PCG diver dies retriving two bodies trapped inside M/V Catalyn B

January 8, 2010 10:46 pm· Comments Off on PCG diver dies retriving two bodies trapped inside M/V Catalyn B 

MANILA, Jan. 8 –A diver of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) died on Friday afternoon during a dive to retrieve bodies trapped inside the sunken M/V Catalyn B off Libones Island.

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LTO campaign on radio frequency identification device gaining headway

January 8, 2010 10:46 pm· Comments Off on LTO campaign on radio frequency identification device gaining headway 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 8 – The Land Transportation Office in Dumaguete has reported that at least 300 vehicles have already been tagged with the radio frequency identification device (RFID).

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Thousands of Tarlaquenos undergo livelihood training program

January 8, 2010 10:46 pm· Comments Off on Thousands of Tarlaquenos undergo livelihood training program 

CAPITOL HILL, Tarlac City, Jan. 8 – Thousands of local residents here underwent a livelihood training program that provides opportunities to gain more knowledge, skills and ability as a way to excel in a globally competitive work environment.

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Businessman dares LGUs to provide modern firefighting equipment to BFP

January 8, 2010 10:46 pm· Comments Off on Businessman dares LGUs to provide modern firefighting equipment to BFP 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 8 – A Filipino-Chinese businessman in Dumaguete, Roy Cang, has challenged local government units (LGUs) to purchase sophisticated firefighting equipment for the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to boost the agency’s performance in responding to fire incidents.

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Thousands avail of electrical installation loan program of Valencia, Negros Oriental

January 8, 2010 10:46 pm· Comments Off on Thousands avail of electrical installation loan program of Valencia, Negros Oriental 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 8 – At least 3,000 families of Valencia, Negros Oriental have availed of its Electrical Installation Loan Program.

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Village official nabbed for selling 'shabu'

January 8, 2010 10:46 pm· Comments Off on Village official nabbed for selling 'shabu' 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 8 –Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) have arrested a barangay councilor in Siaton, Negros Oriental for selling and possessing methamphetamine hydrochloride, or shabu.

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Ambassador Kenney inaugurates bridge in Zambo

January 8, 2010 10:46 pm· Comments Off on Ambassador Kenney inaugurates bridge in Zambo 

By Teofilo P. Garcia

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 8 – United States Ambassador Kristie Kenney inaugurated Friday a footbridge constructed through a partnership between the U.S. government and the city government linking two barangays in this southern port city.

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4 killed in Maguindanao clashes between Moro rebels, Ampatuan supporters

January 8, 2010 10:46 pm· Comments Off on 4 killed in Maguindanao clashes between Moro rebels, Ampatuan supporters 

COTABATO CITY, Jan. 8 – Clashes involving Moro rebels and armed supporters of former Maguindanao Governor Andal Ampatuan Jr. erupted in Datu Hofer town Thursday and Friday, leaving at least four people killed, the military here said.

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Iloilo City buys 20 more guns for cops

January 8, 2010 10:46 pm· Comments Off on Iloilo City buys 20 more guns for cops 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 8 – Showing his full support to the Iloilo City Police Office (ICPO), city mayor Jerry P. Treñas received on Friday the additional 20 pieces of .45 caliber pistols bought by the city from Amscor Shooting Center based in Cebu City.

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Ground broken for Camiguin Island's Hubangon-to-Pontod River bridge

January 8, 2010 10:46 pm· Comments Off on Ground broken for Camiguin Island's Hubangon-to-Pontod River bridge 

By Gloria Jane Baylon

MANILA, Jan. 8 — Ground was broken on Thursday for Camiguin Island's flood disaster mitigation project by Misamis Oriental Governor Jurdin Jesus Romualdo, assisted by the Minister for Economic Affairs of the Japanese Embassy in Manila Tomochika Uyama.

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