Teodoro urges more funds to modernize RP's coast guard, fire protection units

January 10, 2010 1:29 pm· Comments Off on Teodoro urges more funds to modernize RP's coast guard, fire protection units 

MANILA, Jan. 10 — Lakas-Kampi-CMD standard bearer Gilberto “Gibo” Teodoro Jr. has urged authorities to allocate more funds to improve and modernize the Philippines’ coast guard and fire protection units to further enhance their capabilities.

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33,000 new jobs created by employment visa — BI

January 10, 2010 1:29 pm· Comments Off on 33,000 new jobs created by employment visa — BI 

MANILA, Jan. 10 — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) reported on Sunday that some 33,000 new jobs were created last year for Filipinos after more than 400 foreign businessmen and their dependents from 34 countries were given indefinite visas by the government.

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(Metro News) Valenzuela councilor bats for more flood control projects

January 10, 2010 1:29 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Valenzuela councilor bats for more flood control projects 

MANILA, Jan. 10 — A Valenzuela councilor is urging the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and city engineering office to expedite the construction of more flood control projects in the locality.

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LTO 7 tries to drum up support for RFID tags

January 10, 2010 1:29 pm· Comments Off on LTO 7 tries to drum up support for RFID tags 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 10 – The Land Transportation Office (LTO) 7 is urging the public to support the use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) devices as one way to stop the illegal use of vehicles and extortion by traffic enforcers.

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Nurses groups meet in Cebu to strengthen ties with counterparts

January 10, 2010 1:29 pm· Comments Off on Nurses groups meet in Cebu to strengthen ties with counterparts 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 10 – The Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA) has continued to oversee the welfare of the Filipino nurses here and abroad.

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Rep. Gullas keeps hopes up on SC cityhood ruling

January 10, 2010 1:29 pm· Comments Off on Rep. Gullas keeps hopes up on SC cityhood ruling 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 10 – Rep. Eduardo R. Gullas (Cebu, 1st district) is optimistic that the Supreme Court (SC) will sustain its recent ruling that affirmed the constitutionality of the cityhood of Carcar, Naga and Bogo and 13 others elsewhere in the country.

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Cebu City to allot P25M poll fund for Comelec

January 10, 2010 1:29 pm· Comments Off on Cebu City to allot P25M poll fund for Comelec 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 10 – Cebu City Hall’s executive department will push its first supplemental budget (SB) this year that will include the P25-million Election Reserve Fund to finance the information drive on the poll automation and other needs of the north and south elections offices in the city.

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Not all Cebu City judges want gun ban exemption

January 10, 2010 1:29 pm· Comments Off on Not all Cebu City judges want gun ban exemption 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 10 – Not all Cebu City judges are keen about requesting the Supreme Court (SC) to exempt them from the election gun ban, which started Sunday.

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Osmena bans balloons, firecrackers during Sinulog processions

January 10, 2010 1:29 pm· Comments Off on Osmena bans balloons, firecrackers during Sinulog processions 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 10 – Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmena has said he has ordered a ban on balloons and firecrackers during the Sinulog processions for everyone’s safety.

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Road and bridges maintenance in ARMM go full swing – DPWH

January 10, 2010 1:29 pm· Comments Off on Road and bridges maintenance in ARMM go full swing – DPWH 

COTABATO CITY, Jan. 10 – Road and bridges maintenance and repairs in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao went full swing during the first week of January this year following the release of funds from the public works office in the ARMM.

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