Visayas, Mindanao guvs throw support to Gibo's presidential bid

January 22, 2010 11:08 pm· Comments Off on Visayas, Mindanao guvs throw support to Gibo's presidential bid 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Jan. 22 — Lakas-Kampi-CMD (Christian, Muslim, Democrats) standard bearer former Defense Secretary Gilberto "Gibo" Teodoro Jr. has captured the support of the Mindanao and Cebu governors including the so-called "One-Cebu" for president in the May 10 elections.

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Italian gov't turns over 80 housing units to families displaced by typhoon 'Frank'

January 22, 2010 11:08 pm· Comments Off on Italian gov't turns over 80 housing units to families displaced by typhoon 'Frank' 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 22 – The Italian government through Sergio Qattrocchi, project manager of the Italian Cooperation, turned over Friday some P7.2 million worth of housing units to families displaced by typhoon ‘Frank’ in 2008.

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NFA to allocate additional 1.4 M sacks of rice for Davao City

January 22, 2010 11:08 pm· Comments Off on NFA to allocate additional 1.4 M sacks of rice for Davao City 

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 22 — The National Food Authority (NFA) will allocate an additional 1.4 million sacks of rice for Davao City this year, according to NFA-Davao City Field Office chief Filemon Cangrejo.

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Secretary Bello optimistic of Teodoro’s presidential win

January 22, 2010 11:08 pm· Comments Off on Secretary Bello optimistic of Teodoro’s presidential win 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 22 – Cabinet Secretary Silvestre Bello III said he is optimistic about the victory of Lakas-Kampi standard-bearer Gilberto “Gibo” Teodoro Jr. in the May 2010 elections.

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PNP records 23 gun ban violations in Western Visayas

January 22, 2010 11:08 pm· Comments Off on PNP records 23 gun ban violations in Western Visayas 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 22 – A total of 23 persons have been arrested for violations of the Comelec gun ban, according to a report from the Police Regional Office 6 (PRO6) here.

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Air Force personnel rescue mountaineers lost in Sierra Madre

January 22, 2010 11:08 pm· 2 Comments 

CAUAYAN CITY, Isabela, Jan. 22 – The Philippine Air Force-Tactical Operations Group 2 (PAF-TOG2) has rescued five local mountaineers and a Belgian national in a remote area in the Northern Sierra Madre Natural Park (NSMNP), particularly at the Ilagan-Divilacan boundaries.

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Marines foil Sulu bridge bombing

January 22, 2010 11:08 pm· Comments Off on Marines foil Sulu bridge bombing 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 22 – Philippine Marine troops have foiled an attempt by combined Abu Sayyaf bandits and rogue Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) rebels to destroy a bridge in the island province of Sulu, military officials disclosed Friday.

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Largest gathering of independent Muslim religious leaders to kick-off in Davao City

January 22, 2010 11:08 pm· Comments Off on Largest gathering of independent Muslim religious leaders to kick-off in Davao City 

By Roderick R. Flores

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 22 — Proliferation of arms, warlordism, poverty, peace process, corruption, vote-buying and the recent attack on Malaysian churches are just some of the issues confronting the Muslims in the country.

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Army now acceps new applicants for commissioned officers, candidate soldiers

January 22, 2010 11:08 pm· Comments Off on Army now acceps new applicants for commissioned officers, candidate soldiers 

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 22 — The Philippine Army is now accepting new applicants for commissioned officers and candidate soldiers to be enlisted into the regular force of the military.

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RMG-7, 705th PMG named winners in PNP’s nationwide search for best police units

January 22, 2010 11:08 pm· Comments Off on RMG-7, 705th PMG named winners in PNP’s nationwide search for best police units 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 22 – The Regional Mobile Group (RMG)-7 of the Philippine National Police (PNP) has bested two other contenders in the country to become the best RMG unit of the year.

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