PGMA to inspect Agusan road project

January 4, 2010 10:58 pm· Comments Off on PGMA to inspect Agusan road project 

BUTUAN CITY, Jan. 4 — The economy of the two Agusan provinces is expected to be boosted by the ongoing construction of the P1.73-billion Butuan City-Las Nieves-Esperanza-Bayugan Road project that will serve as a link between Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur.

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Aklanons prepare for Ati-Atihan celebration worldwide

January 4, 2010 10:58 pm· Comments Off on Aklanons prepare for Ati-Atihan celebration worldwide 

By Jun Ariolo Aguirre

KALIBO, Aklan, Jan.04 – Aklanons all over the world are preparing for the simultaneous celebrations of the famous Kalibo Sto. Nino Ati-atihan Festivals, which for decades have been organized by the local residents migrating to the different parts of the globe.

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Money is not a problem for Dinagyang 2010 festival, says Iloilo town exec

January 4, 2010 10:58 pm· Comments Off on Money is not a problem for Dinagyang 2010 festival, says Iloilo town exec 

ILOILO CITY, Jan.04 – Mayor Jerry P. Treñas said that money should not be a problem for Dinagyang 2010 and organizers should make use of the P9 million target festival budget.

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City to launch vigilant Bantay Suba project

January 4, 2010 10:58 pm· Comments Off on City to launch vigilant Bantay Suba project 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 4 – The city government here will launch its vigilant river watch project along the Iloilo River in a move to help preserve the estuarine that divides the city districts into two parts.

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Aklan residents benefit from tourism through health services

January 4, 2010 10:58 pm· Comments Off on Aklan residents benefit from tourism through health services 

BORACAY ISLAND, Malay, Aklan, Jan. 4 – Poor residents of Aklan were reported benefiting from the tourism industry in this resort island through cheaper health services.

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2,000 passengers stranded at Calapan Port

January 4, 2010 10:58 pm· Comments Off on 2,000 passengers stranded at Calapan Port 

MANILA, Jan. 4 – Some 2,000 ferry passengers were stranded on Monday at the Calapan port in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG)-Calapan reported.

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Davao police to reproduce photos of Maguindanao massacre suspects

January 4, 2010 10:58 pm· Comments Off on Davao police to reproduce photos of Maguindanao massacre suspects 

By Judy G. Quiros

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 4 –The Davao City Police Office (DCPO) will help in the hunt against over 100 suspects tagged in the Maguindanao massacre.

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MILF bans members from participating in May polls

January 4, 2010 10:58 pm· Comments Off on MILF bans members from participating in May polls 

COTABATO CITY, Jan. 4 – Military and political officials of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front are prohibited from participating in the Philippine electoral system and the national and local elections in May.

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Suspect in bombing of Maguindanao solon's house charged

January 4, 2010 10:58 pm· Comments Off on Suspect in bombing of Maguindanao solon's house charged 

COTABATO CITY, Jan. 4 – One of the suspects in the bomb attack at the residence of Maguindanao Rep. Didagen Dilangalen has been charged for the crime, police here said Monday.

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Residents flee Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao following grenade attacks on Ampatuan mansions

January 4, 2010 10:58 pm· Comments Off on Residents flee Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao following grenade attacks on Ampatuan mansions 

By Edwin O. Fernandez

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao, Jan. 4 – Many residents of Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao have fled their homes following reports some 100 armed men suspected to be Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) were planning to attack the Ampatuan mansions.

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