:36 pm· Comments Off on Army combat, engineering battalions turn over KBP projects to villagers 

MONKAYO, Compostela Valley, Nov. 4 -– Despite of continues harassment by the communist-New People’s Army (NPA) in some areas in Compostela Valley (ComVal) province, a combat maneuvering battalion of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) turned over key “Kalayaan sa Barangay Program" (KBP) projects to villagers in far-flung areas of the province.

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Venezuela to combat invading Colombian paramilitaries

November 3, 2009 9:36 pm· Comments Off on Venezuela to combat invading Colombian paramilitaries 

CARACAS, Nov. 4 – Venezuelan Vice President Ramon Carrizalez announced on Tuesday that his country will combat the " Colombian paramilitaries" crossing into its territory.

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Chicago terror suspect sought to bring people into United States

November 3, 2009 9:36 pm· Comments Off on Chicago terror suspect sought to bring people into United States 

CHICAGO, Nov. 4 — A Chicago businessman linked to a terror plot to attack a Danish newspaper that published controversial cartoons about the Prophet Muhammad spoke about ways to bring people into the United States under false pretenses, local media reported Tuesday.

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France hails Czech approval of Lisbon Treaty

November 3, 2009 9:36 pm· Comments Off on France hails Czech approval of Lisbon Treaty 

PARIS, Nov. 4 — French President Nicolas Sarkozy Tuesday expressed "great satisfaction" over Czech's long-awaited approval of Lisbon Treaty.

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