(Metro News) Maynilad, Manila Water cutting down water pressure to beat shortage

January 14, 2010 10:45 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Maynilad, Manila Water cutting down water pressure to beat shortage 

MANILA, Jan. 14 –- Maynilad Water Services Inc. (MWSI) and Manila Water Company (MWC) said on Thursday they are cutting down on water pressure for their consumers in Metro Manila in anticipation of a possible water shortage if Angat Dam reaches its low critical level.

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Old building bought by Dagupan leaning on its side

January 14, 2010 10:45 pm· Comments Off on Old building bought by Dagupan leaning on its side 

DAGUPAN CITY, Jan. 14 – A city official here said that an old building bought by the city government here some years ago for P50 million is leaning a little bit and therefore could not be made into a new city hall or a government center as planned a few years ago.

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Grenade lobbed inside basketball court; no one hurt‏ in blast

January 14, 2010 10:45 pm· Comments Off on Grenade lobbed inside basketball court; no one hurt‏ in blast 

KIDAPAWAN CITY, Jan. 14 -– Villagers here were awakened by a loud blast coming from a fragmentation grenade lobbed by a still unidentified suspect around 10:30 p.m., Wednesday.

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Military launches pursuit operation vs rebels behind latest atrocities in Davao Region

January 14, 2010 10:45 pm· Comments Off on Military launches pursuit operation vs rebels behind latest atrocities in Davao Region 

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 14 – The military has launched anew a pursuit operation against a group of rebels believed to be behind the latest “agaw-armas” operation at a banana plantation in Barangay Tagnana, Mabini, Compostela Valley Wednesday night.

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Quezon PNP heightens campaign vs crime

January 14, 2010 10:45 pm· Comments Off on Quezon PNP heightens campaign vs crime 

MANILA, Jan. 14 – The Quezon Police Provincial Office on Thursday said it has intensified its campaign against crime to maintain peace and order in the province.

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President Arroyo to hold ‘People’s Day’ in Caticlan, Aklan

January 14, 2010 10:45 pm· Comments Off on President Arroyo to hold ‘People’s Day’ in Caticlan, Aklan 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 14 – Around 1,000 residents of the province of Aklan are expected to benefit from services that will be made available during the "People’s Day" celebration in Caticlan, Aklan which will be graced by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Friday.

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Presidential aide lauds President Arroyo’s work ethics

January 14, 2010 10:45 pm· Comments Off on Presidential aide lauds President Arroyo’s work ethics 

By Perla G. Lena

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 14 – Presidential Assistant for Western Visayas Raul Banias lauded President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s commitment to her job and focus on governance even if she is about to end her term on June 30 this year.

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Boracay stakeholders welcome Caticlan Airport development

January 14, 2010 10:45 pm· Comments Off on Boracay stakeholders welcome Caticlan Airport development 

BORACAY ISLAND, Malay, Aklan, Jan. 14 – The business community in this resort island welcomes the new development at the Caticlan Airport, which President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is expected to visit Friday to lead the groundbreaking rites of its terminal building.

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Fire guts 11 buses inside company’s garage in Davao City

January 14, 2010 10:45 pm· Comments Off on Fire guts 11 buses inside company’s garage in Davao City 

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 14 — Eleven buses belonging to the Davao Metro Shuttle Bus Co. here was burned when a fire broke out shortly after midnight Wednesday at the company’s garage in Ecoland, this city.

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President Arroyo to ground-break P2.5-B airport development project in Aklan

January 14, 2010 10:45 pm· Comments Off on President Arroyo to ground-break P2.5-B airport development project in Aklan 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 14 – President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will lead the groundbreaking ceremony of another billion-peso infrastructure investment in Aklan that is expected to create a great impact on the tourism industry in Boracay Island.

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