LPA to bring rains over southern Philippines

January 18, 2010 2:23 pm· Comments Off on LPA to bring rains over southern Philippines 

MANILA, Jan. 18 — The state weather bureau warned of possible landslides and flashfloods triggered by continuing rains over southern Philippines due to a low pressure area spotted near southern Mindanao, the weather bureau said.

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1 dead in Naujan, Mindoro Oriental flashfloods

January 18, 2010 2:23 pm· Comments Off on 1 dead in Naujan, Mindoro Oriental flashfloods 

MANILA, Jan. 18 – At least one person is confirmed dead on Monday and about 100 houses in Naujan, Mindoro Oriental province were damaged after flashfloods dumped by heavy rains late Sunday night.

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Zambo mayor order swift probe in bus ambush

January 18, 2010 2:23 pm· Comments Off on Zambo mayor order swift probe in bus ambush 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 18 — Mayor Celso Lobregat has ordered police and military authorities to uncover the motive and the perpetrators in last Saturday’s night ambush of a provincial bus at the Licomo boundary over 80 kilometers east from the city proper of Zamboanga.

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Army soldiers tracking down PAGS in Masbate

January 18, 2010 2:23 pm· Comments Off on Army soldiers tracking down PAGS in Masbate 

By Mar S. Arguelles

CAMP ELIAS ANGELES, Pili, Camarines Sur – Army troopers are hunting down a Political Armed Group (PAGs) operating in Masbate that started to saw violence at the onset of the May national and local election, a Philippine Army officer said.

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Olongapo City nominates as the region’s entry to the local legislative award

January 18, 2010 2:23 pm· Comments Off on Olongapo City nominates as the region’s entry to the local legislative award 

OLONGAPO CITY, Zambales, Jan. 18 — Olongapo City, one of the highly urbanized cities in Central Luzon, is the region’s official entry to the Local Legislative Award in the national category level.

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PGMA inaugurates new government center in Bulacan town

January 18, 2010 2:23 pm· Comments Off on PGMA inaugurates new government center in Bulacan town 

SAN RAFAEL, Bulacan, Jan. 18 — President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo led the inauguration of this municipality’s newly-constructed state-of-the-art government center on Monday.

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Tarlac City, four other towns placed under Comelec, PNP watch list

January 18, 2010 2:23 pm· Comments Off on Tarlac City, four other towns placed under Comelec, PNP watch list 

CAMP MACABULOS, Tarlac City, Jan. 18 — The towns of San Manuel, Gerona, Sta. Ignacia, Mayantoc and Tarlac City are under the watchlist of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) due to previous records of election-related violence in years 2004 and 2007.

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Sulu Provincial Cooperative Union readies 2010 development plan

January 18, 2010 2:23 pm· Comments Off on Sulu Provincial Cooperative Union readies 2010 development plan 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 18 — The Sulu Provincial Cooperative Unit (SPCU) has formulated a development plan for this year designed to sustain productivity and promotion of cooperative movement in the island province of Sulu.

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Davao City official vows to finish P128.38-M road projects before campaign period

January 18, 2010 2:23 pm· Comments Off on Davao City official vows to finish P128.38-M road projects before campaign period 

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 18 – A local official in this city has assured that the local government will finish the construction of the P128.38 million worth of farm-to-market and alternate roads before the start of the election campaign on March 26.

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DAR-Palawan field workers ensure success of 2010 action plan

January 18, 2010 2:23 pm· Comments Off on DAR-Palawan field workers ensure success of 2010 action plan 

By Lyle B. Coruna

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Jan. 18 –- The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Palawan province is boosting its manpower at the frontline to guarantee a successful implementation of the five-year Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program Extension with Reforms (CARPER).

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