LRTA Bike on Bike off project launched Sunday

November 8, 2009 11:03 pm· Comments Off on LRTA Bike on Bike off project launched Sunday 

lrt-cubao-final-1The Light Rail Transit Authority(LRTA)’s ‘Bike On, Bike Off’ project was formally launched on November 8 by Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Lito Atienza(extreme left photo), Senator Pia Cayetano and LRTA Administrator Melquiadas Robles. The first of its kind in Philippine urban rail history, it offers an alternative mode of moving around the city. The last coach of every train is utilized as a “green zone” to accomodate the Folding bike users(FBU’s) and their foldable bikes.(PNA photos by Boy Antonio)
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(Metro News) NCRPO probes early dawn Metro bombings

November 8, 2009 10:53 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) NCRPO probes early dawn Metro bombings 

MANILA, Nov. 9 –- The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) on Monday morning said it is investigating if the two bombings that happened in Mandaluyong City and Quezon City before dawn are related as police operatives launched a massive manhunt on the perpetrators.

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Angara calls for stronger public transport security

November 8, 2009 10:53 pm· Comments Off on Angara calls for stronger public transport security 

MANILA, Nov. 9 — Citing the vital role of transportation in business, social and economic activity, Senator Edgardo Angara emphasized on Monday the need for more comprehensive security measures throughout the country to prevent security threats to human lives and property.

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City high school named as RPs outstanding school for values education program

November 8, 2009 10:53 pm· Comments Off on City high school named as RPs outstanding school for values education program 

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 9 – A public secondary high school here bested three other nominees nationwide on the search for 2009 Outstanding School-Based Values Education Program of the "Pambansang Samahan Para sa Edukasyon sa Pagpapahalaga" Inc. (PSEP).

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DA taps youth, other sectors vs poverty

November 8, 2009 10:53 pm· Comments Off on DA taps youth, other sectors vs poverty 

PILI, Camarines Sur, Nov. 9 –- The Regional Field Unit (RFU) for Bicol of the Department of Agriculture (DA) based here has tapped the youth in the agricultural sector in a more aggressive struggle towards poverty alleviation and food security.

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Muslim community assures support to ensure peace and order in Boracay

November 8, 2009 10:53 pm· Comments Off on Muslim community assures support to ensure peace and order in Boracay 

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 9 – The Muslim community in Boracay has assured its support to the Philippine National Police (PNP) in ensuring peace and order in the country’s world-renowned resort island.

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Catanduanes bans abaca planting materials transport outside the province

November 8, 2009 10:53 pm· Comments Off on Catanduanes bans abaca planting materials transport outside the province 

VIRAC, Catanduanes, Nov. 9 – Selling, transporting and planting materials of abaca outside the island province of Catanduanes, known as the Abaca Capital of the Philippines, are now crimes punishable with imprisonment and heavy fines.

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US DOJ-ICITAP trainings kick off in Aklan

November 8, 2009 10:53 pm· Comments Off on US DOJ-ICITAP trainings kick off in Aklan 

ILOILO CITY, Nov. 9 – The Competency Training Program facilitated by the United States Department of Justice (US-DOJ) under its International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) kicked off Monday in Aklan.

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Albay gives P6-M worth of insurance benefits to village officials & senior citizens

November 8, 2009 10:53 pm· 1 Comment 

LEGAZPI CITY, Nov. 9 — Albay province has secured P6 million worth of accident insurance from the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) for the 33,700 village officials and 62,100 senior citizens in this premiere province of Bicol.

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4th ministerial conference of FOCAC begins in Egypt to deepen China-Africa cooperation

November 8, 2009 10:53 pm· Comments Off on 4th ministerial conference of FOCAC begins in Egypt to deepen China-Africa cooperation 

by Muhammad Yamany, Zhang Lin

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov. 9 — The Fourth Ministerial Conference of the China-Africa Cooperation Forum ( FOCAC) opened in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Sunday.

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