Bomb threat disrupts classes in La Salle-Lipa, Batangas

January 29, 2010 11:14 pm· Comments Off on Bomb threat disrupts classes in La Salle-Lipa, Batangas 

MANILA, Jan. 29 – A bomb threat disrupted classes at the De La Salle University-Lipa campus in Lipa City, Batangas on Friday afternoon, the Batangas Provincial Police Office (BPPO) said.

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Relief of two police chiefs in Iloilo sought

January 29, 2010 11:14 pm· Comments Off on Relief of two police chiefs in Iloilo sought 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 29 – Mayor Jerry Trenas has asked the Philippine National Police (PNP) hierachy to relieve two district police chiefs for their alleged inefficiency.

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Cement price, supply remain stable in Zamboanga Peninsula

January 29, 2010 11:14 pm· Comments Off on Cement price, supply remain stable in Zamboanga Peninsula 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 29 — Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Regional Director Nazrullah Manzur announced Friday that the price and supply of cement in three key areas in Zamboanga Peninsula remain stable.

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Sultan Kudarat allots P208M for development investments

January 29, 2010 11:14 pm· Comments Off on Sultan Kudarat allots P208M for development investments 

By Allen V. Estabillo

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Jan. 29 – The provincial government of Sultan Kudarat has earmarked some P208.86 million for the implementation of various economic and development initiatives in the province this year.

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Recurring brownouts may extend until May polls, GenSan power exec says

January 29, 2010 11:14 pm· Comments Off on Recurring brownouts may extend until May polls, GenSan power exec says 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Jan. 29 – The recurring power outages here and the nearby areas during the past several weeks may likely extend during the May 10 national and local elections if no alternative power sources could be tapped soon to augment the area’s power needs, an official of an electric cooperative here said.

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422 barangays in Western Visayas of high risk for landslides

January 29, 2010 11:14 pm· Comments Off on 422 barangays in Western Visayas of high risk for landslides 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 29 -– Around 422 barangays in Western Visayas have high risk for landslides as of end of 2009, according to the geo-hazard mapping and assessment conducted by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB).

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Explosions rock Zamboanga City

January 29, 2010 11:14 pm· Comments Off on Explosions rock Zamboanga City 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Jan. 29 — Police and military authorities have tightened security measures after explosions rocked Zamboanga City early Friday.

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Police rules out foul play on death of Chinese tourist in Boracay

January 29, 2010 11:14 pm· Comments Off on Police rules out foul play on death of Chinese tourist in Boracay 

BORACAY Island, Malay, Aklan, Jan 29 – Police have ruled out foul play in the death of a Chinese tourist here on Wednesday.

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Iloilo City market collections up

January 29, 2010 11:14 pm· Comments Off on Iloilo City market collections up 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 29 – Collections from the seven city public markets have increased considerably this month compared to the collections posted in 2009 for the same period.

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774 shotguns turned over to Pangasinan police so far

January 29, 2010 11:14 pm· Comments Off on 774 shotguns turned over to Pangasinan police so far 

By Leonardo V. Micua

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Jan. 29 — A total of 774 shotguns from 1,306 that were issued to barangay captains of Pangasinan two years ago are now in police custody, according to a consolidated report of the Police Provincial Office as of Friday morning.

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