(Metro News) Caloocan traders urged to provide discounts

January 12, 2010 12:19 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Caloocan traders urged to provide discounts 

MANILA, Jan. 12 — Caloocan City Mayor Enrico "Recom" Echiverri on Tuesday urged all business establishments to conduct a citywide discounted sale of their products as part of the 48th Foundation Day celebration of the city on Feb. 16.

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Mindanao top PNP, AFP, Comelec officials meet in preparation for May 2010 polls

January 12, 2010 12:19 pm· Comments Off on Mindanao top PNP, AFP, Comelec officials meet in preparation for May 2010 polls 

CAMP RAFAEL C. RODRIGUEZ, Butuan City, Jan. 12 -– Top officials of the Philippine National Police (PNP), Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and Commission on Elections (Comelec) tackled concerns of the May 2010 elections in a meeting Monday afternoon here.

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Stanford U, UCLA volunteers to conduct medical mission

January 12, 2010 12:19 pm· Comments Off on Stanford U, UCLA volunteers to conduct medical mission 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 12 – About 70 volunteer doctors, nurses and students from Stanford University and University of California in Los Angeles will hold a medical and surgical mission at the Western Visayas Sanitarium in Sta. Barbara, Iloilo from January 13-15.

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PNP ensures security of Dinagyang revelers

January 12, 2010 12:19 pm· Comments Off on PNP ensures security of Dinagyang revelers 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 12 — The Philippine National Police (PNP) city police office here will implement cohesive security plans for revelers and guests of the Dinagyang Festival held in this city on the fourth week of January with highlights on January 22-24, 2010.

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PNP 14th leg of transformation caravan torch relay set in Butuan City

January 12, 2010 12:19 pm· Comments Off on PNP 14th leg of transformation caravan torch relay set in Butuan City 

CAMP RAFAEL C. RODRIGUEZ, Butuan City, Jan. 12 — The Police Regional Office 13 (PRO 13) will host the 14th Leg of Transformation Caravan Torch Relay on Thursday (January 14).

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67 students receive scholarship award from Zamboanga city government

January 12, 2010 12:19 pm· Comments Off on 67 students receive scholarship award from Zamboanga city government 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 12 — The city government has awarded scholarship certificates to 67 students of the Western Mindanao State University (WMSU) and two other state colleges pursuant to City Ordinance No. 332, granting of academic scholarship to poor but deserving students starting school year 2009-2010.

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Army deploys additional company of soldiers in Masbate for the May polls

January 12, 2010 12:19 pm· Comments Off on Army deploys additional company of soldiers in Masbate for the May polls 

By Mar S. Arguelles

CAMP ELIAS ANGELES, Pili, Camarines Sur, Jan.12 — The Philippine Army (PA) in Bicol deployed a company of soldiers in Masbate to keep the May 10 elections in that island province orderly and peaceful.

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More migratory water birds found in Balanga City

January 12, 2010 12:19 pm· Comments Off on More migratory water birds found in Balanga City 

BALANGA City, Bataan, Jan. 12 — Representatives of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) as well as foreign and local wild bird clubs recently counted 18,679 migratory water birds present for one day in the wetlands of this city, higher compared to 15,251 birds found during the same period last year.

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3 Batanes villages get KALAHI project commitments

January 12, 2010 12:19 pm· Comments Off on 3 Batanes villages get KALAHI project commitments 

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Jan. 12 – Three barangays in the island province of Batanes are set to receive various package of assistance under the "Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan" (KALAHI) program of the national government this year.

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PNP wants Nueva Ecija removed from election hot spots list

January 12, 2010 12:19 pm· Comments Off on PNP wants Nueva Ecija removed from election hot spots list 

CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija, Jan. 12 — The provincial police here is determined to implement every rule to make the forthcoming synchronized national and local elections peaceful, honest and orderly that will pave the way for the removal of the province from the list of election hot spots.

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